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John Obi Mikel celebrates UEFA Champions League draw participation



By Monsurah Olatunji

Former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, was recently invited by UEFA as a special guest to oversee the quarterfinal and semifinal draws of the UEFA Champions League held in Nyon, Switzerland.

Mikel stands among the select few Nigerian athletes who have clinched the prestigious Champions League trophy during their illustrious careers, joining the ranks of Finidi George and Kanu Nwankwo.

His presence at the draw ceremony served as a testament to his remarkable achievements in the realm of football, highlighting his enduring impact on the sport.

The former Super Eagles captain expressed his delight and gratitude for the opportunity to participate in the UEFA Champions League draws, taking to his social media platforms to share his experience with his followers. Mikel conveyed his pride in representing Nigeria and his excitement at being part of such a prestigious event.

Mikel’s involvement in the UEFA Champions League draws not only marked a significant personal milestone but also underscored the influence of Nigerian football on the global stage.

His enduring contributions to the game continue to inspire generations of footballers, both within Nigeria and beyond its borders.

Overall, Mikel’s participation in the UEFA Champions League draws was a significant moment for him and Nigerian football as a whole.

His remarkable contributions to the game continue to inspire generations of footballers both in Nigeria and beyond.

“Reunited with the 🏆 🔵 Chelsea’s 2012 #UCL winner John Obi Mikel in the building 🙌

“What an honour to have the pleasure @championsleague quarter finals/ semifinals draw 💪 let’s have it 🔥🔥🔥😁

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