Saturday, August 3, 2019

Tag "Sunday Oliseh"

    Troost-Ekong: Oliseh said I’m too soft for African football — I have proven my point

Troost-Ekong: Oliseh said I’m too soft for African football — I have proven my point

William Troost-Ekong, Super Eagles defender, says Sunday Oliseh's criticism motivated him to excel.He said the former Eagles coach once described him as "too soft for African football" after an international game.In an interview with UK Telegraph UK, the defender said: "My partner at centre-back is half-German, half-Nigerian, so he is the same as me."After a game, he said we [...]

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    World Cup Special: The day Zubizaretta ‘scored’ for Nigeria in France ’98

World Cup Special: The day Zubizaretta ‘scored’ for Nigeria in France ’98

The Super Eagles were the underdogs when they faced a formidable Spanish team at the 1998 World Cup in France.The Nigerian team coached by Velibor Bora Milutinovic did not adequately prepare for the tournament, yet a lot was expected from the players.After a good outing at the 1994 World Cup, many Nigerians hoped for an improved performance in France. However, [...]

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    Crespo: I respect Oliseh, Finidi, Taribo — but Okocha is Nigeria’s greatest player

Crespo: I respect Oliseh, Finidi, Taribo — but Okocha is Nigeria’s greatest player

Hernán Crespo, Argentine football legend, on Saturday said Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha is the greatest Nigerian player.Crespo said he would never forget playing against Nigeria’s ex-internationals, especially the hard-tackling Taribo West and Celestine Babayaro, who were his teammates at Inter Milan and Chelsea, respectively.He said: “In my career I met a lot of players I had respect for and I [...]

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    Fortun Sittard take Oliseh to Dutch FA, demands proof of ‘illegal activities’

Fortun Sittard take Oliseh to Dutch FA, demands proof of ‘illegal activities’

Hours after the suspension of Sunday Oliseh as the manager of Dutch second division club, Fortuna Sittard, its management has vowed to institute legal actions against him for alleging illegal activities.Fortuna Sittard, in a statement on its website, said the club side will present the case to the arbitration committee of the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) in a bid [...]

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    Oliseh: I was suspended for opposing ‘illegality’

Oliseh: I was suspended for opposing ‘illegality’

Sunday Oliseh has confirmed his exit from Foruna Sittard with claims that his refusal to take part in fraudulent activities at the club led to his suspension.The Dutch club side in a statement on Wednesday said they parted ways with Oliseh over actions not related to on-field performance.Oliseh, in a tweet, confirmed his exit, stating: "I confirm: Due to my [...]

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    Dutch club fire Sunday Oliseh

Dutch club fire Sunday Oliseh

Fortuna Sittard, second division Dutch club, has fired Sunday Oliseh, former Super Eagles coach.The management of the club said it took the decision over actions "not related to on-field performance".Fortuna Sittard said his relationship with other personnel at the club left them with no choice but to let him go.“Fortuna Sittard immediately relieves Sunday Oliseh of his duties,” the club announced in [...]

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    Oliseh resumes coaching career at Dutch club

Oliseh resumes coaching career at Dutch club

Former Super Eagles Coach Sunday Oliseh is returning to club management ten months after he resigned as handler of the Nigerian national team.Oliseh is the new coach of Fortuna Sittard, a second division football club in Holland.The Dutch team officially confirmed the appointment of Oliseh, revealing an 18-month relationship.The contract comes with an option of an additional season of extension.Isitan Gün, [...]

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    Shocked. Shocked. Shocked. Twitter reactions to Keshi’s sudden death

Shocked. Shocked. Shocked. Twitter reactions to Keshi’s sudden death

Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state.There has been outpouring of love and emotion for the football icon. Sunday Oliseh, former Super Eagles coach, Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar and so many took to twitter to pay tribute to the late legend.Below are some of the [...]

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    I have no regrets hiring Sunday Oliseh, says Pinnick

I have no regrets hiring Sunday Oliseh, says Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Wednesday said he had no regrets hiring Sunday Oliseh as head coach of the Super Eagles.Addressing reporters in Abuja, Pinnick said Oliseh, who quit his job last month, came under high recommendation.“When we brought the last coach (Oliseh), we brought him first because he is a Nigerian and he came [...]

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    7 moments that defined Oliseh’s 7-month reign

7 moments that defined Oliseh’s 7-month reign

Sunday Oliseh, the super eagles coach – oh, the former super eagles coach – laid down his sword at the feet of the NFF early on Friday after a seven-month spell as the chief eagle of the team.His seven-month spell was drama-filled, as there were no dull moments – at least off the pitch.At the estimate of seven for each month he spent [...]

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    NFF directs Oliseh to report to Amodu

NFF directs Oliseh to report to Amodu

Sunday Oliseh, head coach of the Super Eagles, will henceforth report to Shuaibu Amodu, national technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).Chris Green, chairman, NFF’s technical and development committee, told NAN in Abuja on Thursday that the development was for easy coordination.Green explained that NFF’s technical department was structured in a way that all the national team coaches must [...]

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    NFF sacks Tijjani Babangida as Oliseh’s PA

NFF sacks Tijjani Babangida as Oliseh’s PA

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sacked Tijjani Babangida, personal assistant to Sunday Oliseh, head coach of the Super Eagles.The executive committee of the federation has also endorsed the recommendation of the technical and development committee for the appointment of Emmanuel Amuneke as head coach of the Flying Eagles.This was revealed in a communiqué of meeting of the NFF executive [...]

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    CHAN Eagles win 3-0 in first tune-up match

CHAN Eagles win 3-0 in first tune-up match

Nigeria’s senior national team B, CHAN Eagles, defeated a South African university team on Tuesday in their preparation for the 2016 African Nations Championship.The team beat University of Pretoria football club 3-0 at the club ground where the Super Eagles are camped and holding their training sessions.Sunshine Stars striker Tunde Adeniji scored a brace while midfielder Ifeanyi Matthew of El-Kanemi Warriors [...]

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    Salami absent as Oliseh names final CHAN 2016 team

Salami absent as Oliseh names final CHAN 2016 team

Coach Sunday Oliseh has named the final 23 players that will represent the country in Rwanda for CHAN 2016.Conspicuously missing from the list is runaway captain of the team, Gbolahan Salami, who left the camp reportedly to seal a deal abroad.Salami would be deemed ineligible to participate in the championship if he were to sign for any club outside the [...]

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    Omotola rings closing bell as NSE loses N3.4tr in 2015

Omotola rings closing bell as NSE loses N3.4tr in 2015

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nigeria’s acting queen, rang the closing bell to put an end to the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) 2015.Omotola, as she is fondly called, joined Goodluck Jonathan, Sunday Oliseh and a host of others who rang the NSE stock closing bell for 2015, as she closed market for Thursday and 2015.The NSE opened up on January 2, with a [...]

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    Ighalo rues not scoring much for Nigeria

Ighalo rues not scoring much for Nigeria

Odion Ighalo, the out-and-about goal getter for Watford FC, says he is trying hard to score goals for Nigeria.The 26 year-old has netted 10 times for his English club this season, climbing to fourth on the scorers chart – 5 behind leading scorer, Jamie Vardy.Ighalo, in an interview with Channels TV said he is always ready for the Nigerian national team, [...]

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