When it comes to love, anything can happen, it does not matter who you are or where you come from, the most important thing is that you love each other. Over the past few years, we have seen so many Nigerian celebrities falling in love and eventually getting married to a foreigner, this shows that true love does exist.
John Michael Nchekwube Obinna, popularly known as Mikel Obi is a professional footballer and a native of Anambra state in Nigeria. He was however, born in Plateau state on 22nd of April, 1987 and he is currently 34-year-old. Mikel Obi kicked off his official football career at the age of 12, when he was picked as a talented footballer from over 3,000 young talents to play in Pepsi Football Academy.
Over the years, Chelsea has proven to be a Premier league club that welcomes many players from different parts of the world including Africa. One of such African country is Nigeria which has produced fantastic players that have gone on to represent the Blue contingent of West London brilliantly.
Many top footballers of Nigerian heritage are around the world and the dream of many of them is to represent the Super Eagles. While some of them do not reach the level where they earn a call-up, some others have reasons that didn't allow them to play for Nigeria.
Over the years, the English Premier league has been a place where the careers of many Nigerian footballers became a blockbuster upon their arrival in the country. The likes of Kanu Nwankwo, Mikel Obi and Victor Moses all rose to stardom thanks to the spells they had in the competition.
Children are special gifts from God, they deserve a love that would help them grow in the right part. Recently, some of the Nigerian celebrities have thrilled us after celebrating their children's birthdays in another dimension of love to make them happy. Here are three (3) Nigerian celebrities who have celebrated their children's birthday this September.
Chelsea is a club that likes signing African players especially Nigerians. Chelsea have played a lot of Nigerian players and below are a list of Nigerians that have played for Chelsea; 1: Mikel Obi: The Nigerian Midfielder played at his top form under Jose Mourinho. Mikel Obi joined Chelsea after Man U claimed they already signed him in 2006.
1. Jay-Jay Okocha: Okocha played for the like of Paris Saint-Germain, Eintracht Frankfurt, Fenerbahçe, Bolton Wanderers and more. After the former Super Eagle's captain left Enugu Rangers, he moved to Borussia Neunkirchen in 1990, he continued playing in Europe for 18 years and hanged his booths in 2008 at Hull City.
Before Gernot Rohr signed his first contract to be the coach of the Super Eagles, many people did not know him. So, when he was unveiled as new coach of the Super Eagles, many fans had lofty expectations. This is because of where the Super Eagles were when he took over.
There is news about Mikel Obi former captain of Nigeria's senior men's national football team known as the Super Eagles. On Tuesday, September 14th Mikel Obi took to his official Instagram account to celebrate as his twin daughters became a year older. Mikel who is well known for his playing days with Premier League giants Chelsea celebrated that his twin daughters are now six years old.
On 5th August 2010, Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa began his Super Eagles journey. The young Musa was one of the best young players in the country and he was also highly rated on the continent. 11 years after his debut, Musa played his 100th game for the Super Eagles in Mindelo, Cape Verde
Following Ahmed Musa 100 caps in the Super Eagles victory against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde yesterday, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has stated that the football house will reward him with 10 millions Naira. The former CSKA Moscow Attacker became the third Nigerian footballer to reach century of appearances for the National team, after Joseph Yobo and veteran goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.
Veteran Nigerian midfielder, John Michael Nchekwube Obinna, professionally known as Mikel Obi, has revealed why he signed for Chelsea instead of Manchester United. Mikel, who spent 11 trophy-laden years at Stamford Bridge after signing from Norwegian Club, Lyn Oslo, revealed that he signed for Chelsea because the futures of three other players who were also Nigerians were tied to the deal.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen is one of the sharpest super strikers we have in the world of football today, following his recent performance with Napoli, and the countryside. In this article, my readers should be able to see three legends players Victor Osimhen should emulate their style of playing.
Super Eagles and Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen has opened up about his humble begining in an interview with fellow footballer William Troost-Ekong on his journey about how he became a professional football star and how he engaged in dirty jobs to keep body and soul together. The Lagos born Osimhen completed a record breaking €80m deal to move from Lille to Napoli in the summer of 2020 as he became the most expensive African player in history.
Football has seen many awkward situations which have threatened the peace and stability in football. One of the most common issues which have been a major problem in football is clashes between referees and players. One of such awkward situations was witnessed in a Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United when Mikel Obi claimed that Clattenburg used racist language towards Mikel Obi and Mata.
Former Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi has been accused by Micheal Okafor of failing to compensate him after linking the player to Kuwait SC in a mouthwatering contract deal for two years. According to Mr. Micheal, he and his partner, Bader Almeraabi, who is based in Kuwait, played an active role in linking the ex-Super Eagles midfielder to Kuwait SC in a deal worth $4 million dollars.
English referee Mark Clattenburg has enjoyed a career at the top of the game, refereeing in the Premier League and Champions League. However, things almost took a turn for the worse in 2012, when Clattenburg was accused of racism while directing a Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
5. John Obi Mikel Behind Lionel Messi, the 2005 U-20 World Cup silver medalist, should be included on this list. Mikel Obi, the African Young Player of the Year in 2005-06 and the Chelsea Young Player of the Year in 2007-08, is in. At Chelsea, he won eleven major medals: 2 (2009), 2010–11, 2014–15 FA Cup (2004–05), FA Cup (2006–07) UEFA Europa League 2006–07, 2014–15 1, 2012–13
Mikel John Obi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Kuwait Premier League club Kuwait SC. Mikel began his career with local club Plateau United, before joining Norwegian club Lyn at the age of 17 in 2004 (Wikipedia). He is widely celebrated by Nigerians for the professional skills he displays at the football pitch.