Friday, 23 September 2011

EMENIKE warns Guinea ahead Eagles’ cracker

Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike says there is no need to panic over the battle against Guinea for the 2012 Nations Cup cracker on October 10, in Abuja.
The Spartak Moscow striker has been enjoying a consistent call up since Samson Siasia resume office even though he’s still with limited regular shirt chance in the team but he has remain deadly in his displays. 

“We are assuring every Nigerians that it is victory or nothing against Guinea. “Of course the Guineans must have aware that they are not going to the tournament by now. We will use our last blood to ensure that we make the country proud.”
“With the caliber of the invited players, we are on course to beat Guinea. We will not underrate them but they must also not prove too much because we are always a better side.

“I want to personally play in 2012 Nations cup and I must contribute my quotas if my dream is to be achieved. I will be glad for a start in the game but all depends on the coach.

WORGU reveals Dream Team interest

2008 CAF Champions League top scorer, Stephen Worgu has reveals interest in playing for the Nigeria U-23 side popularly known as Dream team IV for the 2012 London Olympic soccer games qualifiers in Egypt.

The former Eyimba of Aba rising star has returned back to Sudan following his loan move to Alahly Benghazi S.C. in Libya from Al-Merrikh of Sudan, and he has stated his return is for good having return back to top form.

“I’m back in Sudan to continue my career and to help the club for the title. I have put the past behind and concentrate on the game. “I know my talent and I know where God is taking me to but wherever a player find himself, he must try to be happy for the success of the game.

“I am doing well right now and everybody in my club is happy for my return, and I hope to give them what they want in terms of scoring goals.

“I know if lift my club here and playing very well like I have always been doing, I will get a chance for the national team. Nigeria made me a better player and I am happy for where I am today. But I am still waiting for the day I will pay it back for the country who gave me a chance to be what I am today.

“I think the Dream Team will be a good place for me enhance my Super Eagles dream but let me hope if the coach will give me a chance for the Olympic qualifiers.

ODIBE Targets Europe spot with Arsenal

Super Eagles defender Michael Odibe targets top four finishes for his club Arsenal kiev in the Ukranian top league, as the team currently seated in fifth place on the log.

The former AC Siena of Italy penned three year deal with Arsenal Kiev after failing to tied down first team shirt with the Italian club, he made his official debut last week Sunday against PFS Olexandria that featured another Nigerian, Frank Temile on loan from Dynamo Kiev.

“It’s a sweet debut for me, and I hope to continue from there, Odibe reveal in a chat”.

“A lot of people have query my move to the country but I keep saying is the best move for me because I have to be playing consistently to bring out the best in me. I thank God for every bit of my career and I hope to make the best chance of my career here now.

“My target is to be playing regular with the team and also to contribute in achieving Europe ticket at the end of the season. We are not doing badly right now and I hope it continues like this.

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

IDEYE: Ronaldo inspires me a lot

Dynamo Kiev striker Brown Ideye has revealed who he looks up to in his career and the secret behind his goal scoring spree at every club he played for since moving to Europe.

The 2010 World Cup star disclosed that he focus much on the ability of the Brazilian legend who retired his football career this year in his home town.
"I have a lot of things to prove in my boot like Ronaldo De Lima, my role model but only time will tell who is the among between I and him."

"I learn everyday in this game and I utilize my learning on the pitch whenever am there. I focus much on his past games because i love him so much and I wish I could break his goal scoring record in the future. I am a still a young player and I hope to improve more on my games everyday.

"Scoring 20 goals this season is realistic and i still want to surprise everybody by giving my best in every game.
Speaking further on the 2012 nations cup qualifiers against Guinea in Abuja, the former Ocean boys hopeful of making the team list that will inspire the country's glory in October 10.
"As far as am concern, Super Eagles will roar against Guinea, I so much have the believe that we will beat Guinea to qualify in Abuja. I am hopeful of return for the game and also hope the coach will still give me the chance to play a part in the game. But we are on course

TEMILE tasks Eguavon for Dream Team shirt

Former U-20 striker Frank Temile has tasked the chief coach of the Nigeria U-23 team for a place in the Dream team qualifiers to London 2012 Olympic games.

The 21 years old striker who was part of Ladan Bosso's U-20 nations cup in Rwanda 2009, and was omitted for the World cup in Egypt due to injury.

Temile currently plays for PFC Oleandria on from FC Dynamo Kiev in the Ukrainian Premier League. The former shooting star ace lamented knee injury that almost ended his career but returned with a superlative form for his club.

"I'm back to my best, I want to quickly prove myself here and hope if the Dream Team coach will call me for a place in the Olympic qualifiers. I have missed playing for my career but i believe I have return for good.

"I will gladly honor the call of the dream team, I am back to my best, I am scoring and giving my best. I won't leave everything behind to prove myself and earn my shirt into the Dream Team.
I love creating and scoring goals whenever am on the pitch and I will continue doing that maybe I will be consider good for my country.

"I know my form will take me to play for Nigeria and I will gladly prove my worth at the end. I just hope the coaches give me a chance.

CHIBUIKE snubs Sweden for Eagles call

Rosenborg of Norway attacking midfielder John Chibuike has snub a chance of playing for the Sweden national team after the country's FA made an inquiry about his national team future.

According to a source close to the highly rated midfielder in Sweden before moving to Rosenborg in Norway last August, revealed that the 22 years old prolific player has snub playing for any other country than Nigeria despite not been called up into the national team.

"Chibuike is a good player anytime any day, I personally advice him to take the chance of playing for Sweden when they approach him last year but his love for Nigeria made him to refuse the offer because the FA are making serious commitment to have him in their squad but he said no.

"They have made another enquiry now after his superlative performance for BK Hacken in the last summer before he was signed by Rosenborg where he has continue his impressive games with two goals to his name but he still insisting on not playing for another country except Nigeria.

 Chibuike was once the rave of the moment in the whole of Sweden having become a target to lots of clubs in Europe over his fast rising dream, and a switch of national allegiance could be another opportunity for the player who recently query Nigeria coach over neglecting his talent.

After the source revealed and contacted the promising player who was regarded has Nigerian Rivaldo kept muted over the news of national allegiance, instead, he stated ambition of waiting for Nigeria call.

"I don't want to be distracted over buried issues, I think i know where my future belongs, only time and God will decide for me but I think playing for my country will be the best for me but God knows the best for everybody.
"I want to remain focus on my games here, and to keep improving on my scoring ability. I am happy for the progress I have make since the move and I hope to lift the team.