Archive | June 6, 2018

Czech Republic defeats Nigeria’s Super Eagles by a lone goal….

Match photo

Super Eagles of Nigeria today lost by a lone goal to Czech Republic in their final warm up game played in Austria. The match started at 2pm Nigerian time. Czech’s goal was scored by Tomas Kalas in the 25th minute. Nigeria started the game with Francis Uzoho in goal and with Shehu Abdullahi, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun and Brian Idowu all in the defensive positions. The midfield had John Ogu, Wilfred Ndidi and Mikel Obi. Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi and Odion Ighalo all started in the attacking positions.

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Guardiola not cool with Africans says Toure….

Toure (left) started one league game in the 2017-2018 season

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola “often has problems with Africans”, says ex-Blues midfielder Yaya Toure. The Ivorian, who left City in May after eight years at the club, says he wants to “break the myth” about Guardiola, whom he describes as “jealous”. “Maybe we Africans are not always treated by some in the same way as others,” said Toure in an interview with France Football.

FIFA World Cup 2018 squads….

Alex Iwobi

Nigeria

Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United).

Defenders: William Troost-Ekong, Abdullahi Shehu (both Bursaspor), Tyronne Ebuehi (Benfica), Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge), Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm), Chidozie Awaziem (Porto), Leon Balogun (Brighton), Kenneth Omeruo (Chelsea).

Midfielders: Mikel John Obi (Tianjin Teda), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester), Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense), John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Joel Obi (Torino, Italy).

Forwards: Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho (both Leicester), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone).

Continue to check out all the players going to Russia. It’s gonna be fun….

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