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Essien named Chelsea captain in his first start for Blues this season

Published on: 24 September 2013
Michael Essien

Michael Essien was named Chelsea captain for the first time in his Blues career on Tuesday in his first official match of the season for the club.

The Ghanaian midfielder was named in the starting team for their clash against Swindon in the Capital One Cup.

In a fitting recognition of his commitment to Chelsea despite being axed from the first team, Essien was handed the captain's band in his first official match for the Blues since his return from Real Madrid on loan.

The Ghana midfield supremo has not played in any competitive game for the club since returning from loan with Real Madrid.

He was not named even in Chelsea’s Champions League squad even though he was in excellent form for Ghana when they played Zambia in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers this month.

Essien’s plight sparked worries among Ghana and Chelsea fans but it has now been allayed with him playing his first match for the club this season.


  • gt says:
    September 24, 2013 10:20 pm
    @Phillbanger, shut up u juju slowpoke. we are here to talk football and u senseless burnt ape is talking trash as usual. fool, look at ugly dwarf Essein and tall handsome Mikel Obi and tell me who among them need deodorant. look at Nigeria goal keeper Vincent Eyaama and Gayna baboon goal keeper Fatau Dauda and tell me who need deodorant among them. lazy village bastard ,ur 419 dis 419 dat is becoming boring. scumbag, a Ghana member of paliament (MP) mr. Eric Amoateng was caught with drugs in USA and he currently serving 10 years jail in USA prison.
  • spellBOUND says:
    September 24, 2013 10:21 pm
    You laugh, but if not ghana, who is gong to do it??? the 419 state????? u guys have flopped at the mundial year after year. ghana has accomplished more in its 2 appearances than u did in all your countless appearances. FACT!!! U JUST GO TO FILL THE NUMBERS. i dont see that changing anytime soon. ethiopia will give u more than u can handle. just wait.
  • Kaylee says:
    September 24, 2013 10:22 pm
    Hahahahaha gaynaians will never stop bein stupid. Only fools celebrate mediocrity. Essien d B-team captain at 40+years and u r here tryin to prove a point? Hahahahaha mikel, cech, oscar, ashley, cahill, terry, ivanovic, eto, ramirez and luiz for next Epl and champions league matches!!!! Whyl v.ginkel, chalobah, azpli, bertrand, d'bruyne and their captain essien d flop will b waitin 4 next capital cup one against anoda 3rd division team, probably next four months. Hahahahahahaha seriosly av never met sum1 as stupid as gayna'ans.
  • bismark(gh rules) says:
    September 24, 2013 10:30 pm
    in ghana anytime skul children re playing football,the one who gives more back pass is named mikel obi hahahaaa mikel on the now oh sends it back torres is angry cos he was right in a gud scoring position ,three goals for seven yrs at chelsea foolish player
  • ManCarlinton says:
    September 24, 2013 10:35 pm
    @kaylee, you and your compatriots are PIGS. No matter how we bath you to keep you attractive, you still play in the mud and eat shit.
  • Collynzo says:
    September 24, 2013 10:37 pm
    @Bismark, the one who sits on the bench is named what? Michael Essien hahaha
  • Kaylee says:
    September 24, 2013 10:41 pm
    It takes a computer wizard to make a successful scarm. It takes a computer wizard to hack U.S or any European account. Gaynaians r jst jealos dat dey aint dat exposed to technology lyk 9ja guys. We r doing to d whites wot they did to us long time ago in d name of colonisation. They stole tons of oil from us. They raped our women wich brings d adage ''to take a french leave". They enslaved and murderd most of our kinsmen. They did their worst by stealin most of our artifats and emeralds. There r no criminals lyk d whites. They discoverd dat 9ja had fast matured and learnt their tricks and all they could do was to term it scarm where as they started it all. Boys wr in pains over wot d whyts did to dia forefathers dat dey had to pay d whyts back in dia own coins. Hahahaha we cnt remain as stupid as other african nations who claimd to av gaind independence but r stl unda d shadows of d whyts and dia colonial masters.
  • egyptian says:
    September 25, 2013 04:33 am
    U may be right @ohthree.africans didn't do too well in europe this year,so those two nigerians stand a big chance.but i'll prefer moses to mikel due to his exploits at both afcon and in d europa league with chelsea.was key to both nigeria and chelsea winning those trophies,but mikel did well only for nigeria but was nowhere to be found for chelsea.i'll be surprised if both players arent in the final 5 nominees though
  • Collynzo says:
    September 24, 2013 10:42 pm
    @carlinton if you want to know what the whole world thinkS about Gaynaians, go to google and type ''Ghanaians are'' and see what comes up.
