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May 25, 2014 2:26 PM Enyeama Goes Bullish

Nigeria captain Vincent Enyeama was in bullish mood when asked about the Super Eagles’ chances in Brazil. The 31-year-old will play in his third World Cup next month and fresh from winning the Marc-Viven Foe award for being the best African player in Ligue 1, the keeper thinks his team can go one better than Ghana. ‘I think we are going to make big progress 19

May 23, 2014 1:20 AM Black Stars better than Eagles –Essien

Ghana midfield ace, Michael Essien believes the Black Stars are the continent’s number one soccer outfit despite not going to Brazil as African champions, a crown which the Super Eagles of Nigeria currently hold. Essien, who bared his mind in a chat with fifa.com stated that Ghana’s World Cup record puts the Black Stars in pole position ahead of other 27

May 22, 2014 4:04 PM Nigeria will be best African team in World Cup claims Adebayor

Togo and Spur’s striker Emmanuel Adebayor has backed Nigeria to be the best African team in the World Cup also claiming Cote d’Ivoire cannot progress due to lack of togetherness. Talking to the Daily Express he said that the Super Eagles’ are most likely to progress far in the tournament due to their experienced manager Stephen Keshi. “Out of these teams 16

May 16, 2014 1:27 AM Stop Mourning The Ghost Of A Dead Empire 3

“Nkrumah is the single most important African politician of the past century. Almost all ideas that are vetted by contemporary leaders have appeared in Nkrumah’s writing. He is the seminal African political philosopher.” “Who made that critical statement above?” asked The Question, otherwise called Mr. JB Danquah, the self-induced hallucinating Chancellor 56

April 28, 2014 1:24 PM Astonishing claims over Honduras, Nigeria 2010 qualification

Wilson Raj Perumal was arrested in 2011 in Helsinki in connection with match-fixing and was sentenced to two years in prison. Perumal admitted fixing international friendly matches but has made stunning new claims in a book, Kelong Kings. In the book, co-written with investigative journalists Alessandro Righi and Emanuele Piano, Perumal claims that he influenced 58

April 19, 2014 12:56 PM Seville lures Haruna Lukman

Dynamo Kiev midfielder Lukman Haruna has been linked with a move to Spanish side Seville. According to Ukrainian website sportanalytic.com, Haruna does not have a good relationship with manager Oleg Blokhin and wants to leave the club. He has reportedly handed in a transfer request to club CEO Igor Surkis. The next step is for both parties to agree terms 95

April 16, 2014 11:30 AM Which Countries Got and Which Got Out Africa’s World Cup

With less than 60 days to go until the World Cup begins in Brazil, here is a round-up of the latest squad news concerning the players likely (or unlikely) to feature for Africa’s Five at the international high table. Bear in mind, however, that a lot can change between now and the opening day of the tournament. Managers are not set to name their provisional 37

April 12, 2014 4:52 AM Yobo not fit for Eagles squad, Laloko declares

Veteran coach and former Nigeria Football Federation technical director, Kashimawo Laloko said yesterday that coach Stephen Keshi will be making a mistake if he includes Joseph Yobo into his plans for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He argued that the Super Eagles captain who played a cameo role at the 2013 Nations Cup success in South Africa and has not played 47

April 1, 2014 5:39 AM Eagles’ll shine in Brazil

Former Super Eagles winger, John Utaka, has tipped Nigeria to do well at the Brazil 2014 World Cup, declaring that he sees the Stephen Keshi-tutored side reaching the last four and possibly lifting the trophy. The 32-year-old Utaka who is scoring again for Turkish club Sivasspor after a five-week absence caused by a hamstring injury noted that nobody 40

March 31, 2014 9:05 PM The top five Crystal Palace wingers of the Premier League era

Wingers Jason Puncheon and Yannick Bolasie turned on the style in the remarkable Crystal Palace win over Chelsea at the weekend. So let’s head back in time to recall some of the finest wing men to have played for the club. There have been some wonderful wide players to have turned out in the red and blue over the years but I have selected the best from the Premier 38