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Nigeria, South Africa seek redemption in SWC qualifiers

2016-10-06 13:10

Africa Cup of Nations flops Nigeria and South Africa face tricky matches in Zambia and Burkina Faso.

Mikel: I have no injury

2016-10-03 18:56

Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel has dismissed talk that he will miss Sunday's World Cup qualifier against Zambia due to injury.

Nigeria legend Stephen Keshi buried

2016-07-29 23:02

Former Nigeria skipper and coach Stephen Keshi has been laid to rest in his village of Ilah, southern Nigeria.

'We never said Le Guen had Super Eagles job' - NFF

2016-07-20 09:22

The Nigeria Football Federation backtracked on its announcement of Frenchman Paul Le Guen as Super Eagles coach.

Le Guen appointed new Nigeria boss

2016-07-19 10:52

Nigeria have appointed Frenchman Paul Le Guen to lead their qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup.

Watford tracking Nigerian youngster

2016-07-01 09:26

Watford have reportedly made an offer for Nigerian teenager Chukwudi Agor, according to head of the ASJ Academy, Emeka Amajiriaku.

Adebayor mourns 'great loss' of Keshi

2016-06-20 08:31

Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor has mourned the "great loss to African football" of Stephen Keshi.

Second tragedy strikes Nigerian football

2016-06-11 10:18

Just days after the sudden death of Stephen Keshi, Nigerians have awoken to the news of the death of another football icon.

Tributes pour in for Stephen Keshi

2016-06-08 16:17

Tributes have flowed in for former Nigeria player and coach Stephen Keshi, who died of a suspected heart attack.

Shakes, Tovey, Jordaan mourn Keshi's death

2016-06-08 14:44

Danny Jordaan, Neil Tovey and Shakes Mashaba have been left devastated by the untimely death of former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi.

Factfile: Stephen Keshi

2016-06-08 12:08

Factfile on former Nigeria player and coach Stephen Keshi, who died on Wednesday.

Keshi to work in PSL?

2016-05-12 10:17

Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi could be working in the PSL in the near future after joining a South African talent agency.

Nigeria fined for AFCON qualifier overcrowding

2016-05-09 14:14

African football's governing body fined Nigeria for overcrowding and lack of security during their 2017 AFCON qualifier against Egypt.

Nigeria fret over World Cup after AFCON exit

2016-03-30 17:34

Nigeria's failure to qualify for a second straight Africa Cup of Nations has sparked fears about qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

Defensive blunder costs Nigeria dearly

2016-03-26 06:51

Nigeria ignored a football fundamental -- always play to the whistle -- and it cost them dearly in an AFCON qualifier against Egypt.