  • gt says:
    September 24, 2013 10:51 pm
    @ povnorbemol, why u trokosi voodoo gaynians are primitive stupid and senseless. Asamoah Gay is 27 years old while Mikei is 25 yrs and Dede Ayua is 23 yrs. Asamoah Gay and Dede Ayua won Bristish Broacasting Cooperation award. While Mikel Obi in 2006 at the age of won World Young footballer of the year with Messi and African Young footballer of the year. fool, Asamoah Gay have never won any trophy in his useless football career both club and national team.
  • Collynzo says:
    September 24, 2013 08:25 pm
    Hahahaha @DRwhore you must be having a laugh hahahaha. Let see if Essien starts their next premier league or champions league match. This is a second rate competition for fringe players
  • Collynzo says:
    September 24, 2013 08:26 pm
    Mourinho is even sleeping on the bench, shows how useless the match is.
  • Divaro says:
    September 24, 2013 08:30 pm
    The Ghana international has been ruled out of Schalke’s German Cup game against Darmstadt on Wednesday Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng will not take part in the German Cup game against Darmstadt on Wednesday due to a knee injury. Coach Jens Keller has also confirmed that he will miss the services of another midfielder Julian Draxler in the German Cup second round. “Draxler and Boateng will not be included in the squad due to injuries," Keller told reporters. The duo could not train on Tuesday. Schalke will be hoping to restore confidence in their fans after suffering a humiliating 4-0 defeat against Bayern Munich on Saturday as they face the lower-tier outfit. If it was Ghana we would say he was faking the injury. Gsn, why don't you want to write this one...haters!
  • Attigs says:
    September 24, 2013 08:21 pm
    wu maame twe waati @Collynzo
  • Dr Who says:
    September 24, 2013 08:17 pm
    The flops like Mikel have been put aside because Chelsea has been losing of late.....the big boys has taken over after Mourinho realized his job and reputation is on the line.
  • bismark(gh rules) says:
    September 24, 2013 10:19 pm
    mikel obi has broken a record,nigerians are happy oh what a shame to compare dis chap to essien,mikel can never wear a hand band i mean captain band even when chelsea is playing a skul team hahahaaa ma stomach is paining me,for mikel to reach his senior essiens standard then he has a lot to do cos wat essien did at mikels age now was great that makes morinho hand him the captain band
  • Ohthree says:
    September 24, 2013 10:14 pm
    Hahahahaha.Very Hilarious @ManCarlinton.Ghana win the world cup????Puuhahahahahahahaha.Pls Stop dreaming??.Would u even qualify??.Can u beat egypt??. Pls wake up from that dream you are dreaming.
  • Ohthree says:
    September 24, 2013 10:08 pm
    The chelsea fringe players were given a rare opportunity to impress and show that they deserve some game time with the big boys like mikel in EPL matches,but none of them impressed including essien.Only torres was impressive and has really proved in this game that he deserves to play ahead of etoo. But essien proved nothing.Made some really awful passes and was almost anonymous all game.His performance today is not worthy to even make the chelsea 1st team bench. Expect more benchtime for essien this season except there are games against small teams like this.
  • ManCarlinton says:
    September 24, 2013 10:01 pm
    Why do these senseless,good for nothing and stinky mouth nigayrians keep exhibiting their football ignorance on this medium as if they are from another planet? A lacklaster Essien is far better than all your SUPER CHICKEN farmers put together which even a day old baby could attest to it. Stop your enviness and rally behind the BLACK STARS to win Africans first ever World Cup next year.
  • phillbanger says:
    September 24, 2013 09:47 pm
  • Pevnorbemol says:
    September 24, 2013 09:49 pm
    Why are u guy wastin u time on dis essien mikel? Dede,gyan of yesterday won bbc african player of the and twice african runners best player. Dribble,tackle,shooting etc he can't stand essien so y my people? 7 years witout a goal attempt man mikel has no space in b/s. #individually.
  • Collynzo says:
    September 24, 2013 09:54 pm
    @Pevnorbemoi stop living in the past, Mikel has more goals for Chelsea than Essien this year!
  • boblynkin says:
    September 24, 2013 09:56 pm
    nigerian I pity most for wasting their time commenting here.anyway essien there is still football in u never give up for there is still hope.
