Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "John Ogu"

    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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    Nwakaeme, Onazi, Ekong, Danjuma… TheCable’s team of the week

Nwakaeme, Onazi, Ekong, Danjuma… TheCable’s team of the week

As is the case every other week, some Nigerian footballers shine in their respective clubs, and as such, deserve recognition.Due to the fact that the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) is in the off-season, TheCable is basing its team of the week on Nigerian players plying their trade abroad.Here are the players who made the cut.Okeimute Odah (Jeddah)Still one of [...]

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    Poland vs Nigeria: Time for Super Eagles fringe players to shine?

Poland vs Nigeria: Time for Super Eagles fringe players to shine?

Friendly matches offer the technical crew the opportunity to experiment and undertake a SWOT analysis of a team.The Super Eagles isn't an exception, and ahead of the friendly against Poland -- first of the pre-World Cup matches -- football pundits and fans will be expecting some of the fringe players to fight for starting berths.Who is a fringe player?A player who is [...]

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    Nigeria draw with Algeria to end World Cup qualifiers unbeaten

Nigeria draw with Algeria to end World Cup qualifiers unbeaten

Nigeria ended its FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification on an unbeaten note, drawing 1-1 with Algeria on Friday night.Having qualified for the football mundial in Russia, the Eagles went into the game bereft of pressure, as a loss would have made no impact in the overall scheme of things.Nigeria had the majority of possession but lacked the final pass towards goal [...]

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    ‘China boys’ — Ighalo, Mikel — missing from Rohr’s 25-man squad for friendlies

‘China boys’ — Ighalo, Mikel — missing from Rohr’s 25-man squad for friendlies

China-based players, John Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo, have been excluded from the 25 man squad for upcoming friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso.Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, released the list of invited players on Wednesday.Noah Joel Bazee and Tyronne Ebuehi are the new invitees in Rohr's list.Others are goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Leon Balogun and William Ekong, midfielders [...]

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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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