Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Lazio"

    Onazi dedicates goal to Nigeria at 55

Onazi dedicates goal to Nigeria at 55

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, scored his first goal of the season for Lazio in the 3-2 win in the Europa League against Saint-Etienne and he dedicated the goal to Nigeria.Lazio came from a goal behind to beat nine-man St. Etienne 3-2 in a thrilling encounter at the Stadio Olimpico in Europa League Group G.The French side went ahead after [...]

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    Onazi will say ‘yes’ to Liverpool offer

Onazi will say ‘yes’ to Liverpool offer

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi says he will not turn down a chance to join Barclays Premier League side, Liverpool if offered the chance.Onazi was linked to the Reds before the summer transfer window. The deal fell through but the Lazio player still pines for a move to the 18-time English champions.“Of course (I will say yes) if Liverpool [...]

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    Onazi signs contract extension with Lazio

Onazi signs contract extension with Lazio

Super Eagles of Nigeria midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, has signed a two-year contract extension with Italian Serie A club Lazio until June 2018.The 21-year-old has another two years left on his current deal, but both parties have now agreed on a new deal worth €700,000 a season with a €10 million release clause inserted.“I give God the glory and special thanks [...]

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    Onazi under investigation over contract renewal

Onazi under investigation over contract renewal

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, is in hot water with the Italian football federation over his contract renewal with Lazio.The contract renewal signed by the Nigerian is currently being investigated by the Federal Court – National Disciplinary Section – and if there is a breach of the regulations, the midfielder, two Lazio officials and a FIFA agent will face the [...]

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    Klose ends glittering international career

Klose ends glittering international career

Germany’s all-time leading scorer, Miroslav Klose, has announced his retirement from international football.Klose scored twice at the Brazil 2014 World Cup, making him the highest goalscorer in the tournament's history with 16 goals, one ahead of Ronaldo.And with a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest scorer for Germany. He is also the second most capped German, [...]

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    African players are ‘banana eaters’, says Italian FA boss

African players are ‘banana eaters’, says Italian FA boss

Italian football loves scapegoat – someone to heap all the blame on after a disastrous outing in a major competition.After failing to navigate the first round of Brazil 2014 World Cup, the senior players in the team led by Gianluigi Buffon blamed the junior players, particularly Mario Balotelli, for not showing enough hunger against Costa Rica and Uruguay – games [...]

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    Onazi for Real?

Onazi for Real?

You do not write a letter to someone you are not interested in, except of course you are compelled to.But there was no trace of compulsion in Real Madrid’s ‘get-well-soon’ letter to combative Nigerian and Lazio midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi.Onazi suffered a fractured ankle when he was stamped on by France midfielder Blaise Matuidi during Super Eagles' 2-0 loss in the [...]

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    THE PANEL: Nigeria or Bosnia to win 2-1

THE PANEL: Nigeria or Bosnia to win 2-1

One day, the Super Eagles will be a subject in secondary school curriculum and a typical JAMB question could go:Which expression depicted the team’s situation prior to a 2014 World Cup game with Bosnia?a) Do-or-dieb) Win-or-bustc) Make-or-mard) All of the aboveThe answer is a no-brainer, but the team are unpredictable as ever; the Super Eagles may fly or may not even get [...]

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    Onazi linked with fresh match-fixing scandal

Onazi linked with fresh match-fixing scandal

The dust is yet to settle on the match-fixing allegation that took the shine off Super Eagles' friendly match with Scotland last Wednesday, but a fresh one, this time involving a Nigerian football agent, is in the news.Henry Chukwuma Okoroji, a Nigerian football agent, has been caught on camera suggesting he could arrange a yellow card during a World Cup [...]

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    Onazi ‘lucky’ to escape death in bomb blast

Onazi ‘lucky’ to escape death in bomb blast

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, was 15 minutes away from being consumed by last week’s twin blasts that killed more than 200 people in Jos, Plateau State.The Lazio player had just left the popular Jos Main Market when the first blast rocked the area."I am very, very lucky, just by the grace of God,” he told the BBC."We had gone [...]

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    Nigeria’s opponents, Bosnia, name provisional squad

Nigeria’s opponents, Bosnia, name provisional squad

Bosnia-Herzegovina coach, Safet Susic, on Monday presented his provisional 24-man squad for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and backed the side to advance from their group into the last 16."We must have a goal; and that goal is to try to go through to the second round, to qualify for the round of 16," Susic told reporters as he unveiled the [...]

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