The head coach of Super Eagles Gernot Rohr believes Mikel Obi is an important player to the team going to the Nations Cup.
He is a player who has given so much to the country. He needs to be part of the team , that is why i need to visit him in Middleborough and get things sorted out before the commencement of the AFCON camping.
The 32 years old remain the captain of the team , in his absence Ahmed Musa captained the team to qualify for the Nation Cup.
Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Kenneth Omeruo these are three players who has won the Nation Cup in 2013 with good experience , that are still in the team going to AFCON proper .