Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tag "Wilfred Ndidi"

    Shehu, Etebo, Kalu in Nigeria’s starting XI against Libya

Shehu, Etebo, Kalu in Nigeria’s starting XI against Libya

Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi will spearhead the Super Eagles' attack in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.The game is a Group E fixture in the qualification race for Cameroon 2019.Captain Ahmed Musa will play on the left side of attack, while Samuel Kalu lines up on the right with Oghenekaro Etebo and Wilfred Ndidi taking [...]

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    Ejide, Ambrose, Adekuoroye… TheCable’s team of the week

Ejide, Ambrose, Adekuoroye… TheCable’s team of the week

Many Nigerian players were in action for their respective clubs in the past week.The top performers made TheCable’s team of the week.They are;Austin EjideThe veteran goalkeeper was vital to Hadera's crucial win. He made six point key saves. Impressive.Ola AinaOla Aina's stock keep on rising by the day. The versatile defender proved his mettle at Chievo Verona. Reliable.Efe [...]

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    Eagles in Europe: Iwobi lifts Arsenal, Troost-Ekong goes down with Udinese

Eagles in Europe: Iwobi lifts Arsenal, Troost-Ekong goes down with Udinese

Super Eagles' players had a quiet weekend in Europe with several missing in action, while a few inspired their teams to wins. We review all their action and inaction across European leagues.In the English Premier League, Alex Iwobi sparked Arsenal to a late 2-0 win over Watford to make it five league wins on the bounce. The 22-year-old's low cross resulted [...]

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    Musa, Troost-Ekong, Ndidi… TheCable’s team of the week

Musa, Troost-Ekong, Ndidi… TheCable’s team of the week

Many Nigerian players were in action for their respective clubs in the past week.The top performers made TheCable's team of the week.They are;Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United)He frustrated Golden Arrows attackers on several occasions. Were it not for his agility, they would have scored. Alert.William Troost-Ekong (Udinese)Led the line well and stifled anyone who dared to venture into his zone. He [...]

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    Ndidi extends Leicester contract

Ndidi extends Leicester contract

Nigeria's midfield lynchpin and Leicester City's energetic enforcer, Wilfred Ndidi, has signed a new six years contract with the Premier League side.The Super Eagles player, who's previous contract was due to end 2022 made this known on his Twitter account that he has signed on for two more years, extending till 2024."Happy to extend my contract with @lcfc special thanks [...]

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    VIDEO: I used to hawk groundnut, wash windshield in Lagos traffic, says Ndidi

VIDEO: I used to hawk groundnut, wash windshield in Lagos traffic, says Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, says he used to hawk groundnut for his mother and also wash windshields in Lagos traffic.In an interview with ESPN FC, the Leicester star said he hawked different types of fruits and foodstuff ranging from pepper to tomatoes."At that time, I was jack of all trade while my mum was selling, I'll go and hawk for [...]

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    Super Eagles need Ndidi, says Rohr after England friendly

Super Eagles need Ndidi, says Rohr after England friendly

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, says the team needs the presence of Wilfred Ndidi in midfield.Rohr said he is hopeful that the Leicester City player will be ready for the next warm-up game against the Czech Republic on Wednesday.Ndidi has been nursing a hamstring injury and has not featured in any of the Eagles' World Cup preparatory matches."We need him [...]

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    England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

The Super Eagles and the Three Lions will battle for bragging rights at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.It will be the Eagles' penultimate friendly match before heading to Russia for the World Cup.The Nigerian team was average against DR Congo on Monday; a match where Gernot Rohr paired Joel Obi and Oghenekaro Etebo in central midfield and utilised Tyrone [...]

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    Ndidi wins Leicester’s young player of the year award

Ndidi wins Leicester’s young player of the year award

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, has won Leicester City’s young player of the year award for the 2017/18 season.Ndidi beat Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray to pick the plaque at Leicester City's annual awards night on Tuesday.https://twitter.com/lcfc/status/991426886424252416?s=21The 21-year-old was beaten by Harry Maguire to the players’ player of the season award.Maguire also went home with the player of the season award.Captain [...]

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    Ndidi ‘can’t believe’ he will play for Eagles at the World Cup

Ndidi ‘can’t believe’ he will play for Eagles at the World Cup

Wilfred Ndidi, Leicester City midfielder, says it still feels surreal that the Super Eagles qualified for the World Cup.Ndidi described Nigeria's prospective World Cup participation as "amazing".Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, is a yet to release a squad for the football mundial, but Ndidi was included in the preliminary list.In an interview with joe.co.uk, Ndidi said the Super Eagles "can do more" than [...]

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    Mikel was missed, Ndidi is solid… five things we learned from Nigeria 0-2 Serbia

Mikel was missed, Ndidi is solid… five things we learned from Nigeria 0-2 Serbia

The 2-0 loss suffered at the hands of Serbia would have given Gernot Rohr an opportunity to identify potential weaknesses, and strengths, in his team.On Tuesday, he made four changes to the team that beat Poland last week but Nigeria bowed to Aleksandar Mitrovic's brace at the Hive Stadium.Here are five things we learned from Eagles' loss.Defence still a concernChidozie Awaziem [...]

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    Four reasons Super Eagles should defeat Serbia

Four reasons Super Eagles should defeat Serbia

The Super Eagles head into their international friendly match against Serbia in a good position after a 1-0 victory over Poland on FridayHere are five reasons why the players, if at their best, should beat the Serbs at the Hive Stadium on Tuesday. Counter-attacking edge Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may have finally cracked it.Ater two failed attempts to qualify for the [...]

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    Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first English Premier League for Leicester City as the Foxes defeated West Brom 4-1 at the Hawthorns.Claude Puel's men came back from a goal down to win West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.Salomon Rondo gave West Brom an early lead when he poked Burke's excellent cross home after eight minutes.But Vardy volleyed home a perfectly weighted Riyad [...]

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    Ndidi is Leicester City’s most consistent player, says Puel

Ndidi is Leicester City’s most consistent player, says Puel

Claude Puel, Leicester City coach, says Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is the most consistent player in his squad.Puel said Ndidi's game has greatly improved since the start of the season.“Since the beginning of the season, Wilfred is the most consistent player because he plays well, he recovers a lot of ball,” Puel told Leicester Mercury.“Perhaps in his last game (against [...]

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    Ndidi, Iheanacho star as Leicester draw with Swansea

Ndidi, Iheanacho star as Leicester draw with Swansea

Leicester City drew 1-1 with visitors, Swansea, on Saturday at the King Power Stadium.Claude Puel's men got the breakthrough through a superb play by Iheanacho, who skinned two defenders with a fine bit of skill and fed the ball to Jamie Vardy.From there on, it was business as usual for the England international, who gave the hosts a deserved lead [...]

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    Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brace as Leicester City defeated Peterborough United 5-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup.It was an entertaining first half for Leicester City as Fousseni Diabate gave them the lead very early in the game.Diabete, who was making his debut for Leicester, stabbed the ball home with his left foot in the ninth minute.Iheanacho [...]

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