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Farewell! Mikel Obi Departs Middlesbrough To Where?

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Farewell! Mikel Obi Departs Middlesbrough To Where?


Nigeria’s Super Eagles Captain and championship side Middlesbrough midfielder, John Obi Mikel, is set to be a free agent as his short contract with the Smoggies he joined under the short-term deal after leaving Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda in January has lapsed.


The 32-year-old though put up a quite impressive performance during his short stay with the side by making 18 appearances and scoring 1 goal has not been offered any further contract.

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However, Mikel has been included in Gernot Rohr’s 25-man provisional squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, which kicks off on June 21.


Three-time African champions, Nigeria have been drawn in Group B along with Burundi, Guinea, and Madagascar.


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