Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Ikechukwu Uche"

    Kalu Uche returns to La Liga with Levante

Kalu Uche returns to La Liga with Levante

Former Super Eagles striker, Kalu Uche, has signed for Levante until June though with an option to extend that for another season if the club is satisfied with his performance.Levante are hopeful that his past experience in La Liga will help them avoid relegation from the Primera division.His first stint in Spanish football with Espanyol didn’t work as planned for [...]

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    4 lessons from Eagles’ win in Pointe Noire

4 lessons from Eagles’ win in Pointe Noire

ENYEAMA REMAINS EAGLES' SAFEST HANDVincent Enyeama justified the extra hours of massaging and physiotherapy from the Super Eagles medical staff to shrug off a niggling shoulder injury after putting up a commanding performance against Congo in Pointe Noire.The Lille of France numero uno saved everything thrown at him when called to action, like:His 2nd-minute save that ricocheted off Egwuekwe's shin.His [...]

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    Sammy Ameobi ‘wants to play alongside Shola’ for Nigeria

Sammy Ameobi ‘wants to play alongside Shola’ for Nigeria

Sammy and Shola Ameobi played together at Newcastle United but now the younger Ameobi is looking to unite with his brother for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.Shola Ameobi went to Brazil 2014 World Cup with Nigeria, where he played 63 minutes in two group games – against Iran and Bosnia.Sammy Ameobi played for Nigeria U-20 in two friendly games against [...]

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    Uche ‘very proud’ to hit 100 goals in Spain

Uche ‘very proud’ to hit 100 goals in Spain

Ikechukwu Uche, Villareal CF forward, scored twice to help his club secure a 2-0 win over Almeria in Sunday's Spanish La Liga match – goals that shot his tally in Spanish football to 100.Uche got his brace in the 23rd and 59th minute at the Camp El Madrigal in a match that also featured compatriot Ramon Azeez for the visitors.The [...]

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    Keshi: Nobody should ask me about Ik Uche again

Keshi: Nobody should ask me about Ik Uche again

Like a popular brand of car in Nigeria, Stephen Keshi has called for the end of discussion with the media over Ikechukwu Uche’s exclusion from the national team. Keshi said during a session with the media that he contacted IK Uche about the possibility of playing in last month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers but the former Recreativo Huelva of [...]

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    Uche gunning for ‘all three points’ against Real Madrid

Uche gunning for ‘all three points’ against Real Madrid

Real Madrid will be away to Villarreal this Saturday in La Liga, and Nigerian striker Ikechukwu Uche is not in the mood to be a good host, as he is keen to see his side take all three points at El Madrigal.Uche is aware that it will be difficult, but he remains confident his side has what it takes to [...]

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    Keshi: Media misled Nigerians on Uche brothers

Keshi: Media misled Nigerians on Uche brothers

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has laughed off reports that he handed invitations to Ikechukwu Uche and his brother, Kalu for Wednesday’s game against South Africa in Cape Town, saying the media is misleading Nigerians.Keshi had a media spat with the younger of the Uche brothers whom he accused of wanting to be begged before honouring Nigeria’s call – a claim the [...]

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    Uche: It’s an honour to play for Nigeria

Uche: It’s an honour to play for Nigeria

Ikechukwu  Uche has denied the allegations made by Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi that he is waiting to be begged before honouring any national call-up.Keshi during a media chat in Calabar Wednesday said Uche is expecting apologies from him for dropping him from the World Cup squad before returning to the national team.However, Uche via his twitter handle @ikeuche9, [...]

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    Keshi: ‘Impossible’ for me to beg Ik Uche to play for Nigeria

Keshi: ‘Impossible’ for me to beg Ik Uche to play for Nigeria

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has slammed Villarreal’s forward Ikechukwu Uche for asking for an apology before representing the country again.Uche was omitted from Keshi’s squad to Brazil 2014 World Cup and according to the coach, was supposed to be part of the Nations Cup preparatory team currently in Calabar, but the player wanted to be begged.“He was supposed [...]

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    Ike Uche: My aim is always to improve

Ike Uche: My aim is always to improve

Villarreal striker Ikechukwu Uche cannot wait for the start of the new season in Spain.Uche, who finished last campaign as the club’s leading scorer in La Liga with 14 goals in 30 games, is keen on improving his tally in the upcoming season, but will take each game has it comes.“Personally speaking, my aim is always to improve and that’s [...]

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    Uche bears no grudge for WC snub

Uche bears no grudge for WC snub

Despite not making coach Stephen Keshi’s provisional 30-man list, Nigeria forward, Ikechukwu Uche, says he bears no grudge against the Super Eagles boss.The Villarreal striker, who last played for his country as a substitute in the 1-0 win against Burkina Faso in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa last year, was ignored even with his 12 [...]

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    Ex-Internationals say Keshi’s Eagles can fly in Brazil

Ex-Internationals say Keshi’s Eagles can fly in Brazil

Two former Super Eagles players have given their backing to the players on Coach Stephen Keshi's provisional list of 30 players for the Brazil 2014 World Cup, released on Tuesday after weeks of speculation.Some notable omissions are Dynamo Kiev’s Brown Ideye, Schalke 04’s Chinedu Obasi, and Ikechukwu Uche of Villarreal, who is perhaps the biggest absentee.Keshi hasn’t selected Uche in a year, since describing him “tactically [...]

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