Feud Over Nigeria's AFCON Selection


Super Eagles star Osaze Odemwingie has criticized coach Stephen Keshi for excluding him from the Eagles camp for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Photo: Vanguard

Osaze Odemwingie

  • Nigeria:  Twitter Comments - Osaze Apologises

    Vanguard, 30 December 2012

    Osaze Odemwingie has said he regrets his sensational Twitter comments, which he made after Coach Stephen Keshi left him out of Super Eagles preliminary list for the 2013 Afcon camp ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keshi, Odemwingie's Unnecessary Roforo Fight

    This Day, 29 December 2012

    While the attention of football fans is shifting to next month's Nations Cup finals in South Africa an unsavoury and unnecessary distraction cropped up recently which once again ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Twitter War - Yobo Hits Back At Odemwingie

    Vanguard, 28 December 2012

    Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has lashed out at Peter Odemwingie for being disrespectful after the West Bromwich Albion striker said the country does not have a team leader. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keshi Open to Odemwingie Talks

    This Day, 25 December 2012

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, has admitted that he is ready to talk to Osaze Odemwingie "only if he shows interest in doing so." read more »

Peter Odemwingie.

  • Nigeria:  Runsewe Urges Keshi, Odemwingie to Ceasefire

    This Day, 27 December 2012

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi and West Brom striker, Osaze Odemwingie should end their war of words over the national team list to next month's African Cup of Nations in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keshi Urged to Concentrate On Eagles' Afcon Preparation

    Daily Trust, 27 December 2012

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi has been urged to building a strong and formidable team for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, rather than dissipate ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eagles Don't Have Leader, Rages Osaze

    Daily Trust, 24 December 2012

    Super Eagles out of favour star Osaze Odemwingie has added fire to the debate over his 2013 AFCON exclusion by saying Nigeria have lacked "a good captain for many years". read more »

  • Nigeria:  I Won't Miss Osaze, Martins, Others, Says Keshi

    Vanguard, 23 December 2012

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, says he will not miss any player who did not make the team's provisional list for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). read more »

  • Nigeria:  I Won't Miss Osaze, Taiwo, Others, Says Keshi

    Leadership, 24 December 2012

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, says he will not miss any player who did not make the team's provisional list for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). read more »

  • Nigeria:  Onigbinde Backs Keshi Over Osaze's Exclusion

    Daily Trust, 24 December 2012

    Former Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde believes Coach Stephen Keshi knows what he is doing for excluding Eagles' established stars from Nigeria's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Axe Odemwingie, Martins for Nations Cup

    Confederation of African Football, 22 December 2012

    Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has left star strikers Peter Odemwingie and Obafemi Martins out of his squad for next year's Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Afcon 2013 - Keshi Not Sure of Odemwingie

    Daily Trust, 20 December 2012

    Fans of Super Eagles striker, Peter Osaze Odemwingie may be disappointed when the list of foreign based players for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations camping would be released as ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  AFCON - Keshi Admits Team Selection Dilemma

    Leadership, 20 December 2012

    Nigeria national team coach, Stephen Keshi has admitted that he is facing a dilemma in selecting his provisional list of players for the Nations Cup. Already, 22 home based players ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Wants Early Release of Eagles From Europe

    Leadership, 14 December 2012

    Nigeria has said they will insist on the release of all their Europe-based pros for the AFCON latest January 4. read more »