Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has been named captain of the Super Eagles.
— The NFF (@thenff) March 24, 2016
This announcement was made at a press briefing ahead of the crunchy tie against the Pharaos of Egypt in Kaduna on Friday.
The Nigeria Football federation shared on its official twitter account on Friday.
Ahmed Musa captained the side during the term of former Coach Sunday Oliseh but has officially handed over to Mikel.