Keshi

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 10th, 2014
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A former Nigeria international, Tijani Babangida, on Thursday urged the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) and well meaning individuals to support Stephen Keshi and the Super Eagles ahead of the World Cup. Babangida told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that by so doing, the team would be sp...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 16th, 2013
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The Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi, has won the Africa Cup of Nations and overcome the country’s political hurdles – so far. Stephen Keshi is carried aloft as Nigeria celebrate beating Burkina Faso in the Africa Cup of Nations final in Johannesburg. Photograph: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images Back...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi He had a choice not to step into Nigeria again but he didn’t take that option. That is character. Having offered him a sanctuary and opportunity to develop his skill, England beckoned on him to play for her age-grade national teams, scoring 11 goals in the process. That is integri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 7th, 2013
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(AP) — Nigeria is in position to win the African Cup of Nations again thanks to impressive performances that have brought back memories of the 1990s team which dominated African football. Nigeria will play Burkina Faso at Soccer City on Sunday trying to win its first title since 1994, when it ruled t...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 26th, 2013
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There is, perhaps, only one job in football less secure than that of being Chelsea’s manager. That is to be the manager for Nigeria. Nigerian managers are appointed, and then they are sacked, sometimes because of results – for there is no public nor media so demanding as the Nigerian public and media...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 14th, 2013
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The last time Nigeria won the African Cup of Nations was back in 1994 and they also wowed the world at the World cup same year. The team’s captain was Stephen Keshi and he is now in charge of the Super Eagles at South Africa 2013 In an exclusive chat with supersport.com at the team’s [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 13th, 2013
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Nigeria have decided to keep goalkeeper Austin Ejide in their Afcon squad in spite of nursing a hamstring injury. The team doctor of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Ibrahim Gyaran, is said to have pegged Ejide’s return date at two weeks from Friday after an extra scan was performed on his thigh i...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 7th, 2013
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Felix Owolabi, a member of Nigeria’s 1980 Nations Cup winning team, has called on Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, to recall striker Osaze Odewingie into his squad for South Africa 2013. The ex-Green Eagles left winger told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan that it was not too late for the Super...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 29th, 2012
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West Brom striker Osaze Odemwingie is not the only star that will be missing when the 2013 Africa Nations Cup begins in South Africa, writes OLUFEMI ATOYEBI  Super Eagles coach Steven Keshi did not surprise many Nigerians when he omitted West Brom striker Osaze Odemwingie from the provisional 32-man ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 28th, 2012
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NIGERIA coach Stephen Keshi says the Super Eagles will give their best in the group that has reigning champions Zambia at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals. Keshi said in an interview with SuperSport that with adequate preparations, Nigeria could top Group C and progress to the quarter-finals. “W...