Stephen Keshi Targets Win Against Bosnia
Published: June 20, 2014
Speaking ahead of the clash with Bosnia, Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi believes that the Super Eagles will get their World Cup campaign back on track by defeating the European debutantes.After the first round of fixtures, Nigeria are joint second on the Group F table with 1 point following the stalemate with Iran on Mo...
Godfrey Oboabona Undergoes Individual Training
Published: June 20, 2014
Former Sunshine Stars skipper Godfrey Oboabona is clinging to faint hope that he may feature in the win or bust clash with Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday at 1900 hours local time.The cheering news for the player, technical crew and all supporters of the Super Eagles is that the central defender had an individual se...
Super Eagles Depart For Cuiaba
Published: June 19, 2014
The Nigeria delegation left Campinas on Thursday morning for Cuiabá, venue of the win or bust clash with Bosnia on Saturday, beginning from 1900 hours local time.The Super Eagles departed the Vitoria Hotel Concept around 1100 hours for the airport where they will embark on a flight to Cuiaba, scheduled to take o...
Croatian Manager : Bosnia Are Seven Miles Ahead Of Nigeria
Published: June 19, 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team have the same travel plan as their opponents on Saturday, Nigeria.The Dragons will leave their base at Guaruja on Thursday for the make - or - mar clash with the Super Eagles in Cuiaba.Ahead of that meeting, manager Safet Susic is sweating on the fitness of Salihovic and captain Emi...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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. ...
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...
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...
Vedad Ibisevic Eyes Nigeria Scalp
Published: June 16, 2014
Vedad Ibisevic etched his name in Bosnia and Hezegovonia folklore, netting the first ever goal scored by the country at the World Cup. Five minutes to the end of the encounter at Estádio Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro , the VfB Stuttgart striker registered his name on the score - sheet, taking the scores to 2 -...
Ajimobi Opens World Cup Viewing Centers Across Oyo State
Published: June 16, 2014
For Soccer fans in Ibadan and other part of the major cities in the state not to be left out the on-going 2014 FIFA World Cup’s bliss, the Executive Governor of the State Senator Abiola Ajimobi who has ordered erection of viewing centers across all major cities.The 1,500 capacity tent with a life size big screen ...