Alex Iwobi has revealed that Chelsea symbol Obi Mikel will probably be conveyed as a focal midfielder at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has been evaluating various arrangements in the instructional courses and gave an allude to what his beginning line-facing Burundi could be in the preliminary matches against Zimbabwe and Senegal.
Both Iwobi and Mikel arranged in midfield in the two matches with the Hale End Academy item conveyed in a further developed position and the Super Eagles skipper playing halfway.
”It’s incredible to have Mikel back, with so much experience and what he has accomplished for the nation, what he’s accomplished for Chelsea, particularly to have him in the base of midfield,” Iwobi said in a meeting with Super Eagles Media group.
”To have him there, he’s continually conversing with me, attempts to assist me with my game in light of the fact that the conditions in Europe and Africa are unique.
He is dependably there to support me and guide me when I’m playing.” According to Iwobi, the Super Eagles play as a group and are not dependent on one player to take care of business.
”Despite the fact that we have stars we do buckle down as a group, we don’t depend on one individual. We have such a large number of players, we assault as a group and guard overall team.
‘’Collective performance, that’s what we focus on and that’s what brought to us where we are and why we’ve been doing well recently.’’