Take a chill pill, no one is killing anybody. Nigeria’s super eagles, John Mikel Obi has underline his commitment and how important it is for Nigeria’s National football team to qualify for the next Fifa world cup holding in Russia come 2018.


The former Chelsea star, 30, is married to a Russian woman, Olga Diyachenko, says his in-laws will not accept any excuse if Nigeria do not qualify for next year’s World Cup.

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“My wife is Russian. And many of our relatives and friends are from Russia, they are all expecting Nigeria to qualify for the next World Cup.

I think they will kill me if I fail them.” Mikel told Fifa.com ahead of Super Eagles crucial tie against Cameroun on August 30th in Uyo.

Nigeria sits atop group B that comprises Cameroun, Algeria , Zambia and Nigeria

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