World Cup qualifiers - Africa

Injured Mikel included in Nigeria squad

November 2, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Chelsea's injured midfielder John Obi Mikel has been included in his Nigeria's 23-man squad for their final World Cup qualifier away to Kenya on November 14.

Nigeria trail Tunisia by two points in their group and must win in Nairobi to stand any chance of qualifying.

Mikel, who last played for Chelsea at the end of September, has an ankle injury and was not included in the club's squad for Tuesday's UEFA Champions League tie against Atletico Madrid.

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