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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.

Arsenal wonderkid hospitalised for food poisoning

2016-03-22 16:47

Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi has been hospitalised in Abuja after a bout of food poisoning.

Managerless Nigeria appoint caretakers

2016-02-27 06:39

Nigeria's Olympic team coach Samson Siasia will take charge for the upcoming AFCON qualifiers after Sunday Oliseh resigned as coach.

Nigeria poised as CHAN favourites

2016-01-15 10:15

The fourth edition of the African Nations Championship kicks-off in Rwanda with Nigeria and Tunisia among the title favourites.

Nigeria win U23 Afcon title

2015-12-13 07:46

Nigeria claimed the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations after their 2-1 success over Algeria in Dakar.

Nigeria coach alerts players

2015-11-11 13:27

Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has warned his players not to see Swaziland as a pushover.

Emenike quits the international game

2015-10-20 13:47

Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has announced his retirement from international football.

Ejike forcing Sundowns exit

2015-09-18 08:51

Uzoenyi Ejike is reportedly working on forcing his way out of Sundowns after they failed to register him for the PSL season.

Oliseh to succeed Keshi

2015-07-09 09:47

Nigeria confirmed they have an agreement with former skipper Sunday Oliseh to replace Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles coach.

Nigeria fire Keshi, hire Amodu

2015-07-05 11:53

The two-year contract of Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has been terminated because "he lacks the required commitment".

Nigerian player collapses, dies

2015-06-13 19:43

Nigerian defender David Oniya has collapsed on the pitch and died after playing just a few minutes of a local friendly in Malaysia.

Keshi apologises to media

2015-04-24 14:05

Stephen Keshi is doing his best to get his critics back on side, starting with a lengthy apology to the nation's sport press.

NFF blasts Keshi critics

2015-04-24 09:08

The Nigeria Football Federation has defended its decision to reappointment Steven Keshi as the national side's head coach.