Former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel, has promised to inspire athletes in Nigeria to realize their goals after being appointed Youth Ambassador by the federal government.
The midfielder is aiming at helping upcoming players from all disciplines in his new role
The 34-year-old Stoke City midfielder was confirmed on Friday evening at the National Stadium in Lagos and he has stated he will also be helping athletes in other disciplines to excel.
“I feel highly honoured to be appointed as Youth Ambassador of this country, it is a great feeling,” Mikel
“I am happy with this partnership and I promise to do my best to encourage and inspire the youth towards national development, not just in football but in other sports like basketball, boxing, among others.”