John Michael Nchekwube Obinna (born 22 April 1987), commonly known as Mikel John Obi, John Obi Mikel or John Mikel Obi, is a Nigerian footballer, who plays as a midfielder for English club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team.
18.08.2012 [Ahram Online] - Yakubu Ayengbeni, Osaze Odewingie, Mikel Obi and others are still part of the team. I am giving other players opportunity to prove their worth, especially home-based players,” Keshi was quoted as saying by Nigerian newspaper Vanguard Saturday.
22.08.2012 [AllAfrica.com] - West Bromwich Albion's forward, Osaze Odemwingie and Chelsea FC defensive midfielder, John Mikel Obi, are among the Europe-based Nigerian internationals being considered for recall to the Super Eagles ahead of the must-win, two legged 2013 Africa
12.08.2012 [The Nation Newspaper] - ... on the 2nd of September in Teslim Lagos, a gala night tagged: 'A night with Mikel' will complete the celebration which is put up to celebrate the Nigerian angle to the Chelsea UEFA Championship triumph and to ”Honour our own John Mikel Obi,” he said.
03.08.2012 [ESPN (blog)] - it will be better for him to join chelseafc,cos am a fan there and a nigerian for that matter.if he can come to the club,better for him cos there are good players and his brother too is there(mikel obi)which the both of them can understand themself
29.07.2012 [Ventures Africa] - John Mikel Obi. Another African at Chelsea on big bucks, the midfielder makes $110,000 a week and is the highest paid Nigerian footballer. His endorsers include Pepsi and Samsung, while he has had a nomadic career in Nigeria, South Africa, Norway and
21.09.2012 Chelsea midfielder and Nigerian International John Mikel Obi yesterday deleted his twitter page after receiving a barrage of racist abuse from Cheslsea fans who blamed Mikel for Chelsea's draw against Italian team Juventus, ...