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AFCON 2019: What Mikel Obi said about Super Eagles’ semi-final opponents

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has said he does not care who they face in the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria have qualified for the last four of the competition, following a 2-1 win over South Africa on Wednesday night.

The three-time champions will now face the winner of the third quarter-final between Algeria and Ivory Coast, at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo on Sunday, July 14.

Asked in the mixed zone by reporters which of the teams he’d like to face in the last four, Mikel Obi stated: “I don’t know, which ever one. I think they are both good teams.

“We are in a good form, we have won again today so either Ivory Coast or Algeria we’ll be waiting for them.”

Mikel Obi was an unused substitute against the South Africans, having only recovered from a knee problem.

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