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Enyeama, Other Super Eagles Players Get $130,000 Each

Nigeria’s number one goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama and a few other players in the Super Eagles squad, were paid about $130,000 (N21m) each, as appearance fees after the 2014 World Cup. An official told AfricanFootball: “It was not a flat rate, but some of the players like Enyeama, who were involved in both the qualifiers as well as the World Cup in Brazil got as much ... Read More »

Now I See ’94 Eagles In 2014 Team – Keshi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he is gaining increased confidence as the World Cup draws closer. The Super Eagles manager told reporters in Lagos on Monday that the kind of team spirit in the 2014 squad is making the collective work easier and clearly reminding him of the atmosphere around the 1994 team who have been adjudged as the best set ever to have played ... Read More »

World Cup Play-Offs: “No Special Bonus For Super Eagles” – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has confirmed that the players of the national team will not receive any special bonus in the two-legged World Cup play-off against Ethiopia. Aminu Maigari, president of the NFF, told SuperSport that the players will be paid the “usual $5,000″ win bonus for the two matches. “The players will receive the usual $5,000 if they beat Ethiopia this month. There ... Read More »

Don’t Mind Malawi Mind Games, Commissioner Tells Keshi

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi appeared to have been boxed into a corner by his Malawian counter, Tom Saintfiet in their war of words ahead of the September 7 World Cup qualifier at the U.J Esuene Stadium. The Belgian raised the stake yesterday when he accused Keshi of racism and has threated to report the former Super Eagles captain to FIFA. But Cross River commissioner ... Read More »

Broke NFF Cancels Eagles’ Camp In Abuja, Orders Team Reduced To 23 Players

• Directive would affect our programme, Keshi laments CITING lack of funds to camp the 42 players invited to the Super Eagles’ camp in Abuja for the Nigeria versus Malawi World Cup qualifier, as well as, the preparation for the African Nations Championship (CHAN), the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday ordered Coach Stephen Keshi to reduce the list of players for both the Brazil 2014 ... Read More »

Eagles Battle Bafana Bafana Without Mikel

SOCCER fans looking forward to seeing Chelsea star, John Obi Mikel, in Wednesday’s international friendly game against South Africa will have to make do without the midfielder as he has withdrawn from the match following some health concerns. But all the other stars invited for the game, tagged, Mandela Challenge, are available and ready to prove Nigeria’s superiority over the South Africans. Super Eagles Head ... Read More »

19 Years After, Eguavoen Still Feels The Pain Of Eagles’ USA ’94 Loss To Italy

AUSTIN Eguavoen was an integral part of the Super Eagles team that won Nigeria’s second African Nations Cup trophy at the Tunisia 1994 edition of the competition. He was also there when the Super Eagles dazzled the world at the U.S.A 1994 World Cup, beating such countries as Bulgaria, which went ahead to play in the semi-final, and Greece. But he is still pained by ... Read More »

Enyeama Now Lille’s Number 1

Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama is now the be first choice goalkeeper at Lille for the 2013/14 season after a year-long loan deal at Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel. The Nigeria goalkeeper has been rewarded with a starting place in the French club by his coach following his year-long loan in Israel. 30-year-old Enyeama left Lille last season after being unable to get consistent play time at ... Read More »

Yobo Always In Eagles Plan, Says Keshi

Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, has debunked claims making the rounds that he has foreclosed the issue of team skipper, Joseph Tambarin Yobo, returning to the team, insisting that Yobo will sooner than later be back in the squad. Super Eagles Media Officer, Ben Alaiya, quotes the coach as saying he never spoke to any media organization regarding the return to the national ... Read More »

I’m happy we qualified for 2014 CHAN, says Keshi

Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi has blamed the 0-2 loss in the second leg qualifier for Africa Nations Cup Championship (CHAN) to lack of composure of the players. In spite of the loss, Super Eagles however qualified on 4-3 goals aggregate. The team had gone into the second leg match with a 4-1 advantage, having outclassed the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire on June 6 in ... Read More »

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