  • Ohthree says:
    September 24, 2013 09:57 pm
    Gaynaians are not ashamed.You are happy and rejoicing that essien is starting against a low LEAGUE ONE side,not even a CHAMPIONSHIP side.And he is been ignored and cant even make the bench in EPL matches,cant even make the champions league squad???.LMAO.Essien would have to wait and pray chelsea is given another small opposition in d nxt round of the capital one cup for him to get his next game-time.He stands no chance in d epl with mikel in d chelsea midfield.Did you watch jose's press conference in the weekend??,he was full of praises for mikel and is very happy with the way he is playing now.Thats why mikel continues to play full 90minutes in every EPL game.Definately the 1st name in d chelsea midfield at the moment.
  • Ohthree says:
    September 24, 2013 09:45 pm
    Hahaha.Gaynaians giving themselves hope.Everybody that played today for chelsea were team B players aside Luiz and Ramires.Ramires wouldnt have played if vanginkel hadnt got injured and YES mata is a fringe player under jose.Everybody that played today have hardly started matches for chelsea this season,so they are fringe players.These kind of games against league one sides are used to give reserve players like essien,bertrand and the likes with some youth players some rare game-time.While Key players like Mikel,Hazard,Lampard,Oscar,Ivanovic,Etoo,A.Cole e,t.c are rested for the more important fixtures ahead. It would be easier for a cow to pass thru a pinhole than for essien to make the chelsea squad on saturday against spurs. The 1st name on the chelsea midfield on saturday would be definately mikel.
  • Viper says:
    September 24, 2013 09:25 pm
    i think Essien will play better for Ghana than he plays for Chelsea,all the same not a bad performance,he is playing football with experience rather than anything else...Essien of yester-years was a different cattle of fish,I still remember the goal he scored against of the best goals ever scored...
  • DOGO says:
    September 24, 2013 09:29 pm
    Yaroslavl What do you mean by your comment. Can you calrify?
  • gt says:
    September 24, 2013 09:29 pm
    why gaynaians are poky idiots? Anyway jealousy is the root of hatred. for ur information lazy senseless timid gaynaians; Cole, Cach, Mikel, Ivanovic, Oscar , Eto, etc were rested for important EPL match on saturday against Totheham Spur. EPL and Champion League is main thing not capital one cup.
  • Yaroslavl says:
    September 24, 2013 09:21 pm
    Essen shd be ashamed of himself.typical Ghanaian .sitting on the bench and not complaining
  • Collynzo says:
    September 24, 2013 09:24 pm
    Let's see if Essien can even make it to the substitute list this weekend against Tottenham. Mourinho asked the fringe players like him to prove themselves with this match, but from what I watched Essien didn't do anything to convince Mourinho about playing him in more important matches. He was playing against division 2 players but still couldn't boss the game, he kept running around like a headless chicken and giving aimless passes.
  • spellBOUND says:
    September 24, 2013 08:43 pm
    so those who started are fringe players???? mata, ramirez, david luis, torres, etc etc???? come again mate...
  • spellBOUND says:
    September 24, 2013 08:44 pm
  • BlackStar Tacticain says:
    September 24, 2013 09:07 pm
    Why are we even replying to non entity collynzo? Obviously he doesnt reason with his head. At the time Essien was at Mikel's age, he was commanding starting XI on a regular basis. And we cant even start to talk about goal ratio. It is Mourinho we talking about now.
  • Dr Who says:
    September 24, 2013 08:42 pm
    Kelvin needs to stop playing for about three months continues and heal completely from all injuries.this play-one miss-one thing is not encouraging.
  • taste says:
    September 24, 2013 08:40 pm
    @ collynzo u r comparing mikel who has an average of a goal every seven seasons to michael essien ......hahahahahaha be objective pls.
  • DEO says:
    September 25, 2013 11:27 pm
    Who told you that the big boys played the capital one march. MOURINHO even said before the march that he was using it to try out some players in team B TO see if they are still useful. SO YOU THINK I YOUR WILDEST DREAM THAT CARLING CUP IS WHERE YOU USE THE BIG BOYS INSTEAD OF PREMIERSHIP. YOU GHANANIANS MUST BE THINKIG FROM THE LEG. THE FACT IS THAT MIKEL WAS RESTED FOR THE MARCH AGAINST SPURS ON SATURDAY
  • bismark(gh rules) says:
    September 25, 2013 03:11 pm
    gh rules is back again,to all nigerians bragging here am back for u,all ashawo i have fucked in circle,madina,st johns here in accra re all nigerians and i asked them why prostituing here she replied oga nawaa o no job in nigeria we re over populated and also de country is bad,how do u find gh oga gh na heaven,fools i fucked her till she cried and gave 80 cedis to send to her family in alata fools like u pple who want to claim big arnd ghanaians,by the way tell ur prez weve stp producing gari so he shd nt come here for free gari to feed his hungry citizenss
  • Asawanta says:
    September 25, 2013 05:17 am
    I love ghanians so much because without them,nigerians wont see any oda people to run errands 4 them.4 how long will ghanians be slaves.even GLO that originates from nigeria sponsors ghana football league, ghana football fans and shamefully even the black stars.
