Ex-Everton defender Yobo to assist Nigeria coach

2020-02-13 12:44

Former Nigeria captain and Everton defender Joseph Yobo has been named the country's new assistant coach, the Nigeria FF announced.

Nigeria recall captain Musa for 2021 Africa Cup qualifiers

2019-10-30 20:49

Nigeria recalled skipper Ahmed Musa, South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and midfielder Mikel Ag for next month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Nigeria cricketers hope T20 chance can boost game at home

2019-10-16 14:19

When Ademola Onikoyi was a teenager he struggled to explain to his friends why he would leave football games early to go to cricket practice.

Mother of Nigeria ex-football coach 'released' from kidnapping

2019-09-29 14:16

The mother of former Nigerian national football team coach Samson Siasia was released from captivity on Sunday ten weeks after she was abducted by gunmen.

Nigeria seizes properties of FA chiefs in fresh graft probe

2019-09-16 17:22

Nigerian authorities have seized a dozen properties from senior officials of Nigeria's top football body in a fresh corruption probe.

AFCON Golden Boot Ighalo retires from international football

2019-07-23 09:18

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria captain flies the Super Eagles nest

2019-07-18 20:27

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel called time on his international career after helping the Super Eagles to third place at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Mother of Nigeria ex-national football coach kidnapped

2019-07-15 16:04

Gunmen have abducted the mother of former Nigerian football national team coach Ogere Siasia, relatives said, in the latest kidnapping targeting a sports star.

Late Mahrez stunner puts Algeria into AFCON final

2019-07-14 23:03

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic victory over Nigeria and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Nigeria's Rohr wary of much improved Algeria

2019-07-13 14:03

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.


Nigeria court drops graft case against FA bosses

2019-11-05 18:28

A Nigerian court has dropped a high-profile corruption case against football federation president Amaju Pinnick and four top officials.

Nigeria need record victory to avoid CHAN humiliation

2019-10-17 08:47

Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has urged his squad to forget a first leg drubbing in Togo and create CHAN history by overcoming the deficit.

Chiefs 'keeper Akpeyi unfazed by Nigeria snub

2019-10-01 11:59

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is unfazed by having been overlooked for Gernot Rohr's Nigeria squad for their friendly with Brazil.

Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana shocked in CHAN qualifying

2019-09-23 08:14

Ghana, the Ivory Coast and Nigeria lost in shock-riddled final qualifying round first legs for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon.

'Shocked' Nigeria FA want to help baned coach Siasia clear his name

2019-08-19 22:49

The Nigeria Football Federation says that they were "shocked" by a life ban on former national coach Samson Siasia.

AFCON 2019 Golden Boot winner Ighalo retires

2019-07-20 12:44

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has announced his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third

2019-07-18 06:36

Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place.

French police arrest hundreds after Algeria football win

2019-07-15 13:31

French police arrested over two hundred people on Sunday following Algeria's qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria's Rohr wary of much improved Algeria

2019-07-14 18:49

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in the AFCON semi-finals than during qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

Africa's richest man promises Nigerian players HUGE goal bonus

2019-07-12 13:04

Nigeria's footballers are in line for a minimum $75 000 windfall if they score against Algeria in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in Cairo.

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