Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

Afcon spot no stroll in the park - Keshi



Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi says players that will be selected in the final squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations will have to earn their places.

Keshi revealed that only players at the peak of their powers will earn places on the Super Eagles’ plane to South Africa.

“What we want to get is a good mix of players who can help us do well at the Nations Cup, we want to win and I know we can win,” Keshi said.

‘The Big Boss’ said he would not make the mistake of selecting players based on their past reputation with the national team.

“I will always say that names don’t count in football anymore. If you are good enough, come and prove it and you will be on the plane to South Africa (for the Nations Cup).

"Objectivity is the watchword for selection of players and I promise I will stick to it,” he noted.

Nigeria is in Group C of the 2013 Afcon alongside Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and the reigning champions, Zambia.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

Wed, 23 Apr @ 05:00
Wed, 23 Apr @ 13:35
Wed, 23 Apr @ 14:45

Sports Talk



Abiye Opuamah
Sacking Moyes the right decision?
As the news of David Moyes’s sacking reverberates around the football community, there will be more...

Carol Radull
Was Moyes's appointment deliberate?
I know every football blogger in the world has to blog about David Moyes this week and since I’m...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Finally Moyes is out of his misery
Finally emotions have been replaced by common sense and David Moyes has been put out of his misery...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Coach's behaviour appalling, could lead to deaths of referees
The recent after match comments by the coach of EPL club Chelsea is nothing short of appalling and...

Sunday Oliseh
Do Brazil deserve the favourites tag?
In the build up to the World Cup, I’ll be previewing the teams involved, starting with hosts...

Chima Emmanuel Aguma
Give David Moyes a chance, would you?
All season long the name David Moyes has been on the lips of every football spectator and...