Former Portsmouth and Middlesbrough striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has said there should be no reason comparing John Mikel Obi and Sunday Oliseh.
The 2006 UEFA Cup finalist said his former captain, Sunday Oliseh was way better than the former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel.
Yakubu Aiyegbeni who faced John Obi Mikel on many occasions during his spells in the Premier League with Middlesbrough, Everton and Blackburn Rovers – shut down claims by Daniel Amokachi that the Chelsea star was the best ever Nigerian player.
“There’s nowhere in the world you can compare Mikel to Oliseh,” said The Yak while speaking via telephone on Lagos Talks’ Sports on Wednesday.
“Oliseh was a better player than Mikel.”
Both Sunday Oliseh and John Obi Mikel had glorious Super Eagles career.
Sunday Oliseh had 54 caps, won the Olympics gold medal in 1996 and AFCON title in 1994 while John Obi Mikel won an Olympics bronze medal in 2016, AFCON title in 2013 and a total cap of 89 for the Eagles.
Have your say; Sunday Oliseh or John Obi Mikel who was the better player?