Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Sammy Ameobi"

    Nwakaeme, Onazi, Ekong, Danjuma… TheCable’s team of the week

Nwakaeme, Onazi, Ekong, Danjuma… TheCable’s team of the week

As is the case every other week, some Nigerian footballers shine in their respective clubs, and as such, deserve recognition.Due to the fact that the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) is in the off-season, TheCable is basing its team of the week on Nigerian players plying their trade abroad.Here are the players who made the cut.Okeimute Odah (Jeddah)Still one of [...]

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    Sammy Ameobi ‘wants to play alongside Shola’ for Nigeria

Sammy Ameobi ‘wants to play alongside Shola’ for Nigeria

Sammy and Shola Ameobi played together at Newcastle United but now the younger Ameobi is looking to unite with his brother for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.Shola Ameobi went to Brazil 2014 World Cup with Nigeria, where he played 63 minutes in two group games – against Iran and Bosnia.Sammy Ameobi played for Nigeria U-20 in two friendly games against [...]

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    Owen: Sammy Ameobi can become a ‘wow’ player

Owen: Sammy Ameobi can become a ‘wow’ player

Former England striker, Michael Owen, believes Newcastle United winger Sammy Ameobi can become one of Barclays Premier League's ‘wow’ players.After many years on the fringes, Ameobi is currently playing at his best for the Magpies and he showed his talent in their last BPL game against Tottenham, where he came off the bench to score a goal in the 2-1 [...]

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    Ameobi eyes City’s scalp

Ameobi eyes City’s scalp

Sammy Ameobi is looking forward to another Newcastle United win this time against Manchester City in Wednesday’s Capital One Cup clash.Ameobi came off the bench at half-time and scored within six seconds to kick-start a second half revival for the Magpies which saw them defeat Tottenham 2-1 at White Hart Lane on Sunday.This time, Newcastle travel to the Etihad and [...]

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    Pardew:  Ameobi running out of chances to prove worth

Pardew: Ameobi running out of chances to prove worth

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has warned striker Sammy Ameobi that time is running out for him to prove himself at the Toon.Sammy, younger brother of Shola and affectionately referred to by many fans as “Sameobi”, recently pledged his international future to Nigeria but Pardew is more concerned about his Newcastle future, which might be up if his form does [...]

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    Sammy chooses Nigeria over England

Sammy chooses Nigeria over England

Newcastle forward Sammy Ameobi has chosen to represent Nigeria, rather than England, at the senior level.The 22-year-old has been capped by England at under-21 level, but he will now follow his older brother, Shola, to play for the country of their parents."It wasn't a difficult decision because I decided to follow my heart and I think it's the right thing [...]

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