Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi, has stated that he will return to the national team and hopefully be at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019.
The 31-year-old has been missing in action for the senior team since his last appearance for the country at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
He missed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) doubleheader qualifier against Seychelles and the Mediterranean Knights of Libya as he was excused from the team after only recently recovering from injury.
Mikel also missed the AFCON qualifier with South Africa on November 17 and a friendly tie against Uganda three days later despite playing for his club that weekend.
His absence has since attracted different speculations if he had quietly quit the national football. Read more