John Obi Mikel donates more food items to people in Jos amid COVID-19

John Obi Mikel donates more food items to people in Jos amid COVID-19

- John Obi Mikel has given out more food items to help sustain the needy in time of economic hardship

- The 33-year-old donated bags of rice, beans and noodles to communities in Jos, Plateau state

- Mikel had his contract terminated after a disagreement with Turkish club Trabzonspor

John Obi Mikel has for the second time within the space of two weeks donated food items to the needy.

This time the former Super Eagles captain distributed bags of rice and beans as well as noodles to people in need in Jos, Plateau state.

The ex-Chelsea midfielder made a post on his Instagram story with pictures of the items and a banner of himself wearing the Nigerian jersey.

"Together we can all help. Today in Jos. Where I grew up."

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The 34-year-old recently had a spat with his club Trabzonspor that led to the termination of his contract with the Turkish club.

Mikel has now been linked with a couple of clubs in Brazil including Serie A side Botafogo.

After his 11-year career at Stamford Bridge, Mikel pitched his tent with Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda for two seasons.

After the club got relegated, Mikel joined Championship side Middlesbrough for the remainder of the 2019 season.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that John Mikel Obi has made his contributions to support the less privilege Nigerians survive during the lockdown amid COVID-19 crisis.

The former Super Legend captain who recently ended his contract with Turkish club Trabzonspor, distributed 1,800 crates of eggs to some communities in the country.

Mikel also urged Nigerians to be of help to one another during the challenging period with his post on Instagram handle.

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”Helping people to survive in these difficult times my team today distributed 1800 cases of fresh eggs to some of the poorest areas in Nigeria close to the farm. Let’s all try and help one another in this global crisis in anyway possible." also reported that Dickson Etuhu has been slammed with a five-year ban after he was found guilty of match-fixing allegations in Sweden.

The former Nigerian international was accused of offering bribe to former AIK Stockholm teammate and goalkeeper Kenny Stamatopoulos to under-perform against Gothenburg in 2017.

It is understood that the former Man City and Fulham midfielder gave Stamatopoulos £180,000 who was second choice after the number one goalie was injured.

The match was postponed as investigations towards the matter started and in November 2019 Etuhu was found guilty.

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