By Adeboye Amosu Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi hopes his Chinese club Tianjin Teda will build on Sunday’s hard fought 3-2 win against Tianjin Quanjian in their subsequent games in the Chinese Super League after a poor start to the season, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.
Mikel bagged an assist as Tiajin Teda recorded their first win of the season after one draw and one defeat from their opening two games of the campaign.
Frank Acheampong scored a brace for Tiajin Teda in the encounter, while Brazilian forward Alexandre Pato and Anthony Modeste were on target for Tianjin Quanjian.
“First win of the season – Done ✅ We build from here ,” the former Chelsea midfielder wrote on his Twitter handle on Monday.
The win moved Tianjin Teda up to eighth place on four points in the 16-team CSL table.
Mikel is due to hit the Super Eagles camp on Monday to lead Nigeria in the friendlies against Poland on Friday and Serbia in London next week.