  • trueghanaian says:
    September 25, 2013 05:53 am
    enough of the insults, am so peeved how we as africans treating ourselves, am imagining how bad we will look in the face of the proud and happy to be a ghanaian no matter how bad u talk aba ma country, mediocre, ape looking. We like bt am telling u,the situation u find here may be even worse off in ur country cos a lot of ur pple are along our streets selling their goods. Ghanaians are nt thieves and would do evry jard job to earn a living. U want us to believe nigeria is a heaven on earth, and all is well. We thank God
    September 25, 2013 07:05 am
  • Ghone says:
    September 25, 2013 07:14 am
    Dis stupid nigayrians cant just constract one sentence without insulting u ppl cant talk football without insults ur brains are full of generator fumes
  • Ghone says:
    September 25, 2013 07:25 am
    Wat a shame a stupid country like nigayria with a population of 170 million is still straggling to comper it useless self with Ghana with a population of 25 million hahahaha dis boko haram pigs cant even stay in their own country running around the world stealing bush ppl when would nigayrains ever learn to be civilaized
  • Africa 2 says:
    September 25, 2013 07:44 am
    @kaylee,collynzo,oothree and other stupid nigerians should bear in mind that gays and lesbians are in nigeria.'lagos,abuja.port harcort,kaduna,owerri,ikeja,lekki' they even go to and read about their devellish and immoral country
  • Kaylee says:
    September 25, 2013 07:45 am
    @DR ZOMITO: I can see the bitterness in ur write-ups. I'v realy hurt u so much with my truthful outlines. If u cant deal with it, then hang urself bkus u and ur fellow apes are waste. Btw, zomito ur english is bad. I could hardly read meanin into ur last post due to numerous grammatical errors in it, buh i wasnt shocked though cus i knew it was a retarded ape, writing. Plz who gave u access to d internet?
  • punish naija says:
    September 25, 2013 07:59 am
    Essien made it to Madrid team under Mourinho, but not able to make it to chelsea team under same Mourinho,,, the problem is cos ,,, Mikel's juju is still working ,,, and his bad powers will soon be exposed ..... Blood and Thunder strike down all negativity
  • Kaylee says:
    September 25, 2013 08:03 am
    Plz dirty dwalfy apes(ghanaians), make sure ur president doesnt find out u insultd a nigerian bkus he myt get u jailed. Reason is bkus weneva ur dirty country runs out of money he knws whr to obtian loan to gain balance. U claimd to have gaind indepence yet u only own 10% of ur economy. The remainin 90%, u owe it to foreigners(d investors in ur country). Nid i tel u who d foreign investors are? Hahaha they are china,9ja,lebanon and indians. Hahaha u can only hate our exploits in ur country but u can neither stop it nor do beta dan us in ur own country!!! U'll 4eva remain our slaves
  • kojo says:
    September 25, 2013 12:03 am
    Where is Victor Moses? Still @ Chelsea? I don't see me play, neither do I see him on the bench... Yeah...,I think I saw him play in a RED jersey for Liverpool, that was his first game for the REDS..., and guess what? They lost for the first time in their season! In UK, it will take about ten to fifteen strong policemen to arrest a 419 man from a green passport country, but will take one intelligent policeman catch a Ghanaian; because you can't tell the difference between a British and a Ghanaian ASCENT!
  • Blakroze GH says:
    September 24, 2013 11:45 pm
    OH LOOK!!!!wikipedia has something to say........Nigerian scams, also called 419 scams, are a type of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. There are many variations on this type of scam, including advance fee fraud, Nigerian Letter, Fifo's Fraud, Spanish Prisoner Scam, black money scam. The number "419" refers to the article of the Nigerian Criminal Code dealing with fraud.[1] The scam has been used with fax and traditional mail, and is now used with the internet. While the scam is not limited to Nigeria, the nation has become associated with this fraud and it has earned a reputation for being a center of email scam crimes. Other nations known to have a high incidence of advance fee fraud include Ivory Coast, Benin, Togo, South Africa, Russia, India, Pakistan, the Netherlands, and Spain.
