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Uzoenyi Injured As Eagles Face Ethiopia

Rangers winger Ejike Uzoenyi has emerged a major injury doubt for the 2014 CHAN as Nigeria host Ethiopia in a warm-up on Saturday in Abuja. Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi told MTNFootball.com that dropped Warri Wolves forward Oghenekaro Etebo has stayed back in the team’s training camp in Abuja because Uzoenyi is nursing an injury. “Ejike Uzoenyi had a injury and ...

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Mba Joins French Strugglers, Bastia

…As A Free Agent French Ligue 2 strugglers CA Bastia have finally signed Nigeria international Sunday Mba on a free transfer. Mba, 25, is their first signing for the January transfer window. The player cancelled his contract with Warri Wolves and CA Bastia did not have to pay the Nigerian club for the transfer. It is believed Mba pocketed a ...

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Egwuekwe: I’m Moving To Italy

Warri Wolves skipper Azubuike Egwuekwe has revealed he is set to move to Italy, but has again refused to make known the identity of the club. “I’m moving to Italy,” 24-year-old Egwuekwe revealed, but will not say anything further. Big central defender Egwuekwe has been picked for the CHAN in South Africa amid fears he could turn his back on ...

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Osaze Will Shine For Solskjaer -Chukwu

Osaze Odemwingie will shine under new Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to Chima Chukwu who played for the coach at Molde. “I am sure Odemwingie will succeed with him because he is a coach who gives a chance to every player and allows you to express yourself on the pitch. He is a good man and a good ...

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Aluko Extends Hull City Stay Till 2016

Sone Aluko has extended his contract with English Premier League side Hull City till June 2016. “Signed. Sealed. Delivered. Great start to 2014. Blessed to have signed contract extension with Hull,” a delighted Aluko tweeted. The Nigeria forward has been out injured with an Achilles Tendon injury since the middle of October. Before that long-term injury setback, he had started ...

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Amadu Drums Support For Eagles Against Ethiopia

Musa Amadu has called on football fans in the Federal Capital Territory to turn out in large numbers at the Abuja National Stadium on Saturday to cheer the Super Eagles of Nigeria when they take on the Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia. Nigeria’s home-based national team are set to face their Ethiopian counterparts in a friendly match the will be the ...

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Guinean Referees For Nigeria, Ethiopia Friendly

Guinean referees have been appointed to take charge of this weekend’s friendly match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia. Nigeria are scheduled to play Ethiopia at the Abuja National Stadium on Saturday, in a friendly game that is aimed at helping both teams prepare for the African Nations Championship which will be held in South Africa ...

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Kilmarnock Releases Reuben

Nigeria midfielder Gabriel Reuben’s request to be released by Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock has happened. Reuben, 23, wanted to leave the club after failing to get regular game time after recovering from injury. “I’m happy that my wish to leave was granted. The plan is to explore other avenues,” Reuben told told BBC Sport. “I wish the club and fans ...

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Etebo On Stand-by For CHAN

Warri Wolves attacking midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, has been placed on stand-by for the 2014 African Nations Championship (Chan). It was initially believed that the teenage footballer was all together dropped from the pre-Chan camp but supersport.com has been informed that he has been training with Stephen Keshi and his team. “He is still training with the team. Etebo was not ...

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Mikel Dwarfed My Career –Ebere Obi

Elder brother to Super Eagles ace midfielder John Obi Mikel, Ebere Obi speaks to our correspondent on how the Chelsea top star’s high profile has caged his career with most people always comparing them and seeing him as struggling. Excerpt… How will you describe your performance last season vis-à-vis your club’s position on the log? Well I can’t be speaking ...

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