Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "VINCENT ENYEAMA"

    Siasia: Why Rohr should have included Junior Ajayi in World Cup squad

Siasia: Why Rohr should have included Junior Ajayi in World Cup squad

Samson Siasia, former Super Eagles coach, has decried the exclusion of Al Ahly striker Junior Ajayi from Nigeria's provisional World Cup squad.Siasia believes Ajayi should have made the cut because of his performance for his club this season.He told TheCable that Ajayi's inclusion "could have been the right thing to do".He said: "Junior has proven himself with the Olympic team and [...]

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    ‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

‘Do something big’ — Enyeama’s message to African teams going to World Cup

Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has urged African teams to excel at the 2018 World Cup.He posted the message on Twitter shortly after the Super Eagles pipped Poland 1-0 on Friday night.Despite their lackluster performance in the last World Cup, the former Eagles goalkeeper believes that African sides have the arsenal to go far.Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia are Africa's [...]

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    World Cup: Four goalkeepers who could bring something special to Super Eagles

World Cup: Four goalkeepers who could bring something special to Super Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have a goalkeeper problem and Nigerians are understandably antsy.Football fans appear to lack confidence in Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi and Dele Alampasu ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.Talks of a return of Vincent Enyeama to the team has heightened of late but he remains adamant that he's done with the Super Eagles.In [...]

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    Vincent Enyeama asked to leave Lille

Vincent Enyeama asked to leave Lille

The services of Vincent Enyeama are no more required by French club Lille, says new Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa.The Nigerian goalkeeper and ten others were given the same message by Bielsa on Tuesday.He and the other rejected players have been banned from joining Lille for pre-season training.Enyeama had recently tweeted a picture of himself with some of the players Bielsa wants [...]

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    Enyeama, Ndidi, Iheanacho nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Enyeama, Ndidi, Iheanacho nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

The nominations for the 4th Nigeria Pitch Awards have been released.The awards jointly organised by Matchmakers Consult International and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is slated to hold in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, at the weekend.In a statement released on Tuesday, Ademola Olajire, NFF media director, said: "In a letter to the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, signed by the managing partner, [...]

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    Injury ends Enyeama’s season

Injury ends Enyeama’s season

Vincent Enyeama, Lille FC goalkeeper, has been ruled out for the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury.Enyeama, who joined Lille in June 2011, will not feature for the club again this season.“Vincent Enyeama will be out for the rest of the season. #CourageVincent,” Lille tweeted on Thursday.https://twitter.com/losclive/status/857555734485184512Since the announcement was made, Lille fans have taken to Twitter [...]

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    Enyeama nominated for best African player of the week award

Enyeama nominated for best African player of the week award

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has been nominated among 'Africa's best players of the week' in the French league.French football magazine France Football published the list on Monday.Enyeama, Super Eagles' most capped player, put up a sterling performance as Lille upset SC Bastia 1-0 and captured a vital away game win on Saturday.The former Super Eagles captain has now been [...]

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    Enyeama named among Ligue 1 team of the week

Enyeama named among Ligue 1 team of the week

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has been listed in the Ligue 1 team of the week in France.Enyeama's inclusion was as a result of his fantastic showing at the weekend against Olympique Marseille.NAN reports that Lille OSC had struggled on home soil this season, failing to win any of their last five matches while Europa League-chasing Marseille had won [...]

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    Enyeama makes Ligue 1 team of the week

Enyeama makes Ligue 1 team of the week

Vincent Enyeama, former skipper of the Super Eagles, has been named in France's Ligue 1 team of the week.According to whoscored.com , Angel Di Maria of PSG and Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon are also on the list which was published Thursday.Other players included are Bordeaux's duo of Jaroslav Plasil and Francois Kamano, Lyon's Nabil Fekir and Bernard Mendy of AS Monaco.Enyeama's [...]

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    Enyeama named among Ligue 1’s top African footballers of the week

Enyeama named among Ligue 1’s top African footballers of the week

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has been named as one of the top five African Players of the Week in the French Ligue 1.According to the list ,published by France Football on Monday, Enyeama is the third of the lot.His selection is as a result of his brilliant performance for Lille in their 0-0 away draw against Dijon on [...]

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    Oliseh: Only Nigeria is irreplaceable

Oliseh: Only Nigeria is irreplaceable

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, believes no player is irreplaceable in the country.  Vincent Enyeama, and specifically, Emmanuel Emenike quit the senior national team recently. But Oliseh said "only Nigeria is irreplaceable".“Emenike served Nigeria well and I think he gave it a lot of thoughts before he decided to retire; we wish him all the best, but nobody is irreplaceable, [...]

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    Playing for Nigeria ‘a really welcome boost’, says Ikeme

Playing for Nigeria ‘a really welcome boost’, says Ikeme

Side-lined Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, admits playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria have kept him going in recent months.The 29-year-old has made just three Championship appearances this season for Wolves with Arsenal on loan keeper Emiliano Martinez largely preferred in goal by manager Kenny Jackett.Ikeme has a new focus which he admitted was good timing, as he endures [...]

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    Carl Ikeme told to fight for his Wolves place

Carl Ikeme told to fight for his Wolves place

Wolverhampton Warriors coach, Kenny Jackett, has told goalkeeper Carl Ikeme to fight and regain his place in the team because Wolves have no intention of selling him.  The 29-year-old lost his place to Arsenal on loan keeper Emiliano Martinez who has started the last five league games.But Jackett has played down fears the goalkeeper’s international ambitions might tempt him away [...]

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    Musa, Enyeama ‘fight’ for Africa’s best player award

Musa, Enyeama ‘fight’ for Africa’s best player award

The ‘fight’ between Ahmed Musa and Vincent Enyeama shifts from the Super Eagles captain’s armband after CAF nominated them for the 2015 African Footballer of the Year.Both players are in the long list of 37 players looking to displace reigning Africa’s best player Yaya Toure, who also made the list, from the top position.Riyad Mahrez of Algeria, Yannick Bolasie of [...]

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    ‘Enyeama sometimes talks without thinking’

‘Enyeama sometimes talks without thinking’

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, was the guest of the YouTube channel of the Nigeria Football Federation.The 41-year-old spoke about his row with Vincent Enyeama and other issues.The transcription was done by www. completesportsnigeria.com.Let’s start with this tour of Belgium, how would you describe the result of the first game against DR Congo, from your own perspective, the positives and [...]

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    Enyeama retires from Eagles after Oliseh dispute

Enyeama retires from Eagles after Oliseh dispute

Vincent Enyeama has announced his retirement from the Super Eagles of Nigeria.Enyeama, who has a record 101 caps for Nigeria, had a major falling out with Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh after Ahmed Musa was named the team’s new captain.The Lille goalkeeper took to his Instagram page to announce his retirement from the national team.“I have fought a good fight [...]

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