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Joel Obi

18 Aug 2018
The 2018/19 Serie A season kicks off this weekend, with 10 first round matches spread from today to Monday.Reigning champions, Juventus, begins the defence of their title with a potentially tricky game away to Chievo this evening.
30 Jun 2018
A former board member of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Emmanuel Ibru, has said the Super Eagles’ first round elimination was due to lack of an effective player maker in the team.
25 May 2018
It is quite remarkable how efficiently everything surrounding the national football team is running. The Super Eagles provisional list for next month’s World Cup...
17 Apr 2018
Torino midfielder, Joel Obi has set his sights on being at the World Cup this summer with Nigeria, reports BBC.The 26-year-old was omitted from the last tournament in Brazil, but took a step closer to realising that ambition last month by playing in the Super Eagles two friendlies.
2 Apr 2018
Sadiq Umar goes from zero to hero-ish while Martins throw his hat in the Super Eagles ring with a hat-trick over the weekend. Here are the outstanding five Nigerian players over the weekend: Obafemi Martins First start in the Chinese Super League this season and it brings a return of three goals, Obafemi Martins will…
24 Mar 2018
Home-based Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf explained yesterday why Torino midfielder Joel Obi was picked ahead of Eddy Onazi for the friendly between Poland and Nigeria at the Municipal Stadium in Wrocław.
19 Mar 2018
Salisu Yusuf, the Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, on Monday declared that Torino midfielder Joel Obi was fit to play for the senior national football team. Yusuf told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) he was making his declaration on the basis of the fact that the Italy-based striker has had impressive appearances for his club.…
18 Mar 2018
Torino midfielder, Joel Obi, has returned to full training at his Serie A club, a week before Nigeria faces Poland in a pre-World Cup friendly. Torino wrote via its official website to inform that Obi participated in the club’s workout, which was held in Filadelfia, Calabria on Friday afternoon. Ahead of today’s league match at…
8 Mar 2018
Former Inter Milan midfielder, Joel Obi and two members of the squad that won the silver medal at the Morocco 2018 CHAN, Stephen Eze and Gabriel Okechukwu are among the 27 players invited to camp yesterday by Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr for this month’s international friendly matches against Poland and Serbia.
7 Mar 2018
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has invited Mikel John Obi, Victor Moses to the 28-man squad to play in the friendly matches against Poland and Serbia this month. Joel Obi and Al Ahly's Junior Ajayi received their first invites under Gernot Rohr with Obi's last invitation coming in September 2014 for the Africa Nations Cup qualifier…
29 Jan 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho Claude Puel’s words on Kelechi  Iheanacho’s need to improve has sparked a streaky run in the cup. Iheanacho further showed marked improvements with his brace against Peterborough. His first goal was top quality as he curled a low strike from outside the area. A misplaced back pass from the Peterborough midfield fell to…
23 Jan 2018
Nigerian midfielder, Joel Obi, has become surplus to requirements at Italian club Torino FC, with the club subsequently placing him on transfer, has scooped. Joel Obi joined Torino from Inter Milan in 2015 for a region fee of €2.2m. Torino has valued the player at €10m, but Bologna were willing to pay €6m for…


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