Mikel Obi returns to training as Nigeria prepare for South Africa

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Mikel Obi returns to training as Nigeria prepare for South Africa. The midfielder has overcome a knee problem and could be set to give Gernot Rohr a major boost as the Super Eagles prepare for Stuart Baxter’s men

Nigeria captain Obi Mikel has handed coach Gernot Rohr a selection boost ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal against South Africa.



The Super Eagles midfielder took part in light training during the team’s recovery session on Sunday morning ,

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seven days after he limped out of Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Madagascar.

With this development , Rohr would be positive about his chances of playing against Bafana Bafana for a place in Afcon semifinal on Wednesday.

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