Mikel Obi returns to training as Nigeria prepare for South Africa

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

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, 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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