Echiejile Out For Three Weeks, Uzoenyi To Replace Him In World Cup Roster
Published: June 07, 2014
Monaco fullback Elderson Echiejile has been ruled out of the World Cup with a muscle injury sustained in the Super Eagles last friendly against Greece.And the Nigeria Football Federation has quickly replaced him with Enugu Rangers winger, Ejike Uzoenyi.It will take up to three weeks before Elderson Echiejile resumes fu...
England Based Trio To Lead Eagles Attack Against United States
Published: June 07, 2014
Lille custodian Vincent Enyeama will be in between the pipes, just as he did in the last friendly against Greece, for the Super Eagles last warm-up game against United States in Florida this evening.Providing cover for him at defense are skipper Joseph Yobo, Godfrey Oboabona, Juwon Oshaniwa and Efe Ambrose.John Obi Mik...
Godfrey Oboabona : We Are Going To Make Nigerians Happy
Published: June 07, 2014
Rizespor central defender, Godfrey Oboabona, is playing safe and has refused to stick out his neck to predict the outcome of the meeting between Nigeria and Team USA in Florida on Saturday evening.Earlier opposition might have been a tough nut to crack, but Nigeria have now gone four matches without a win since that 2 ...
Musa, Echiejile Certain To Miss USA Clash
Published: June 07, 2014
CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa and Monaco fullback Elderson Echiejile will miss the friendly against United States in Florida later today. Both players picked up injuries in the test match against Greece on Tuesday, and have been undergoing treatment for the past four days.It is a foregone conclusion that they will not...
Yobo, Onazi Say World Cup Is A Totally Different Ball Game
Published: June 06, 2014
Ahead of the start of the World Cup in Brazil next week, Joseph Yobo and Eddy Onazi have proclaimed that the results of the Super Eagles exhibition matches are not a true reflection of their preparation for the mundial.In case you were not aware, the Super Eagles have not won a game since that 2 - 0 defeat of Ethiopia ...
Southend United Starlet, Jordan Alawode-Williams Pledges International Future To Nigeria
Published: June 05, 2014
Southend United starlet, Jordan Alawode-Williams, believes several Anglo- Nigerian youngsters have chosen to represent England youth teams instead of Nigeria because they were never contacted by the Nigeria Football Federation.For example, Mandela Egbo (Crystal Palace), Joshua Onomah (Tottenham Hotspur) and Dominic Sol...
Exclusive : Elderson Echiejile Racing Against The Clock To Be Fit For United States Friendly
Published: June 05, 2014
26 - year - old Elderson Echiejile is racing against the clock to be for the Super Eagles last tune - up against United States at EverBank Field (Jacksonville, Florida) this coming Saturday. The Monaco fullback was replaced four minutes before the end of the first half against Greece after damaging his muscle.“He...
Super Eagles Maintain 44th Position In Fifa Ranking
Published: June 05, 2014
On Thursday, the official website of Fifa released the latest ranking of National Teams before the start of the World Cup in Brazil next week. Compared to their ranking last month, the Super Eagles still maintain the number 44 position globally while in the continental ranking , the African champions are sixth.Algeria,...
Super Eagles Fail To Breach Greece Defense, Play Fourth Consecutive Draw
Published: June 04, 2014
Africa powerhouse Nigeria played a goalless draw with 2004 European champions Greece at PPL Park (Chester, Pennsylvania) in their fourth tune - up game ahead of the World Cup which begins in Brazil next week.Just like the previous exhibition matches against Italy, Mexico and Scotland, the Super Eagles did not do enough...
Stephen Keshi Explains Why He Omitted Sunday Mba
Published: June 03, 2014
Stephen Keshi has stated that African Cup of Nations revelation Sunday Mba did not show enough commitment and that contributed to his decision to axe him from the World Cup roster.In addition, the CA Bastia midfielder only started training with the squad after the Scotland friendly because of a visa hitch.“His la...
Sunshine Stars, Warri Wolves, Gombe To Receive 12.5 Million Naira Each From Fifa
Published: June 03, 2014
The bank accounts of Sunshine Stars of Akure, Gombe United and Warri Wolves will be credited with the sum of 50,000 pounds each ( equivalent of =N=12.5 million each) on or before the next two weeks after their players made the World Cup roster.Since 2010., Fifa has introduced the payment of compensation to teams that t...
Preview of Greece vs Nigeria
Published: June 03, 2014
A preview of the friendly between Nigeria and Scotland taking place in America. The preview includes some betting advice.After announcing his final 23 man squad for the World Cup today, Stephen Keshi will continue his preparation for the tournament with a friendly against Greece. This match takes place tonight at the P...
Greece To Use Nigeria Friendly To Fine- tune Strategies Before Facing Ivory Coast
Published: June 03, 2014
Hellas Verona center back and Greece National Teamer, Vangelis Moras, has commented on Tuesday’s friendly against the Super Eagles scheduled to take place in Philadelphia, United States.The 2004 European champions have been drawn alongside Colombia, Japan and Africa powerhouse, Ivory Coast in Group C of t...
Safet Susic Names 23 Players For Mundial
Published: June 02, 2014
The Bosnia Herzegovina Football Federation have published the list of 23 players nominated for their maiden participation at the World Cup. Just like the Super Eagles, their opponents in the second Group F fixture, the Dragons are holding a training camp in the United States before departing for Brazil, venue of the to...
Moses Simon Impresses Ajax Legend, Marc Overmars
Published: June 02, 2014
Holland powerhouse Ajax Amsterdam are closely monitoring the performance of Flying Eagles winger Moses Simon at AS Trencin. Remember that the 18 - year - old trained with the Eredivisie side immediately after the Fifa Under 20s held in Turkey last year, but the trial did not lead to the offer of a contract.Moses Simon&...