Retired Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has been assigned jersey number 12 by Turkish club, Trabzonspor after his unveiling on Saturday.
A delighted Mikel who promised to give his best while addressing the press has already commenced training having arrived Turkey last week.
”I would like to thank our President for his nice words. When I came to Trabzonspor, I saw how big a club it was with my own eyes.
”I know that Mr. President has made the club stable since he took office and brought Trabzonspor to the places it deserved again.
Coincidentally the player who signed a 2 year deal with the club in June also wore the same jersey number while playing in English Premier league with Chelsea FC.