Shola Ameobi : We Are Confident Of Winning
Published: October 13, 2013
Newcastle United attacker Shola Ameobi is confident Nigeria will defeat Ethiopia and qualify for the showpiece event in Fifa’s Football calender, the World Cup.Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi is expected to start the game in Addis Ababa with an attacking trident comprising Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce), Victor Mose...
President Goodluck Jonathan Visits Eagles
Published: October 12, 2013
President Goodluck Jonathan was the surprise visitor at the Super Eagles training in Addis Ababa on Saturday. The President, who is currently in Ethiopia attending the Golden Jubilee meeting of the African Union, tasked the players to remain focused, stating that Nigerians expect the team to be in the mundial.“I ...
Tijani Babangida : Eagles Should Face The Game In A Professional Way
Published: October 12, 2013
With less than 24 hours to the crunch World Cup play - off match against Ethiopia, retired Nigeria international Tijani Babangida has advised the Super Eagles players to give their all if they are to overcome the opponents.“They should face the game in a professional way. They are all professionals and African ch...
Uche Nwofor Promises To Give 100 Percent
Published: October 12, 2013
Heerenveen attacker Uche Nwofor announced his arrival on the world stage during the international friendly between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana back in August.Introduced as a second half substitute, the 22 - year - old bagged a brace in the 49th and 68th minute to give the African champions a 2 - 0 win.In subsequ...
Nigeria Arrive In Ethiopia For World Cup Showdown
Published: October 12, 2013
Mikel Obi and the rest of the Super Eagles squad arrived Addis Ababa on Saturday morning ahead of the World Cup play - off match against Ethiopia.There are just two games left to determine if Nigeria would be one of Africa’s flag-bearers the Fifa World Cup in Brazil. And a score draw or win on Sunday at the Addis...
Kehinde Fatai Scores Double Brace In Exhibition Match
Published: October 11, 2013
Former Nigeria Under 20 international Kehinde Fatai scored a double brace in an exhibition match between Club Brugge main team and the reserves.Playing for the reserve team, Fatai, on loan to the blue army from Romanians Astra Giurgiu, was on target in the 61st and 63rd minute to bring the scoreline to 5 - 2.He netted ...
Nnamdi Oduamadi : We Are Well Prepared
Published: October 11, 2013
Brescia winger Nnamdi Oduamadi has shared his thoughts and impressions on Sunday’s eagerly anticipated World Cup cracker against Ethiopia.The 22 - year - old is expected to play a part at the Addis Ababa Stadium on Sunday, either as substitute or probably in the starting eleven.“We are well prepared for thi...
Victor Obinna Says Eagles Will Play The Game Of Their Lives
Published: October 11, 2013
Lokomotiv Moscow attacker Victor Obinna says the Eagles will have to play the game of their lives if they are to overcome Ethiopia on Sunday in the first leg of the World Cup play - offs.The 26 - year - old was in the squad that forced Ethiopia to a 2 - 2 draw the last time both countries met in Addis Ababa, with skipp...
Ex Anderlecht Libero, Chidi Nwanu Tips Eagles To Get Favorable Result In Addis Ababa
Published: October 11, 2013
Retired Nigeria international Chidi Nwanu has advised the Super Eagles to be firing on all cylinders in the showdown against Ethiopia in less than 55 hours time.The USA 1994 World Cup star thinks Nigeria will get a favorable result if they take nothing for granted and the players are in shape.Speaking to goal.com, the ...
Jonathan Akpoborie Wants Keshi To Play Emenike, Moses And Musa In Attack
Published: October 10, 2013
Retired Nigeria international and ex Wolfsburg marksman Jonathan Akpoborie has commented on the upcoming meeting between Nigeria and Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.“They just have to be cautious and play on the counter. We are not under pressure to win at all cost, but we want a score draw if it comes to the worse, &rdq...
Chris Green Calls Addis Ababa Stadium Pitch A Disgrace
Published: October 10, 2013
Chris Green, Nigeria Football Federation’s technical committee member, who is already in Addis Ababa, says the pitch quality at the stadium is in bad shape.Simply put, Green, who led the NFF advance party, stated the playing surface will count against the Eagles on Sunday.“What do we really expect? This is ...
Preparations For Under 17 World Cup In Top Gear - Kelechi Ihenacho
Published: October 09, 2013
Golden Eaglets striker Kelechi Ihenacho says the squad is fully focused on the task at hand , which is winning the Fifa World Cup for players below the age of 17.Ihenacho believes the Nigeria Under 17s have what it takes to win the tourney in the United Arab Emirates as preparations are in full gear.“Everything i...
Fulll Complement Of Super Eagles Players Train In Abuja Ahead Of Ethiopia Cracker
Published: October 09, 2013
Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi trained at the Abuja National Stadium with his full squad of 23 invited players ahead of the do - or - die World Cup play - off match with Ethiopia on Sunday.The later arrivals to camp - Nosa Igiebor (Betis), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce), Brown Ideye (Dynamo Kiev), Shola Ameobi (Newcastle ...
Hat - Trick Hero Derick Chuka Hails Team Performance
Published: October 09, 2013
CFR Cluj attacker Derick Chuka Ogbu belives his hat - trick against OÅ£elul GalaÅ£i  on Monday evening will give him a big confidence boost. The 23 - year - old is not getting carried away by his goals and has insisted that it was a team performance.Speaking to allnigeriasoccer.com, the ex OH Leuven hero said ...
Victor Moses : It Is Going To Be A Tough Match
Published: October 09, 2013
Liverpool dazzler Victor Moses has insisted that the Super Eagles have a major task on their hands if they are to overcome Ethiopia in a World Cup play - off match on Sunday.Nigeria go into the tie in Addis Ababa as the bookies favorites having lost only once in their last seven meetings against the East Africans.But V...