Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Super Eagles"

    Keshi: I cannot promise victory against Bosnia because…

Keshi: I cannot promise victory against Bosnia because…

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, says he cannot promise victory against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday in Nigeria’s second World Cup game because he is not God.After a disappointing 0-0 draw in their opening Group F match against Iran on Monday, the African champions need a win against the Southeastern European country to boost their hope of qualifying for the knockout rounds of [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Nigeria vs. Iran: Drab draw, stinging reactions

Nigeria vs. Iran: Drab draw, stinging reactions

A pillow and mat would have come in handy as it was snooze time at the Arena de Baixada during Monday night's listless draw between Nigeria and Iran.It was the first drawn match of the 2014 World Cup; it was also the first drab match.The Super Eagles were expected to cruise past Carlos Quieroz’s side, and win their first World [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Nigeria, Iran play World Cup’s first goalless game

Nigeria, Iran play World Cup’s first goalless game

The Super Eagles of Nigeria returned to the global stage to play out a goalless draw at a World Cup that had yielded goals in each of the preceding 12 encounters.The result means Nigeria has now failed to win any of its last nine World Cup games, the last being the 1-0 victory over Bulgaria on June 19, 1998, at [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Inside Nigeria’s camp … just before the Iran game

Inside Nigeria’s camp … just before the Iran game

The Super Eagles of Nigeria went on a walk a few hours to their World Cup opener against Iran. Before they set out, a sizeable contingent of Iran fans gathered outside the Eagles’ hotel, singing loudly, perhaps to distract the players.But the Nigerians seemed to pay them little attention, until they embarked on a 20-minute walk and then returned to [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Five Nigerian goal celebrations the Super Eagles can imitate

Five Nigerian goal celebrations the Super Eagles can imitate

As the Super Eagles of Nigeria begin their World Cup campaign today, their fans hope to see goals, lots of goals from the team; and not just goals, but memorable celebrations to boot.Will it be a somersault from Victor Moses or a run towards the bench from Emmanuel Emenike?TheCable recounts five unique goal celebrations from previous campaigns of the Super [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

The Super Eagles of Nigeria kickoff their World Cup 2014 campaign today with a match with Iran at the Arena da Baixada and are hoping to win their first World Cup match since France 1998.With group favourites Argentina beating Bosnia 2-1 yesterday, Nigeria, who are expected to compete with tournament newcomers Bosnia and today’s opponent, Iran for the second spot, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Mikel dreaming of winning the World Cup

Mikel dreaming of winning the World Cup

Super Eagles midfielder, John Obi Mikel, is relishing the dream of playing in the World Cup for the first time and he wants the experience to last till the end of the tournament in Brazil.After missing out on South Africa 2010 due to an injury at the 59th minute of the eleventh hour, Mikel is ready to put in [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Keshi: ‘We don’t know Iran, but we’ll see them on Monday’

Keshi: ‘We don’t know Iran, but we’ll see them on Monday’

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has acknowledged that Monday’s opponents Iran are something of an unknown quantity.Nigeria meet Iran in their Group F opener, and with red-hot favourites Argentina in same group, the most realistic aim for both is likely a second-place finish behind the-two World Cup champions.Picking the maximum points against Carlos Queiroz's men could prove vital in avoiding [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    He wanted to be a soccer star, but now, he’s a ‘Solidstar’

He wanted to be a soccer star, but now, he’s a ‘Solidstar’

Ever imagined seeing dance hall, R&B, hip hop star, Solidstar, on stage with an Oghene group to play the Oghene drum? Well, you didn't think that would happen. There are a lot more you do not of know about the Oluchi crooner. Solidstar was born as Joshua Iniyezo. A native of the town Isoko in Delta State, he is the last of four siblings who were raised by [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    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, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    THE JURY: The biggest moments of the World Cup

THE JURY: The biggest moments of the World Cup

Thirty-two teams, 64 games, 31 days, but one prize — the World Cup! Now, it is here.The tournament gets under way in Sao Paulo today with hosts Brazil facing Croatia, while Nigeria get their campaign up and running against Iran on Monday. TheCable’s team of analysts, dubbed The Three Wise Men — comprising a journalist, Bless Ekene (Editor, i-Soccer magazine), a soccer aficionado, Sunday [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Super Eagles in Brazil: Fantastic Four to the rescue!

Super Eagles in Brazil: Fantastic Four to the rescue!

After unimpressive friendly encounters that ended in two draws and a loss, Nigeria’s chances at the World Cup are now in the hands of the Fantastic Four!Well, maybe the Reliable Four would have been a more appropriate name for the quartet of Vincent Enyeama, Ogenyi Onazi, John Mikel Obi, and Emmanuel Emenike, who form the spine of the Super Eagles.But [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Emenike blasts ‘disrespectful, boastful’ Argentina

Emenike blasts ‘disrespectful, boastful’ Argentina

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, has hit out at two-time world champions Argentina as “disrespectful and boastful” ahead of their World Cup Group F clash.The Fenerbache star striker is piqued by recent remarks by Argentina players, notably from Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero, on their superiority over the African Champions, and Emenike said he’s looking forward to the encounter."They should [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Keshi 28th on World Cup managers’ earning list

Keshi 28th on World Cup managers’ earning list

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, is the 28th highest-paid manager at this year's World Cup.A MailSport review of what the 32 managers of the World Cup nations earn shows that Keshi is on a salary of £233,750 per annum.The Big Boss is among the five lowest-paid managers who are all nationals of their own countries. In the order of smallest [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    No cause for panic, say Keshi, Yobo

No cause for panic, say Keshi, Yobo

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi and captain Joseph Yobo have assured fans that there is no cause for panic, as Nigeria get set to commence their campaign at the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Iran on June 16.After unimpressive draws with Scotland and Greece and the loss to USA, many Nigerian fans have been brought back to earth from their hitherto [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Victory against Nigeria vital, says Iran coach

Victory against Nigeria vital, says Iran coach

Oceano Cruz, Iran’s national team assistant coach, has predicted defeat for African champions, Nigeria, when both sides meet in their Group F opener at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.The two teams square up at the Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, on June 16; and Oceano, an extremely important member of Iran’s coaching staff, has voiced his sentiments about the potentially decisive [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

November 13, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS359475418
KANO359476420
PH360476420
ABUJA359478419
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement