Saturday, February 4, 2023

Qatar 2022: Nothing Special About The FIFA World Cup Without The Super Eagles – Mikel Obi

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Mikel said this during his appearance at the Vyootopia Mission89 Africa digital sports conference 2022, on Thursday.

The former Chelsea superstar was the personality spotlight at the colourful event held at Wave Beach in Lagos.

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The 2022 FIFA World Cup has reached its crucial stages in Qatar, with Morocco the last team standing from Africa still in the competition which enters the quarter-final stage later today.

Nigeria missed out on the global showpiece after losing to Ghana’s Black Stars on away goals during the qualifiers.

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Speaking on the World Cup, the former Nigerian captain stated that while the 2022 edition has been amazing, there is nothing special since the Super Eagles are not in Qatar.

“I think the World Cup without Nigeria is not really a World Cup, it’s not really special,” Mikel said.

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