Shola Ameobi

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In Europe Soccer
Feb 22nd, 2013
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Holders win 1-0 in Moscow but go out 2-1 on aggregate Inter, Stuttgart, Basel join Spurs and Newcastle in last 16 The holders, Atlético Madrid, crashed out of the Europa League despite managing a 1-0 away win in the second leg of their last-32 tie against Rubin Kazan at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 8th, 2013
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not take action against Shola Ameobi following his failure to honour his invitation to represent the West African nation at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. The forward was called up by head coach of the Nigerian national team, Stephen Keshi a...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 3rd, 2013
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With a glut of strikers at his disposal, Nigeria’s coach, Stephen Keshi must decide who will best suit his plans for a successful outing at the 2013 Afcon The names of the strikers that Nigeria’s Super Eagles could use at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Cup easily roll off the tongue. From Emmanuel Em...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 3rd, 2013
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Yaya Toure, left, could be missing from action for Manchester City for six weeks if the Ivory Coast reach the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar Roberto Mancini, who is battling to claw back Manchester United’s seven-point lead over Manchester Ci...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Nigeria have overlooked Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi for their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations squad after he failed to answer their telephone calls. Ameobi was named in the preliminary squad by coach Stephen Keshi. But it was later announced by Newcastle boss Alan Pardew that the 31-year-old would not ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Hero or fall guy? Donkey or destroyer? When it comes to dividing opinion and causing debate amongst the St James’ Park faithful, there have been very few players who have split opinion the like our Shola. After recently celebrating his 31st birthday, and having now spent over 12 years as a senior pro...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 28th, 2012
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Levante forward, Obafemi Martins, could be called up into Nigeria’s provisional squad for the 2013 Afcon. With doubts hovering over the presence of Newcastle United striker, Shola Ameobi for the Africa Cup of Nations, supersport.com can report that Nigeria’s head coach, Stephen Keshi is t...
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...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 26th, 2012
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Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has admitted he could have problems ensuring Newcastle release Shola Ameobi for the Africa Cup of Nations finals. Magpies boss Alan Pardew insists his striker will not go to South Africa. “Apparently, there is a clause in his contract that he would not dump the team ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 24th, 2012
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The Newcastle boss confirmed that the 31-year-old target man will remain on Tyneside for the duration of the tournament but remained coy on the exact reasons behind the decision. Ameobi had been called into Stephen Keshi’s preliminary squad ahead of the tournament which kicks off on January 19,...