Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "Henry Onyekuru"

    S’Africa vs Nigeria: Onyekuru named as replacement for injured Ighalo

S’Africa vs Nigeria: Onyekuru named as replacement for injured Ighalo

Gernot Rohr has called up Henry Onyekuru as a replacement for injured Odion Ighalo ahead of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification game against South Africa.The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)  disclosed this on its Twitter handle on Thursday.The tweet read: "[email protected] replaces injured @ighalojude for game against South Africa. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong #Afcon2019Q"https://twitter.com/thenff/status/1060375540891312128?s=21Onyekuru returned to action last weekend for his Turkish [...]

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    UCL: Galatasaray can beat Porto, says Onyekuru

UCL: Galatasaray can beat Porto, says Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru, Super Eagles forward, says Galatasaray can beat FC Porto in Wednesday's Champions League Group D clash.The Turkish club pipped Erzurum BB 1-0 in a league match last weekend, but Onyekuru says playing in Europe’s premier competition is a different kettle of fish.“We have no time and must focus on Porto. It is a very important game for us, [...]

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    I feel blessed, says Ogu after leading Eagles to win over Weah-captained Liberia

I feel blessed, says Ogu after leading Eagles to win over Weah-captained Liberia

John Ogu, Super Eagles midfielder, says he is happy to have captained the team in Tuesday's international friendly against Liberia.Liberian president, George Oppong Weah, was the captain of the opposing side.Weah, who played for 79 minutes, had his iconic number 14 jersey retired after the game.Goals from Henry Onyekuru and Simeon Nwankwo spiced up Nigeria's 2-1 victory at the Samuel [...]

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    How Super Eagles can beat the Pirates of Seychelles

How Super Eagles can beat the Pirates of Seychelles

The Super Eagles are days away from their 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier clash against Seychelles.TheCable takes a look at what it would take for the lads to win at the Stade Maine on Saturday.Francis Uzoho needs to stand in his headIf the Eagles are to succeed in Seychelles, they will need a healthy and in-form Uzoho to [...]

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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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    Everton ‘sign’ Henry Onyekuru despite Arsenal interest

Everton ‘sign’ Henry Onyekuru despite Arsenal interest

Everton FC have reportedly beaten fellow Premier League side Arsenal to the signing of Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru from KAS Eupen.The 20-year-old was the top scorer in Belgium last season with 22 league goals.Onyekuru attracted interest from Arsenal, West Ham, Birmingham City as well as Celtic but Everton have beaten them all to his signature.The KAS Eupen striker completed a medical [...]

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    Arsenal’s interest in me is a dream come true, says Onyekuru

Arsenal’s interest in me is a dream come true, says Onyekuru

Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru says it has always been a dream of his to play for English side Arsenal.Reports emerged earlier this week that Arsenal had made a £6.8million offer to Eupen for the services of the 19-year-old.The player has now admitted that there's indeed an offer on the table."It’s a good feeling for a club like Arsenal come to make an [...]

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    Arsenal agree to sign Nigerian sensation Henry Onyekuru for £6.8m

Arsenal agree to sign Nigerian sensation Henry Onyekuru for £6.8m

Arsenal have agreed to pay £6.8m to Belgian side, Eupen, for the signing of Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru.The 19-year-old who is currently on international duty with the Super Eagles in Paris is yet to agree on personal terms, according to Skysports.Onyekuru made his international debut for Nigeria against Corsica on Friday.He was the joint top scorer in Belgium last year with 20 [...]

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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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