The Nigerian Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr said that he visited team Captain John Mikel Obi in England and the result of their deliberation concerning his return to the team a successful one.

Rohr explained that he had been diplomatic about the absence of Mikel in the team, citing various reasons, adding that he had a successful discussion concerning his return to the team for the AFCON tournament in Egypt.

Mikel who had a good tournament in Russia in spite of the knowledge his father was kidnapped then before he was later released, also had a good playing time with Middleborough which points to the fact that he has actually regained his full fitness and ready to fire from all cylinders in AFCON in Egypt.

The Coach is putting finishing touches to his preparations’ for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt s from June 21st  and there was the need to have one-on-one meeting with his Captain who had not played for the team since the last World Cup held in Russia in 2018.