On account of what he saw, Mikel believes England "have a good chance" of going all the way in Russian Federation.
Seventeen of the 23 players picked by the German manager were in action at Wembley Stadium, with Mikel Obi, Kenneth Omeruo, Ogenyi Onazi and Ahmed Musa, who represented Nigeria at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, heading to Russian Federation to appear at the finals for the second time.
Manager Gareth Southgate kept faith in the 23-year-old and started him against Nigeria.
The goal may have stemmed from dubious circumstances, but it was no doubt deserved and England quickly set about pressing their advantage home with another corner, causing problems just five minutes later when John Stones nearly capitalised on a handling error from Uzoho.
Young and Sterling combined well but Bryne Idowu was well placed to clear the centre from the left-hand side, before a better passage of play from Nigeria with Odion Ighalo unlucky with an effort that was deflected to safety by Stones.
Nigeria have included Simeon Nwankwo in their final squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.
Goals from Harry Kane and Gary Cahill ensured England overcame Nigeria 2-1 in a pre-World Cup friendly at Wembley on Saturday.
"The first half we felt comfortable, moved the ball quickly and dominated but a lack of concentration early in the second half let us down".
Arsenal'sAlex Iwobi pulled a goal back just minutes after the interval and the African nation threatened for an equaliser.
He said: "It is to be expected but at the same time it would be nice if it was positive".
The England coach picked a strong team and was rewarded with an impressive first-half performance and goals from Kane and Cahill. Kept working hard, kept his focus and I think today you saw a performance that, apart from scoring a goal, he was very lively. So credit to him.
"I think we played really well with the ball especially, created a lot of good chances, far more good situations than we've had in recent games".
When only three spellers remained, all were from the Dallas area, which has always been a hotbed of spelling talent. Naysa had to spell " bewusstseinslage ", but mixed up the single and double "s" in the German-derived word.
But James keeps showing he can do it, and he can't wait for his chance to win another ring. "Two teams have to come out and play". James also recorded his 25th career postseason game with at least 40 points - his sixth in this postseason.
Checks revealed a fracture and he was ruled out of the remainder of this test and for the second and final test in Leeds. As England succumbed to yet another batting collapse, Root was quietly compiling an encouraging innings.
I contemplated, premeditated murder. "When I first started the Kanye songs, it was before he even [released] Life of Pablo ". Instead, he went with a very last-minute option that included the phrase "I hate being Bi-Polar its awesome" in neon green.
Since it was first discovered, 26,000 cows have been culled, and the disease is classified as "active" on 37 properties. The Prime Minister's disappointed at the speed of compensation for Mycoplasma Bovis culled animals.
Franklin County, which is in the Florida Panhandle, issued mandatory evacuations for its barrier islands, Reuters reported . At 06:00 GMT, Alberto was located about 90km south of Cozumel, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 65km/h.
So to see her wear a protective style for a few weeks was inspiring. "I always wanted to be a super hero". As you can guess from her cricketing exploits, Barty is a natural ballplayer with wonderful hands.
The odds are longer than a Stephen Curry 3-pointer, Kevin Durant's wingspan or Draymond Green's catalog of technical fouls. Once the grill got turned off, the television went on and he tuned in to study Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.
In recent days, Israel and Iran are said to have passed a large number of messages via Jordan regarding the situation in Syria. Mostafa Moslehzadeh, reportedly received instructions from senior officials to conduct the negotiations with Israel in Amman.
He urged Italy not to "play this game" of holding the European Union responsible, adding " Nations first, Europe second". Luigi Di Maio, the leader of M5S, will head the super-ministry of Economic Development and Labor.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (right) shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting in Pyongyang. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gestures to North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol during their meeting in NY , U.S., May 31, 2018.
Italy PM-designate promises new election in 2019
The two populist parties eventually attempt to form a coalition, putting forward Mr Conte, a political novice, as prime minister. Brussels savvy Enzo Moavero Milanesi was appointed minister of foreign affairs.
Meghan and Harry are reportedly honeymooning in Canada
In a small frame placed atop a table in the Queen's living room was a previously unseen photo Prince Harry and Meghan Markle . It's been less than two weeks since the royal wedding , and Meghan Markle and Amal Clooney have already been reunited.
Indiana teacher who tackled gunman speaks out for first time
Janna Lynas of Noblesville, whose son was coached by Seaman in football, said the teacher is a hero "and everyone here feels it". Seaman threw a basketball at the shooter and ran toward the bullets as screaming students sought cover, Stonebraker said.
LeBron aims for more heroics in Boston
A Cleveland win further cements LeBron's legacy and they will have done it without Kevin Love who is in concussion protocol. They still can surrender open shots everywhere, a flaw that seems fatal against the 3-point happy Rockets or Warriors.
Oil Prices Sink on Surprise Stockpile Surge
Preliminary Energy Information Administration data Wednesday showed US output roughly unchanged at just over 10.7 MMBPD. The U.S. government imposed new sanctions on Venezuela following Sunday's re-election of President Nicolas Maduro.