Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Nigeria midfielder claims the referee saw the France striker elbow him in the first half and is angry that he failed to act on it.
There has been a long history of incompetence in financial matters in certain football associations and African players are being used as scapegoats at this World Cup
Monday, June 30, 2014
The coach says the goalkeeper was to blame for the nation's World Cup exit and suggested some Super Eagles players are not giving their all on the pitch.
Didier Deschamps’ men were second-best for large parts of the game but eventually scraped through following the Juventus man’s header and a late Joseph Yobo own goal.
France advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals thanks to a strike from Paul Pogba and Joseph Yobo's own goal.
France advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals with a win against Nigeria, which saw goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama negate his stellar saves with a key blunder late.
Didier Deschamps' side cruised through the group stage and will fancy its chances against the Africans despite a couple of injury concerns.
Friday, June 27, 2014
The Super Eagles had been the latest African team to protest over how much they were being paid by their FA, but an NFF official insisted it will not copy Ghana's solution.
The new Manchester City right back believes anything less than claiming the trophy will be viewed as an underachievement.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Stephen Keshi's men qualify for the second round after pushing their South American counterparts all the way, but a Lionel Messi double was ultimately decisive.
The attacker went level at the top of the Golden Boot standings, helping to prevent Ahmed Musa's double from gifting Stephen Keshi's men a point
The Manchester City forward limped off and has clearly been unfit for much of the tournament, leaving the main man to take on even more of the attacking burden
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Albiceleste boss admits that his side has a natural tendency to rely on the Barcelona forward and need to show more as a team in its clash with Nigeria.
Leo Messi has scored two of the Albiceleste's three goals in the tournament and will look to beat Stephen Keshi's side which is on the brink of qualification
Monday, June 23, 2014
With the second set of matches over, Goal takes a look at which teams are qualified, which ones are going home and which are still battling to make the knockout stage.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The Nigeria midfielder says his side will prepare to face the Argentina talisman in the same way it would for any other opponent.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
The Super Eagles boss was delighted after his side beat Bosnia to move up to second spot in Group F and says he is already thinking about the final game against Argentina.
The Bosnia-Herzegovina boss admits the Super Eagles earned all three points but was disappointed to see his side go out after just two games.
Peter Odemwingie's first-half strike sends Safet Susic's men crashing out of the tournament, while putting the Super Eagles on the brink of progression from Group F.
The striker struck in the first half to secure victory for the African nation, which was forced to withstand a late rally, with Edin Dzeko hitting the post.