John Obi Mikel Dances in Joy As Jose Mourinho Agrees to Join His Podcast, Video

John Obi Mikel Dances in Joy As Jose Mourinho Agrees to Join His Podcast, Video

Raphael Abiola
updated at December 7, 2023 at 8:28 AM
  • John Obi-Mikel is set to have one of his former managers on his podcast
  • The ex-Super Eagles star co-hosts Obi One Podcast alongside Chris McHardy
  • Several Chelsea legends have previously featured on the podcast

Nigerian legendary midfielder John Obi Mikel was spotted dancing in joy after former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho agreed to join him on his podcast.

The former Super Eagles star has a podcast named Obi One Podcast, which he co-hosts alongside Chris McHardy, where he talks about football and invites top football guests.

The retired footballer has had the opportunity to invite top stars like Florent Malouda, John Terry, Victor Osimhen, Frank Lampard and recently Gianfranco Zola.

Jose Mourinho and John Mikel Obi
Jose Mourinho and John Mikel Obi during their time with Chelsea FC. Photo: AMA/Corbis.
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In a viral video on social media, Mikel Obi was seen in a happy mood as he announced that his former manager Jose Mourinho has agreed to join him on the podcast.

The former Nigerian midfielder was signed by the Portuguese manager in 2006 and featured in 119 games for the London side under the AS Roma boss in two different spells, according to a report by Soccernet.

The announcement of Mourinho coming to the Obi One Podcast stirred a lot of reactions from fans on social media.

@carefree_goldy said:

"This is going to be A SPECIAL ONE WITH THE SPECIAL ONE. Can’t wait 🔥 keep 'em coming Mikel loving it!"

ejikeezeh_ said:

"This BIG. If you get the SPECIAL ONE then that epic. That's a big door opener. After that, you can get anyone 💯"

excelking95 said:

"Can't wait to see this...I love the special one"

femianiyi said:

"I said it. JM coming next. That'll be bomb. 😂👏👏👏"

jr_entrepreneur said:

"Ohh Jose will be a hit!! Can’t wait"

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Mikel Obi hails Jose Mourinho

Sports Brief previously reported that Mikel spoke about his relationship with Mourinho during his time in England with Chelsea.

Under Mourinho, Mikel Obi played 119 games for the London side in two different spells and was one of the Portuguese manager's most trusted players.

Mikel Obi described the current AS Roma boss as a 'sore loser' who would always brood whenever an important match was lost but would be best of friends with his if everything was going fine and the team was winning.

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Raphael Abiola
Raphael Abiola is a Nigerian Sports Journalist with over five years of experience. He obtained a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in 2015.
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