Middlesbrough Unveils John Mikel Obi, Trains With New Club (Video)
Middlesbrough Unveils John Mikel Obi (image courtesy Twitter)

Middlesbrough have wished Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi the best of luck following his inclusion in Nigeria’s provisional team for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Concise News understands that Mikel who has not featured for the West Africans since the 2018 World Cup, was named in the 25-man squad for the competition scheduled to hold next month in Egypt.

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Mikel joined the Championship side for a six-month stint after a spell with Chinese Super League outfit Tianjin TEDA.

While reacting to the release of the Super Eagles list for the tournament, the club tweeted: “Good luck to @mikel_john_obi, who has been named in Nigeria’s provisional squad for the #AFCON.”

The former Chelsea man was part of the Eagles team that won the continental crown six years ago in South Africa.