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John Obi Mikel signs in Kuwait (official)

John Obi Mikel leaves Stoke City (English L2) for Kuwait SC (Kuwait).

After a Championship season at Stoke City, John Obi Mikel leaves Potters for lucrative destination. Nigerian international midfielder has signed up with Kuwait SC for a season. The 34-year-old ex-Champions League winner did not activate the option he had to make a second season in Staffordshire. “Even though John had activated the second year of his contract, we had a deal that we would let him go if a significant overseas opportunity arose. John is a fantastic professional and has been a great support to us last season both on and off the pitch, especially with the young players in our first team, ”said Stoke City manager Michael O’Neill.

In his new team, the former African champion will notably have as teammates the Tunisian internationals Rami Bedoui and Ahmed Akaichi, as well as the Franco-Malian Abdoul Wahid Sissoko, trained in… Troyes.

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