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Wither Foreign Assistant Talk

There is no gainsaying that Stephen Okechukwu Keshi’s job as Super Eagles coach is the most difficult on earth considering the huge pressure on the man to perform. But has he performed so far? My sincere answer is yet even though like Oliver Twist I will always ask for more like my other 150 million compatriots. But one thing about ...

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Why I Want To Be In Brazil –Ike Uche

Villarreal and Super Eagles out of favour striker Ikechukwu Uche in this chat with our editor, DESMOND EKWUEME reveals why he wants to be in Brazil for the FIFA World Cup…Excerpts. Iyke, you have suddenly hit great vein of form recently what is the secret? Please keep thanking God for me. It is not me but God. Some things happen ...

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Keshi May Recall Yobo, Osaze For World Cup Camping

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi may recall his captain Joseph Yobo and Osaze Odemwingie to join the rest of the squad that will be picked for the preparation of Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yobo recently moved to the EPL where he plays for Norwich City. Though the Fernebahce defender is on loan but Keshi’s body language signifies that a ...

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Ekoku Backs Uche For World Cup

Former Nigeria International and now Premier League match day commentator, Efan Ekoku would like to see Villarreal striker Ikechukwu Uche as part of the Nigerian world cup squad in Brazil. Ekoku told supersport.com that “Whoever Stephen takes to the world cup must be ready to play at any point in time. No two ways about it. No one should be ...

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Chelsea Eye Newcastle Scalp

Chelsea will look to maintain their unbeaten home record when they host Newcastle at Stamford Bridge for a Premier League clash on Saturday. The Blues have won 10 and drawn two of the 12 games they have played at home this season, with their last home game ending in a 0-0 draw against West Ham United. However, they made up ...

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Enyimba Battle Togo Champions

Nigeria’s Enyimba will begin their CAF Champions League campaign on Sunday when they welcome first-ever Togolese champions Anges de Notse. Two-time champions Enyimba have undergone major changes since they finished as runners-up in the Nigeria league in October. Coach Zakary Baraje has replaced Salisu Yusuf, while they have made some shrewd signings including ABS striker Abdulrahman Bashir. Basking in the ...

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Ladipo Hails Eagles

President of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club Rafiu Ladipo says that the Super Eagles acquitted themselves well during their African Nations Championship campaign. The Nigerian national team was knocked out of the tournament during the semi-final stage. However, their campaign was highlighted by some heroic performances in the earlier rounds of the competition. “The boys did well at the championship, ...

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I’m Dreaming Brazil – Kenneth Omeruo

Super Eagles reliable central defender, Kenneth Omeruo may be unsettled due to his inconsistent movement from Ado Haag to Chelsea now loaning him out to Middlesborough but the 2013 AFCON hero in this exclusive chat with DESMOND EKWUEME says it won’t shift his focus and determination to shine at Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup. Excerpt… You just moved from Holland ...

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Pirates, Ado Haag Chase Red Hot Uzoenyi

…Tipped For CHAN MVP Super Eagles in-form left-sided midfielder Ejike Uzoenyi is in hot demand and National Weekender can authoritatively reveal that the Rangers Int’l ace is now a major target of South African top side, Orlando Pirates. Officials of the Black Axe are making enquiries about his availability but they have been politely asked to wait till the end ...

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Bastia will revive my game –Sunday Mba

Super Eagles AFCON revelation Sunday Mba in this interview with our correspondent discloses among other salient issues why he chose relegation-bound Bastia in Ligue 1. Excerpt… Your fans are stunned by your shocking move to relegation bound Bastia in Ligue 1, what happened? They should not be surprised. There comes a time in the life of a man when he ...

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