  • Ghone says:
    September 24, 2013 11:47 pm
    Nigerians when would u ppl learn to stop disgracing urself everywhere wat a shameless bunch of criminals
  • Kaylee says:
    September 24, 2013 11:51 pm
    @Blakroze, philbanga: Did opra winfrey also tell u dat america are d worst criminals on earth. Read more on Judge Bush and his mission in Iraqian oil. Read more on shell oil company in 9ja. Then read d debate over same sex marriage in america and how it contradicts religious teachings. After u must av done dat, den cum bk here to tell me d most curropt nation of d world u twat. Gaynaians wit their slave mentalities.
  • Blakroze GH says:
    September 24, 2013 11:42 pm
    Two Nigerian fraudsters, whose global £2.7m scam had deadly consequences for one family they mercilessly ripped off, were jailed today. Police identified a total of thirteen victims all over the world, who each lost an average of £207,000, after the duo convinced them they were due an Australian lottery pay-out, inheritance, investment benefit or were sold non-existent heavy plant machinery. Obinnam Nwokolo, 37, of 20 Chesworth Close, Erith, who amassed a valuable property portfolio in the UK and Nigeria, received six years and four months and Uchechhukwu Onuoha, 40, of Aspen Green, Erith, who entered this country on a student visa, received five years and two months. Both pleaded guilty at Croydon Crown Court to conspiracy to defraud between October 1, 2008 and September 15 last year.......NIGAYRIA : SAETG!!!
  • Kaylee says:
    September 24, 2013 11:09 pm
    U hardly c beautiful and handsome guys in ghana. Except 4 doz bastards lyk van vicker, who wr products of unprotectd sex by their ashawo mothers wit whyt contractors who came 4 road constructions in ghana. D gud looking guys and babes, with african natural beauty and african natural fair complexions are mainly 9jas in ghana. Typical ghanaians luk lyk apes and they are so dark and short.
  • Kaylee says:
    September 24, 2013 11:14 pm
    Plz in what way is gayna eqaul to 9ja???
  • Gh one says:
    September 24, 2013 11:20 pm
    Silly nigerians must shut up mikel obi are useless player essein at obi s age was named as one of the best defensive midfielders in inthe world obi is just a useless player 7years 3 goals
  • Blakroze GH says:
    September 24, 2013 11:27 pm
    Guys, I followed @collynzos advice and typed in "nigerians are...." And guess what I uncovered? to follow soon, that is the image nigayria is portraying of Africa to the world
  • phillbanger says:
    September 24, 2013 11:28 pm
  • Blakroze GH says:
    September 24, 2013 11:29 pm
    "all Nigerians- regardless of their level of education- are corrupt" she was quoted....Oprah winfrey talking
  • Ghone says:
    September 24, 2013 11:30 pm
    In ur useless life and smelly dirty country makes ghana better animal
  • Ghone says:
    September 24, 2013 11:34 pm
    Nigeria is known world wide is the gate way to hell
  • Blakroze GH says:
    September 24, 2013 11:34 pm
    Hi Nairaland users have you guys heard this culled from Punch newspaper:[b][/b][color=#990000][/color][/size] [size=8pt][size=8pt][/size] Recently, America’s TV girl, Oprah Winfrey, called on America to sever diplomatic relationships with world’s topmost corrupt countries. Worst of all the countries, Oprah surmised, is Nigeria. According to her, “all Nigerians – regardless of their level of education – are corrupt.” It is very pathetic that Oprah could ascribe to a larger population, the evil act of an insignificant number of persons in the world’s most populous black nation. Oprah’s conclusion is based on the fact that a Nigerian of Igbo extraction was caught with $500,000, which was alleged to have been stolen from a foreigner through the Internet fraud popularly known as 419. Oprah had sponsored an hour-long programme, which ran for several days on the CNN, with the sole aim of exposing the clever tricks espoused by this group of Nigerians to con their victims.
  • Blakroze GH says:
    September 24, 2013 11:40 pm
    AFTER a short stay in the United States, a Nigerian youth has emerged as one of the country's most wanted men, sharing the same poster with America's enemy number one, Osama bin Laden, on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's website. President George W. Bush, who is battling with his country's economic crisis that has sent shock waves around the world, has ordered security agents to track down the 29-year old Nigerian, Tobechi Enyinna Onwuhara “at all cost”. Bush gave the order following a discovery that Onwuhara, within three years, had stolen over $44 million, (about N5.28billion), from American citizens and financial institutions, including a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeal, who was recently appointed by the president......NIGAYRIA : Shaming Africa everywhere they go!!!
  • Ghone says:
    September 25, 2013 12:06 am
    Hahahaha blood sucking nigayrians hahaha
  • sean canada says:
    September 25, 2013 12:07 am
    You have said it all bro, essien was once among the best players in the world. mikel is nothing fuck you moda fucking nigerians.
