Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Oghenekaro Etebo"

    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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