Nigerian captain John Mikel Obib’s father was kidnapped before the match against Argentina in the World Cup. But he did not tell anyone that information.
In the match held on 26th June, Nigeria defeated Argentina 2-1 in the match. Four hours before the match, John Michael Obi’s father and his driver were kidnapped in the face of a gun. Knowing the news, John Mikel Oby came to play. His father was released on Monday.
The Nigerian captain’s father was kidnapped in 2011. Expressing concern over the country’s insecurity, the Nigerian captain told the BBC, “The fear of losing my father for the second time has jumped me. Today my father has been kidnapped. But tomorrow someone else might be kidnapped. It’s terrible.’