Nosa Igibeor Suffers Cut On Right Palm
Published: October 14, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor suffered a cut on his right palm after Nigeria’s 2 - 1 victory over Ethiopia on Sunday.The off the field incident occurred when supporters of the Wayla Antelopes stoned the Eagles team bus as it was leaving the Addis Ababa stadium.The impact of one of the stones smashed the rear...
Emmanuel Emenike Dedicates Goals To Motherless Babies, Family
Published: October 14, 2013
Nigeria marksman Emmanuel Emenike has dedicated his brace against Ethiopia on Sunday to motherless babies and his family.The 26 - year - old’s goals in the 67th and 90th minute means he has now scored 8 goals this calender year for the African champions.And that surpasses the 4 goals Villarreal attacker Ikechukwu...
Confirmed : Nigeria To Play Italy In London
Published: October 13, 2013
As reported by the official website of the Italian Federation, figc.it, and confirmed by allnigeriasoccer.com, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will trade tackles with Italy in a high profile exhibition match in London next month.Colombian agent, Jairo Pachon, who is the official match agent of the Nigeria Football Federati...
Emmanuel Emenike Nets Brace As Super Eagles Defeat Ethiopia
Published: October 13, 2013
Under harsh conditions, playing against the altitude and the spectators, African champions Nigeria showed plenty of character, coming back from a goal deficit to defeat Ethiopia 2 - 1 on Sunday in the first leg of the World Cup play - off.The result puts Nigeria in the driving seat ahead of the second leg tie on Novemb...
Stephen Keshi Names Starting Eleven
Published: October 13, 2013
Manager Stephen Keshi is not letting the away game factor affect his starting lineup for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia.Like the game against Malawi in Calabar, Keshi will stick to the same 4 - 3 - 3 formation. And that means, there are no personnel changes in defense , midfield and attack.Stand - ...
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...