  • Ghone says:
    September 25, 2013 12:10 am
    Ghana is wayyyyy better than nigayrians
  • phillbanger says:
    September 25, 2013 12:11 am
  • Jnr. Fabulous says:
    September 25, 2013 12:14 am
    the lead idiot(collynzo) and his' boko haram',419 associates shld allow us to have constructive arguments on this site.
  • Kaylee says:
    September 25, 2013 12:14 am
    Whenever we drive past d streets of Accra with our riches we made 2ru d internet 4rm d whyts who stole trillions from us in d past, ghana gals dump their fellow apes(ghana guys) 4 us. D gals hover around us. We make d boys to wash our cloths, undies,wash our cars and run erands 4 us to earn a living. U have slave mentalities and wl 4eva b slaves to 9ja guys. We 4k and dump ur filthy gals at our own convinient tyms. Hahahahaha idiots
  • gt says:
    September 25, 2013 12:18 am
    @Blakroze GH and Phillbanher, why are u Gaynaians so senseless and stupid. in 21st century, u inferior minded apes are still roaming around looking for who like ghana or not. If nobody talk about u, then ur nobody ,whether is true or not. Arabs hate Americans and Jews because they are smarts. people loves Gaynaians because they are lazy and fools. what an average gaynaian needs is akpetishi(dry gin) and sex. That is why 98% of Gayna economy is control by Nigerians, Lebenese, Indians, Southafricans etc. A fool is love by every body and am also love gaynaians because they are fools. I especially love Gaynaian women because they so cheap and free givers.
  • Kaylee says:
    September 25, 2013 12:24 am
    Kojo u r a moron. Victor Moses' debut game was against swansea. He won man of d match award and he cappd d debut wt a goal. U black apes have low IQ
  • Ghone says:
    September 25, 2013 12:26 am
    Hahahaha dis bastard kaylee must be smoking grasss hahahaha can ur country even boast of 24hrs constant electricity hahaha u are here making noise typical of a nigerian go back to ur dark country with no light an leave this site u fool
  • sean canada says:
    September 25, 2013 12:32 am
    Fuck all the nigerians. if mikel was a ghanaians he will never get a call up to the black stars.
  • Jnr. Fabulous says:
    September 25, 2013 12:33 am
    hey! @gt all kinds of social vices like human sacrificial, gay, terrorism etc are dorminant in nigeria in the whole africa. Beside ur comments on this site speaks volumes of what i've mentioned.Who invited u to talk football on this site?
  • Ghone says:
    September 25, 2013 12:36 am
    Nigayria is the gettoh of the world where all hard core criminals are trained
  • phillbanger says:
    September 25, 2013 12:43 am
  • naija man says:
    September 25, 2013 12:56 am
    Ghanaians are ungrateful, they are the only country that look but don't see when they see. They don't understand ! When they understand , they don't perceive when they perceive. They don't appreciate And when they appreciate they don't celebrate ! See YEYE people ! The so called black stars feeds from NIGERIAN table ! The economy is run by NIGERIAN banks and investors ! The whole of GHANA is not up to Lagos state ! May GOD deny GHANA the world up ticket !
  • kp says:
    September 25, 2013 12:59 am
    @Sean Canada, fuck u and ur senseless ugly dwarf generation. God forbid bad thing, who want to be among the failures? for 32 years , Gayna juju black shit team have never won any trophy. Handsome tall MIKEL OBI is current Africa Champion. A trophy ugly dwarf ESSIEN will never smill.
  • Emmanuel says:
    September 25, 2013 01:21 am
    Fool wondering if u are a christian or Muslim join a religion.....u will rot in hell if you dont change your mentality....
