Mikel Obi
Mikel Obi

By Emmanuel Okogba

Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel is now a free agent. This follows the termination of his contract by his club, Al Kuwait SC for yet to be disclosed reasons.

Mikel joined the club after a spell at Championship side, Stoke City. He had 12 months left on his contract with the Kuwait club having penned a one-year deal that was supposed to keep him at the club for the 2021-22 season.

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The club took to their Instagram page to announce the termination writing, “Termination of the contract of the Nigerian John Obi Mikel.”

Mikel, 34, has now parted ways with the Brigadiers just four months after joining and without featuring in their Premier League.

He spent most part of his career at Chelsea where he won several laurels including the Uefa Champions League, Uefa Europa League, the Premier League, FA Cup, and League Cup.

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