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Obinna Nwobodo: Goztepe sign Nigerian midfielder
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Obinna Nwobodo: Goztepe sign Nigerian midfielder

The Nigeria youth international has become the latest acquisition by the Gursel Aksel Stadium outfit after successful medicals Turkish Super Lig side Goztepe have announced the signing of Obinna Nwobodo from Hungarian club Ujpest. The former Nigeria U20 midfielder has signed a three-year deal with the Gursel Aksel Stadium outfit after successful medicals with the club. Nwobodo will link up with his compatriot and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner Brown Ideye, who also arrived at the club this summer.
Obasi, Uche, Taiwo didn’t deserve to be in Keshi’s Super Eagles— Sylvanus Okpala
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Obasi, Uche, Taiwo didn’t deserve to be in Keshi’s Super Eagles— Sylvanus Okpala

Sylvanus ‘Quick Silver’ Okpala, has said no coach will allow players like Chinedu Obasi, Ike Uche and Taiye Taiwo in a team given their unprofessional conduct at the time late Stephen Keshi was coach of the Super Eagles. Okpala, who was part of Keshi’s technical team, spoke in defence of Keshi, who some ex-national team players have accused of asking for bribe. According to him, Keshi, who won the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013, had good reasons not to pick Chinedu Obasi, Ike Uche, Brown Ideye and Taiye Taiwo as part of the 2014 Brazil World Cup-bound team. Meanwhile, Chinedu Obasi had said Keshi and his coaching crew asked him for money before he can be part of the team, adding that it was why other players did not make it to Brazil. However, Sylvanus Okpala, who said the pla...
Brown Ideye Joins Greek Side, Aris Thessaloniki
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Brown Ideye Joins Greek Side, Aris Thessaloniki

Former West Bromwich Albion forward Brown Ideye has joined Greek Super League side, Aris Thessaloniki F.C. Aris and Ideye announced the deal on social media on Thursday: Officially an @ARIS__FC Player. Grateful and Excited About this Chapter!.
Odion Ighalo, Brown Ideye Expected In Kano For Match For IDPs
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Odion Ighalo, Brown Ideye Expected In Kano For Match For IDPs

Super Eagles forwards Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye have been named in the team of Africa Legends scheduled to face Kano Pillars Football Club in a charity match on Dec. 14. The match is scheduled for the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano and it is being organised for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East of Nigeria. The duo will be among several other star footballers who will sweat it out to raise awareness on the plight of the IDPs. Former Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu confirmed to newsmen in Kano on Friday that the two players have agreed to be part of the charity match tagged “Match4IDPs’’. “I have spoken to Ighalo and Ideye and they have agreed to be part of the awareness match for the IDPs on Dec. 14,” Kanu said. He listed other notable stars expected...
Osaze Eyes Super Eagles, Europe Return
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Osaze Eyes Super Eagles, Europe Return

Indonesia-based Osaze Odemwingie has not ruled out a return to European football when the Asian country’s Premier League season ends in November. The 36-year-old, who has been in fine form since joining Madura United in April, is also eyeing a return to the Super Eagles, after being in football’s international wilderness for three years. “I’m still in the game. In November, the season ends in Indonesia. I hope to return to Europe and finish the game, and then get a little chance to enter the national team,” Osaze said in an interview with Sport.ru. Osaze last played for the Eagles at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where he scored the winner against Bosnia. Now, he’s hoping to play in his third World Cup in Russia next year. Top Eagles stars Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Brown Ideye, ...
Ideye Wants China-Based Players Back In Super Eagles
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Ideye Wants China-Based Players Back In Super Eagles

Tianjin Teda forward Brown Ideye has urged Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr to invite the Chinese Super League players for next month’s World Cup qualifying games against Cameroon. Ideye disclosed that the Nigeria internationals based in China deserve invitation for the crucial games ahead and still have a huge role to play in the team. The Super Eagles remain at the summit in group F with six points from two games and will continue their qualification quest for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia against the Afcon champions on September 1 in Uyo. And the former Olympaikos forward believes captain John Obi Mikel, Odion Ighalo and Obafemi Martins merit a call-up in the Rohr’s squad following their outstanding displays in their clubs. “It is going to be tough against the African cham...
AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles Lacked Experienced Stars Against Bafana – Sodje
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AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles Lacked Experienced Stars Against Bafana – Sodje

Former international Sam Sodje has said Nigeria were stunned by South Africa at home because they left out several experienced players. South Africa recorded their first-ever official win over the Super Eagles after a 2-0 win in an AFCON 2019 qualifier on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. Injury ruled out skipper Mikel Obi, Leon Balogun and Carl Ikeme, while Victor Moses is reportedly due for a toe surgery. The Eagles also overlooked China-based strikers Brown Ideye and Odion Ighalo The former Portsmouth defender said Eagles coaches led by Gernot Rohr should have opted for more experienced players for a game of such magnitude. “In my opinion, the coach should have played some experienced players for such important game which he didn’t and as always we need coa...
Brown Ideye Joins Tianjin Teda
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Brown Ideye Joins Tianjin Teda

Super Eagles and former West Brom forward Brown Ideye has made a shocking move to china, as he becomes the latest Nigerian player to join the Chinese moneybags. Former Olympiakos striker who has been on Tianjin Teda's radar before the close of the transfer window in January has completed a transfer fee of 12Milllon Euros to join Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi, With about 3.5 million euros every season becoming the sixth highest paid Nigerian player. Ideye was West Brom's record club signing when he joined The Throstles from Dynamo Kiev in 2014, however, he did not perform to expectations, scoring just seven goals in thirty-one appearances in all competitions for the Baggies before he left for Olympiakos, where he resurrect his career back on track The 28-year-old scored 13 go...