  • Blakroze GH says:
    September 25, 2013 01:25 am
    And yes b4 I sleep here's an ebay message I chanced upon sometime ago......There have been many fraudulent buyers lately on eBay who have been tricking people into selling to them. They will buy your PSPs and cameras and what not as these are not allowed to be sold in Nigeria. These are some real messages I got: Hi, i will like to purchase this PSP for resell in my Store, and i will be paying you the BUY IT NOW price for the item. And i will be handling shipping with my FEDEX account where by you will be dropping off the package for me in any FEDEX office around you with the FEDEX shipping label and invoice i will send you. I will also be paying via western union online money order. So email me back as soon as you can. Pls dont hide your email when replying. And include phone number and email in your reply. Charlie. pluiiby Hi, Dear Sir/Lady.thanks for your concerning here: pipbj .com. This is famous PSP agent.It is a large digital electronice market which only sell authentic ones, brand new, in good condition, any interest in our products, please take a look around, a big surprise waits for you. good quality with wholesaler's price, excellent service which deliver the goods in time. It is a sensible choice to choose us as your supplier in future. sweetable negotiated with business, combine wonderful price with famous products. msn:grace_wang@188 .com email:grace_wang@188 .com xktrzqzIf you get any emails or messages like these, DO NOT SELL TO THEM. Just confront them by saying you know they are fraudulent buyers and don't reply to any other messages they send you. How to prevent: 1. When you sell something, set your buy requirements so that only those with a paypal accout can buy from you. 2. Do not sell to anyone who talks with this bad english like above. 3. Do not sell off eBay, I know eBay fees are way overpriced but they protect you so don't sell anything off eBay unless it is to your friends. 4. Instead of selling your items with a buy it now price where anyone can buy from you, Sell in auction but just add a reserve price, that way you can check who is bidding and cancel their bids ahead of time 5. Use good judgement, paypal and western union do not hold any money and will not ask for a tracking number before they send you the money. If they can't get you the money in your hands before you ship, then don't sell to them. 6. if you have already been sent one of these messages and already completed the transaction, report it to ic3 .gov and to ebay. 7. Good luck and I hope this guide has opened your eyes and remember, NO Nigerian transaction is legit. They are making a bad name for their country and it's just pathetic. UPDATE: These guys are relentless. They are now saying that they come from or have a company in china. Do not trust them even if they have their own website. They are still the same Nigerians.
  • Kaylee says:
    September 25, 2013 01:41 am
    90% of ghana's investors are foreingners and it's shared btwn china,nigeria,lebanese and indians. Hence ghanaians are sad dat a fellow black nation cud b avn such exploits and doin beta dan dem in dia own country. Ghana found oil but didnt av d fiscal what it takes to mine it, hence a chinese company opted to help and they had a trity dat the chinese company wl mine for 30yrs to recover their money b4 gvn it bk to ghana. They even shoot ghana citizens to death in d mining site and term them thieves. What kinda slavery is dat in dis 21st century? Most electronic shops here in ghana are ownd by 9ja guys. Many 9ja investors and landlords in ghana but none ghanaian in 9ja. Many 9ja banks rubin shoulders wt oda foreign banks in ghana bt no ghana'an bank in 9ja. We r feedin ghana but dey remain ungrateful. D numbers of tap water in ghana as a whole cnt b enough to flush toilets in a big city lyk lagos 9ja. Out of d 100 best versities in africa, ghana has only 3 whyl 9ja has 9. D 3 are even ranked below 9jas best 4. Due to dia slave mentality, obama had d guts to threaten dia president dat america would stop gvn aids to ghana if dey fail to pass d same sex marriage bill into law. But obama cudnt utter such trash to 9ja presido. Sobatas!!! U had always bn our slaves and wl always b!!
  • Dr Who says:
    September 25, 2013 01:47 am
    I wonder why nigerians are happy with Mikel playing standing 6 position like a standing wonder he score one goal in a life time.
  • spellBOUND says:
    September 25, 2013 02:05 am
    EAT THIS! and thats just his top 10. now go to sleep.
  • Kaylee says:
    September 25, 2013 02:08 am
    Öne gud reason gaynaians hate 9jas is bkus we always progress mur dan them. Their women get stupidly and madly inlove with any available 9ja guy. Dumpin their own dwarlfy, ape-like gayna guys 4 us evrytm. Take Yvone Nelson and iyanya's case 4 example. Imagine d most celebrated ghana actress in ghana, like yvone dumping ha husband 4 a nobody lyk inyanya jst bkus inyanya is a nigerian? These tins get ghana guys annoyd, hence dey r jealous of 9jas. In dia midsts we r seen as big boys but in our midsts, we see them as slaves, beggers and cobblers. God Has created u to b below us and their is no changing dat. Hahahaha dwarlfs!!
  • spellBOUND says:
    September 25, 2013 02:09 am
    EAT THIS TOO! the true BISON.
  • kelvin says:
    September 25, 2013 02:15 am
    why are exhibiting ur ignorance here.
  • dj says:
    September 25, 2013 02:44 am
    haha those who no soccer will know that there is no team A or B in Chelsea cause jose is still testing every player , and the governor,midfield general proof the difference between him and understudy boy obi
  • Ohthree says:
    September 25, 2013 03:18 am
    Gaynaian dog.Victor moses was awarded man-of-the-match on his liverpool's debut and capped it Up with a wonderful goal.Doing really well at liverpool.Scoring goals and playing regularly while d likes of de bruyne,mata,essien are warming the bench in chelsea.
