Middlesbrough’s new signing,Mikel Obi escapes plane crash.
Middlesbrough’s new signing and Nigeria Super Eagle Captain John Mikel Obi has reportedly escaped a plane crash.
The Nigerian International and Middlesbrough team mates were almost crashed out at Newport County as the plane was grounded due to engine failure, Footballlive.mg reports
The officials of the English Championship club called off a flight that would have taken the squad for their next league fixture.
It would have been another sad story in the football world as football lovers are yet to recover from the shocking missing flight which has claimed the life Cardiff City new signing, Emiliano Sala.
However, Mikel and team-mates were ordered to about-turn on the Cardiff Airport runway, following their 2-0 FA Cup defeat to League Two, Newport County which saw them return by team bus around 7am in the morning.