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Congratulations Nigeria

Three cheers all round!

With Nigeria triumphing in the finals of AFCON and three of our players Victor Moses, Obi Mikel, and a relatively unknown Kenneth Omeruo (Kudos to Emenalo for getting this boy) playing the full games, I believe congratulations are in order to the boys and to Chelsea fans that can now include the unenviable accomplishments to the lists of the good things about this club.

In a situation where we normally get bad press, blowing our own trumpet should be the order of the day. Once again CONGRATULATIONS NIGERIA

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The Journalist

Writer: Dwonder Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 11 2013

Time: 4:42PM

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Cheers to all Nigerian fans. Im happy for our blue boys in green or Vice versa. Lol
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11/02/2013 16:58:00

After seing Kenneth Omeruo play I can not wait for him to join the team.He reminds me of William Gallas.
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11/02/2013 17:35:00

Very pleased for all the Nigerians who visit regularly. Very pleased too to finally be getting back Moses and Mikel!
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11/02/2013 17:51:00

thanks for the picture Merlin. As usual, its excellent.
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11/02/2013 17:51:00

The Niegerian team is truly wonderful, i wonder how they would turn out if kept and allowed to gro together. They go brazilian when the need be, change to traditional Eagles (with wing play) when necessary and knows when to park the bus when required. Congrats
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11/02/2013 17:58:00

Nigeria we hail thee, Up Eagles, Up Nigeria, Up Chelsea. KTBFFH
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11/02/2013 18:11:00

I join others in congratulating our sizeable Nigerian contingent here at VC. This was one i didnt see coming..i thought the Ivory coast for sure would win this thing or at worst Ghana..Well the Nigerian Eagles did what we did last year in the champions League..namely forcefully insert themselves in the conversation then turn all the pundits predictions into rubbish. Way to go..and they beat the Ivrians to dod it so no one can claim they had an easy ride. Time for Mikel and Moses to return so we can get back to having a true DM and a true winger available. This Ken Omeruo guy intrigues me..another one of our youth battalion that i hope actually see some first team playing time sometime soon.
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11/02/2013 18:14:00

Kenneth really impressed me. Being able to keep a cool head in a major competition and at such a young age is quite impressive.
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11/02/2013 18:36:00

@gabeu, it was a bumpy ride starting from the group games but thank God we imposed ourselves, moses was the force at the head of our attack, his game have blossomed from what we know of when he was at wigan, I guess playing with world class players in the making and some world class players in our ranks have helped him, his maturity have suprised me, I hope he shrugs of his knock and do well for us in the remainder of the season, mikel is not the mikel that is playing for chelsea, if he can reciprocate his afcon form to the EPL then we have little or no worries, omeruo is one of the top 3 best CBs in the tournament at such a young age, if he has proper tutoring he'll be as good or even better than okore that we wanted to get, if he doesn't play for chelsea, we'll sell him for profit.
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11/02/2013 18:37:00

Well done to Nigeria & congrats to our Nigerian VC members, now please give us Moses back uninjured, lol.>>>I doubt Omeruo will ever play for Chelsea cause we did not pay >25m for him just like other players on loan.
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11/02/2013 20:07:00

I am NIGERIA,i did it again
na me b chelsea
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11/02/2013 20:44:00

@B2K420, yea I doubt that too, we deal with players with high price tags at chelsea irrespective of their qualities, its happening between Ba and torres now, I won't put it pass our board to loan Ba to the bundesliga next season and still persist with the hopeless odyssey of getting torres to score week in week out as he was doing in his pool days (looks like eons ago and a different player)
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11/02/2013 21:01:00

Has anyone seen the rubbish Malouda has been saying to the press???? Why is he doing this right now? We dont need this distraction!!!!!
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11/02/2013 21:42:00

Na molou(cow)da get he mouth,make he moo
na me b chelsea
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11/02/2013 22:02:00

Confederations cup here we come!! Tbh i was 1 of the most who never gave the boys a chance at the start of the tourney,i spent more time watchin ivory coast(my tourney favourites) but that belief changed immediately we sent the ivorians packin,after that days' spirited performance i knew our name is written on the cup.spendin my time and cash i did my best to support the boys from the stands.and God willing the Gold was sealed and delivered,right now am so elated and i join in congratulatin my fellow Nigerians..up Nigeria
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11/02/2013 22:18:00

Is malouda still a chelsea player??..i mean WTF is he still doing here
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11/02/2013 22:21:00

Congratulations to the Nigerian contingents and am sure you all had a buzz last night. Cheers!
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11/02/2013 22:55:00

keneth omeruo wil be our own vidic
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11/02/2013 23:21:00

Thats if we dont buy another vidic for 25m
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11/02/2013 23:34:00

Congratulations to all Nigerian fans, and great tournament for Mikel and Moses too. Mikel for our future captaincy role?
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12/02/2013 00:53:00

Congrats to all Nigerian VC members. well deserve.
jollyheart Torres
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12/02/2013 09:00:00

Victor Moses, Obi Mikel and Kenneth Omeruo the 19 years old boy really impressed me Up Eagles, Up Nigeria, Up Chelsea. we're in Abuja waiting for them to arrive but Victor Moses is back to London KTBFFH carefree always
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12/02/2013 10:25:00

it was a very good display by our boys, Moses, Mikel and Kenneth they make us proud, congratulations to them
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12/02/2013 10:38:00

cheers !
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12/02/2013 13:06:00

Omeruo could do with some games for our tired and small squad.
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12/02/2013 14:30:00

Haha mikel for captain? Well not here...
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12/02/2013 18:26:00

Mikel truely deserved the player of the tournament award. He played a more advanced role than the one in chelsea and aced it, also completed more passes than anyone. Moses was exceptional as well. Keneth deserves a lot of praise considering his age. Did anyone see him against drogba? Wow! The future is bright for cfc.
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13/02/2013 11:10:00

I tell them HONGERA SANA!
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13/02/2013 11:49:00

Kenneth for me is a player that we need to look at very closely with his age and the maturity he showed, I was watching him that closely and wonder if chelsea have a plan for him around next season and not on loan again.
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13/02/2013 11:51:00

Congrats all around....badaboom badabing :)
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13/02/2013 13:45:00


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