Former captain of Nigeria, John Mikel Obi, has left Stoke City for Kuwaiti Premier League club Al Kuwait SC.
His new disclosed that Mikel Obi has signed a one-year contract that will keep him at the club for the 2021-22 season.
Al Kuwait finished third in the Premier League last season behind Al-Qadsia and leaders Al-Arabi.
Mikel Obi will not be the only African star at the Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium as he joins Morocco’s El-Mehdi Barrahma, Tunisia duo Ahmed Akaichi and Rami Bedoui, and Mali’s Abdulwahid Sissoko in the Brigadiers’ line-up.
Meanwhile, Stoke City recently activated the contract extension option to keep the former Super Eagles captain following his impressive performances in the English second division last term.
Mikel returned to England last August after he terminated his contract with Turkish Super Lig club Trabzonspor over a disagreement regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
CF Montreal striker, Ibrahim Sanusi, has been handed a late invitation to the Nigerian squad, ahead of this weekend's international friendly match against Mexico.
Sanusi will now join up with the Nigeria Professional Football League players led by NFF technical director Austin Eguavoen in Los Angeles.
The former Nasarawa United man finished as the top scorer in the 2019 NPFL season with 10 goals in 22 matches and he moved to Major League Soccer from 36 Lion FC in January.
So far this season in the American top-flight, he has played six matches for Wilfried Nancy's side but he is yet to open his goal account.
“CF Montreal forward Sunusi Ibrahim has been selected by Nigeria to take part in a friendly against...
Italian league club Juventus have opened on the future of Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo at the club.
Juve in a statement through the club CEO, Federico Cherubini, stressed that there have been “no signal from Cristiano Ronaldo” that he wants to leave.
Ronald has been linked with moves away from Turin this summer with the reports linking him with a return to England and France.
“There has been no signal from Ronaldo.
“Especially the rumours that there should be a transfer and there’s no sign from Juventus in this regard.
“Last season he scored 36 goals in 44 games, the numbers don’t always say everything but hide many truths, we are happy that Ronaldo will join...
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday night, comfirmed the attack on the residence of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo aka Igboho residence in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The invasion reportedly lasted till around 5am.
The DSS while confirming the raid, paraded 11 men and a woman arrested after the fierce battle.
The agency's Public Relations Officer, Dr. Peter Afunanya, on Thursday night said the operatives recovered a cache of arms including seven AK-47 rifles and thousands of ammunition from Igboho’s house.
He said the suspects were taken to Abuja while Igboho escaped.
Afunanya stressed that the...