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Mikel Delighted To Join Kuwait SC

Mikel Delighted To Join  Kuwait SC

Former Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi is extremely thrilled to start a new chapter in his career after completing a move to Kuwaiti club Kuwait SC on Thursday, reports Completesports.com.

The former Chelsea midfielder penned a one-year contract with the club.

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The 34-year-old recently extended his contract with Sky Bet Championship club Stoke City but has decided to return to Asia after previous spell with Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda.

“I am very happy to sign for Kuwait SC, I thank the President of Kuwait SC for the trust that he has given to me to come to Kuwait,”Mikel declared in a short video posted on Kuwaiti SC’s Intagram page.

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“I promise to be on my best level to help the team to make sure that together as a team we can achieve a great season next year and hopefully we can be successful”.

Kuwait SC have won the country’s topflight, VIVA Premier League, 15 times with the most recent one coming in the 2018-2019 season.

The club is the first from Kuwait to ever win an Asian title that is the AFC Cup, which they have won three time in 2009, 2012 and 2013.

They, alongside Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya of Iraq, have won the AFC Cup (three) more than any other Asian club.

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