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Mikel Obi Retired from Trabzonspor over Coronavirus/COVID-19 fear

Mikel Obi Retired from Trabzonspor over Coronavirus/COVID-19 fear

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The Former Super Eagles captain and ex-Chelsea Superstar,  John Mikel Obi has officiall resigned from playing for his Turkish football Club, Trabzonspor.   Mikel in a post on his social Media handle thanks the officials,  teammates and fans for their support and admitted that it was the hardest decision to make but its necessary in order to be with his family and give them protection.   Earlier, Mikel Cried out over the non suspension of the Turkish League that is being played behind the scene because of Coronavirus/COVID-19.   A statement by the Club confirmed Mikel's Retirement and said he had already given up his salary in order to retire on a mutual consent.   https://www.instagram.com/p/B94COhonKwi/?igshid=3x36rr6kqsgz
Mikel calls on Turkish authorities to suspend the league amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Mikel calls on Turkish authorities to suspend the league amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

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The Nigerian midfielder who currently plays for Trabzonspor in Turkey,  has called upon the Turkish authorities to follow the foot step of other nations by suspending sports activities.   The former Chelsea Star has disclosed that, he does not feel comfortable playing amidst the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, and has asked of the authorities of Turkey to cancel the rest of the season. As he further emphasised that, leading divisions around Europe have shut down in response to the Coronavirus epidemic.   But the Turkish league has failed to follow in their foot step, as the league matches are due to be played this weekend. His club side , Trabzonspor are set to play againt their rival title contender side Besiktas on Sunday. The 32 year old midfielder admits to Feeling