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Posted on 04. Jul, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
Yes my fellow Nigerians and supporters of the Super Eagles have you recovered from that abysmal outing in South Africa by the Super Eagles ? It might also have also been hard to swallow the fact that our neighbours the Black Stars churned out performances we could not even fathom [...]
Posted on 08. Jun, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
Yes my football-loving fans and followers of the Super -Eagles !!! Nigeria’s first World Cup game is only 4 days away aptly on June 12 against Argentina at the Web Ellis Stadium Johannesberg.Most of us are already unsure of our new technical adviser Lars Largerback , with people already calling the Swede all sorts of [...]
Posted on 31. May, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
Lars Largerback has released his final 23-man squad to lead Nigeria to a successful outing in South Africa. Having worked with the players for only 3 weeks , he had the unenviable position of dropping 7 players from the 30-man provisional squad.The players that were dropped were Victor Anichebe, Ikechuckwu Uche , Peter Utaka, [...]
Posted on 10. May, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
Lars Largerback today released his 30 man provisional squad in the quest for a respectable outing at South Africa 2010 .The initial 44 man squad announced last month has been reduced to thirty despite the failure of the proposed camp in London .Largerback prepared the list in consultation with the NFF technical [...]
Posted on 20. Apr, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
Lars Lagerback has taken his first decisive action as coach of the Super Eagles coach by naming his provisional squad for the World Cup. The 44 man squad was released by the Nigerian Football Federation via an official press statement on Sunday . Unfortunately those expecting whole sale changes to the squad following [...]
Posted on 26. Mar, 2010 by The Muse.
With the world cup fever becoming increasingly frenetic with each day that passes and many fans of the sport eagerly awaiting the first ever tournament to be hosted on the African continent (South Africa, just in case you don’t know), I thought I would share this insightful piece on the state of the game [...]
Posted on 20. Mar, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
The song “Waving Flag” by Somali-Canadian rapper K’Naan is Coca Cola’s worldwide theme song for the World Cup. Coca Cola have officially licensed Eldee, M.I., and Banky W to produce the Naija Remix in support of the Super Eagles and Nigeria.There is however no indication from the Nigerian [...]
Posted on 08. Mar, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
Wigan teenage sensation Victor Moses is reportedly considering accepting a call up from the Super Eagles if it comes his way. According to reports from UK tabloid ”the Mirror ” , the 19 year is frustrated with his lack of first team opportunities in the England U-21 squad . He is quoted as [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday named Swede Lars Lagerback as the man to lead to Super Eagles to the World Cup on an initial 5 month- contract . The 61 year old was selected following an intense week of interviews by the NFF technical committee in Abuja.His competitors included Glen Hoddle [...]
Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
The never-ending search for a replacement for Shaibu Amodu has taken a dramatic twist as it appears that former England Coach Glen Hoddle has emerged as a red hot favourite to land the job . The 52-year-old, who took England to the round of 16 in France 98 where they lost to Argentina via [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
Nigeria’s search for a replacement for Shaibu Amodu has suffered a setback as two of the shortlisted candidates Luis Van Gaal and Guus Hiddink have turned down the opportunity to take the Super Eagles to South Africa
The Dutchmen alongside , former Ghana coach Ratomir Djukovic, ex-England under-21 manager Peter Taylor and Bruno Metsu were listed [...]
Posted on 07. Feb, 2010 by Pappy Dee.
In the aftermath of the recently concluded African Cup of Nations 2010 in Angola, an autopsy of the Super Eagles performance was undertaken by the NFF executive committee yesterday.
Top on the agenda was supposed to be the issue of the overhauling of the technical crew and playing squad of the national football team, Super Eagles, [...]
Posted on 03. Apr, 2009 by Omega Eee.
When Africa was made the host continent for the 2010 world cup, most Africans especially Nigerians felt it might be their time to win something big. The super Eagles of Nigeria had a woeful outing in the last African cup of Nations and the fans have been on their back ever since. The qualifying stages [...]
Posted on 11. Mar, 2009 by Omega Eee.
The race for fourth place has just begun. Most Nigerians Support Arsenal and would love to see them finish Fourth. The big question is whether Villa will drop points. They lost against Man-City but have gone to Dubai to refresh their mentality since they have no game for the weekend.
Walcott and Euardo seem to be [...]