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2 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Nigeria coach Keshi postpones release of squad, NFF wants wider consultation

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has put on hold his proposed release of his a provisional 35-man squad for the World Cup as he will consult widely before making it public next week.

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7 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Ameobi set for talks over future - with some senior Newcastle figures wanting him to stay

CRUNCH TALKS: Shola Ameobi will discuss his Newcastle future at the end of the season - and the veteran striker could be offered a new short-term deal SHOLA AMEOBI will discuss his Newcastle United future at the end of the season - with some influential figures at the club pushing for him to be offered a new short-term deal.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Vanguard

Nigeria striker Uche waits on World Cup fate

National team coach Stephen Keshi has accused Uche of being "tactically indisciplined" and has snubbed him since last year's Africa Cup of Nations triumph in South Africa.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Vanguard

35-man Provisional List: The Nation waits on Keshi

By Jacob Ajom The technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation will today meet with Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi over the provisional list of the Nigerian squad for the Brazil 2014 World Cup.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: NNPC Debunks Reports of Feud Between Petroleum Minister, GMD

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has said that there was no rift between the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke and its Group Managing Director, GMD, Engr.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Brazil World Cup Provisional List - Osaze in, Ike Uche Out

AS Nigerians await the release of the 35-man provisional World Cup list from coach Stephen Keshi tomorrow, we can authoritatively inform that all the players who played at the Africa Cup of Nations victory in South Africa in 2013 except Ike Uche are included in the list.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Maigari Tasks Sporting Media to Be Objective

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation , Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has rebuffed claims he was working against the success of the national team at the forthcoming 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Vanguard

Keshi can surpass my achievement -Westerhof

Former Eagles Coach, Clemens Westehof has tipped his protege and former captain, Stephen Keshi to surpass his achievement with the Super Eagles.

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Ghanamma.com

Injured Super Eagles' defender Balogun returns in May

Injured Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, will be fit for action in two weeks time, an official said on Thursday in Abuja.

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Vanguard

Nigeria spy on Iran in South Africa

T he Nigeria Football Federation is not taking anything to chance as they have delegated some coaches to South Africa to spy on Iran, one of their opponents for the Brazil World Cup starting in June.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Abuja hosts Okoku's foundation launch

Ex-Nigeria international Paul Okoku will launch his foundation in Abuja today . The foundation known as Greater Tomorrow Children's Foundation will be launched at the NICON Luxury Hotel Abuja.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ghanamma.com

NFF not owing Okpala, says Inyamah

A former Super Eagles assistant coach, Sylvanus Okpala, has been excluded from coaches that were slated to be paid outstanding salaries by the Nigeria Football Federation, with the football body insisting they are not owing the former international.

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Vanguard

Keshi not afraid of Argentina

FOR the umpteenth time yesterday, Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi said that he was not afraid of his Super Eagles confronting a-Lion-loaded team of Argentina at the World Cup in Brazil.

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Ghanamma.com

John Utaka Tips Eagles for History in Brazil- Report

Sivasspor Nigerian forward John Utaka has backed the African champions to make history and become the first blcak nation to win the World Cup in Brazil.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

In-depth Africa

House of Reps confirm Keshi will lead Eagles to 2014 World Cup

The House of Representatives Committee on Sports, has confirmed that Stephen Keshi is the coach that will guide Nigeria to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Eagles 2014 Vs Eagles 1994 - Can Lightning Strike Twice?

The similarities and coincidences existing between the Super Eagles classes of 1994 and 2014 are more than skin deep; can Stephen Keshi's men emulate their celebrated predecessors? With the World Cup in Brazil drawing ever closer, minds have inevitably been drawn once again to Nigeria's 1994 vintage which surprised the world with fine attacking ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Chronicle Live

Shola Ameobi still in with a chance of going to Brazil for the World Cup

The Toon striker , who has featured in only a bit-part role for Newcastle United in 2014, is understood to have a "75%" chance of making it into Stephen Keshi's final squad.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

5 Nigeria players to watch at the World Cup

In this June 23, 2013, file photo, Nigeria's Brown Ideye kicks the ball during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Spain at the Castelao stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil.

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Anchorage Daily News

Nigeria better-placed than ever for a World Cup?

In this Feb. 10, 2013, file photo, Nigeria's head coach Stephen Keshi gestures during their African Cup of Nations final with Burkina Faso at the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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The Miami Herald

Nigeria better-placed than ever for a World Cup?

Nigeria may be better-placed than ever to go far at the World Cup - if the problems posed by an overbearing football federation stay away.

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