ARTICLES RELATING TO NIGERIA

Kalou goal sinks Nigeria

2015-01-12 10:05

The Ivory Coast defeated outgoing champions Nigeria 1-0 on Sunday in an Africa Cup of Nations warm-up in Abu Dhabi.

Kanu slams Nigeria's year

2014-12-30 11:48

Nigerian football legend Nwankwo Kanu believes "something is wrong" with the way the sport is being run in the country.

Pinnick seeks coaching reform

2014-11-26 07:48

NFF President Amaju Pinnick says a concerted effort will be made to ensure coaches are fully equipped to enhance development.

Keshi: We took it for granted

2014-11-20 11:47

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi believes his players only have themselves to blame after failing to qualify for AFCON 2015.

16 AFCON 2015 teams confirmed

2014-11-20 08:40

Egypt and defending champions Nigeria are the two big names who failed to qualify for AFCON 2015.

Coetzee eyeing Eagles scalp

2014-11-19 11:07

Rivaldo Coetzee insists Bafana Bafana are targeting nothing less than maximum points against Nigeria.

Africa giants hopes hanging by a thread

2014-11-18 09:47

Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast all have a lot to do in a final bid to qualify for AFCON 2015.

Echiejile hopeful of AFCON spot

2014-11-17 13:21

Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile has vowed to help his side defeat South Africa on Wednesday to secure an 2015 AFCON spot.

Ebola worry for Enyeama

2014-11-14 11:40

Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has urged the Confederation of African Football to postpone AFCON 2015.

Furman keen to wrap it up

2014-11-13 07:39

Dean Furman is keen to secure AFCON qualification by beating Sudan and avoiding a must-win game against Nigeria.

Keshi returns to Nigeria job

2014-10-31 18:31

Stephen Keshi has been re-appointed as coach of African champions Nigeria after he was sacked earlier this month.

Keshi to re-take Nigeria reigns

2014-10-30 14:07

Reports have emerged linking Stephen Keshi with a sensational return as the head coach of the Super Eagles.

Musa: I'm still in shock

2014-10-28 12:45

Nigeria international Ahmed Musa has admitted to being disturbed after hearing about the passing of Senzo Meyiwa.

Nigeria risks new FIFA ban

2014-10-24 08:33

Nigeria is at risk of another FIFA ban after a court declared the recent Nigeria Football Federation elections illegal.

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.

 

Sodje: Ameobi not yet ready

2014-12-31 09:39

Former Nigeria defender Efetobore Sodje says Sammi Ameobi is not ready to start for the Super Eagles just yet.

Keshi's future still unclear

2014-12-19 12:50

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick says he won't make any hasty decisions about Stephen Keshi's future.

Aluko gutted by AFCON flop

2014-11-20 12:40

Forward Sone Aluko admits Nigeria are bitterly disappointed to have missed out on a place at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Mashaba fires AFCON warning

2014-11-20 09:07

Shakes Mashaba insists South Africa will not simply be adding numbers at the African Cup of Nations next year.

Keshi searching for three points

2014-11-19 12:30

Stephen Keshi believes Nigeria has the capacity to build on the momentum gathered from the victory in the Congo last weekend.

Nigeria oil bill hits another delay

2014-11-18 19:45

Nigeria's petroleum industry bill is only expected to be voted on by parliament after the February 2015 polls, says Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Pinnick proud of his Eagles

2014-11-17 14:31

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick was impressed with the character shown by the players in the national team.

Le Roy issues warning

2014-11-14 12:31

Congo coach Claude Le Roy says Nigeria could expect a vicious onslaught during their AFCON fixture on Saturday.

Keshi expects 'hostile' Congo

2014-11-14 08:29

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has warned his squad to expect a very hostile Congo ahead of their AFCON 2015 qualifier.

Keshi: Let's get serious

2014-11-12 14:04

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says it's was time his players up the ante, as their AFCON qualifying campaign draws to conclusion.

Keshi undecided on return

2014-10-31 11:41

Stephen Keshi says he will take his time deciding whether or not to return as the coach of the Nigeria national side.

Last chance for Nigeria

2014-10-29 13:37

FIFA has given Nigeria one last chance to avoid a long-term ban and risk missing next year's African Cup of Nations.

AFCON jeopardy for Nigeria?

2014-10-27 17:28

Nigeria face another suspension from FIFA, putting the country out of the running for a place at 2015 African Nations Cup finals.

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.

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