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(VIDEO)MIDDLESBROUGH FANS HAIL MIKEL OBI AS AFRICAN ZIDANE

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 Following his awesome display in Middlesbrough’s 1-0away win over Blackburn Rovers in the English Championship on Sunday. Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi was called Zidane of African Football.

Mikel joined the Tony Pulis side in January after ending his tie with Chinese Super League side Tiajin Teda where he spent two years.

The Former Chelsea man has appeared thrice for Boro so far this season but it was his fourth appearance at Ewood Park that wowed the fans at the Riverside.

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Mikel ‘s performance in the game was rated 6.8, After winning three duels, won four long balls and had one shot blocked according to match statistics.

The performance led fans to describe him as a “Rolls-Royce of a Midfielder” and “Zidane of Africa.

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