Nigeria, England Friendly Will Be A Big Occasion – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has disclosed that he is eagerly anticipating the high profile international friendly match against England billed for the Wembley Stadium in London on June 2.

The former Chelsea midfielder also started that the forthcoming game will be a big occasion.

John Mikel Obi was speaking via the official website of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday.

In his words, Mikel said: “There will be no option for us other than to give our best with the FIFA World Cup fast approaching.

“The match comes up only two weeks before our first match at the FIFA World Cup.

“It will be a big occasion and a big match for both teams as we both look forward to our respective first matches in Russia.

“England is a special place for me, having spent so many years playing there, and it is one country I love to go to.” he concluded.