• Siasia confirms Chelsea star Mikel Obi for Rio Olympics

    Siasia confirms Chelsea star Mikel Obi for Rio Olympics

    Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi will feature at the Rio Olympics after initial fears he will not, according to Nigeria Olympic team coach Samson Siasia.

    Siasia himself had raised fears over the availability of the Chelsea midfielder as one of the over-aged players for the Olympics in August.

    But he has now confirmed Mikel will feature in Rio in August.

    “Mikel has confirmed his availability,” Siasia disclosed.

    “We have some other players who have promised to join us and they have shown commitment like Wilfred […]