Confederations Cup: Obi Mikel Targets Uruguay Scalp
Published: June 19, 2013
Confederations Cup: Obi Mikel Targets Uruguay ScalpChelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is confident of victory when they face South American champions Uruguay on Thursday at Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova (Salvador, Bahia).

For the neutrals, Uruguay, who have won the Copa America 15 times, will go into the tie as favorites but Mikel believes the Eagles are aiming to upset form guide by defeating the South Americans and qualifying for their first Confederations Cup semi - final ever.

''It is important to win every game we play, no matter who the opponent. We have this mentality to win every game.

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So we go there and we are sure to play well and be able to improve the final game against Tahiti, here. If we do that, we have chances to win the game,'' Mikel was quoted as saying by globoesporte.globo.com.

Led by manager Stephen Keshi, the squad will have their second training session in Salvador on Wednesday.




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