• Mikel Obi denies making $30,000 donation to Olympic squad

    Mikel Obi denies making $30,000 donation to Olympic squad

    John Mikel Obi has denied media reports making the rounds in Nigeria that he gave 30,000 dollars to his team –mates in the U23 team presently camping in Atlanta, USA.

    Speaking from the team’s camp at the Hyatt Place, the Captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics was furious:

    “I was first told of this unfortunate story by a friend who called me from Nigeria. I thought he was joking until he sent me the link. I don’t know the source […]

  • Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi wants to be part of Nigeria Olympic squad

    Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi wants to be part of Nigeria Olympic squad

    Alex Iwobi, Arsenal forward wants to be a part of the Nigeria squad to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after failing to see the Super Eagles reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

    Coach Samson Siasia was the first person to invite Iwobi to the U23 collective ahead of qualifying for Rio 2016 but he could not take part due to his past with the English youth team.

    The 19-year-old eventually committed his future to Nigeria when he made […]