Monday, September 24, 2018

Tag "ELDERSON ECHIEJILE"

    Echiejile defends Etebo’s decision to sign for Stoke City, tips him to excel

Echiejile defends Etebo’s decision to sign for Stoke City, tips him to excel

Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile is confident Oghenekaro Etebo will be a big hit at Stoke City when the new season of the English Premier League (EPL) starts.The central midfielder recently agreed to join the Potters from Feirense in a deal reported to be in the region of £7 million.Clubs in Spain and Portugal had chased the Nigeria international for many [...]

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    Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Twelve of the invited twenty-five Super Eagles players have arrived Corsica ahead of Friday's friendly against Togo.The official Twitter handle of the team announced on Wednesday and that the Eagles will be camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute, France."We have arrived safely in Corsica.We are camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute," read the tweet.https://twitter.com/NGSuperEagles/status/867084802930954240Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Stephen Odey, Sikiru [...]

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    Iheanacho, Musa make Rohr’s 25-man squad for Corsica friendly

Iheanacho, Musa make Rohr’s 25-man squad for Corsica friendly

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr has called up 25 players for the camping programme in France and the international friendly match against Corsica.The three-time African champions will open camp in Corsica on May 24 and then play against the senior team two days later, before moving to Paris for the second phase of the camping programme ahead of the 2019 [...]

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    Echiejile glad to knock out the Gunners

Echiejile glad to knock out the Gunners

Monaco left back, Elderson Echiejile, has expressed delight in his team’s qualification for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League at the expense of Arsenal.The Gunners saw their Champions League dreams crash as they exited the competition on away goals on Tuesday despite winning the return 2-0 at Louis II Stadium.Olivier Giroud's first-half effort and Aaron Ramsey's goal after 79 [...]

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    We can finish off the Gunners in Monaco, says Echiejile

We can finish off the Gunners in Monaco, says Echiejile

Monaco defender, Elderson Echiejile, has disclosed that his side can continue from where they stopped in London and finish off Arsenal in the second leg of their Round of 16 UEFA Champions League match in Monaco.In the match, a 25-yard deflected effort from Geoffrey Kondogbia put the French side ahead on 38 minutes, before striker Dimitar Berbatov scored a second [...]

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    Echiejile: We will complete the job in Uyo

Echiejile: We will complete the job in Uyo

Monaco defender, Elderson Echiejile, is certain that the Super Eagles of Nigeria will beat South Africa in Uyo to qualify for 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea.Nigeria beat Congo 2-0 in Pointe Noire to get their qualifying campaign firmly back on track after a disastrous start.The African champions are now second in Group A with seven points from [...]

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    Echiejile: We will be okay on artificial pitch

Echiejile: We will be okay on artificial pitch

Super Eagles left-back, Elderson Echiejile, has said the team will cope with playing on an artificial turf in Saturday’s game with Sudan in Khartoum.The Sudanese football federation moved the match from Omdurman – where they lost to South Africa – to the capital city hoping to win on an artificial pitch. The Monaco ace, though, said the team will adjust [...]

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    Echiejile sets sight on Russia 2018 World Cup

Echiejile sets sight on Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria left back, Elderson Echiejile, is hoping to make up for missing the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup by featuring in Russia four years’ time.The AS Monaco defender suffered a muscle injury during Nigeria’s 0-0 draw with Greece in a pre-World Cup warm-up game in Pennsylvania on June 3, and was subsequently ruled out of the World Cup.Echiejile, who has [...]

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    Juwon Oshaniwa, Nigeria’s unsung hero

Juwon Oshaniwa, Nigeria’s unsung hero

As the Super Eagles file out against France on Tuesday, we examine a player who has been a revelation at the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup, despite posting underwhelming performances prior to the tournament.When regular left-back Elderson Echiejile copped up an injury during a pre-World Cup game against Greece, all seemed lost for a team that could truly boast no reliable player [...]

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    Nigeria vs. Iran: Drab draw, stinging reactions

Nigeria vs. Iran: Drab draw, stinging reactions

A pillow and mat would have come in handy as it was snooze time at the Arena de Baixada during Monday night's listless draw between Nigeria and Iran.It was the first drawn match of the 2014 World Cup; it was also the first drab match.The Super Eagles were expected to cruise past Carlos Quieroz’s side, and win their first World [...]

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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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    [ANALYSIS] Super Eagles badly exposed by US

[ANALYSIS] Super Eagles badly exposed by US

It is very difficult to pick holes in the actions or selections of a title-winning coach. It even seems more foolish when one considers or remembers how this coach and his charges have made pundits eat humble pie in the past.At the final whistle of the friendly international between the Super Eagles and the United States on Saturday, some Nigerians [...]

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    Eagles round off World Cup preparations with defeat to US

Eagles round off World Cup preparations with defeat to US

Nigeria will head to Brazil having failed to win any of their three pre-tournament friendlies, following a 1-2 loss to Team USA  at EverBank Field.Saturday night's loss was preceded by draws with Scotland and Greece.Victor Moses earned a penalty after good work by Emmanuel Emenike in the 86th minute, and converted for a consolation goal for Nigeria.But that was after Jozy [...]

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    Echiejile out of World Cup

Echiejile out of World Cup

Nigeria’s first-choice left back, Elderson Echiejile, has been ruled out of the World Cup.The Monaco defender sustained a hamstring injury in Monday’s friendly encounter against Greece, and trained separately from the team ever since, under the watch of team doctor, Ibrahim Gyaran.Coach Stephen keshi had been reluctant to drop Echiejile, saying on Friday morning that he would not “rush things”.“We [...]

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    World Cup baby for Ejide!

World Cup baby for Ejide!

Austin Ejide may have let in two goals in his underwhelming showing against Scotland in London last week, but there was cheery news for him on Friday when his wife, Chito, safely delivered a bouncing baby girl in Chicago, United States.The Super Eagles camp in Jacksonville, also in US, was in jubilant mood when the goalkeeper gleefully relayed the news, notwithstanding the injury worries of [...]

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    Nations Cup hero Mba not going to Brazil 2014

Nations Cup hero Mba not going to Brazil 2014

Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi, late Monday night put to rest the long wait for the release of the Super Eagles team to the Brazil 2014 World Cup, naming his previously-estranged captain, Joseph Yobo, in the final 23-man list.But the man who scored Nigeria's winning goal in the final of the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa, Sunday Mba, will not be [...]

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