Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "Nosa Igiebor"

    UCL: Mikel, Simon qualify… Ideye crashes to Europa league

UCL: Mikel, Simon qualify… Ideye crashes to Europa league

Moses Simon made history with his Belgian club Gent while Mikel Obi finally featured for Chelsea as the London club booked their place in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) on Wednesday.Brown Ideye, though, could only settle for a passage to the Europa League.John Obi Mikel (Chelsea; group G): The midfielder came on as a substitute, four [...]

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    UCL: Mikel, Simon benched, Ideye, Igiebor in action

UCL: Mikel, Simon benched, Ideye, Igiebor in action

Super Eagles stars Nosa Igiebor and Brown Ideye were in action last night for 90 minutes, while compatriots Mikel Obi and Moses Simon were left on the bench in the entire duration of matches on match day 5 of the UEFA Champions League.Mikel’s Chelsea FC defeated Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv four goals to nil to go top of group G, [...]

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    Igiebor backs ‘tired’ Mikel

Igiebor backs ‘tired’ Mikel

Super Eagles midfielder, Nosa Igiebor has backed his under fire teammate John Obi Mikel, saying the Chelsea player does not deserve all the criticism he gets.To fans and pundits, the former Lyn Oslo playmaker is to be blamed for Eagles poor showings against Congo and South Africa. But Igiebor, who has been in the national team since 2011 albeit [...]

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    Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

South Africa and Nigeria played to a goalless draw in their Group A 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night.The result earns Bafana Bafana second spot in the group on four points, two behind Congo who defeated Sudan earlier in the day to move to six points. Nigeria are third on one point.South [...]

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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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    Keshi: Snubbed Mba ‘did not show the hunger’

Keshi: Snubbed Mba ‘did not show the hunger’

Super Eagles midfielder, Sunday Mba, was left out of the team to the World Cup because he lacked "hunger and fight", Coach Stephen keshi has revealed.The CA Bastia forward, who scored the lone goal in Nigeria’s win against Burkina Faso at the last Africa Cup of Nations, has said he is "gutted" to have been excluded from the team.Mba, who was late in [...]

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    ANALYSIS: Fear not, Keshi got his final list right!

ANALYSIS: Fear not, Keshi got his final list right!

Waiting for the official World Cup list of the Super Eagles reminded those of us old enough of the time back in 1993 when we waited and waited for the final results of the June 12 general election. We never got the results in the end.The 23-man list has been submitted to FIFA and barring injuries those young men and [...]

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    Nations Cup hero Mba not going to Brazil 2014

Nations Cup hero Mba not going to Brazil 2014

Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi, late Monday night put to rest the long wait for the release of the Super Eagles team to the Brazil 2014 World Cup, naming his previously-estranged captain, Joseph Yobo, in the final 23-man list.But the man who scored Nigeria's winning goal in the final of the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa, Sunday Mba, will not be [...]

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    Osaze is biggest surprise in Keshi’s 30-man squad

Osaze is biggest surprise in Keshi’s 30-man squad

Afterdelays, Super Eagles' Coach, Stephen Keshi, has finally released his much-anticipated 30-man provisional list for the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup.Against widespread expectations, Stoke City striker, Osaze Odemwingie, who was snubbed for last year’s Africa Cup of Nations, was included in the squad, which is dominated by known faces.The high-profile casualties are Villareal of Spain striker, Ikechukwu Uche; Schalke 04 FC [...]

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