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Omeruo will leave Chelsea

Nigeria head coach, Stephen Keshi, has confirmed to supersport.com that Kenneth Omeruo, will leave Chelsea on loan. Keshi explained that it is imperative for the centre-back to leave Stamford Bridge to secure regular playing time to boost his World Cup chance with Nigeria. “I know he will leave Chelsea soon and it will be on loan. This is a World ...

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Sunday Mba quits CHAN for France

AFCON star Sunday Mba is a major doubt for next month’s CHAN as he is set to join up with French club Bastia, coach Stephen Keshi has said. Keshi said on Thursday Mba, was on his way to France to join Bastia, the French side who first indicated interest in him after the Nations Cup triumph. Assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi ...

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Essien heading to France

According to France Football, Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien wants to leave the English Premier League side during the January transfer window for more game time. The Ghana international wants to be fully fit for next year’s FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil. Essien has been down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge this season and will seeking a loan move ...

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Okwuosa backs Eagles to shine at CHAN

South Africa-based James Okwuosa has tipped Nigeria to shine at the CHAN because they will play on good football pitches at the tournament. Former Enugu Rangers skipper Okwuosa said Nigeria are blessed with abundant talent but lack good pitches in the country have often limited them from playing to their full capacity. “Nigeria have a lot of good players and ...

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Akinsola targets promotion in Spain

Kabiru Akinsola has declared that his top target is to help CE L’Hospitalet feature in the Spanish Segunda division. “My main target with my team for now is to help secure a place in the promotion playoff and eventually gain promotion to the Segunda division,” Akinsola told MTNFootball.com “I don’t want to talk about any personal target as it would ...

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Ex-Ghana captain Appiah Set for World Cup role

Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has confirmed his readiness to accept an invitation to join the Black Stars technical team for next year’s FIFA World Cup finals. Current head coach Kwesi Appiah hinted he was prepared to name the ex-Juventus star in his backroom for the Brazil tournament. Appiah, who captained Ghana at the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany, says ...

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Man City Can’t Guarantee Iheanacho’s Future –Brodericks

One time Super Eagles handler and winner of the maiden edition of FIFA U-17 tournament tagged China ’85, Sebastine Imasuen Bridericks is doubtful over the sincerity of Premiership giants Manchester City to give UAE 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup Most Valuable Player, Kelechi Iheanacho the opportunity to take his young career to the top. Brodericks who spoke with National Weekender, ...

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Why We Want To Win Chan -Agbim

Super Eagles home-based captain, Chigozie Agbim differs with his coach Stephen Keshi on the team’s target at the forthcoming CHAN tournament in South Africa. While Keshi refused to set a target of winning the tournament, Agbim says the players need the trophy to further make strong case for themselves in Brazil 2014 World Cup squad. He spoke to our editor ...

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Eagles Will Shine At The World Cup -Mikel

Nigeria international John Obi Mikel believes Nigeria will perform well at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil – by riding on the confidence of being reigning African champions. The Super Eagles won their third African title in February and qualified to play in Brazil as the first reigning African champions since 2002 – when Cameroon held the title and also ...

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Onazi, Ogu Tip CHAN Eagles For Trophy

As preparations for the CHAN 2014 African Nations Championship reaches the crucial bend, some members of the national team based abroad have been sending positives across to encourage the team ahead of the tourney which starts January 11, in South Africa. The latest to speak on the team’s chances are Lazio of Italy playmaker, Ogenyi Onazi and Academica Du Combra ...

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