Chelsea star coach Jose Mourinho expressed happiness over the performance of Nigeria international midfielder Obi Mikel as they inflicted a 2-0 loss to Derby County at the weekend.
He commended the high-class game provided by the Jos-born reigning African champion which resulted to a goal.
“Mikel plays in an intelligent and safe way, and there was a smile on my face when he scored. It was like a winning goal,” Mourinho said after the game.
Mikel is among the three final nominees for CAF Awards 2013.