ARTICLES RELATING TO NIGERIA

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 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.

History as Nigeria qualify for first ever World Cup

2019-03-23 21:38

Nigeria secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after they beat Sierra Leone by two wicket.

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.

Bafana targeting clean sheet against Super Eagles, says Hlanti

2018-11-16 12:55

Defender Sifiso Hlanti says Bafana Bafana are fully prepared ahead of facing Nigeria in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Khune: South Africans - Bafana needs you!

2018-11-15 12:52

Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has urged fans to come out in force to support the national team against Nigeria on Saturday.

Nigeria players to get R360k incentive for each goal scored against Bafana

2018-11-14 12:00

The players of Nigeria will receive a cash bonus of R360 000 for each goal scored against Bafana Bafana, Governor of Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa promises.

Nigeria coming to SA for revenge, says Baxter

2018-11-13 11:00

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter insists that Nigeria are determined to avenge their defeat of last year against South Africa when the two sides meet on Saturday.

Nigeria leave out Obi for Bafana clash

2018-10-29 22:11

Nigeria have again left out captain Mikel John Obi from next month's crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in South Africa.

Bafana's path to AFCON qualification: What they need to do

2018-10-12 08:32

Bafana Bafana entertain Seychelles in their next AFCON qualifier and will be hoping the fixture ends in nothing less than three valuable log points.

 

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 official.

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.

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.

Okocha believes Bafana Bafana are not Nigeria's rivals

2018-11-16 09:40

Legendary former Nigerian football star Jay-Jay Okocha says that South Africa are not the Super Eagles' rivals.

Rise of Arsenal ‘whizz-kid’ a danger for Bafana

2018-11-14 13:58

Sy Lerman reports on the rise of Arsenal 'whizz-kid" Alex Iwobi emerging as the big danger for Bafana Bafana against Nigeria.

Rama wants Bafana to make history v Nigeria

2018-11-14 11:09

Defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele wants Bafana Bafana to make history and claim back-to-back victories against Nigeria on Saturday.

Baxter: Qualification is still in our hands

2018-11-05 19:34

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter believes that the upcoming 2019 AFCON qualifier against Nigeria will be an interesting encounter.

Ighalo hat-trick leads Nigeria to win over Libya

2018-10-13 20:02

Nigeria beat Libya with Odion Ighalo grabbing a hat-trick as the Super Eagles got their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign firmly back on track.

Rohr warns coach's departure may motivate Libya

2018-10-11 13:05

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes the resignation of Libya coach Adel Amrouche could motivate them even more ahead of a crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier.

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