ARTICLES RELATING TO NIGERIA

Nigeria keen to host AFCON

2014-10-21 12:26

Nigeria is interested in hosting AFCON 2015 according to the NFF's vice-president Seyi Akinwunmi.

Keshi sacked by Super Eagles

2014-10-16 08:44

Nigeria sacked Stephen Keshi as coach, despite his side's win against Sudan that kept them in the running to defend their AFCON title.

Pinnick refuses to panic

2014-10-15 14:05

Amaju Pinnick is confident about Nigeria's prospects of qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

Peterside voices deep concern

2014-10-14 07:53

Idah Peterside believes Nigeria's performance during the AFCON qualifier against Sudan on Saturday was deeply disconcerting.

Keshi's Nigeria job on the line

2014-10-13 13:08

Pressure is mounting on Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi as the African champions risk elimination from AFCON 2015.

Keshi enraged by Uche talk

2014-10-09 13:04

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has called for the end of the discussion over Ikechukwu Uche's exile from the national team.

Pinnick looks to the future

2014-10-08 14:51

NFF president Amaju Pinnick is set to launch a new initiative in Nigeria, focused on helping the next generation of stars.

Babatunde available for Eagles

2014-10-06 12:57

Nigeria will have Michael Babatunde available for selection for this coming weekend's AFCON qualifier says his agent.

FIFA backs NFF boss

2014-10-02 15:16

The Nigerian Football Federation's appointment of Amaju Pinnick as their new president has been endorsed by FIFA,.

Keshi not feeling optimistic

2014-09-30 13:37

Stephen Keshi says Nigeria has not had a realistic opportunity to prepare adequately for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Keshi contract talks shelved - officials

2014-09-15 16:07

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) leadership struggle could cost Stephen Keshi his role as coach of the Super Eagles.

Keshi: We made progress

2014-09-11 09:05

Stephen Keshi was left frustrated with a lack of cohesion in his side but was happy that there was some improvement made.

Nigeria avoid international ban

2014-09-09 15:10

African champions Nigeria avoided a ban from international football after FIFA said the country had complied with a directive.

Nigeria lose in AFCON qualifier

2014-09-06 20:30

Nigeria were stunned by Congo in their opening 2015 AFCON qualifier as the visitors came from behind to win in Calabar.

World Cup replay awaits fans

2014-09-03 08:39

Argentina will have the chance to exact revenge of sorts when they travel to Dusseldorf for a friendly international with Germany.

Nigeria close to keeping Keshi

2014-08-07 17:30

Stephen Keshi is set to sign a new contract as Nigeria coach, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced.

NFF desperate to keep Keshi

2014-07-25 14:52

The Nigeria Football Federation's acting president, Mike Umeh, is confident that Stephen Keshi will stay on as coach.

Nigeria FA boss dismissed

2014-07-24 18:09

The executive board of the Nigeria Football Federation have dismissed president Aminu Maigari after he was impeached.

Esin: Mikel was a big flop

2014-07-08 14:00

Former Nigeria star Etim Esin has slammed John Obi Mikel for his performances at the World Cup in the iconic number 10 jersey.

FIFA sets deadline for Nigeria

2014-07-05 09:36

The world football governing body, FIFA, has handed Nigeria a deadline to reinstate their football federation.

Ambrose: Best squad ever

2014-07-03 09:46

Efe Ambrose believes the current crop of Super Eagles players could be "the best team Nigeria will ever produce".

Keshi: Nigeria split not formal

2014-07-02 07:35

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he is "shocked" by reports that he has resigned after his side's Soccer World Cup defeat.

Mikel: Giroud intended elbow

2014-07-01 14:27

Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel insists that Olivier Giroud deliberately elbowed him in their defeat to France last night.

Keshi - SWC exit painful

2014-07-01 07:25

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says that his side's Soccer World Cup elimination by France in the last 16 was "painful".

As it happened: France v Nigeria

2014-06-30 20:00

A recap of how the action unfolded in the SWC Last 16 match between France and Nigeria in Brasilia.

