Super Eagles To Train This Evening At 530 PM
Published: June 22, 2014
Despite the 1 - 0 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday night, it is not yet done and dusted that Nigeria will progress to the knock out rounds of the World Cup. But the African champions are in a good position and even a loss to Argentina would see them through if Team Melli fail to defeat the Dragons.Ahead of t...
Juwon Oshaniwa, Yero Bello To Miss Start Of Pre - Season Training
Published: June 21, 2014
Israeli side MS Ashdod will begin pre - season training without two of their Nigerian imports, Yero Bello and Juwon Oshaniwa.Both players have been given an extended vacation and will not join the rest of their teammates for the first day of training on Sunday. While Yero Bello is expected in Israel later this week, Ju...
Osaguona Ighodaro Dismisses River Plate, Maritimo Link
Published: June 21, 2014
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that reports linking Enugu Rangers top scorer Osaguona Ighodaro with a move to River Plate (Argentina) and Maritimo (Portugal) are far from market reality.Ighodaro has seriously denied the claims that surfaced in the local press on Saturday that both teams are in the race for his signat...
Moses, Azeez Drop To Bench Against Bosnia
Published: June 21, 2014
Manager Stephen Keshi has named his starting lineup for Saturday evening’s World Cup fixture against Bosnia and Herzegovina , which corresponds to the Super Eagles second Group F game. Due to the unavailability of Godfrey Oboabona, Fenerbahce loanee Joseph Yobo will pair Kenneth Omeruo at central defense while th...
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, BorĆ„¨e SredojeviĆ„‡, 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...