Stephen Keshi

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jun 22nd, 2014
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Nigeria were much better tonight than their opening game. Their work-rate was excellent, they were full of energy and solid at the back – the two central defenders were outstanding. And Emenike up front was a powerhouse Nigeria matchwinner Peter Odemwingie: “This victory was for our fans ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
May 23rd, 2014
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Stephen Keshi has told Super Eagles players based in Europe, to assemble in London on Sunday, as he plans to travel with only domestic league players from Nigeria. Most of the foreign-based players have jetted back to the country, after the end of the various leagues in Europe, ahead of a hectic summ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
May 9th, 2014
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Former Nigeria goalkeeper Emmanuel Babayaro, has criticized Stephen Keshi for including Chigozie Agbim in his 30-man provisional squad for the 2014 World Cup and leaving out Ikechukwu Uche. “To be honest, there is no surprise for me in terms of inclusion but that of exclusion which is that of Ike Uch...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 18th, 2014
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Super Eagles one-cap defender Leon Balogun, is set to begin light training, as he harbours hopes of being included in Nigeria’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup. The Fortuna Dusseldorf player recently got rid of his crutches, after the injury he picked up during his debut for the African champions...
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 IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 1st, 2014
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Stephen Keshi has said that he is not interested in inviting 35 players for Nigeria’s World Cup preparations, as it will be unproductive. The former national team skipper made it clear that he would only call up a few players who will make the country proud, especially since the competition is less t...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 15th, 2013
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Nwankwo Kanu has expressed that Nigeria has its sights set on winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup on behalf of Africa. In 2010, Ghana was a penalty shootout away from becoming the first nation from the continent to reach the semifinals of the tournament. The ex-Arsenal, Inter and Ajax striker, however, b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 23rd, 2013
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Full Time: Nigeria 1 – 1 Kenya Kenya should have closed shop. The Harambee Stars defense is finally breached as substitute Oduamadi steals in at the far post to rifle home the equalizer at the death. Kenya shoot themselves in the foot, failing to see out the last few minutes of additional time ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 22nd, 2013
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African champions Nigeria can take complete command of Group F with a win at home to Kenya on Saturday in the latest round of qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup. The Super Eagles lead the way in their group on four points from two games and are 33 places higher than Kenya in the Confederation [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 16th, 2013
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Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has criticised the country’s coach Stephen Keshi for ignoring him. The Spartak Moscow striker is nursing a long-term hamstring injury which he suffered during the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. He scored four goals to emerge as top scorer at the tourname...