Friday, December 4

Tag: Defensive

Eagles Not Perfect, Says Rohr
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Eagles Not Perfect, Says Rohr

Despite thumping Libya 4-0 in Saturday’s 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr insists that his team were less perfect. Gernot Rohr Rohr’s men ran rampage after the interval with Ighalo getting two more goals before Samuel Kalu wrapped up the victory with a sumptuous debut effort.But the German handler was wary of the team’s deficiencies which he said must be corrected before the second leg of the fixture. “This result does not mean we had a perfect game today,” Rohr said after the game. “We had problems defensively especially in the first half and before we play Libya again in three days, we must improve on our weak areas.”
Super Eagles Defender, Efe Ambrose Achieves Greatness Abroad
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Super Eagles Defender, Efe Ambrose Achieves Greatness Abroad

The Nigeria international has been recognised as the best player for the month in review following his fine defensive displays for the Hibs.   Efe Ambrose Efe Ambrose has been named Hibernian Player of the Month for September after his laudable performances for the club. The 29-year-old played all of Hibernian’s games last month where they managed three wins and two losses in five matches across all competitions. Neil Lennon’s side are yet to concede a goal in their last four games with Ambrose playing a key role in the defence that earned them successive clean sheet against Dundee, Aberdeen, St Mirren and Hamilton. The Super Eagles defender amassed 58%of the total votes to beat teammates Adam Bogdan, Mark Milligan and Martin Boyle to the monthly accolade. Hibernian ...
’30 Months Of Horror’ – Ex-Biafran Teenage Soldier Talks About His Terrifying War Experience
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’30 Months Of Horror’ – Ex-Biafran Teenage Soldier Talks About His Terrifying War Experience

A former Biafran teenage soldier, has spoken out about his experiences during the civil war that tore Nigeria apart. Chief Jasper Okoro Forty-Eight years after the Nigeria-Biafra war ended, Chief Jasper Okoro, a veteran journalist, who was one of the youngest soldiers on the Biafra side has narrated his experiences, describing the war as that of resistance, vengeance and self-survival. Biafra has continued to reecho; 48 years after; what does Biafra mean to you? Taking a reflection of the hostilities that bedeviled the Nigerian state and the eventual emergence of Biafra in the later ‘60s, I remember with considerable thought Biafra as a country that was a home theatre of horror where scores of thousands of even civilian casualties were recorded. Biafra is a country that...
Barcelona Held At Valencia As Sevilla Go Top In Spain
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Barcelona Held At Valencia As Sevilla Go Top In Spain

Sevilla are the surprise leaders in La Liga after Lionel Messi could only rescue a draw for Barcelona away to Valencia on Sunday. PASADENA, CA – JULY 28: Sergi Roberto #20 of Barcelona (far right) lines up the defensive wall in front of the Barcelona goal during the first half of the International Champions Cup 2018 match against the Tottenham Hotspur at Rose Bowl on July 28, 2018 in Pasadena, California. Barcelona defeated Tottenham 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation. Victor Decolongon/Getty Images/AFP Barca started the day at the top of the pile and then Atletico Madrid enjoyed a couple of hours at the summit after edging past Real Betis at the Wanda Metropolitano. Sevilla, however, usurped them both by beating 10-man Celta Vigo and Barca were unable to reclaim ...
Sarri: Yes, This Chelsea Player Much Better Than I Thought…
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Sarri: Yes, This Chelsea Player Much Better Than I Thought…

  Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits David Luiz has been a big surprise this season. Luiz has been outstanding at the back for Sarri. And he said: “Yes, he is much better than I thought before. Much better, as a player and a man. I don't know what happened before but when I arrived immediately I had a feeling he is a very good player for my way of football as he is a very technical centre back. “I appreciate very much the man as he is direct. If he has to say something to me, he does that. I like direct people. I like it very much. “He was a little confused as two seasons ago he was a protagonist but then came six months without playing. So he was a little confused. “I think he is very able to play my way with his characteristics. He is very technic...
TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen
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TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen

