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Sports News of Monday, 13 June 2022


Mikel Obi happy with success of talent hunt programme

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Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has expressed satisfaction at the outcome of his Back2base talent hunt programme which took place between June 9 and 11 at the University of Lagos sports complex, Lagos.

The programme which seeks to unearth sports talents in football, basketball and tennis saw many young talents throng the event venue to showcase their talent.

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Speaking after the end of the three-day programme, the ex-Chelsea midfielder expressed his excitement about how the first edition of the programme panned out.

“I’m very happy with the success of this first edition, for me all the children are winners because they are all talented one way or the other and they have shown they all have a bright future ahead of them,’’ the 35-year-old said as quoted by The Punch.