Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "EMMANUEL EMENIKE"

    Oliseh: Only Nigeria is irreplaceable

Oliseh: Only Nigeria is irreplaceable

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, believes no player is irreplaceable in the country.  Vincent Enyeama, and specifically, Emmanuel Emenike quit the senior national team recently. But Oliseh said "only Nigeria is irreplaceable".“Emenike served Nigeria well and I think he gave it a lot of thoughts before he decided to retire; we wish him all the best, but nobody is irreplaceable, [...]

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    Oliseh: Emenike’s retirement ‘a big shocker’

Oliseh: Emenike’s retirement ‘a big shocker’

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has expressed shock over the sudden retirement of Emmanuel Emenike from the national team.The 28-year-old striker announced his retirement from international football on Instagram on Monday.And Oliseh sees it as “a big shocker”.“It was a big shocker for us and a big shocker for me personally,” Oliseh told Brila FM.“And personally, I still don't accept [...]

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    Emenike quits Super Eagles

Emenike quits Super Eagles

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, has announced his retirement from international football.The 28-year-old said on Instagram he is quitting the national team after five years.“No more Eagles career! After 5 great years, I am happy to announce that I have put full-stop to my national team career for the sake of national peace,” he wrote on Monday night.“It’s a pleasure [...]

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    Ikeme’s saves help Super Eagles to stalemate

Ikeme’s saves help Super Eagles to stalemate

Sunday Oliseh began his Super Eagles coaching job with a goalless draw against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.Debutant goalkeeper Carl Ikeme was in great form as he helped Nigeria to a 0-0 draw in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium.The Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper made several saves [...]

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    Emenike ‘looking forward to scoring’ against Tanzania

Emenike ‘looking forward to scoring’ against Tanzania

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, hopes to end his goal scoring drought when Nigeria play Tanzania on Saturday.It has been 22 months since Emenike last scored an international goal for Nigeria when his two goals against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa in October 2013 virtually ensured the team’s place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.The striker, who [...]

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    Oliseh recalls Emenike to Super Eagles, drops Mikel

Oliseh recalls Emenike to Super Eagles, drops Mikel

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has recalled Emmanuel Emenike to the national team.The striker was left out of the team by erstwhile coach Stephen Keshi over his poor goal ratio for Nigeria. But he’s among the invited 18 overseas-based professionals invited by Oliseh for next month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in Dar es Salaam.Oliseh omitted Chelsea’s [...]

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    Emenike replaces Gyan at Al Ain

Emenike replaces Gyan at Al Ain

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, is set to replace Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan, at United Arab Emirates side Al Ain, with the Black Star leaving for Shanghai SIPG of China.The 29-year-old arrived in China on Wednesday to undergo a medical and finalise a contract with the club.Emenike, who is due to arrive in the UAE on Thursday to complete a [...]

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    Keshi consoles Emenike over father’s death

Keshi consoles Emenike over father’s death

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has consoled Emmanuel Emenike over the death of his father, Felix Emenike Ndukwu.Emenike recently lost his father, but Keshi said the entire players and coaching crew of the Super Eagles share in his pain.“I can imagine what Emma is going through at the moment, the pain and the sense of loss that comes with losing [...]

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    Emenike: I can’t believe what’s happening in S’Africa

Emenike: I can’t believe what’s happening in S’Africa

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, is surprised by the xenophobic attacks on immigrants in the land where his career outside Nigeria took shape.The Fernabahce striker, who played for two South African clubs – FC Cape Town and Mpumalanga Black Aces – between 2008 and 2009 before joining Turkish side Karabukspor, has now called for a “one big united Africa”.“I [...]

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    Emenike recounts ‘scary moment’ after attack on team bus

Emenike recounts ‘scary moment’ after attack on team bus

Super Eagles forward, Emmanuel Emenike, has described as a “scary moment” the attack on Fenerbahce’s bus.The Canaries were travelling back to the airport following their 5-1 win over Caykur Rizespor when the attack was carried out in the city of Rize.The coach driver was taken to hospital after sustaining injuries in the incident. No players were injured, but the shooting [...]

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    Fenerbahce call for suspension of Turkish league after attack

Fenerbahce call for suspension of Turkish league after attack

Fenerbahce have called on Turkish Football Federation to suspend the Turkish Super Lig season following a gun attack on the team bus Saturday night.The Canaries were travelling back to the airport following their 5-1 win over Caykur Rizespo when the attack was carried out in the city of Rize.The coach driver was taken to hospital after sustaining injuries in the [...]

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    Emenike ‘substitutes’ self after being booed by own fans

Emenike ‘substitutes’ self after being booed by own fans

Out-of-favour Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, cut a forlorn look on Sunday after a torrid treatment from the terraces saw the Fenerbache forward storm off the pitch.Emenike, who was omitted from the Super Eagles squad to face Uganda and South Africa, was booed by his club fans after missing a one-on-one with Besiktas' goalkeeper Tolga Zengin in a Turkish league [...]

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    Ideye returns to Super Eagles

Ideye returns to Super Eagles

West Brom forward, Brown Ideye, makes a return to the Super Eagles after he was included in the 28-man list for the friendlies against Bolivia and South Africa in March.Ideye, who last played for the national team in 2013 after the Africa Cup of Nations triumph over Burkina Faso, continued his rich vein of goalscoring form last weekend as his [...]

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    Emenike finally breaks goal drought after 868 minutes

Emenike finally breaks goal drought after 868 minutes

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, broke his goal drought after scoring for Fenerbahce in the 2-1 win over Karabukspor in a Turkish Premier League game played Saturday evening.The 58th strike against his former club is the 27-year-old first goal in 10 games spanning a period of three months.His second half strike gave his side the maximum points despite the hosts [...]

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    4 reasons why Eagles will miss 2015 AFCON

4 reasons why Eagles will miss 2015 AFCON

EAGLES DIDN'T MAKE HAY WHILE THE MOMENTUM ‘SHONE’Momentum (noun): The ability to keep increasing or developing. Example: They began to lose momentum in the second half of the game.That example is not ours but Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary’s. Yet it best depicts the lot of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the 2-2 draw with South Africa.The team could have buried Bafana Bafana [...]

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