Latest news about Nigeria

Nigeria keen to host AFCON

2014-10-21 12:26

Nigeria is interested in hosting AFCON 2015 according to the NFF's vice-president Seyi Akinwunmi.

NFF want foreign coach

2014-10-20 12:41

NFF president Amaju Pinnick intends to bring in a foreign coach to take over from the recently axed Stephen Keshi.

Keshi sacked by Super Eagles

2014-10-16 08:44

Nigeria sacked Stephen Keshi as coach, despite his side's win against Sudan that kept them in the running to defend their AFCON title.

Super Eagles back on track

2014-10-15 20:35

African champions Nigeria have revived their hopes of qualifying for next year's AFCON when they defeated Sudan in Abuja.

Pinnick refuses to panic

2014-10-15 14:05

Amaju Pinnick is confident about Nigeria's prospects of qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

NFF set to give Keshi the boot

2014-10-15 09:10

An official from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has claimed that Stephen Keshi's reign as national-team coach is all but over.

Peterside voices deep concern

2014-10-14 07:53

Idah Peterside believes Nigeria's performance during the AFCON qualifier against Sudan on Saturday was deeply disconcerting.

Okocha defends Keshi

2014-10-13 13:50

Jay-Jay Okocha has defended Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi following Saturday's loss to Sudan in a 2015 AFCON qualifier.

Keshi's Nigeria job on the line

2014-10-13 13:08

Pressure is mounting on Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi as the African champions risk elimination from AFCON 2015.

Nigeria team being sabotaged

2014-10-13 12:06

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi claims his side's AFCON qualifying campaign has fallen victim to sabotage.

Keshi enraged by Uche talk

2014-10-09 13:04

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has called for the end of the discussion over Ikechukwu Uche's exile from the national team.

Road to Morocco reaches fever pitch

2014-10-08 16:21

Qualification for AFCON 2015 in Morocco reaches the halfway mark this weekend with several sides facing must-win games.

Pinnick looks to the future

2014-10-08 14:51

NFF president Amaju Pinnick is set to launch a new initiative in Nigeria, focused on helping the next generation of stars.

Moses pulls out of Nigeria team

2014-10-07 11:04

Victor Moses has pulled out of Nigeria's back-to-back AFCON qualifiers against Sudan after suffering a recurrence of a thigh injury.

Babatunde available for Eagles

2014-10-06 12:57

Nigeria will have Michael Babatunde available for selection for this coming weekend's AFCON qualifier says his agent.