Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "CSKA Moscow"

    Arsenal thrash Musa and CSKA; Atlético stroll over Sporting Lisbon

Arsenal thrash Musa and CSKA; Atlético stroll over Sporting Lisbon

Arsenal trounced CSKA Moscow 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium to all but seal qualification into the semi finals of the Europa League.Arsene Wenger benched Nigeria's Alex Iwobi, and started both Jack Wilshere and Alexander Lacazette, while Ahmed Musa started on the wing for CSKA.Arsenal flew out of blocks and had a goal ruled out for offside on seven minutes but [...]

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    Iwobi vs Musa headlines Europa League quarter-finals

Iwobi vs Musa headlines Europa League quarter-finals

Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles teammates, will play against one another in the quarter-final of the Europa League.Iwobi's Arsenal was drawn against Musa's CSKA Moscow on Friday.Athletico Madrid will face Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon while Olympique Marseille will face German side RB Leipzig.The ties will be played on April 5 and April 12.The draw in full:Atlético Madrid Vs [...]

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    Europa League: Arsenal, Atlético win; Musa scores as CSKA Moscow advance

Europa League: Arsenal, Atlético win; Musa scores as CSKA Moscow advance

Nigerian international winger Ahmed Musa scored for CSKA Moscow in a surprise 3-2 away win over Olympic Lyonnais in France which secured the Russians' passage into the Quarter finals of the Europa League on a night in which Arsenal, Atlético Madrid, Marseille, Lazio and Sporting Lisbon all advanced.The Militerians who lost 0-1 at home knew only a win in France [...]

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    Musa credits Rohr for his success, says ‘you inspired me to excel in football’

Musa credits Rohr for his success, says ‘you inspired me to excel in football’

Ahmed Musa, CSKA Moscow striker, has praised his national team coach Gernot Rohr for having a huge influence on his career and for constantly motivating him.In an Instagram post, the Leicester City loanee described the Super Eagles gaffer as a "great teacher".Musa thanked the Franco-German tactician for being an inspiration to him, and also for visiting him in Russia, where he moved [...]

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    Arsenal to square up with AC Milan in Europa League cracker

Arsenal to square up with AC Milan in Europa League cracker

Arsenal have been drawn against AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League.Arsene Wenger's men will face the seven-time European champions in the first away game in Italy.Both sides last met in an European competition in the 2011/12 Champions League, with Milan winning 4-0 at San Siro before Arsenal won 3-0 at the Emirates.The full list of the [...]

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    Keeping up with Nigerian players: Musa, Ajayi shine but Balogun, Ujah missing in action

Keeping up with Nigerian players: Musa, Ajayi shine but Balogun, Ujah missing in action

The weekend was packed with highs and lows for Nigerian players in several leagues across the world.While some hugged the headlines for netting crucial goals, a reverse was the case for others.TheCable takes you on a voyage around the top leagues across the world to see how Nigerian players fared.EnglandAlex Iwobi dazzled at Emirates Stadium in Arsenal's 5-1 thumping of Everton. [...]

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    SEALED: Ahmed Musa heads to CSKA Moscow on loan

SEALED: Ahmed Musa heads to CSKA Moscow on loan

Ahmed Musa has sealed his loan move from Leicester City to CSKA Moscow.The Russian club sold the Nigerian to City for £16 million two years ago.But Musa has struggled to find his feet at the club and has been unable to get enough games under his belt."I'm happy to be going back home," he told TheCable.Both clubs, he said, reached the [...]

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    Ahmed Musa set for Leicester medical ahead of £16.6m move

Ahmed Musa set for Leicester medical ahead of £16.6m move

Nigerian footballer Ahmed Musa has agreed to join English Premier League champions, Leicester City.The 23-year-old is expected in England between Tuesday and Wednesday for a medical and to discuss personal terms.Leicester City is believed to have agreed a club-record £16.6 million fee with CSKA Moscow for Musa."Everything has been finalised and Musa will be in England for his medical on [...]

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    Leicester City makes £23m bid for Ahmed Musa

Leicester City makes £23m bid for Ahmed Musa

Leonid Slutsky, the CSKA Moscow manager, has declared that Leicester City has renewed interest in Ahmed Musa, Nigerian International.Leicester tried to sign Musa in January and had a bid turned down by CSKA. Appearing on Russian sports channel Match TV, Slutsky said they have returned with a new offer for the Nigeria international, thought to be in the region of [...]

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    Hard work pays says Musa as CSKA Moscow win league

Hard work pays says Musa as CSKA Moscow win league

CSKA Moscow won the Russian Premier League for the 13th time on Saturday after defeating Rubin Kazan.CSKA held on to an early lead to win 1-0 against Rubin Kazan, knowing that if Rubin had equalized Rostov would have taken the title on the head-to-head record.Commenting on the game shortly after it ended, Ahmed Musa, the Nigerian winger, told TheCable that [...]

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    Ahmed Musa scores in CSKA win

Ahmed Musa scores in CSKA win

CSKA Moscow withstood a second-half fight back from Dutch side PSV Eindhoven to secure their first win in the UEFA Champions League group stage with a 3-2 victory on Wednesday.Goals from Ahmed Musa and a double from Seydou Doumbia put the Russian side 3-0 up at halftime in the Group B encounter.But Maxime Lestienne scored twice within eight minutes after [...]

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    Draxler’s strike sinks Musa and CSKA

Draxler’s strike sinks Musa and CSKA

Julian Draxler's first goal for Wolfsburg was enough for the Bundesliga runner-up to begin their Champions League campaign with a 1-0 win over Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.Draxler, brought in from league rival Schalke to replace the departed Kevin de Bruyne, broke the deadlock in the Group B game five minutes before the break.The midfielder was alert to a [...]

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    UCL PREVIEW: Ahmed Musa ‘battle ready’ for Wolfsburg

UCL PREVIEW: Ahmed Musa ‘battle ready’ for Wolfsburg

Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, is looking to start the 2015 UEFA Champions League campaign of CSKA Moscow on a bright note as they tackle Wolfsburg in Germany on Tuesday.With four goals already under his belt in the qualifying rounds, Musa is hoping to score more that will help his Russian side out of Group B.“We’re battle ready and [...]

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    Champions League draw: Musa and CSKA to play Man United

Champions League draw: Musa and CSKA to play Man United

Ahmed Musa and his club CSKA Moscow will play Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League.In a draw conducted in Monaco, France, on Thursday PSV Eindhoven and last year's German Bundesliga runners-up Wolfsburg are also in the group.Musa fired CSKA into the group stage with a late winner as the Russian team mounted a second-half comeback to beat Sporting Lisbon [...]

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    Derby strike delights Ahmed Musa

Derby strike delights Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, is delighted to have scored in CSKA Moscow derby win over Spartak Moscow.Musa scored in the 35th minute to give his team a 2-0 lead in a game that eventually finished 2-1.And the winger is pleased to have contributed to the win.“I am very happy to score the goal that gave us victory. It was [...]

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    Ahmed Musa scores in CSKA win

Ahmed Musa scores in CSKA win

Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, scored a goal in CSKA Moscow's 2-1 derby win over Spartak Moscow on Friday.The victory is a timely morale-booster ahead of their UEFA Champions League play-off first leg clash against Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.Sergei Ignashevich put CSKA into the lead on the half-hour mark with a header after Spartak goalkeeper Artem Rebrov could only parry [...]

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