 

NFF want foreign coach

2014-10-20 12:41

NFF president Amaju Pinnick intends to bring in a foreign coach to take over from the recently axed Stephen Keshi.

Super Eagles back on track

2014-10-15 20:35

African champions Nigeria have revived their hopes of qualifying for next year's AFCON when they defeated Sudan in Abuja.

NFF set to give Keshi the boot

2014-10-15 09:10

An official from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has claimed that Stephen Keshi's reign as national-team coach is all but over.

Okocha defends Keshi

2014-10-13 13:50

Jay-Jay Okocha has defended Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi following Saturday's loss to Sudan in a 2015 AFCON qualifier.

Nigeria team being sabotaged

2014-10-13 12:06

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi claims his side's AFCON qualifying campaign has fallen victim to sabotage.

Road to Morocco reaches fever pitch

2014-10-08 16:21

Qualification for AFCON 2015 in Morocco reaches the halfway mark this weekend with several sides facing must-win games.

Moses pulls out of Nigeria team

2014-10-07 11:04

Victor Moses has pulled out of Nigeria's back-to-back AFCON qualifiers against Sudan after suffering a recurrence of a thigh injury.

Ikpeba: Keshi has lost it

2014-10-03 13:06

Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has launched a scathing attack on Stephen Keshi, claiming he has "lost it".

Giwa not going anywhere

2014-10-01 14:20

NFF faction leader Christopher Giwa does not recognise Amaju Pinnick as the president of the newly-elected administration.

Siasia denies Nigeria talks

2014-09-30 08:46

Samson Siasia has rejected reports that he has held talks with the Nigerian Football Federation about the Super Eagles head coach job.

Ndulula suffers hamstring injury

2014-09-11 10:01

Shakes Mashaba has confirmed that Bongani Ndulula suffered a hamstring injury and needed to be substituted at half time.

Cape Town will be 'war' - Keshi

2014-09-10 12:15

Stephen Keshi has come out fighting as Nigeria prepare to get back on track in their attempt to qualify for AFCON 2015.

Nigeria clash will go ahead

2014-09-08 15:16

South Africa will indeed face Nigeria in their crucial 2015 AFCON qualifier after Musa Amadu returned to work on Monday.

Uzoenyi: Bafana will struggle

2014-09-04 10:21

Mamelodi Sundowns forward Ejike Uzoenyi admits that Bafana Bafana will find it hard to overcome Nigeria.

Nigeria name squad to face Bafana

2014-08-20 08:40

Nigeria have announced the 23 players that will take part in the two AFCON qualifiers.

Keshi gets improved Nigeria offer

2014-07-31 09:18

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed they are finalising a new deal for national coach Stephen Keshi.

Keshi in talks for extension

2014-07-24 20:12

The Nigeria Football Federation have announced that they are set to begin talks with Stephen Keshi over a new contract.

FIFA to bench Nigeria FA

2014-07-09 20:00

FIFA has suspended Nigeria from international competition after their government fired football leaders after their SWC exit.

Onazi recovering well

2014-07-08 13:48

Injured Nigeria star Ogenyi Onazi says he expects to be fully recovered from injury and back on the pitch in two weeks.

Nigeria risk FIFA ban

2014-07-04 11:21

Nigeria risk an international ban due to government interference after a court sacked the NFF's executive committee.

Onazi accepts Matuidi apology

2014-07-02 13:38

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has accepted an apology from France midfielder Blaise Matuidi after a horror tackle.

Enyeama ponders retirement

2014-07-01 14:38

Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is considering his international future after bowing out of the World Cup on Monday night.

Keshi quits as Nigeria coach

2014-07-01 13:02

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has stepped down from his post after the country's elimination from the SWC, FIFA has confirmed.

Nigeria's Keshi blasts referee

2014-06-30 22:51

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has hit out at American referee Mark Geiger after his side lost to France in the World Cup last 16.

Preview: France v Nigeria

2014-06-30 11:11

Nigeria take on the undefeated French side tonight in a match crucial to African hopes at the 2014 Soccer World Cup.

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