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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.

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.