Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Senegal record Africa’s first win, defeat Poland

Senegal record Africa’s first win, defeat Poland

Senegal recorded Africa's first points and win with a 2-1 win over Poland in their opening game of Russia 2018. [...]

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    We were lucky to beat Poland, says Rohr

We were lucky to beat Poland, says Rohr

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, says his players were fortunate to have defeated Poland 1-0 in an international friendly match on Friday night.Rohr hailed his boys for putting up a good fight against a "very solid" Poland team.Victor Moses, top scorer for Nigeria at the World Cup qualifiers, netted the only goal of a gritty game at the Stadion [...]

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    ‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has urged African teams to excel at the 2018 World Cup.He posted the message on Twitter shortly after the Super Eagles pipped Poland 1-0 on Friday night.Despite their lackluster performance in the last World Cup, the former Eagles goalkeeper believes that African sides have the arsenal to go far.Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia are Africa's [...]

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    Troost-Ekong ‘very honoured’ to captain Eagles for the first time

Troost-Ekong ‘very honoured’ to captain Eagles for the first time

William Troost-Ekong captained the Super Eagles to a 1-0 victory over Poland Friday night.The feat, he says, makes him "very honoured and proud".The Bursaspor central defender showed quality in the heart of the defence alongside Leon Balogun and then Kenneth Omeruo.He had a night to remember as he skippered the three-time African champions for the first time in his career.Victor Moses scored the [...]

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    Moses’ spot kick helps Eagles fly past Poland

Moses’ spot kick helps Eagles fly past Poland

Nigeria earned a 1-0 victory over Poland in an international friendly on Friday night at the Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw.Victor Moses provided the sole goal in the 61st minute after he was hacked in the 18-yard box.Moses calmly scored from the spot, slotting his penalty kick into the bottom corner.Nigeria needed Francis Uzoho to make numerous saves at the closing [...]

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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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    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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    Poland vs Nigeria: Potential starting goalie and a glimpse into Rohr’s mind

Poland vs Nigeria: Potential starting goalie and a glimpse into Rohr’s mind

The battle for Super Eagles number one goalkeeper spot remains unresolved.Since Vincent Enyeama's departure from the Nigerian national team, it's been difficult to get a permanent replacement.Ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, fans and pundits would hope that a solution is in sight.The trio of Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Francis Uzoho are the goalkeepers invited by Gernot Rohr [...]

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    Poland vs Nigeria: Super Eagles’ possible line-up, formation

Poland vs Nigeria: Super Eagles’ possible line-up, formation

The Super Eagles' camp in the Polish city of Wroclaw is buzzing with excitement ahead of Friday’s international friendly against the Bialo-Czerwoni.Both World Cup-bound teams will trade tackles at the 43,000-capacity Stadium in Wroclaw.Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, is expected to build his tactics around either of the 4-3-3 or 3-4-3 formations. Which formation will suit the Eagles against Poland? During [...]

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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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    Junior Ajayi to miss Super Eagles’ game against Poland

Junior Ajayi to miss Super Eagles’ game against Poland

Junior Ajayi, newly invited Super Eagles forward, will be unavailable for the team's upcoming game against Poland owing to visa hitches.The Eagles players are expected to start arriving Wroclaw on Monday, ahead of the international friendly with the Polish side.The Nigerian team will trade tackles with Poland on Friday and face Serbia three days later.Ajayi, who recently emerged as the best [...]

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    Super Eagles retain 52nd position in FIFA world rankings

Super Eagles retain 52nd position in FIFA world rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain 52nd in the latest FIFA men’s world rankings released on Thursday.The three-time Nations Cup champions remain in seventh position in Africa.Nigeria's World Cup Group D opponents; Argentina maintain their fourth position, Croatia remain 15th in the world while Iceland are at 18th.Africa’s other representatives at the World Cup; Senegal, Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco are [...]

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    Junior Ajayi on Super Eagles call-up: It’s the greatest source of satisfaction

Junior Ajayi on Super Eagles call-up: It’s the greatest source of satisfaction

Junior Ajayi has described his call-up to the Super Eagles as the "greatest source of satisfaction".The Al Ahly striker is among the 28 players invited for the Eagles' friendly games against Poland and Serbia.He will link up with the likes of Odion Ighalo, John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses and Wilfred Ndidi.Ajayi told TheCable that he's "in shock" to have been invited, saying [...]

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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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    Why it is important to win your World Cup group

Why it is important to win your World Cup group

The Netherlands wanted to top their group at all costs in order to avoid a ‘strong’ Brazil in the next round.Their coach, Louis van Gaal, fielded a strong team against Chile in a game that was to decide the group's winner. Holland won 2-0 and will now meet a ‘weak’ Mexico in the second round.So, how important is it to [...]

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    Five most shocking African World Cup victories

Five most shocking African World Cup victories

The whole of Africa will be behind Cameroon, as it kick-starts the continent's participation at the Brazil 2014 World Cup in a few hours with a potentially pulsating clash against  North American power house, Mexico.But Cameroon can put aside their seesaw qualification process and draw inspiration from some of the most momentous victories by African sides at the global showpiece. Algeria vs West Germany, [...]

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