MIKEL OBI NAMED NEW NIGERIA CAPTAIN

The Chelsea midfielder spoke of his “huge honour” at being handed the armband by Ahmed Musa, while the CSKA striker becomes vice-captain

John Mikel Obi has been named as Nigeria’s new captain.

The Nigeria international was widely tipped to take over from Vincent Enyeama who quit the national team following a fallout with former Super Eagles’ coach Sunday Oliseh, but Ahmed Musa was handed the armband instead.

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