Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    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 [...]

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    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 [...]

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    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 [...]

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    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 [...]

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    Amiesimaka: Eagles’ problem psychological

Amiesimaka: Eagles’ problem psychological

The technical crew of the Super Eagles must work on the psyche of the players to instill a winning mentality in them ahead of the World Cup in Brazil, former Green Eagles winger, Adokiye Amiesimaka, said on Monday.The 1980 Africa Cup of Nations winner said that the players should be positively disposed to their chances of a successful campaign at the tournament.“What I [...]

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    Eagles have been written off and Musa is happy

Eagles have been written off and Musa is happy

Nigeria forward, Ahmed Musa, is happy that the Super Eagles have already been written off even before a ball has been kicked in Brazil. This, Musa believes, is a good omen for the team.After unimpressive pre-World Cup games that ended in two draws and a loss, Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina are now favourites to emerge from Group F with Nigeria and [...]

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    Oboabona: Lack of communication ’caused’ defeat

Oboabona: Lack of communication ’caused’ defeat

Nigeria defender, Godfrey Oboabona, is gutted by the two goals the Super Eagles conceded in their 1-2 loss to the USA, has he has blamed it on lack of communication.Jozy Altidore scored his first goal in 2014 for his country just after the half-hour mark, tapping in Fabian Johnson’s cross, while he added a second after half-time. Oboabona knows that with better [...]

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    [ANALYSIS] Super Eagles badly exposed by US

[ANALYSIS] Super Eagles badly exposed by US

It is very difficult to pick holes in the actions or selections of a title-winning coach. It even seems more foolish when one considers or remembers how this coach and his charges have made pundits eat humble pie in the past.At the final whistle of the friendly international between the Super Eagles and the United States on Saturday, some Nigerians [...]

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    Keshi ready for tough US test

Keshi ready for tough US test

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, says his team will do their best against Team USA in Saturday night's final pre-World Cup game, after admitting that the end of the club season has left his players struggling to for fitness.Speaking before training at EverBank stadium in Jacksonville, the Big Boss knows he’s running out of time to put the team in top [...]

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    Emenike not after personal glory

Emenike not after personal glory

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike will not be chasing personal glory at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.The Fenerbache star was top scorer at last year’s Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa and his goals were equally crucial as Nigeria qualified for a fifth World Cup.But Emenike, who has scored 10 goals in 21 games for the national team, [...]

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    Eagles under pressure, admits Odemwingie

Eagles under pressure, admits Odemwingie

Super Eagles forward, Osaze Odemwingie, says there is a weight of expectation on the team to shine at the World Cup. However, he believes the team will respond positively.Stephen Keshi's team arrive in Brazil as champions of Africa after triumphing at last year's African Cup of Nations; and the last time this scenario played out — precisely 20 years ago — the team had [...]

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    Yobo predicts big game against the Yankees

Yobo predicts big game against the Yankees

Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, expects nothing but a top-notch performance from the Super Eagles when they face the United States national team at the 67,164 capacity EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday.The African champions have put in underwhelming displays in their last two internationals against Scotland and Greece, both ending in draws and leaving the team in dire need [...]

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    World Cup baby for Ejide!

World Cup baby for Ejide!

Austin Ejide may have let in two goals in his underwhelming showing against Scotland in London last week, but there was cheery news for him on Friday when his wife, Chito, safely delivered a bouncing baby girl in Chicago, United States.The Super Eagles camp in Jacksonville, also in US, was in jubilant mood when the goalkeeper gleefully relayed the news, notwithstanding the injury worries of [...]

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    Bosnia are dangerous, Oliseh warns

Bosnia are dangerous, Oliseh warns

Former Nigeria captain, Sunday Oliseh, has warned the Super Eagles not to take for granted the threat posed by World Cup debutants and Group F opponents, Bosnia-Herzegovina, when they meet on June 21 in Cuiaba.The Eastern Europeans, who qualified for the World Cup after topping their UEFA qualifying group ahead of Greece and Slovakia, boast technically-gifted players; and Eagles 1994 [...]

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    Eagles ‘will fly in Brazil’ despite winless friendly games

Eagles ‘will fly in Brazil’ despite winless friendly games

Atlanta 1996 Olympics gold medalist, Emmanuel Babayaro, on Thursday said that the Super Eagles would progress beyond the World Cup group stage, despite the outcome of their friendly matches .The team drew their last three games against Mexico (0-0), Scotland (2-2) and Greece (0-0), but Babayaro has implored Nigerians to be unruffled by the results, saying that warm-up matches are [...]

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