Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Carlos Queiroz"

    Keshi blames ‘nervous and unsettled’ players for Iran draw

Keshi blames ‘nervous and unsettled’ players for Iran draw

Stephen Keshi feels his players would have won against Iran on Monday had his players not being "nervous and unsettled".In stark contrast to the attacking nature of the tournament where a total of 41 goals had been scored prior to this game, Nigeria and Iran showed little creativity and the final whistle was met by a cacophony of boos from the fans, [...]

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    THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

The Super Eagles of Nigeria kickoff their World Cup 2014 campaign today with a match with Iran at the Arena da Baixada and are hoping to win their first World Cup match since France 1998.With group favourites Argentina beating Bosnia 2-1 yesterday, Nigeria, who are expected to compete with tournament newcomers Bosnia and today’s opponent, Iran for the second spot, [...]

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    Keshi: ‘We don’t know Iran, but we’ll see them on Monday’

Keshi: ‘We don’t know Iran, but we’ll see them on Monday’

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has acknowledged that Monday’s opponents Iran are something of an unknown quantity.Nigeria meet Iran in their Group F opener, and with red-hot favourites Argentina in same group, the most realistic aim for both is likely a second-place finish behind the-two World Cup champions.Picking the maximum points against Carlos Queiroz's men could prove vital in avoiding [...]

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    THE JURY: The biggest moments of the World Cup

THE JURY: The biggest moments of the World Cup

Thirty-two teams, 64 games, 31 days, but one prize — the World Cup! Now, it is here.The tournament gets under way in Sao Paulo today with hosts Brazil facing Croatia, while Nigeria get their campaign up and running against Iran on Monday. TheCable’s team of analysts, dubbed The Three Wise Men — comprising a journalist, Bless Ekene (Editor, i-Soccer magazine), a soccer aficionado, Sunday [...]

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    Victory against Nigeria vital, says Iran coach

Victory against Nigeria vital, says Iran coach

Oceano Cruz, Iran’s national team assistant coach, has predicted defeat for African champions, Nigeria, when both sides meet in their Group F opener at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.The two teams square up at the Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, on June 16; and Oceano, an extremely important member of Iran’s coaching staff, has voiced his sentiments about the potentially decisive [...]

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    Nigeria’s opponent, Iran, second to arrive Brazil

Nigeria’s opponent, Iran, second to arrive Brazil

The Super Eagles of Nigeria's Group F opponents, Iran, were the second country to arrive Brazil for the global showpiece kicking off next week.According to a FIFA statement on Wednesday, Iran landed at the Sao Paulo International Airport, Brazil, at 4:10p.m. on Tuesday.Australia, the first of the 32 teams to land in Brazil , had arrived last week.Upon arrival in Sao Paulo, Iran [...]

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    Keshi, here are the strengths and weaknesses of your oponents

Keshi, here are the strengths and weaknesses of your oponents

World Cup debutantes, Bosnia-Herzegovina, play Ivory Coast on Friday in Saint Louis, Missouri, United States.But Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, who is also in the US with his team, need not bother traveling or sending his assistant, Daniel Amokachi, to the venue to get first-hand information on Edin Dzeko and co.There are 811.48 miles (by air) from Saint Louis and [...]

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    Iran striker looking forward to Nigeria-Scotland clash

Iran striker looking forward to Nigeria-Scotland clash

One player who will be paying close attention when the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Scotland at Craven Cottage next Wednesday is Fulham forward, Ashkan Dejagah.Iran kick off their 2014 World Cup Group F opener against the current Africa Cup of Nations champions, and Dejagah is looking forward to seeing what they have to offer in SW6 on Wednesday May [...]

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    Super Eagles’ opponents Iran name squad

Super Eagles’ opponents Iran name squad

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has released the preliminary 30-man squad for the FIFA World Cup.Two London-based players, Fulham midfielder Ashkan Dejageh and Charlton Athletic striker Reza Ghoochannejad, are among 10 foreign-based players in the squad, which will be trimmed to 23 by June 2.The Iranians have had a troubled build-up to the tournament and last month Queiroz started a training [...]

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