Latest news about Nigeria

Nigeria coach Rohr wants Arsenal forward Iwobi to score more

2019-06-21 09:24

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is banking on Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for goals when they face debutants Burundi on Saturday.

Africa Cup debutants often struggle, but giants Nigeria are wary

2019-06-19 09:21

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is wary of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations debutants and Group B rivals Burundi and Madagascar.

Sharpshooters showdown in Group B at AFCON

2019-06-14 08:12

The sharpest shooters in 2019 AFCON qualifying, Odion Ighalo of Nigeria and Fiston Abdul Razak of Burundi, will come face to face in Group B at the...

'Special' Oshoala inches Nigeria towards World Cup knockouts

2019-06-12 19:45

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby hailed forward Asisat Oshoala as "special" after her goal helped the Super Falcons to a win over South Korea at the...

Gervinho, Iheanacho lose out in AFCON selections

2019-06-11 07:19

Ivorian Gervinho and Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho were significant casualties as 11 coaches named 23-man squads for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach

2019-06-07 08:56

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said that after a demanding season plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions.

Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial

2019-05-28 17:11

Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended...

Nigeria announce provisional AFCON squad

2019-05-15 11:46

Nigeria have included former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel in their 25-man provisional squad for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations.

John Obi Mikel says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations

2019-05-14 23:23

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team...

John Obi Mikel available for Nigeria at AFCON

2019-05-14 14:40

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria's Super Eagles for next month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Nigeria 'confident' for Cup of Nations after Egypt win

2019-03-27 13:07

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr hailed his side's victory over Egypt, but admitted they still need to improve before the AFCON tournament starts in June.

Kidnappers free Nigeria winger's mother

2019-03-05 12:38

Kidnappers have released the mother of Bordeaux and Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu after holding her for nearly a week.

Nigeria captain Mikel out of Egypt, Seychelles matches

2019-03-04 16:52

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has again overlooked skipper John Obi Mikel for forthcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt.

Banyana claim victory over Nigeria in Women's AFCON opener

2018-11-19 12:20

A brilliant 88th minute goal from second-half substitute Thembi Kgatlana was enough to give the Banyana Banyana a much-deserved win over Nigeria.