The Super Eagles secured their passage to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after William Troost-Ekong bundled in from a corner in the 89th minute.
Mikel called on his teammates to draw upon the achievements of six years ago to help Nigeria win the continental title for a fourth time.
Asked about facing either side, the 32-year-old said Nigeria are confident of securing a place in the final.
"We beat Ivory Coast in 2013. We beat Algeria also, last year I think. So, we've beaten them before. So why not? We can do it again."