*Team loses 2-0 to Guangzhou R&F
Super Eagles’ Captain, Mikel John Obi returned to action for his Chinese club Tianjin Teda, as they lost 2-0 away at Guangzhou R&F, AOIFootball.com reports.
The Tianjin midfielder was missing in action last weekend but returned to captain his side as they struggled to overcome their superior hosts.
Eran Zahavi put the home side ahead after 27 minutes before Brazilian striker Renatinho got his side’s second on the 76th minute as Guangzhou edged out their visitors.
Mikel, who was excused for Nigeria’s upcoming game against Seychelles, was on for the entire match duration, earning a rating of 6.6, completing 88% of his passes, winning six of 11 duels and completing 100% of his dribbles.