Emenike simply needs goals

Emenike simply needs goals
The last two years have been a rollercoaster for Emmanuel Emenike.

Rise of Azeez gives extra shine to class of 2009

Rise of Azeez gives extra shine to class of 2009

After representing Nigeria at youth level, midfielder Ramon Azeez is finally having a breakthrough season in the Spanish La Liga with Almeria and has been rewarded with a call-up to the Super Eagles for the friendly with Mexico.

Uzoenyi finds CHAN redemption

 Uzoenyi finds CHAN redemption

After two man of the match awards at the CHAN tournament there is every chance Ejike Uzoenyi has done enough to throw his hat back into the World Cup ring with the Super Eagles.

Omeruo loving Chelsea life

 Omeruo loving Chelsea life

When Kenneth Omeruo returned to Chelsea training after Nigeria qualified for the World Cup on November 16, David Luiz walked over to the youngster, shook his hand and said: “Well done, welcome to Brazil.’’ This week’s group-stage draw will further focus the minds of those heading to the 2014 World Cup.

Dike's bright end to difficult year

Dike's bright end to difficult year
If he goes to the World Cup with Nigeria it will be the culmination of a fairy-tale couple of years for Bright Dike.

Ameobi shooting for Rio

Ameobi shooting for Rio

It is late March 2001 and, inside a country house hotel just outside Leeds, Howard Wilkinson looks anxious. England's Under-21 manager plans to give Shola Ameobi his international debut against Finland at Barnsley the following evening but the news from Lagos hints at a potential hitch.

Emenike breaks his duck in Turkey

 Emenike breaks his duck in Turkey

Emmanuel Emenike opened his goals account for Fenerbache after scoring in their 2-1 win over Kayseri Erciyesspor on Sunday evening.

Oduamadi loves to dance

Oduamadi loves to dance

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is not a man to let star status guide his selection policy. Luminaries such as Peter Odemwingie, Obafemi Martins and Taye Taiwo have all been out of the side for some time now, while injuries to Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike have only swelled the number of notable absentees in the Super Eagles' squad for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.

Shittu eyeing Wembley final

Shittu eyeing Wembley final

Danny Shittu has been talking for the better part of an hour about the strength of the pound and his time in England’s volleyball team.

There are two Ameobis

There are two Ameobis

Eighteen months ago fans chanted 'There's Only Two Ameobis' when they became the first brothers in 50 years to play a league game for Newcastle United.

Ibrahim remains supremely confident

Ibrahim remains supremely confident

From time to time you get a picture of a player that becomes his defining image. At 21 Rabiu Ibrahim already has that image.

Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa

Nigeria has always been able to call upon a production line of exciting talent, from players like Segun Odegbami to Jay-Jay Okocha.

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