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YESSENTUKI, RUSSIA - JUNE 12: Mikel John Obi of Nigeria poses for a portrait during the official FIFA World Cup 2018 portrait session on June 12, 2018 in Yessentuki, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Super Eagles’ captain, John Obi Mikel has declared himself fit for Nigeria’s crunch clash against familiar World Cup foes Argentina after training perfectly despite spraining his wrist in their last game against Iceland, AOIFootball.com can report.

The talismanic midfielder, who told AOIFootball.com in Russia that the sprain was just a minor one and Nigerians should just continue to support and back the team to get the victory against Argentina on Tuesday.

Mikel, who dropped to a deeper role against Iceland, further admitted that he would continue to play anywhere the coaches ask him to, as the success of the country remains his utmost priority.

Nigeria are currently second in Group D with three points, two more than Argentina and Iceland who have just one point each, while already qualified Croatia have a maximum six points from two games.

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