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Reasons For Worry As 'Oyinbo' Boys Take Over The Super Eagles

More than ever, there is an influx of foreign-born Nigerians in the Super Eagles. We have always had them, maybe two, three at a time. It however looks like we are at a level where they are almost taking over the Super Eagles. At this rate, we are getting to a time when we will have an entire starting XI of foreign born footballers. Is there a reason to be worried? Since Gernot Rohr got into the Super Eagles, he has done more of identifying players of Nigerian heritage turning out for the Super Eagles. The latest

  1 year ago ago
Reasons For Worry As 'Oyinbo' Boys Take Over The Super Eagles

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"The German story is finished" - Bundesliga star stands by his decision to represent Nigeria

German born TSG Hoffenheim defender Kevin Akpoguma said is proud of playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.  Akpoguma decided to pladge his international future to Nigeria, despite representing his country of birth at the various youth level.  Akpoguma captained the Germany national team from the U17 to U19, including helping the Germans to eliminate Nigeria in the FIFA U20 world cup at some point.  His decision to switch allegiance from Germany to Nigeria didn't go down well with some of his coaches in

  1 year ago ago

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After Akpoguma and Dessers, Three Other 'Oyinbo' Boys Expecting Super Eagles Invites

Hoffenheim's Kevin Akpoguma and KRC Genk Cyril Dessers are the recent foreign-born players to join the Super Eagles fold. Swelling the rank of the foreign born players in the team. Akpoguma already made his debut for the team, after completing his switch from Germany - the country he captained at U-20 level. It is expected that Dessers will also get the chance to make his debut against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia. More players of Nigerian origin are expected to join the Super eagles soon, we take a look at

  1 year ago ago
After Akpoguma and Dessers, Three Other 'Oyinbo' Boys Expecting Super Eagles Invites

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Meet the Super Eagles defender who scored the 1000th own goal in Bundesliga, see his favourite food

Super Eagles defender Kevin Akpoguma is one of the respected figures in Nigerian senior national team currently.Nigeria can boast of a lot of defenders who are very rich and Akpoguma is one of them.

  1 year ago ago
Meet the Super Eagles defender who scored the 1000th own goal in Bundesliga, see his favourite food

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Hoffenheim’s Akpoguma doubtful for Nigeria-Cameroon friendly after muscle injury

Super Eagles defender Kevin Akpoguma’s chances of featuring in Nigeria’s upcoming international friendly against Cameroon hangs in the balance after he picked up an injury on Saturday in TSG Hoffenheim’s 1-1 draw against Arminia Bielefeld.Akpoguma, who is one of the players shortlisted by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for the June 4 international friendly against Cameroon in Vienna, Austria, had to be substituted in the 62nd minute.

  1 year ago ago
Hoffenheim’s Akpoguma doubtful for Nigeria-Cameroon friendly after muscle injury

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Profiling Kevin Akpoguma: The latest Player to commit his future to Nigeria.

Kevin Akpoguma is the latest European born player of Nigerian decent to confirm his international switch to Nigeria. Last Month Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr disclosed his role in convincing the 25 year old to dump Germany for Nigeria after conversation with him and his family. Born in Germany to a Nigerian father and a German mother, he has turned out for the country of his birth at youth level captaining the Germany U20 team to the 2015 FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand. Akpoguma started his football

  1 year ago ago
Profiling Kevin Akpoguma: The latest Player to commit his future to Nigeria.

POLITICS

Nigerian lady attacks politicians for giving appointments only to men but use women during elections

A facebook user, Sandra Akpoguma, has expressed her displeasure over the manner Nigerian politicians dish out appointments to young men but relegate women to the background. Akpoguma, who is an Urhobo of Delta central, was very unhappy when she saw a photoshoot of twelve persons who were given appointment letters but only one woman among them. She went very livid. The 12 persons were standing, all holding their appointment letters in the group photographs but just one woman and 11 men. For her, it was a bad

  2 years ago ago
Nigerian lady attacks politicians for giving appointments only to men but use women during elections

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Super Eagles star suffers a fresh injury in his 1st match for German Bundesliga giants since January

The Super Eagles of Nigeria star Kevin Akpoguma returned to action for German Bundesliga giants Hoffenheim football club on Monday night, in their goalless draw against Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Prezero Arena, but suffered a fresh injury, as he was forced off the pitch towards the end of the game.

  1 year ago ago
Super Eagles star suffers a fresh injury in his 1st match for German Bundesliga giants since January

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I Am Very Happy To Be Here, Hoffenheim's Akpoguma

Hoffenheim focus back Kevin Akpoguma has communicated joy at connecting up with the Nigeria public group at their instructional course in Austria.  Everything is highlighting the way that Akpoguma, one of the nine unfamiliar conceived players as of now with the Super Eagles, is in conflict to make his senior introduction after his one-time demand for a difference in affiliation was as of late conceded by football's reality overseeing body FIFA.  Addressing the Super Eagles Media Officer Toyin Ibitoye, Akpoguma

  1 year ago ago
I Am Very Happy To Be Here, Hoffenheim's Akpoguma

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Kevin Akpoguma excited about playing for Nigeria.

Report has it that Kevin Akpoguma is making the move to the Nigerian senior national team. The former captain of Germany’s U21 team is said to have committed to playing for the super eagles. The 25 year old whose father is a Nigerian, holds a Nigerian passport. In a recent conversation monitored by Owngoalnigeria.com, the TSG Hoffenheim player spoke of his excitement with the prospect of playing for his homeland.  Akpoguma was reported to have said that: ‘’it is something i’ve been thinking about for

  1 year ago ago
Kevin Akpoguma excited about playing for Nigeria.

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Akpoguma Looking To Bounce Back From Thigh Muscle Injury

Nigeria international and Hoffeinem defender, Kevin John Ufuoma Akpoguma, refuses to be weighed down by injury that has plagued him since January 3. The 25 years old went philosophical about the setback in a statement on his Instagram page on Saturday, which suggests that he is taking it in his strides. "No matter how hard the present time is - We smile and keep moving forward," stated the utility ace who is currently down with thigh muscle injury. The former Hannover player last featured for his club in January

  1 year ago ago
Akpoguma Looking To Bounce Back From Thigh Muscle Injury

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'I Didn't Play Regularly In The Club' - Hoffenheim's Kevin On Why He Rejected Nigeria 3 Years Ago

Hoffenheim central defender Kevin Akpoguma has claimed that he turned down the chance to represent Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup because he wasn't playing regularly for his Bundesliga club and was battling to overcome serious injuries.  Having said that, the fact is that the former Germany U20 captain enjoyed a breakout 2017-2018 and that was the reason manager Gernot Rohr approached him in the first place, with 17 starts to his name in the German top-flight while making five appearances off the bench.  Akpoguma

  1 year ago ago
'I Didn't Play Regularly In The Club' - Hoffenheim's Kevin On Why He Rejected Nigeria 3 Years Ago