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PHOTOS: Day Mikel Obi played football with youngsters in Ebutte Meta.

Images of Mikel Obi playing football with youngsters on a sandy pitch in Ebutte Meta , Lagos is trending on social media platforms .

The images were taken during the Midfielders tour to create awareness for his talent hunt program ” Back to Base “.


The talent hunt program was successfully held at the University of Lagos sports center from the 9th to 11th of June 2022 and had youngsters displaying their talents in football and tennis.


Today marks exactly 8 months since former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi terminated his contract with Kuwait Sports Club .


Mikel Obi has used the time off active football in the interest of the Grassroots following the birth of the ” Back to Base ” talent which birthed in Lagos , Nigeria in June.


Mikel Obi who is currently a Youth Ambassador had during the closing ceremony of the maiden edition of the talent hunt promised to extend subsequent editions to other states in Nigeria .

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