John Mikel Obi Super Eagles captain visits Senate President, Saraki

Mikel visited Saraki where he promised that the Super Eagles will take all three points from the World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

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John Mikel Obi and Bukola Saraki play John Mikel Obi visits Senate President, Bukola Saraki. (Twitter/Bukola Saraki )
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The captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, John Mikel Obi on Tuesday, October 4 paid a visit to Senate President, Bukola Saraki where he assured him of a victory against Zambia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday, October 9 play away to Zambia in match-day one of the World Cup qualifiers.

Ahead of the game, Mikel visited Saraki where he promised that the Super Eagles will take all three points from the fixture in Ndola.

John Mikel Obi and Bukola Saraki play Mikel Obi assured Sarakin that the Super Eagles will beat Zambia (Twitter/Bukola Saraki )

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 “Had the pleasure of hosting @mikel_john_obi today & nice to get to know him off the pitch. Assures of a great game against Zambia,” Saraki wrote on Twitter along with a photo of him and the midfielder.

Mikel and his Super Eagles teammates will hold their first training ahead of Zambia clash on Tuesday, October 4.

As at the time of this report only players in camp include Mikel, Carl Ikeme, Emmanuel Daniel, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Elderson Echiejile, Jamiu Alimi, Ogenyi Onazi, Anderson Esiti, Moses Simon, Brown Ideye, Bobby Clement and Musa Muhammed.

Super Eagles of Nigeria play The Super Eagles will play a warm-up game before the clash with Zambia (Twitter/Elderson Echiejile)

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To assess the fitness of his players, the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr  has arranged a friendly game against Plateau United on Wednesday, October 5 head of Zambia clash.

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