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Mikel Obi Says He Wants More Trophies In His Cabinet

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has shared his desire to win more trophies as he aims for a second Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt.

The 32-year-old who was recently named in Gernot Rohr's 25 men provisional list for the AFCON after taking almost a year out of the team after the Russian 2018 World Cup.

He would be looking to lead Nigerian to a fourth continental title and his second after tasting success in 2013 when the country last featured in the tournament.

In an Instagram post, the illustrious midfielder put up a video displaying his trophy cabinet with the caption: "Space left for few more."

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Space left for few more 😉

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The former Chelsea star, who ended the season with Middlesbrough, after joining the Championship side in January will now switch focus to the national team, having failed to help them secure a playoff spot.

Nigeria will kick-off their Nations Cup campaign in Group B against Burundi on June 22 before squaring off against Guinea and Madagascar, on June 26 and 30.