AFCON 2019: Mikel Obi takes decision on playing for Super Eagles after meeting with Rohr

Middlesbrough midfielder, John , is ready to make a return to the for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Complete Sports reports.

The 31-year-old last played for Nigeria against Argentina, at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

failed to appear in any of six qualifying games en route Egypt 2019, prompting speculations he might have decided to call time on his international career.

However, head coach Gernot , consistently maintained that the player is still part of his team despite the midfielder’s “self exile”.

It is now understood that met with Mikel Obi in London last Saturday and the player indicated his readiness to return to the team for the .

Rohr will release his 26-man provisional squad for the competition this week, with Mikel Obi’s name expected to be among the invitees.

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