Feb 8 ,2017 – John Mikel Obi Having Tough Time As Chinese FC Tianjin Teda Loses 4 Games
Nigerian footballer, Mikel Obi and his teammates at Tianjin Teda are having a tough time ahead of the Chinese Super League.
Obi was named in the starting line-up as Tianjin Teda suffered a 3-1 loss to South Korean second-tier club Busan IPark on Tuesday, February 7.
During their training camp in Spain, Tianjin Teda lost all four of their warm-up games, and had suffered a 4-1 loss to K2 League team Gyeongnam FC prior to the encounter versus Busan IPark.
Tianjin Teda have been busy in the transfer market, signing Mikel from Chelsea, Nemanja Gudelj from Ajax Amsterdam, Hwang Seok-ho from Kashima Antlers and nine Chinese players.