Friday, July 12, 2019

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    South Africa draw not bad, says Keshi

South Africa draw not bad, says Keshi

Despite the goalless draw with South Africa Wednesday, Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi said the team played better than their last match and will get better in subsequent games.The team needed the maximum points against Bafana Bafana after the 3-2 loss to Congo to kick-start their quest for qualification for AFCON 2015 but only ended up with a 0-0 draw, [...]

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    Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

South Africa and Nigeria played to a goalless draw in their Group A 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night.The result earns Bafana Bafana second spot in the group on four points, two behind Congo who defeated Sudan earlier in the day to move to six points. Nigeria are third on one point.South [...]

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    Super Eagles face Bafana Bafana in crunch tie

Super Eagles face Bafana Bafana in crunch tie

South Africa and Nigeria will meet Wednesday (7pm Nigerian time) in Cape Town in their second group game towards qualification for 2015 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Morocco.Bafana Bafana head into the tie fresh from a 3-0 win over Sudan in Omdurman but will now face a different challenge in the reigning and wounded AFCON champions who lost 3-2 [...]

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    Keshi: Media misled Nigerians on Uche brothers

Keshi: Media misled Nigerians on Uche brothers

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has laughed off reports that he handed invitations to Ikechukwu Uche and his brother, Kalu for Wednesday’s game against South Africa in Cape Town, saying the media is misleading Nigerians.Keshi had a media spat with the younger of the Uche brothers whom he accused of wanting to be begged before honouring Nigeria’s call – a claim the [...]

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    Football house in crisis: NFF’s diary of shame

Football house in crisis: NFF’s diary of shame

Keeping pace with the drama that has engulfed Nigeria football since Super Eagles 2-0 loss to France at the World Cup requires only the use of the memory because the events happened, and keep happening, in a speed of light!Don’t worry though.We bring you blow-by-blow account of the drama that will soon be a big hit in Nollywood!June 30: Nigeria [...]

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    Dear minister, have you ‘googled’ Danagogo lately?

Dear minister, have you ‘googled’ Danagogo lately?

Dear Honourable Sports Minister, Dr. Tamuno Wenike Danagogo, kindly take time out of your busy schedule to 'google' the name ‘Danagogo’.I did and here are some of the results the search engine came up with:Danagogo confident no FIFA ban for Nigeria NFF crises: Danagogo denies fueling feud Danagogo hopes FIFA has mercy on Nigeria Danagogo hopeful FIFA won’t ban Nigeria Danagogo: FIFA will not [...]

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    Mashaba: Nigeria a defining moment

Mashaba: Nigeria a defining moment

South Africa’s coach, Shakes Mashaba, believes Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be a “defining moment” for his team.Friday’s morale-boosting 3-0 win over Sudan in Omdurman comes against the backdrop of the Under-20 team's qualification – also under Mashaba's guidance – for the CAF Youth Championships that will be played in Senegal next [...]

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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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