• Rio Olympics: We’re not aware of Mikel’s captaincy of Team Nigeria – NOC

    Rio Olympics: We’re not aware of Mikel’s captaincy of Team Nigeria – NOC

    The appointment of Super Eagles Captain and Chelsea stalwart, John Mikel Obi, as captain of Team Nigeria’s 85-man contingent to next month’s summer Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has continued to generate controversies as the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) insisted yesterday that it was not aware of such an important appointment.

    On Tuesday evening, Special Assistant to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Nneka Ikem Anibeze, sent out a press statement, announcing the appointment of Mikel as Team Nigeria captain […]