Thursday, June 21, 2018

Tag "KENNETH OMERUO"

    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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    Keeping up with Nigerian players: Uche, Ofoedu net a brace each but Balogun sees red

Keeping up with Nigerian players: Uche, Ofoedu net a brace each but Balogun sees red

Chikeluba Ofoedu and Kalu Uche each scored a brace for their respective clubs at the weekend.Leon Balogun and Taiwo Awoniyi were sent off while Kenneth Omeruo earned a yellow card in the colours of Kasimpasa.TheCable takes you around the top leagues across the world to see how Nigerian players fared.AustriaAttacking midfielder Ibrahim Alhassan did not make the Austria Wien squad [...]

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    Rohr: Why I keep inviting Musa despite not playing in Leicester’s first team

Rohr: Why I keep inviting Musa despite not playing in Leicester’s first team

Ahmed Musa's "positive attitude" and his regular presence in the second team of Leicester FC have earned him a consistent call-up to the Super Eagles squad, coach Gernot Rohr has said.Rohr revealed this to TheCable while explaining his logic for sticking with most of his squad from the last two games against Cameroon.He said: "For your information, Ahmed Musa is [...]

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    I am not quitting, Omeruo ready to fight for place at Chelsea

I am not quitting, Omeruo ready to fight for place at Chelsea

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said that he is not quitting English Premier League side Chelsea FC.Omeruo said he intends to return from his loan stint at Turkish side Alanyaspur to force his way into the Chelsea squad ahead of the new season."A report that said I am quitting Chelsea is not true," Omeruo said while signing a management deal [...]

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    Oliseh replaces injured Omeruo with Ambrose

Oliseh replaces injured Omeruo with Ambrose

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has called up Efe Ambrose of Celtic for October’s international friendly games against DR Congo and Cameroon, following the injury to Kenneth Omeruo.Ambrose has been a bit-part player for the national team especially during the latter stages of Stephen Keshi’s reign as coach. He was also left out of the team by Sunday Oliseh in [...]

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    Omeruo: I am enjoying life in Turkey

Omeruo: I am enjoying life in Turkey

Super Eagles of Nigeria defender, Kenneth Omeruo, says he is enjoying life at Turkish club Kasimpasa Spor Kulubu.The 21-year-old joined the club on a season-long loan deal from Barclays English Premier League champions, Chelsea on July 20.The defender has played all three league games for the club this season and he is ready to make a big impression in the [...]

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    How Eagles fared against Tanzania

How Eagles fared against Tanzania

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, did not exactly get off to a flying start in charge of the senior national team after the 0-0 draw against Tanzania on Saturday.But how did his players fare in Dar es Salaam?Carl Ikeme – 8.5Ikeme made a success out of his debut for the Super Eagles. The Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper made several [...]

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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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    Omeruo joins Turkish club Kasimpasa on loan from Chelsea

Omeruo joins Turkish club Kasimpasa on loan from Chelsea

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has joined Turkish Super Lig side Kasimpasa on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.The 21-year-old, who joined Chelsea in January 2012, spent last season on loan at English Championship side Middlesbrough, making 22 appearances.Kasimpasa finished 13th in the Turkish Super Lig last season and Omeruo says he wants to help them do better this term.“The [...]

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    Omeruo: I can break into Chelsea’s first team

Omeruo: I can break into Chelsea’s first team

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, can’t wait to dislodge the partnership between John Terry and Tim Cahill in the heart of Chelsea’s defence when he returns from his loan spell with Middlesbrough.The 21-year-old Nigeria international, who joined the Stamford Bridge side in January 2012, has been at Boro since January 2014.But he said he will be ready when the Blues [...]

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    Omeruo targets automatic promotion with Boro

Omeruo targets automatic promotion with Boro

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has disclosed that he is targeting automatic promotion with Championship side Middlesbrough this season rather than through the lottery of a play-off.Boro have won four successive games in the league and Cup and Omeruo said the team must continue in that rich vein of form to achieve their overall aim of promotion at the [...]

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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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    Omeruo: We’ll pick the available 12 points

Omeruo: We’ll pick the available 12 points

The Super Eagles is targeting the maximum 12 points at stake in their remaining four qualifiers to guarantee qualification to next year’s AFCON in Morocco, defender Kenneth Omeruo said on Tuesday.The African champions risk missing out of the competition like in 2012 when they failed to qualify under Coach Samson Siasia.They are third in Group A with a point after losing [...]

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    Moses out of Eagles squad for Congo, South Africa games

Moses out of Eagles squad for Congo, South Africa games

Stoke City winger Victor Moses was excluded from the list of 23 players called up for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Red Devils of Congo and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.Moses, who just secured a season-long loan deal with the Potters, tops the names of players who were in the last World Cup in Brazil [...]

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    Karanka: Omeruo a better player after World Cup

Karanka: Omeruo a better player after World Cup

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo will become a better player having experienced the World Cup, his manager at Middlesbrough, Aitor Karanka, has said.Omeruo played all four matches involving Nigeria in Brazil and Karanka believes it will stand him in good stead."He was handed the opportunity to play in the World Cup and he is now coming back to us a better [...]

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    Omeruo to miss league curtain-raiser

Omeruo to miss league curtain-raiser

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo is a major doubt for Middlesbrough’s English Championship league season opener against Birmingham City on Saturday, according to his manager, Aitor Karanka.Omeruo completed his loan switch from Chelsea to Boro on Wednesday, following a delayed summer break due to his World Cup commitments with Nigeria.And his boss has now said his ward is unlikely to [...]

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