Colors: Green Color

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr is back in the country and set to release his team list for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Seychelles, then face a home and away encounter against Libya in October, after which they will travel to South Africa for the second leg against the Bafana Bafana.

Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi is not the only player to have fallen a victim of inheriting the name he was not given at birth. Prominent footballer like Emmanuel Amuneke who was tagged Amunike suffered same fate until lately as a retired footballer. Both players were destined to face the fate the new names will bring to them playing for the national football team. In this report, Mikel revealed to FEMI SOLAJA how he embraced the new name till date. Excerpts…