Latest news about Nigeria

Nigeria's Ndidi expected to be fit for World Cup

2018-05-07 16:52

Injured Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi will be fit for the World Cup even though his Premier League season with Leicester City is over,

Morocco thrash Nigeria to be crowned CHAN champions

2018-02-05 06:27

Ayoub el Kaabi scored his ninth goal of the 2018 CHAN tournament as Morocco became the first hosts to triumph by thrashing 10-man Nigeria in a...

Drama as Nigeria, Libya reach CHAN semi-finals

2018-01-29 07:50

Nigeria clawed back from the brink of defeat to edge Angola after extra time book an African Nations Championship semi-final against Sudan.

Nigeria drop to ninth after 'boardroom' loss

2017-12-21 15:43

A 'boardroom' defeat led Nigeria to drop one place to ninth in the latest FIFA Africa rankings.

Moses delighted with CAF nomination

2017-11-15 16:30

Nigeria and Chelsea wide player Victor Moses says it would be a dream come true to win the 2017 CAF African Footballer of the Year Award.

Aguero hospitalised after fainting against Nigeria

2017-11-15 11:42

Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital for medical checks after he reportedly fainted during Argentina's friendly loss to Nigeria in Krasnodar.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

2017-11-14 22:42

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned Argentina while Sergio Aguero was reportedly taken to hospital after fainting.

CAF to consider Nigerian proposal

2017-11-14 15:04

CAF will meet soon to discuss a proposal for African World Cup qualifying countries to play friendlies during the FIFA window in March.

'Injured' Moses forced to play 90 minutes for Nigeria

2017-10-18 15:36

Chelsea are reportedly upset that Victor Moses was forced to play for Nigeria while suffering with a hamstring complaint.

Nigeria warned about World Cup pay strike

2017-10-16 18:55

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players that their performances at next year's World Cup will be affected if there is any protests.

Arsenal's Iwobi fires Nigeria to 2018 World Cup

2017-10-07 22:11

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi sent Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup finals with the winning goal in an African qualifying victory over Zambia.

Nigeria recall Arsenal's Iwobi for Zambia tie

2017-09-26 19:35

Nigeria recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month's crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia.

Moses denies 'picking and choosing' Nigeria matches

2017-09-12 14:15

Chelsea star Victor Moses has dismissed suggestions he picks and chooses the games he plays for Nigeria.

Baxter starts on a high note

2017-06-18 06:10

After witnessing Bafana make history in Uyo, Nigeria, Timothy Molobi is positive about the future of the team under the guidance of coach Stuart...