Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi on his birthday got some deserved accolades as former Club, Chelsea, NFF and FIFA send regards.
Mikel’s former Club, Nigeria Football Federation, FIFA took to Twitter to wish the former blue a Happy Birthday, tweet reads:
We also wish former Blue, John Mikel Obi, a very happy birthday today! 🎉 pic.twitter.com/vzCBQqvvHB
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) April 22, 2018
Mikel at 31 remains the most decorated Nigerian Footballer ever.
He was part of the team that won the Africa Nations Cup title in South Africa in 2013 and captained the U-23 side that won bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) April 21, 2018
John Mikel Obi was born on 22 April 1987, he currently plays professional football as a midfielder for Chinese club Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League.