John Mikel Obi has officially retired from professional football.

John Mikel Obi
John Mikel Obi

Professional Football player, John Mikel Obi has finally bowed of football on 27th September, 2022. Mikel played football professionally for close to 19 years from 2004 to 2022. With so much energy and constant wins match after match throughout his professional football career , Mikel’s journey as a defender has been climaxed.

John Michael Nchekwube Obinna commonly known as Mikel John Obi is a celebrated Nigerian professional footballer who played on the international level. Mikel Obi carved a name for himself in the World of football as an excellent defensive midfielder. Mikel began his career at a very young age with the local Nigerian club, Plateau United, before joining Norwegian club Lyn at the age of 17 in 2004. He has since then for top English clubs in the Premier League.


Mikel in his career has a lot of achievements which includes;

  1. 1 time AFCON Winner
  2. 1 time UEFA Champions League Winner
  3. 1 time UEFA Europa League Winner
  4. 2 times English Premier League Winner
  5. 3 times English FA Cup Winner
  6. 1 time EFL Cup Winner
  7. 1 time Community Shield Winner
  8. 1 time Turkish Cup Winner

His retirement from professional football is really the end of an incredible Era.


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