Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "Switzerland"

    THE PANEL: Super Eagles should play for a draw — no, a win — against Argentina

THE PANEL: Super Eagles should play for a draw — no, a win — against Argentina

The Super Eagles face already-qualified Argentina in Porto Alegre with a first appearance in the last 16 since 1998 tantalisingly within the grasp of the African champions.Our team of analysts returns to discuss what is now becoming a World Cup rivalry.Which approach should Stephen Keshi adopt against Argentina?Bless Ekene (BE): Why would the team kill themselves for a win when we [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 13: New-look England look to Rooney for inspiration

COUNTDOWN 13: New-look England look to Rooney for inspiration

The media circus should please gather around as we announce the arrival of, erm, Wayne Rooney and England on the world stage! British reporters have been waiting to shout this statement, well the latter part, to the rest of the world.There will be no SAS (Sturridge and Suarez) nor SSS (Sturridge, Stirling and Suarez), no. What England will make do [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 18: Shaqiri to lead Swiss renaissance in Brazil

COUNTDOWN 18: Shaqiri to lead Swiss renaissance in Brazil

Switzerland’s national football team is in the middle of a renaissance; and it is being spearheaded by their star man and playmaker, Xherdan Shaqiri.The 22-year old former Basel FC youngster earned himself a dream move to European giants, Bayern Munich, and has been an integral part of the club’s plan.The sturdy winger has rubbed shoulders with both Franck Ribery and [...]

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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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    My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

There are only a few minutes until Coach Stephen Keshi names his provisional World Cup squad. But just before he does, here is my own list. It is not a provisional list of 32 players. Instead, it is a list of players who will fly to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, if I were the Super Eagles coach.VINCENT ENYEAMA (Lille, France): Since [...]

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