Nigerian International footballer, John Mikel Obi, has departed England for a new club in Kuwait.

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The 34-year-old player John Mikel Obi according to a report by the Brigadiers has agreed to a one-year deal with Kuwait Sporting Club.

Naija News understands that Obi would play with Al Kuwait throughout the 2021/2022 season. The club believes the Nigerian player to be a perfect reinforcement for its club having finished third in the Premier League last season behind Al-Qadsia and leaders Al-Arabi.

He won’t be the only African player at the Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium, as he joins Morocco’s El-Mehdi Barrahma, Tunisia duo Ahmed Akaichi and Rami Bedoui, and Mali’s Abdulwahid Sissoko in the Brigadiers’ line-up.

In another news, Premier League player who plays as a right-back and central midfielder for Arsenal FC, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, escaped death in a road accident.

Naija News reported that The 23-year-old player on Wednesday, June 30 came out unhurt after he crashed his £105,000 Mercedes.

This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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