Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Remi Sulola

    UPDATED: Police arrest Giwa at NFF headquarters

UPDATED: Police arrest Giwa at NFF headquarters

The crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) took a new dimension on Friday, as the police arrested Chris Giwa at the Glass House in Abuja.Accompanied by all his board members,with the exception of Obinna Ogba, Giwa stormed the NFF secretariat, saying he had come to take over the leadership of the football body.But the police prevented him from gaining [...]

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    NFF ‘not in a hurry’ to appoint new Super Eagles coach

NFF ‘not in a hurry’ to appoint new Super Eagles coach

Seyi Akinwunmi, first vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has appealed to Nigerians to be patient with the federation on getting a coach for the Super Eagles.Akinwunmi, a barrister, stated that there is no need to be in a hurry to get a new coach for the Super Eagles, as it is better to be patient and get the [...]

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    ‘This is for you mum’: Success dedicates POTY award

‘This is for you mum’: Success dedicates POTY award

Isaac Success Ajayi, Granada CF and ex-Nigeria youth international, has dedicated his award as Granada Player of the Year to his mother.The FIFA U17 World Cup winner at UAE 2013 has been a revelation since joining the Spanish La Liga side.He thanked his team mates and fans for voting him."Thanks to all my team mates and fans for this player [...]

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    Iheanacho shines but City loses to Southampton

Iheanacho shines but City loses to Southampton

Kelechi Iheanacho, Nigerian striker, continues to shine in the English Premier League, scoring a brace for his club side, Manchester City, but that was not enough to save his team.City lost by four goals to two at St. Mary's stadium, Southampton's home ground, on Sunday.Iheanacho is now dividing the City fans as most of them are rooting for him to [...]

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    Yobo honoured on Everton return

Yobo honoured on Everton return

Joseph Yobo, Nigeria's ex international was a guest of honour as his former club Everton took on Bournemouth in a Barclays Premier League game on Saturday.The former Nigeria captain was presented to the fans at half time and received a stadium wide ovation from all present.Fans chanting Yobo, Yobo, Yobo as I came on against Bournemouth today. Absolutely Breathtaking! Thank [...]

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    I will score more goals, says Etebo

I will score more goals, says Etebo

Ogenekaro Etebo, Feirense FC of Portugal striker and Nigerian player, netted his first goal for his club, saying he will score more goals before the end of the season.Etebo scored the second goal in the match that saw host Academico Viseu losing by five goals.The Most Promising Talent of the Year award winner at the CAF Awards expressed happiness to [...]

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    I don’t know what the future holds, says Salisu Yusuf

I don’t know what the future holds, says Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf, coach of the Super Eagles, says he doesn't know what the future holds even though he is only occupying his position in interim capacity.Yusuf, who was assistant coach to Sunday Oliseh, named only one home-based player – Ikechukwu Ezenwa of Sunshine Stars – among the 26 Super Eagles to prosecute the Mali and Luxembourg friendlies, leading to speculations that he [...]

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    Onazi to wed long-time sweetheart in June

Onazi to wed long-time sweetheart in June

Ogenyi Onazi, Super Eagles and Lazio midfielder, is set to complete the final rights of his marriage to his long-time fiance Sandra Osagioduwa Ogunsuyi on June 18, 2016.On December 29, 2015, the couple formalised their over-four-year courtship at the Ikoyi Lagos registry in front of friends and family.The couple were engaged officially for over one year before taking the big [...]

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    Yusuf brings Ideye back to Eagles after 3 years

Yusuf brings Ideye back to Eagles after 3 years

Salisu Yusuf, interim coach of the Super Eagles, has called up 26 players, headlined by the returning Brown Ideye, for the forthcoming international friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg. The list also features regular faces John Mikel Obi, forwards Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo, and goalkeeper Carl Ikeme.Although he rarely scored himself, Ideye was part of the effective strike partnership that powered Nigeria [...]

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    Enyeama ranked 6th best goalkeeper in the world

Enyeama ranked 6th best goalkeeper in the world

Vincent Enyeama, former Super Eagles goalkeeper, has made the list of top 10 goalkeepers in the world.Enyeama is the sixth on the list, compiled by Swiss-based CIES football observatory, ahead of the likes of David De Gea of Manchester United, Petr Cech of Arsenal and Joe Hart of Manchester City.also behind Enyeama are Hugo Lloris of Tottenham, Alphonse Areola of Villareal, Keylor Navas [...]

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    Juventus win fifth scudetto without kicking a ball

Juventus win fifth scudetto without kicking a ball

Juventus FC won the Italian Serie A for the fifth straight time on Monday – despite not kicking a ball on the day – after Roma defeated Napoli courtesy of a late-minute Radja Nainggolan goal.The scoreline left Juve with 85 points and an unassailable 12-point lead at the top, with only nine more points to play for.Maurizio Sarri's side needed all three points at [...]

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    Ighalo: My father prayed for me before he died

Ighalo: My father prayed for me before he died

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo says his father's death is not just a personal loss to him but to the entire Ighalo family.Ighalo, who was in action for Watford on Sunday as they were eliminated from the FA cup semi-finals, revealed that his father prayed for him on Saturday – the last time they had a conversation."l still can't believe that [...]

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    Ighalo’s dad dies ‘peacefully’

Ighalo’s dad dies ‘peacefully’

Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles striker, has lost his father.Details of the death are still sketchy, but the distraught Watford of England strike briefly told TheCable that his father died "peacefully in his sleep early this morning".Ighalo later told ESPN: “A few days ago, he complained of weakness. He was taken to hospital for treatment. This morning, he died in his [...]

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    Salami, Egwuekwe find the net in Finland

Salami, Egwuekwe find the net in Finland

The Nigerian duo of Gbolahan Salami and Azubuike Egwuekwe in the KuPs FC of Finland scored the two goals against FC Lahti in the Finnish league on Sunday.Speaking with TheCable after the game, the players expressed happiness with scoring the goals that earned their side victory."This is my second league goal for KuPs. It makes me happy each time I go on the pitch and able [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: No Nations Cup but no regrets choosing Nigeria over England, says Iwobi

EXCLUSIVE: No Nations Cup but no regrets choosing Nigeria over England, says Iwobi

Arsenal football club of England and Super Eagles of Nigeria star, Alex Iwobi, is certain that he will have no cause to regret choosing Nigeria over England, despite the failure of the team to qualify for the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Iwobi, the cousin of soccer legend, Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha opened up completely to TheCable on his career, challenges, aspirations [...]

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    Udoh: Enyimba never believed Etoile could score 3 goals

Udoh: Enyimba never believed Etoile could score 3 goals

Mfon Udoh, the hat trick hero in Enyimba FC's game against Etoile Du Sahel of Tunisia in Port Harcourt two weeks ago, has likened the return leg of the game in Tunis to the FA Cup final between his club and Abia Warriors.Recalling the dramatic win after penalties, Udoh admitted that his team never envisaged that the Tunisians would score three goals to send [...]

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