Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Oghenekaro Etebo"

    Libya game will be the toughest for Super Eagles, says Etebo

Libya game will be the toughest for Super Eagles, says Etebo

Oghenekaro Etebo, Super Eagles midfielder, says the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match against Libya will be the toughest for the team so far.The Stoke midfielder told TheCable that in spite of Libya's loss to Nigeria on Saturday, it will be detrimental to take the North Africans for granted."I think this game is the most important game for us and [...]

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    Shehu, Etebo, Kalu in Nigeria’s starting XI against Libya

Shehu, Etebo, Kalu in Nigeria’s starting XI against Libya

Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi will spearhead the Super Eagles' attack in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.The game is a Group E fixture in the qualification race for Cameroon 2019.Captain Ahmed Musa will play on the left side of attack, while Samuel Kalu lines up on the right with Oghenekaro Etebo and Wilfred Ndidi taking [...]

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    Ighalo, Onazi, Ogu… TheCable’s team of the week

Ighalo, Onazi, Ogu… TheCable’s team of the week

Many Nigerian players were in action for their respective clubs in the past week.The top performers made TheCable’s team of the week.They are:Austin Ejide (Hapoel Hadera)Hapoel Hadera were strong against Ironi Kiryat Shmona but they won't have kept a clean sheet without the sterling performance of Ejide, who made a host of excellent saves, especially in the second period.Efe Ambrose [...]

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    Echiejile defends Etebo’s decision to sign for Stoke City, tips him to excel

Echiejile defends Etebo’s decision to sign for Stoke City, tips him to excel

Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile is confident Oghenekaro Etebo will be a big hit at Stoke City when the new season of the English Premier League (EPL) starts.The central midfielder recently agreed to join the Potters from Feirense in a deal reported to be in the region of £7 million.Clubs in Spain and Portugal had chased the Nigeria international for many [...]

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    Etebo joins Stoke City on five-year deal

Etebo joins Stoke City on five-year deal

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has signed a five-year contract with Stoke City.The English Premier League club paid £6.4 million to sign the Nigerian.Gary Rowett, the new manager of Stoke City, described Etebo as an "energetic midfielder" and a great addition to the club."We’re really excited to have got the deal over the line for Etebo," Rowett said on Wednesday."I’m looking [...]

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    Poland vs Nigeria: ‘Absence of Mikel, Junior Ajayi good for Eagles’

Poland vs Nigeria: ‘Absence of Mikel, Junior Ajayi good for Eagles’

The imminent absence of John Obi Mikel and Junior Ajayi in Nigeria's friendly game against Poland is good for the Super Eagles, says Abdullahi Biffo, Katsina United coach.Daniel Akpeyi and Oghenekaro Etebo are two other players who will be unable to make the match.According to Biffo, their absence will give other players the chance to stake a claim for shirts.The Katsina [...]

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    Mikel to ‘likely’ miss Poland game… work permit to blame

Mikel to ‘likely’ miss Poland game… work permit to blame

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles captain, will most likely miss Nigeria's friendly match against Poland owing to his inability to renew his work permit in China, where he plays for Tianjin Teda.Mikel's potential absence for Friday's game was disclosed in a statement made available to TheCable on Tuesday."We all had been hoping that the renewal would come in good time [...]

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    NFF told Ahmed Musa to move out of Leicester, says Pinnick

NFF told Ahmed Musa to move out of Leicester, says Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick says the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) played a role in the return of Ahmed Musa to CSKA Moscow on loan.The forward recently rejoined the Russia-based team from Leicester. He will be there until the end of the season.The NFF president said the glass house is involved in "every major movement" of Nigerian players abroad."We just don't maintain a [...]

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    Iheanacho’s penalty spares Eagles blushes against Corsica

Iheanacho’s penalty spares Eagles blushes against Corsica

Gernot Rohr's men drew 1-1 with Corsica in an international friendly on Friday, to continue the unbeaten run of the German.The tune up match turned out to be challenging for the Eagles as their relatively known hosts scored first, thus putting the favourites under pressure for most parts.The Nigerian team had better chances at goal and clearly dominated the first forty-five minute [...]

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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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