Breaking: Mikel ObI retires from football

Former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has retired from professional football after a 20-year professional career.

Mikel, a former Nigeria international announced his retirement on Tuesday on his social media account.

Mikel Obi retires at the age of 35 with laurels won for both clubs and country.


The Champions league, Epl, UEFA cup and FA cup winner with Chelsea was part of Nigeria’s 2013 Afcon winning team led by Late Stephen Keshi.