It looks like the Kemen’s disqualification from BBNaija 2017 reality TV show is still a wound that has not fully healed as he has just revealed that he still talks about it with his victim, Tboss. Kemen was disqualified from the Big Brother Naija reality show in 2017, after he was found guilty of touching Tboss inappropriately without her consent. TBoss and I still talk about my disqualification from BBNaija – Kemen In a recent encounter with Sunday Scoop, Kemen admitted that it was not easy for him to move on from the BBN drama but things are now working in his favour. He said: “It is only right for me to attribute the turnaround to God. We have two kinds of people in the world – those who have things come easily to them and those who fight for everything they have. I am the type...
Arsenal Vs Everton : How Lacazette Fired Arsenal To Victory
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Arsenal Vs Everton : How Lacazette Fired Arsenal To Victory

Arsenal vs Everton : Alexandre Lacazette fired Arsenal to a fourth successive Premier League win as the French forward’s superb strike inspired a hard-fought 2-0 success against Everton on Sunday. Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (C) watches the ball as he scores his team’s second goal past Everton’s English goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Unai Emery’s side rode their luck in the first half at the Emirates Stadium as Everton wasted a host of chances to punish a sloppy opening from the Gunners. But Lacazette ensured that lethargic spell wouldn’t prove costly when he smashed a sublime opener in the second half. Pie...
Chelsea Drop Points At West Ham
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Chelsea Drop Points At West Ham

Chelsea’s winning start to the season came to a stuttering end at London Stadium on Sunday as they were held to a goalless draw by a determined West Ham United side. “We knew Chelsea would have a lot of the play, as they have all season, but to create the chances we created, that’s what let us down. All round it was a fantastic defensive performance; the way the lads dug in, fought together and stayed together got us a deserved point. We’ll take that all day long”, said Mark Noble, West Ham captain. The visitors began brightly but could have been behind in the 31st minute had goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga not denied Michail Antonio from four yards out. Substitute Alvaro Morata had a great opportunity to score for Chelsea on 66 minutes but his effort was blocked by the face of Luka...
Australia Line Up Kuwait For New Coach’s First Game
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Australia Line Up Kuwait For New Coach’s First Game

Australia Monday lined up a friendly against Kuwait in what will be the first game in charge for new Socceroos coach Graham Arnold. Australia senior football team They will meet Romeo Jozak’s side in Kuwait City on October 15 after a short training camp in the United Arab Emirates. Arnold took over after Bert van Marwijk’s temporary role in charge during the World Cup in Russia, where they failed to make it past the group stage for a third consecutive time. “During a recent training camp in Turkey we worked hard to add attacking layers to the strong defensive base the Socceroos had at this year’s World Cup,” Arnold said. “Next month’s camp in the UAE, which will conclude with our friendly against Kuwait, will provide us with the chance to develop our play further and put our n...
Pretty Mike Shares 15 Godly Rules For Every Married Woman To Enjoy Their Husbands
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Pretty Mike Shares 15 Godly Rules For Every Married Woman To Enjoy Their Husbands

Controversial night club owner, Pretty Mike last this shared 15 godly rules for women in order for them to enjoy their husband. See the list below: 1). Never raise your voice for any reason to your husband. Its a sign of disrespect.(Prov 15v1) 2). Don’t expose your husband’s weaknesses toyour family and friends. It will bounce back at you.You are each other’s keeper.(Eph 5v12) 3). Never use attitudes and moods to communicate to your husband, you never know how your husband will interpret them. Defensive women don’t have a happy home.(Prov 15v13) 4). Never compare your husband to other men, you’ve no idea what their life is all about. If you attack his Ego, his Love for you will diminish. 5). Never ill treat your husband’s friends because you don’t like them, the person wh...
Eguma Laments Rivers United Defensive Crisis
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Eguma Laments Rivers United Defensive Crisis

Rivers United will be without several key defenders ahead of this weekend’s crunch NPFL tie at ABS FC in Ilorin. It was gathered that captain Festus Austine will not be available for the match due to injury. Similarly, his defensive partner Ayobanmi Asekunowo, who missed Wednesday’s pyrrhic 1-0 win over MFM FC in Port Harcourt, will also not be available for manager Stanley Eguma’s selection. To make matters worse, Gabriel Olalekan picked a needless red card on Wednesday against MFM, meaning he will be suspended for one match. This development has seen the club come short on centre-backs as they face a rampant ABS in Ilorin on Sunday “This is one of our biggest concerns at the moment Ayobanmi is down with injury, ‘Agada’ Festus Austine is injured and Gabriel (Olalekan) has a...