Monday, September 10, 2018

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    Siasia: Why Rohr should have included Junior Ajayi in World Cup squad

Siasia: Why Rohr should have included Junior Ajayi in World Cup squad

Samson Siasia, former Super Eagles coach, has decried the exclusion of Al Ahly striker Junior Ajayi from Nigeria's provisional World Cup squad.Siasia believes Ajayi should have made the cut because of his performance for his club this season.He told TheCable that Ajayi's inclusion "could have been the right thing to do".He said: "Junior has proven himself with the Olympic team and [...]

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    Five players who failed to make Nigeria’s provisional World Cup squad

Five players who failed to make Nigeria’s provisional World Cup squad

Nigeria's 30-man provisional World Cup list released on Monday comprised mainly of regular Super Eagles players and a few first-time invitees.However, a few players who have been impressive for their respective clubs of late were overlooked by Gernot Rohr, gaffer of the national team.They are:Olarenwaju KayodeDespite his good form in Ukraine, Kayode was left out of the provisional squad. [...]

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    Ambrose: I’m happy to be back in Super Eagles

Ambrose: I’m happy to be back in Super Eagles

Celtic defender, Efe Ambrose, is delighted to be back in the Super Eagles of Nigeria after a short absence.Ambrose has been a bit-part player for the national team especially during the latter stages of Stephen Keshi’s reign as coach. He was also left out of the team by Sunday Oliseh in his first two games as coach.But he was named [...]

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    Ambrose lost focus against Fenerbahce, says Celtic boss

Ambrose lost focus against Fenerbahce, says Celtic boss

Celtic manager, Ronny Deila, has blamed a lack of concentration from defender Efe Ambrose for the 2-2 Europa League draw with Fenerbahce.Ambrose, who was recently recalled to the Super Eagles of Nigeria by coach Sunday Oliseh, was at fault for the first of Fernandao's two goals.The brace brought the Turkish side level in Glasgow after goals from Leigh Griffiths and [...]

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    Oliseh replaces injured Omeruo with Ambrose

Oliseh replaces injured Omeruo with Ambrose

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has called up Efe Ambrose of Celtic for October’s international friendly games against DR Congo and Cameroon, following the injury to Kenneth Omeruo.Ambrose has been a bit-part player for the national team especially during the latter stages of Stephen Keshi’s reign as coach. He was also left out of the team by Sunday Oliseh in [...]

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    Celtic reject £3m Ambrose bid from Olympiacos

Celtic reject £3m Ambrose bid from Olympiacos

Scottish Premier League champion, Celtic, have rejected a bid of £3million for defender Efe Ambrose from Greek side Olympiacos.According to report by English tabloid, Sportsmail, the Greek league leaders enquired over the availability of the Super Eagles of Nigeria defender with the hope of concluding a deal before the close of the transfer window.Olympiacos new coach, Vitor Pereira, has been [...]

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    Oshaniwa keen on Celtic move

Oshaniwa keen on Celtic move

Super Eagles left-back, Juwon Oshaniwa, would relish the opportunity of linking up with international team mate Efe Ambrose at Celtic after claiming that the Scottish club have made enquiries on his availability.The Ashdod of Israel defender, who has 11 caps for Nigeria and played all his country’s games at the World Cup in Brazil, said Celtic have contacted his [...]

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    Ambrose wishes for a peaceful poll in 2015

Ambrose wishes for a peaceful poll in 2015

Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose, wants Santa Claus to grant his only wish for the New Year – a peaceful election in Nigeria.   The 2015 election – scheduled for February 14th and 28th – is one of the most anticipated in Nigeria's history, and the buildup is already generating tension in the country, especially for fear of post-election violence.But Ambrose [...]

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    Ambrose: Anichebe a more difficult opponent than Messi

Ambrose: Anichebe a more difficult opponent than Messi

Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose, has obviously not recovered from Nigeria’s botched up Africa Cup of Nations campaign after rating Victor Anichebe ahead of Lionel Messi as the toughest player he’s played against.The 26-year-old defender has been in indifferent form this season after losing his place in the Celtic team and has been hugely criticised as one of the players [...]

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    Ambrose: We know what we need to do against Sudan

Ambrose: We know what we need to do against Sudan

Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose, says Nigeria is condemned to winning this month's AFCON 2015 qualifiers against Sudan because they cannot afford not to defend their trophy in Morocco.After picking only a point in their opening two group matches, Nigeria must win their four remaining fixtures to guarantee qualification to the finals in January.But Ambrose is well aware of the [...]

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    Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

South Africa and Nigeria played to a goalless draw in their Group A 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night.The result earns Bafana Bafana second spot in the group on four points, two behind Congo who defeated Sudan earlier in the day to move to six points. Nigeria are third on one point.South [...]

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    AFCON qualifiers: Eagles lose, Cameroon win without Eto’o

AFCON qualifiers: Eagles lose, Cameroon win without Eto’o

Champions Nigeria were handed a shock defeat at the start of the group phase of African Nations Cup qualifying on Saturday, while Cameroon started their post-Samuel Eto’o era with an away win.Other 2014 World Cup teams Algeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast had mixed results after opening the campaign for a place at the AFCON finals in Morocco in January.Burkina Faso, Gabon and [...]

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    Congo upsets Super Eagles in Calabar

Congo upsets Super Eagles in Calabar

A goal from Prince Oniangue and two from Thiery Bifouma gave Congo Brazzaville a 3-2 win over the Super Eagles at the U.J Esuene Stadium on Saturday.The Eagles took the lead in the 18th minute through a free kick from Ahmed Musa. Efe Ambrose nodded into the bottom corner of the net after a knockdown from Elderson Echiejile.Congo responded immediately [...]

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    Moses out of Eagles squad for Congo, South Africa games

Moses out of Eagles squad for Congo, South Africa games

Stoke City winger Victor Moses was excluded from the list of 23 players called up for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Red Devils of Congo and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.Moses, who just secured a season-long loan deal with the Potters, tops the names of players who were in the last World Cup in Brazil [...]

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    PLAYER RATING: How the Eagles fared against France

PLAYER RATING: How the Eagles fared against France

7 Vincent EnyeamaLike in the game against Argentina, he was the busier of the two goalkeepers, and was forced into lots of saves. Also, like in the previous, game error from set pieces cost him dear. He could have dealt better with Pogba's header when he came out for the ball from a corner but could only parry for the [...]

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    Moses returns, Yobo strikes 100

Moses returns, Yobo strikes 100

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, will return to the Nigerian starting lineup against France on Monday evening, as both teams battle for a place in the quarter-finals of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup.Moses hasn't played at the tournament since his substitution early into the second half of the first group-phase match against Iran.Moses' absence was rumoured to be caused [...]

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