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S/Eagles Formation: Going Raw On Rohr

“We didn’t concede in normal play, we conceded only two goals from set pieces. This is not a question of tactics or system. Our system was okay, we cannot play with three (at the back) when there is only one center forward” This is Rohr replying critics that said he got his formation and tactics wrong? Well, this is not ...

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Super Eagles: Formation Gone Wrong

Hating Nigeria should be the easiest thing. Good and many reasons to give up on us and our ways. Those little things we allow to rob us of our glory. When I was shouting, nagging and calling out the three useless players in the team. Many just couldn’t see what I see. I see, I saw it. Musa had no ...

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WORLD CUP 2018: WHAT IS TEAM SUPER EAGLE’S PLAN?

By Ediale Kingsley Things I hope you saw in the friendly game against Czech: — John Ogu walks to the Referee at end of the game to wonder why he didn’t add stoppage time. He truly was unhappy the game ended against TeamNigeria. — Rohr took a drastic approach of sending in Iheanacho, Nwankwo, and Elderson. When the game repeatedly ...

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Journey to Russia: Where we missed it

1. The definition of life’s irony is how Sane who is better than all 23 man team repping Naija was dropped. And we have terrible excuse to smuggle idle players by air to Russia. And you think God hasn’t forsaken us in this nation? 2. ManCity and Pep Guardiola are the winners here. He was instrumental to the record making ...

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Watery, shameful Arsenal fall to Atletic Madrid

I wanted Arsenal to win. Their fans, pro and anti Wenger wanted the same thing. But at exactly 72mins. I told myself, it was going to be an injustice to quality soccer strategy if they did win. They came short of all they needed to accomplish. Aside intermittent ball possession. — No goal poacher that’s worth his wages in the ...

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Seeing Arsene Wenger through Kroenke’s eyes

In what will go down as one of the most intriguing transfer deal of recent times, Arsenal is expecting a swap deal for Arsene Wenger. It’s expected that Chelsea will by the end of the season complete a transfer deal that will secure the 68-year-old French man, with Antonio Conte joining the Gunners in a straight manager swap with no ...

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Manchester United Transfer

Still firmly holding onto the 2nd position at the league’s table, Manchester United are rampaging towards anything that can give them an edge over their Manchester City neighbors. While they are at it, they also have to deal with internal dissatisfactions. How is Jose Mourinho going to strategize his way out of these internal squabbles? Same way he dealt with ...

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El Clasico: 9 notes to keep as Barcelona bashes Madrid

    • Ediale Kingsley writes “…and after the order of the biblical parting of the sea, Busquet played Moses and the first goal was scored against the White Pharaohs” Iniesta is no mate of Modric In this game there was only one captain fantastic. It was Iniesta, aside the fact that the other side’s captain, Ramos, was chasing his ...

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