Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tag "Super Eagles"

    Ezeugo: Nigeria can’t win World Cup with Yobo and co

Ezeugo: Nigeria can’t win World Cup with Yobo and co

Super Eagles defender at USA ’94 World Cup, Emeka Ezeugo, does not share the enthusiasm of his erstwhile teammate and current national team coach, Stephen Keshi, that Nigeria can win the World Cup.The Big Boss earlier in the week had praised the character and attitude of his players, saying this might see them surpass the second-round achievement of the USA [...]

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    A boutique guide to some World Cup teams

A boutique guide to some World Cup teams

If countries participating at the World Cup this summer were an item of clothing, what would they be?From the Super Eagles to the Indomitable Lions, the popular Ikeja City Mall has a product in stock.Nigeria A Viking helmet: dangerous around the edges, not so much through the middle. The Super Eagles are tough and physically quite intimidating, though they were [...]

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    Adebayor: Nigeria, the best African team for Brazil

Adebayor: Nigeria, the best African team for Brazil

Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor is backing the Super Eagles of Nigeria to go furthest of all the African teams – competing in Brazil. The Tottenham star believes the big-game knowledge and ability of the quartet of Stephen Keshi, Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi, and Vincent Enyeama are the ingredients needed by any team to be successful in a major competition like the [...]

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    Enyeama sure of World Cup semis

Enyeama sure of World Cup semis

Super Eagles first-choice goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has high expectations going into his third FIFA World Cup.Despite Nigeria's struggles in their last two World Cups, the Lille shot-stopper has told FIFA.com that the African champions will go far in Brazil, after being drawn into Group F against Iran, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Argentina.“I think we are going to make big progress," Enyeama said."We [...]

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    Keshi: Present Eagles have character and attitude of ’94 set

Keshi: Present Eagles have character and attitude of ’94 set

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will head into this World Cup as champions of Africa, just as they did 20 years ago. And coach Stephen Keshi sees other similarities between the set he captained in 1994 and present squad he’s taking to Brazil.Speaking in Lagos on Monday, shortly after he was presented with the Best Coach of 2013 in the [...]

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    Nsofor’s brace nails Inter

Nsofor’s brace nails Inter

Super Eagles forward, Victor Obinna Nsofor, sent a message of intent to other strikers vying for places in Coach Stephen Keshi’s World Cup squad by scoring both goals in Chievo’s 2-1 win against Inter Milan in a Serie A match at the Marc'Antonio Bentegodi Stadium on Sunday.Chievo were trailing Inter by a first-half goal from Marco Andreolli before the introduction [...]

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    Martins scores in Sounders’ 1-0 win over Earthquakes

Martins scores in Sounders’ 1-0 win over Earthquakes

Overlooked by Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, in his 30-man provisional World Cup list, Obafemi Martins was determined not to sulk about missing out on the trip to Brazil.Martins, who earlier last week said his World Cup is the next two months playing for the Seattle Sounders, started with his finest goal since joining Major League Soccer.The striker — he [...]

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    Aluko: I just want to beat Arsenal in FA Cup final

Aluko: I just want to beat Arsenal in FA Cup final

Hull City will face Arsenal Football Club at the Wembley Stadium, London, on Saturday in the FA Cup final. Nigeria international Sone Aluko, who plays for Hull, spoke to TheCable and took other questions from twitter on the all-important match of his careerTheCable: Is the FA Cup final still as big a match?Aluko: Most definitely. Anyone who says otherwise is [...]

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    Mikel: Argentina won’t be lucky this time around

Mikel: Argentina won’t be lucky this time around

Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi believes Nigeria’s Group F World Cup foe, Argentina will bite the dust when both countries meet in the last group match coming up in June 25 at the Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre.Super Eagles face Argentina, Bosnia and Iran in the first round and Mikel said he’s expecting Nigeria to reach the knock-out stage, as they [...]

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    World Cup baby for Odemwingie!

World Cup baby for Odemwingie!

Super Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie is now the father of two sons.His wife Sarah was wheeling their first child Noah around the garden when the strain appears to have sent her into premature labour.But all's well that ends well because the birth of baby Theo appears to have gone smoothly according to Odemwingie's humorous tweet.“My wife underrated Noah's weight yesterday [...]

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    Super Eagles’ opponents Iran name squad

Super Eagles’ opponents Iran name squad

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has released the preliminary 30-man squad for the FIFA World Cup.Two London-based players, Fulham midfielder Ashkan Dejageh and Charlton Athletic striker Reza Ghoochannejad, are among 10 foreign-based players in the squad, which will be trimmed to 23 by June 2.The Iranians have had a troubled build-up to the tournament and last month Queiroz started a training [...]

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    Omeruo: Easy to play under a manager who was a central defender

Omeruo: Easy to play under a manager who was a central defender

Super Eagles' defender, Kenneth Omeruo, said he’s benefiting from the experiences of club and national team coaches who were seasoned defenders during their playing days.In a chat with FIFA.com, the defender born in October 17, 1993, the month and year Nelson Mandela and Frederik Willem de Klerk won the Nobel Peace Prize, thanked Aitor Karanka and Stephen Keshi for improving [...]

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    Enyeama wins historic Ligue 1 award

Enyeama wins historic Ligue 1 award

Vincent Enyeama is the first Nigerian, the first goalkeeper and first player from English-speaking Africa to be named France’s Ligue 1 African player of the season.The Super Eagles' vice-captain has played all 37 championship games for his club Lille this season, conceding just 25 goals.The 31-year-old, at one point this season – which comes to an end next weekend – went [...]

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    Strachan names uncapped duo for Nigeria friendly

Strachan names uncapped duo for Nigeria friendly

Scotland coach, Gordon Strachan has added uncapped Derby County duo of Chris Martin and Craig Forsyth to his squad for the upcoming friendly against Nigeria at Craven Cottage. Dundee United left, back Andrew Robertson, is named among the defenders, while Craig Bryson joins his Pride Park teammates who have helped guide the Rams to the Championship play-off final.Gary Caldwell returns in defence [...]

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    Uche bears no grudge for WC snub

Uche bears no grudge for WC snub

Despite not making coach Stephen Keshi’s provisional 30-man list, Nigeria forward, Ikechukwu Uche, says he bears no grudge against the Super Eagles boss.The Villarreal striker, who last played for his country as a substitute in the 1-0 win against Burkina Faso in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa last year, was ignored even with his 12 [...]

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    Omeruo demands ‘double money’ from Chelsea

Omeruo demands ‘double money’ from Chelsea

Chelsea run the risk of losing their Nigerian international centre-half, Kenneth Omeruo, on the cheap, after the youngster rejected their latest contract offer.Omeruo, who has impressed under the tutelage of Aitor Karanka on loan at Middlesbrough, is out of contract in the summer of 2015.His agent, Chika Akujobi, wants a better deal from Chelsea before he leaves for the World [...]

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