Super Eagles Captain Mikel Shines As Tianjin Teda End Two Months Winless Run


Two goals from Ghanaian forward Frank Acheampong powered Chinese side Tianjin Teda to a 4-1 win over Tianjin Quanjian in a Chinese Super League clash.


Tianjin Teda have been winless in the last two months but two goals from Acheampong within a space of two minutes in the 25th and 26th minutes respectively set them on the path to a morale boosting win.

Captain of the senior Nigeria national team John Obi Mikel was as usual one of the star performers of the team, who are off the bottom of the table in the Chinese Super League courtesy of the win.

Mikel was on for the entire duration of the game and bossed the like of Axel Witsel who was up against him during the course of the game played at the Tianjin Olympic Center.

The win takes Tianjin Teda points tally to 19 after 25 games in the Chinese Super League, and also helped them move from 16th to 14th on the 16 team table of the Chinese top flight league.

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Osas Mahawi