Super Eagles Train For One Hour On Wednesday, Leave For Cuiaba Today
Published: June 19, 2014
The Super Eagles held their last training session on Wednesday evening, 24 hours before their departure to Cuiaba, where they face the Dragons in their penultimate Group F fixture.Similar to the last workout held on Tuesday evening, Wednesday’s practice session which started around 1730 hours lasted less than an ...
Edward Ofere Will Not Rule Out Return To Denmark
Published: June 18, 2014
Danish Superliga side FC Vestsjælland recently announced that they will not be extending the contract of Edward Ofere when it expires in the next 12 days.The soon - to - be - free agent, who joined FCV last spring, has stated that he won’t rule out a move to Denmark in future.“I still feel that I have...
Sammy Ameobi May Get Nigeria Call Up After World Cup
Published: June 18, 2014
The Chronicle is reporting that Newcastle United striker Sammy Ameobi, younger brother of Super Eagle Shola, could represent the Nigeria National Team after the World Cup.Though the 22 - year - old has been capped by the England youth teams, he remains eligible to sport the colours of Nigeria, having never made an...
Monaco Move For Angelo Ogbonna
Published: June 18, 2014
Ligue 1 moneybags Monaco are in the market for a center back, and have beamed their searchlight on four candidates.Transfer market portal, mercato365.com, says Italian - Nigerian defender Angelo Ogbonna is one of the names being linked with a transfer to the Stade Louis II, Fontvieille.Also mentioned as possible arriva...
Valere Houandinou : The Next Two Group Matches Will Be Very Difficult
Published: June 18, 2014
Stephen Keshi’s assistant, Valere Houandinou, has pointed out that Nigeria must defeat Bosnia on Saturday to get their World Cup campaign back on track, following the shock goalless draw with Iran on Monday.The Super Eagles credential will be tested in their next two matches against Bosnia and Argentina, and the ...
Bosnia Sweating On Fitness Of Hoffenheim Star, Sejad Salihovic
Published: June 18, 2014
Hoffenheim central midfielder Sejad Salihovi� is racing to be fit for the Dragons clash with Nigeria on Saturday, a fixture which corresponds to the second round of matches in Group F at the ongoing World Cup.The goal - scoring midfielder sat out the 2 - 1 loss to Argentina last weekend after failing a late fitness t...
Rizespor Defender, Godfrey Oboabona To Sit Out Bonsia Game Due To Foot Injury
Published: June 17, 2014
Rizespor stopper Godfrey Oboabona will sit out Nigeria’s second Group F fixture against Bosnia on Saturday as he is not expected to recover from a foot injury, team officials have disclosed. That same injury made him to be substituted just before the hour mark in the tie with Iran on Monday evening, and initial p...
Benin Rep Wins Ogun Unity Cup
Published: June 17, 2014
A team from Republic of Benin has emerged winner of Under-16 category of International Soccer Tournament tagged ‘Ogun Unity Cup’ while the host, Ogun State won the Under-13 class of the tourney after defeated Anambra 2-0 at the finals played inside the mainbowl of Dipo Dina International Stadium Ijebu-Ode o...
Vincent Enyeama Not Disappointed Spectators Booed Both Teams
Published: June 17, 2014
Super Eagles custodian, Vincent Enyeama, was not disappointed that the spectators that witnessed the clash between Nigeria and Iran at Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães, Curitiba showed their displeasure with the scoreline by booing both teams.“What can I say? The fans pay to see the game. ...
Nigerian Football Referees Join Bring Back Our Girls Campaign
Published: June 17, 2014
Rising from its Annual General Meeting, Nigeria Football Referees Association (NRA) has joined the clarion call for the release and return of the abducted Chibok girls in the interest of good image of our Country Nigeria, while enjoining the Country’s leadership to do all it could to make the Country secured and ...
Bosnia Sends Spy To Run The Rule Over Super Eagles
Published: June 17, 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina manager Safet Susic had been praying for the outcome of the match between two of his next opponents, Nigeria and Iran, to end in a draw and he got his wish after both teams played goalless on Monday night.The Bosnia Federation sent a spy, Bor�e Sredojevi�, to witness the game staged at Est&aa...
Stephen Keshi Admits Shortcomings In Second Half
Published: June 17, 2014
Speaking at a press conference after the  goalless draw with Iran, Stephen Keshi has admitted that the Super Eagles took their feet off the pedal in the second half. The absence of a genuine play-maker in the Nigeria squad meant the team could not break down a well organized Iranian defense.“We played very w...
John Obi Mikel Urges Eagles To Stand Up And Be Counted
Published: June 17, 2014
Nigeria remain winless in nine World Cup games following their shocking 0 - 0 draw with Iran on Monday evening.Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has been doing some soul searching on what went wrong at Arena da Baixada.And he has admitted that the Eagles need to stand up and be counted in their next two games against B...
Keshi Names Starting Eleven To Face Iran
Published: June 16, 2014
Stephen Keshi has nominated 11 players for Nigeria’s opening World Cup fixture against Iran at Arena da Baixada on Monday afternoon.As expected, World Cup veteran Vincent Enyeama will skipper the side in the absence of Joseph Yobo, who drops to the bench. Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor), Kenneth Omeruo (Chelsea on lo...
Nwankwo Kanu Spends Time With Super Eagles Ahead World Cup Opener
Published: June 16, 2014
The Super Eagles received an important guest before leaving for Arena da Baixada, where they take on Iran in their opening World Cup fixture this evening. Former Arsenal and Ajax Amsterdam attacker Nwankwo Kanu , who participated at three World Cups, visited the team to wish them good luck, offer moral support and enco...