Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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    Le Roy: Better tactics helped us defeat Nigeria

Le Roy: Better tactics helped us defeat Nigeria

Claude Le Roy, coach of the Red Devils of Congo, whose side beat Africa champions Nigeria 3-2 win in Calabar, says his side won the tie because they were tactically superior to the Stephen Keshi-led Super Eagles.Le Roy, who confessed before the game that he would be satisfied with just a point, has revealed how better tactics helped his team nick the three [...]

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    Keshi: Eagles condemned to win in South Africa

Keshi: Eagles condemned to win in South Africa

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has said his team are condemned to win in South Africa on Wednesday after the 3-2 home loss to Congo.South Africa top Group A after beating Sudan 3-0 on Friday and they welcome the African champions in Cape Town.Now, Keshi has called on his players to redeem themselves on Wednesday.“It’s football. Brazil lost 7-1 and [...]

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    Congo upsets Super Eagles in Calabar

Congo upsets Super Eagles in Calabar

A goal from Prince Oniangue and two from Thiery Bifouma gave Congo Brazzaville a 3-2 win over the Super Eagles at the U.J Esuene Stadium on Saturday.The Eagles took the lead in the 18th minute through a free kick from Ahmed Musa. Efe Ambrose nodded into the bottom corner of the net after a knockdown from Elderson Echiejile.Congo responded immediately [...]

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    Eagles dare Congo in Calabar

Eagles dare Congo in Calabar

The Super Eagles of Nigeria welcome the Red Devils of Congo to Calabar in their opening qualifying match for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.This is the team’s first game after the round-of-16 defeat to France at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and coach Stephen Keshi is in the saddle again, albeit without a contract, to see [...]

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    52-year-old Keshi ‘wants to win’ 52nd game against Congo

52-year-old Keshi ‘wants to win’ 52nd game against Congo

At age 52, Stephen Keshi would be leading out Nigeria for the 52nd time for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Congo at the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar.Keshi’s reign as Super Eagles’ coach began on November 11, 2011 with a goalless draw in an international friendly against Botswana at the Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin.Since then, he [...]

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    Nwofor parts company with Dutch club, VVV Venlo

Nwofor parts company with Dutch club, VVV Venlo

Nigeria striker Uche Nwofor has quit VVV Venlo, according to the Dutch second division club.The club announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with the Super Eagles forward to terminate his contract with them.“VVV-Venlo and Uche Nwofor have spoken in recent weeks with each other and the player has indicated that he would like to play at a higher [...]

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    Uche: It’s an honour to play for Nigeria

Uche: It’s an honour to play for Nigeria

Ikechukwu  Uche has denied the allegations made by Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi that he is waiting to be begged before honouring any national call-up.Keshi during a media chat in Calabar Wednesday said Uche is expecting apologies from him for dropping him from the World Cup squad before returning to the national team.However, Uche via his twitter handle @ikeuche9, [...]

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    Keshi: ‘Impossible’ for me to beg Ik Uche to play for Nigeria

Keshi: ‘Impossible’ for me to beg Ik Uche to play for Nigeria

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has slammed Villarreal’s forward Ikechukwu Uche for asking for an apology before representing the country again.Uche was omitted from Keshi’s squad to Brazil 2014 World Cup and according to the coach, was supposed to be part of the Nations Cup preparatory team currently in Calabar, but the player wanted to be begged.“He was supposed [...]

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    ‘Gutted’ Odemwingie gears up for surgery

‘Gutted’ Odemwingie gears up for surgery

Stoke City forward Osaze Odemwingie has confirmed he will require surgery on the cruciate knee ligament injury that has derailed his season.Odemwingie missed the second half of the Potters' shock 1-0 win against Manchester City on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium after he was stretchered off the field on 46 minutes.It was initially thought the damage was insignificant as he [...]

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    Keshi replaces Enyeama with home-based Obiazor

Keshi replaces Enyeama with home-based Obiazor

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has replaced goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama with El Kanemi Warriors first-choice keeper David Obiazor for the AFCON 2015 qualifiers against Congo DR and South Africa.The Lille goaltender withdrew from the games to attend to family issues and Keshi has wasted no  time in calling up the Nigeria Premier League player.“We have been monitoring the Nigerian league and [...]

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    Enyeama out of Congo, SA games

Enyeama out of Congo, SA games

Super Eagles number one goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, will miss the team’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo DR and South Africa to attend to “pressing family issues”.The goalkeeper, who considered quitting the national team after the 2-0 loss to France in Brazil 2014 World Cup, has now withdrawn from the squad for family reasons“I spoke to the coach [...]

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    Keshi accepts Eagles offer after N1m extra

Keshi accepts Eagles offer after N1m extra

Stephen Keshi has agreed to sign a new contract with the Nigeria Football Federation and continue as Super Eagles head coach once the crisis engulfing the federation ends.The contract is worth N6m per month, a million more than he previously earned. Sports minister Dr. Tamuno Danagogo told journalists in Abuja that the current crisis has been the reason Keshi's contract [...]

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    Keshi to handle Congo, SA matches ‘without a contract’

Keshi to handle Congo, SA matches ‘without a contract’

Stephen Keshi will be in charge of the Super Eagles in their forthcoming 2015 AFCON qualifiers against Congo and South Africa in September, despite not reaching an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on a new contract.Keshi’s contract ended on June 30 during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and talks with the federation over a new deal are [...]

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    Keshi rules self out of Eagles job

Keshi rules self out of Eagles job

Exasperated with the delay by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in agreeing a new contract with him, Stephen Keshi has ruled himself out of a return as Super Eagles coach.Keshi's contract ended on June 30 during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and talks with the federation over a new deal was in progress, but the Big Boss seems to have [...]

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    Odemwingie’s transfer under probe

Odemwingie’s transfer under probe

The £2.25 million transfer of Osaze Odemwingie from West Bromwich Albion to Cardiff is being investigated by the English Football Association.According to claims made in the Daily Mail, Odemwingie is embroiled in a legal dispute with Rob Segal, who represented him in that September 2013 move, over the payment of agents' fees.Odemwingie’s subsequent January move to Stoke City is also [...]

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    Umeh: NFF fire an act of sabotage

Umeh: NFF fire an act of sabotage

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) factional acting president, Mike Umeh, has condemned the fire incident that gutted the football house on Wednesday, describing it as an act of sabotage.Umeh, who is the vice-president in the Aminu Maigari-led board, also accused general secretary of the NFF, Musa Amadu, culpability in the act.“It is unbelievable that this kind of fire could happen during working [...]

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