AFCON 2019: Mikel’s experience key, says Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has insisted John Obi Mikel still has a role to play for the team at the Africa Cup of Nations. But he was quick to add that Mikel who recently signed for Middlesbrough will have to demonstrate his fitness before he can make the team

’We need good players, we need experience, we need Mikel in good fitness so he can bring something to the team,’’ Rohr said. ‘’We already have good players, it is a competition, nobody has his starting place guaranteed even Mikel has to fight.

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