Nigeria Trio Vie for Footballer of the Year Award

Trio John Obi Mikel, Osaze Odemwinge and Ikechukwu Uche -local soccer players plying their trade at European clubs - are shortlisted for the national Footballer of the Year Award by the Nigerian Sports Award panel.

Photo: Vanguard

Mikel, Osaze, Ike Uche shortlisted for the Nigeria male Footballer of the Year

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  • Nigeria:  Mikel Arrives Camp

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  • Nigeria:  Mikel Bubbles Into Camp, Sure of Fitness

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