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Reports linking Mikel to Enyimba untrue – Finidi

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Enyimba coach Finidi George said the People’s Elephant are focused on their preparation towards the CAF Confederation Cup play-off tie against Al Ittihad of Libya amidst reports linking former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel to the Aba-based outfit.

George who disclosed that their programme ahead of their two-legged encounter with the Libyan side was going according to plans noted that reports linking Mikel to Enyimba were untrue.

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“That of Mikel Obi’s report I am not aware of anything of that such and I don’t think he will be coming to Enyimba,” George explained. “We are preparing for the tie, as usual, have the players always focused on the bigger picture and not be distracted.

“Even if there will be another camping, that will be held in Aba. We won’t be going out of Aba for now.”

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The former Super Eagles winger pointed out that they would be targeting two victories from their upcoming games with Al Ittihad on November 28th and December 5th.

The former Ajax winger equally expressed happiness at some impressive results they have recorded in friendly games even as he confirmed they will engage in more test games until the season kicks off.

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Enyimba defeated AS Diambars of Senegal 4-0 on aggregate in the first round of the competition.

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