Thursday, November 22, 2018

Tag "Villarreal"

    Uche ‘very happy’ to extend contract

Uche ‘very happy’ to extend contract

Super Eagles striker, Ikechukwu Uche, is happy to have extended his contract with Spanish club, Villarreal till 2017.The 30-year-old forward took to Twitter to announce the development.“Proud to defend this shirt until 2017! Thanks to the club, fans, teammates and coaching staff VillarrealCF,” he wrote via ikeuche9.“I feel very happy for my renewal with @VillarrealCF until 2017! I will do [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Returning Ike Uche ‘happy but not under pressure’

Returning Ike Uche ‘happy but not under pressure’

Super Eagles striker Ike Uche has expressed delight at his return to the team after a lengthy absence dating back to the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) against Burkina Faso.The Villarreal forward fell out with coach Stephen Keshi and the duo even had a public spat on the issue.But when the coach was reinstated to his post [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Uche gunning for ‘all three points’ against Real Madrid

Uche gunning for ‘all three points’ against Real Madrid

Real Madrid will be away to Villarreal this Saturday in La Liga, and Nigerian striker Ikechukwu Uche is not in the mood to be a good host, as he is keen to see his side take all three points at El Madrigal.Uche is aware that it will be difficult, but he remains confident his side has what it takes to [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    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, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    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 [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ike Uche: My aim is always to improve

Ike Uche: My aim is always to improve

Villarreal striker Ikechukwu Uche cannot wait for the start of the new season in Spain.Uche, who finished last campaign as the club’s leading scorer in La Liga with 14 goals in 30 games, is keen on improving his tally in the upcoming season, but will take each game has it comes.“Personally speaking, my aim is always to improve and that’s [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Late goals give Holland victory over Mexico

Late goals give Holland victory over Mexico

The Netherlands scored two goals in the last five minutes to beat Mexico 2-1 and advance into the quarter-finals of the World Cup.Mexico had one foot in the last eight, as they were 1-0 up after 88 minutes, thanks to a Giovani Dos Santos goal at the start of the second half, but Wesley Sneijder levelled with two minutes remaining, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Cameroon open Africa’s World Cup with loss to Mexico

Cameroon open Africa’s World Cup with loss to Mexico

Mexico got their World Cup campaign off to the perfect start, with Oribe Peralta’s strike proving the difference as they patiently overcame a dogged Cameroon side to move level on points with hosts Brazil atop of Group A.Giovani dos Santos saw two first half efforts ruled out for offside as Mexico had the better of the chances, but it took [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    COUNTDOWN 19: Valencia hopes to cheer mourning Ecuador in Brazil

COUNTDOWN 19: Valencia hopes to cheer mourning Ecuador in Brazil

Nobody saw it coming, not even Manchester United’s galloping winger, Antonio Valencia, so news of the death of Christian Benitez, shook the whole of Ecuador.But as the captain of the national team and with a wealth of experience playing for arguably the biggest club in the world, Valencia is the man who can galvanize his country and the World Cup [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    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 [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ex-Internationals say Keshi’s Eagles can fly in Brazil

Ex-Internationals say Keshi’s Eagles can fly in Brazil

Two former Super Eagles players have given their backing to the players on Coach Stephen Keshi's provisional list of 30 players for the Brazil 2014 World Cup, released on Tuesday after weeks of speculation.Some notable omissions are Dynamo Kiev’s Brown Ideye, Schalke 04’s Chinedu Obasi, and Ikechukwu Uche of Villarreal, who is perhaps the biggest absentee.Keshi hasn’t selected Uche in a year, since describing him “tactically [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

November 16, 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