FIFA Adds Mikel Obi’s Jersey To Museum

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World football governing body, FIFA has added the jersey won by Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi in the Super Eagles’ win over Iceland at the World Cup to its museum.

The Mikel Obi-captained Super Eagles defeated Iceland 2-0 at the Volgograd Arena at Russia 2018 after Lionel Messi’s Argentina only secured a 1-1 draw against the newcomers.

It was Iceland’s first defeat at the World Cup.

Taking to social media, FIFA announced that Mikel’s jersey for the encounter would be available for viewing by the public at its museum in Zurich, Switzerland.

The statement posted on Twitter read, “Argentina couldn’t claim three points against hardy newcomers, Iceland, but the Super Eagles did – and they did it in style.

“The jersey worn by John Mikel Obi at Nigeria’s 2-0 victory at the Volgograd Arena at the 2018 World Cup has been added to the FIFA Museum collection.”

Two wonderful goals from winger, Ahmed Musa secured victory for the Super Eagles, who were knocked out of the competition after losing their third group game to Argentina by 2 goals to 1.

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