  • Dr. Zomito says:
    September 25, 2013 03:20 am
    @Kaylee or whatever you name is, you are stupid okay? How can Naija beggar come here to rub that dirty mouth of his here?? Kwaseato!!!!I travels around often and I knows where some of you naija's do around. Criminal!!!!
  • Ohthree says:
    September 25, 2013 03:30 am
    Mourinho from his press conference:- "But the important thing for me is not even the goal,but that he played a good game, he gave balance and stability. He kept very good control of the game, so I am happy with the way John is playing at the moment". I say it again,the 1st name in the chelsea midfield in an important match is KING JOHN OBI MIKEL.
  • Ohthree says:
    September 25, 2013 04:12 am
    Mikel and Victor Moses.The two names you'll definately see in the final shortlist of 3 for the african player of the year 2013.And one is definately going to win it. Victor moses won two trophies this year.One with nigeria,One with chelsea. Was arguably nigeria's best player at afcon and won the trophy. Was arguably chelsea's best player in the europa league with torres and also won the trophy,scored 10 goals for chelsea as a winger/AM and have started well for liverpool this season with top performances and a goal to cap it. Which gaynaian player stands a better chance??. None!!.Is it Atsu that was a bench-warmer for porto and scored only 1 goal??. Is it essien that couldnt force himself into the madrid midfield and was used as a Make-shift right back??.Also won no trophy,Currently a chelsea reserve player. Is it Prince Boateng??.Scored only 5 goals and didnt win any trophy,no national team appearance. Is it Ayew???.Did well for marseille in an average french ligue 1 but didn't win any trophy.Barely had a national team contribution. Is it Asamoah Gayan that plays in a useless league?? Is it Kwadwo Asamoah??.Was decent for juve,won a trophy but cant be compared to victor moses and the trophies he won with his good/crucial contributions. Now in the whole of Africa:-Is it yahyah toure that had one of his worst seasons and didnt win any tropy??. Is it aubameyang that did well with some goals.But for an average ligue 1 also with no trophy??. Is it drogba that plays in a non-competitive turkish league??. So as you've seen,no gaynaian or african stands a better chance of winning it than moses,talkless of his boss Mikel.
  • kwadaman says:
    September 25, 2013 04:14 am
    who are Gaynians? i mean there are Ghanians, Guyanese but i never new of Gaynians , sure their team sucks i bet Gaynians have never been to the world cup, Gaynians need to start watching Ghana blacks stars, we've produced Caf winners , Champions league winner, Word quater finalist, Top african goal scorers, under 20 , 17 , and senior african champions. Gaynians should ask as for a Trophy because , Ghanians have way too much .
  • kwadaman says:
    September 25, 2013 04:19 am
    Ghanians why are we concerned with comments , people make . Why do we worry about things we have no control over. These guys are clearly seeking , anysort of attention. The only attention i give a man, is if he has something to say to in your face. The internet is for everyone, Good ,bad evil. We came here to comment on Essien , offer your piece of mind and dissapear. Let them continue to pray and bash someone's downfall, i have never wished bad on a man, that is what Ghana has taught me . So if their countries feel that speaking bad of other is the way to go, we as Ghanian know that path.
  • Dico says:
    September 26, 2013 09:49 am
    You must be polite of everyyhing you say in sports; Obi can not compare himself to Essien neither Essien is ready to compare himself to Obi. Now let's face the fact; WHO IS THE UTILITY PLAY AMONG THEM,
  • Kaylee says:
    September 25, 2013 08:34 am
    Plz dirty dwalfy apes(ghanaians), make sure ur president doesnt find out u insultd a nigerian bkus he myt get u jailed. Reason is bkus weneva ur dirty country runs out of money he knws whr to obtian loan and if dat country refuses gv u beggers? Haha u knw wot dat means. U claimd to have gaind indepence yet u only own 10% of ur economy. The remainin 90%, u owe it to foreigners(d investors in ur country). Nid i tel u who d foreign investors are? Hahaha they are china,9ja,lebanon and indians. Hahaha u can only hate our exploits in ur country but u can neither stop it nor do beta dan us in ur own country!!! U'll 4eva remain our slaves..
  • phillbanger says:
    September 24, 2013 08:06 pm
  • Collynzo says:
    September 24, 2013 08:06 pm
    Team B captain. Meanwhile the big boys like Mikel have been given 2 days off to rest and refresh for more important matches
  • Dr Who says:
    September 24, 2013 07:56 pm
    Patience moves mountains.....this is memorable!