Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi has been voted Complete Sports Player of the Month for February.
Mikel, who has been a key player in Chelsea’s recent good run of form, polled an overwhelming 85 per cent of the votes by Complete Sports readers and Completesportsnigeria.com users.
In second place was Hapoel Beer Sheva’s John Ogu, who had 10 per cent, while Granada’s Success Isaac received five per cent of the votes.
Mikel was outstanding for Chelsea in February.
On Wednesday, 3 February, Chelsea were guests to Watford City in a Premier League clash at Vicarage Road. The Blues held their hosts to a 0-0 draw, with Mikel posting a solid display while featuring throughout the encounter.
Four days later, Chelsea welcomed Manchester United to Stamford Bridge with Mikel playing 90 minutes. The game eventually ended 1-1, with Jesse Lingard and Diego Costa getting on the score sheet.
Then in the UEFA Champions League tie against PSG, which took place on Tuesday, 16 February, Mikel scored a vital away goal as Chelsea lost 2-1, their first loss since Guus Hiddink took over. It was Mikel’s second Champions League goal ever.
In an FA Cup game against a youthful Manchester City side which was held on Sunday, 21 February, Mikel was in action for the Blues who won 5-1. He later made way for Nemanja Matic with eight minutes remaining.
And on Saturday 27 February, Mikel was also in action for Chelsea, who came back from a goal down to beat Southampton 2-1 at St. Mary’s in the league.
HOW YOU VOTED
MIKEL OBI 85%
JOHN OGU 10%
ISAAC SUCCESS 5%