ABUJA – Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has said he is “hungry” to a win a second Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
Obi Mikel won his first Africa Cup winners’ medal six years ago in South Africa after finishing third in 2006 and 2010.
In Egypt, he will lead a young team with the bulk of the players making their first appearance at this stage of the competition.
“I am hungry to win. I come to win. If not, what’s the point?” Mikel said.
“It will be a tough tournament, but we have quality players, we have trained well. So, we have a good chance.”