Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Ola Aina"

    Nigeria vs Libya: Aina starts as Rohr sticks with usual suspects

Nigeria vs Libya: Aina starts as Rohr sticks with usual suspects

Super Eagles gaffer Gernot Rohr has stuck with his winning team for the second leg of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.Hat-trick hero, Odion Ighalo, and Alex Iwobi will lead the attack just as they did in the 4-0 drubbing of the North Africans in the first game in Nigeria.Similarly, Ahmed Musa will man the left flank of attack, [...]

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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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    Ejide, Ambrose, Adekuoroye… TheCable’s team of the week

Ejide, Ambrose, Adekuoroye… 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 EjideThe veteran goalkeeper was vital to Hadera's crucial win. He made six point key saves. Impressive.Ola AinaOla Aina's stock keep on rising by the day. The versatile defender proved his mettle at Chievo Verona. Reliable.Efe [...]

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    AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

Super Eagles wingback Ola Aina has pulled out of African Cup of Nations qualification match against Seychelles after sustaining a muscular injury.The 21-year-old limped off during Torino's 1-0 win over SPAL on Sunday.Aina has been in impressive form since joining Torino on loan from Chelsea.https://twitter.com/torinofc_1906/status/1036654250762358784?s=21The Super Eagles player has made one start for his new side and has come off the bench [...]

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    Super Eagles draw with DR Congo

Super Eagles draw with DR Congo

The Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw in an international friendly against DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.Simy Nwankwo, who struck the woodwork in the third minute, and Junior Lokosa were handed their international debut for Nigeria.Gernot Rohr's wards took the lead through William Troost Ekong after Ogenyi Onazi's free-kick caused a [...]

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    Keeping up with Nigerian players abroad: Musa nets brace as Iwobi, Moses shine in London

Keeping up with Nigerian players abroad: Musa nets brace as Iwobi, Moses shine in London

The past weekend was packed with highs and lows for Nigerian football players in several leagues across the world.Some players scored important goals and played key roles for their clubs but for a few others, it was a weekend of inaction.TheCable takes you on a voyage around the top leagues across the world to see how Nigerian players fared.BelgiumPeter Olayinka [...]

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    Keeping up with Nigerian players abroad: Hat-trick in Germany, goals all around

Keeping up with Nigerian players abroad: Hat-trick in Germany, goals all around

It was an eventful weekend for Nigerian players abroad as quite a number of them scored goals for their respective teams.TheCable has a low down on how Nigerian players fared across the globe.AustriaIbrahim Alhassan saw action for only one minute as Austria Wien defeated Yusuf Otubanjo's Altach 2-1.BelgiumUche Agbo took lasted the entire match duration as Standard Liege pipped Sporting [...]

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    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: Aina, Odelusi shine but Moses, Success fail to play

Keeping up with Nigerian players: Aina, Odelusi shine but Moses, Success fail to play

Every weekend, TheCable will keep track of, and report the performance of Nigerian players abroad.Here's how they fared this past weekend. England While Victor Moses was not included in the Chelsea squad that drew goalless at Norwich City, Alex Iwobi played from start to finish in Arsenal's 4-2 loss to Nottingham Forest.Wingback, Dominic Iorfa, lasted the entire match for Ipswich Town as [...]

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    Ola Aina: I grabbed chance to switch from England to Nigeria with both hands

Ola Aina: I grabbed chance to switch from England to Nigeria with both hands

Ola Aina says he joined the Super Eagles because playing for the team was "too appealing".Aina, who is currently on-loan at Hull City from Chelsea FC, had represented England at the U16, U17, U18, U19 and U20 levels.He was called up to the Super Eagles for the World Cup double-header against Cameroon but only featured in the second leg as [...]

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