Stephen 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 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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 7th, 2013
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LAGOS — Injured Spartak Moscow striker Emmanuel Emenike has been left out of Nigeria’s squad for the World Cup qualifier against Kenya on March 23. Emenike, who was top scorer in the recent Africa Cup of Nations winning campaign, is nursing a long-term hamstring injury which he suffered during ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 1st, 2013
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Nigeria striker, Peter Odemwingie is not interested in returning to the Super Eagles ‘unless things get straightforward’ in the national team set up. The forward was controversially left out of the Nigeria squad that went on to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations title in South Africa and could yet re...
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
In Article
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...