Former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has revealed the best position he loves playing for both club and country.
On 27 September 2022, Mikel Obi announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 35.
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The former Chelsea star has now spoken about his best position as a player in a recent interview.
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During an interview with Pulse Sports, Mikel Obi was asked that the Super Eagles fans are always divided on his best playing position for the national team, but where would you say was your best position?
Mikel replied, “Every time I come back home to play for the national team, I always play as a creative midfielder, as a No 10 and that is why I sort of prefer playing here for the national team.
“I have enjoyed playing as a No 10 for the national team for many many years and that is my favourite position.”
Mikel claimed that the No 10 position is his best position, which is the creative position in the midfield which is why he prefers playing for the national team.
However, during his playing days at Chelsea, he was mostly used as a defensive midfielder, who covered for his back four.