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    ‘A fine gentleman and goalie’ — tributes pour in for Carl Ikeme as he retires from football

‘A fine gentleman and goalie’ — tributes pour in for Carl Ikeme as he retires from football

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on Friday announced his retirement from football.Following his announcement, tributes have been pouring in for the former Wolverhampton Wanderers shot-stopper, particularly from footballers lovers across the world and his teammates.Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017, and he recently announced that he was in remission.Jeff Shi, Wolves executive chairman, described Ikeme as a brother [...]

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    Eagles goalkeepers Akpeyi, Ezenwa arrive England for friendly match

Eagles goalkeepers Akpeyi, Ezenwa arrive England for friendly match

Super Eagles goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi and Ikechukwu Ezenwa have arrived London in time for the international friendly match against Senegal.Carl Ikeme, the first choice goalkeeper, is injured hence he's a doubt for the game.While waiting for the arrival of Akpeyi and Ezenwa, Gernot Rohr, the team's technical adviser, had called up Tope Okeowo to train with the Super Eagles.Okeowo, who plays [...]

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    Ngodigha sure Agbim will come good

Ngodigha sure Agbim will come good

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, David Ngodigha, has backed Chigozie Agbim’s inclusion in the 30-man provisional list for 2014 World Cup preparation.Since his lacklustre performance at the African Nations Championship in South Africa, Agbim has been a byword for incompetence among football lovers.But speaking to TheCable, Ngodigha, the technical adviser of Nigeria National League side, Go Round of Omuko, Rivers State, backed [...]

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    My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

There are only a few minutes until Coach Stephen Keshi names his provisional World Cup squad. But just before he does, here is my own list. It is not a provisional list of 32 players. Instead, it is a list of players who will fly to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, if I were the Super Eagles coach.VINCENT ENYEAMA (Lille, France): Since [...]

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    Charitable in defeat: Will we have more of the new Mou?

Charitable in defeat: Will we have more of the new Mou?

Wednesday’s 3-1 loss to Atletico Madrid was Jose Mourinho’s fourth semifinal defeat in a row. The Portuguese gaffer holds the record for most Champions League semifinal appearances (eight), but also the record for the most uncharitable in defeat. Mourinho is a bad loser, to say the least. So, it was quite refreshing to hear him say something pleasant about Atletico [...]

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