Nigeria

Onuh receives ultimatum

The higher-ups at Heartland Football Club of Owerri have given head coach Erasmus Onuh five games to turn the club's fortunes around or risk losing his job.

Wolves confident of progress

Nigeria Premier League outfit Warri Wolves are supremely confident they will qualify for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup this season.

Kwakali: Competition is tough

Manchester City midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali has admitted he is going to have to work hard for a place in the Flying Eagles' U20 World Cup squad.

Abel expects Taraba response

FC Taraba striker Bobby Abel is confident the side can bounce back from their horror showing in April when they face Sharks FC in the Nigerian Premier League on Sunday.

Keshi optimistic for future

Newly-reappointed Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi believes he is the right man to take the Super Eagles from strength to strength.

Warriors threaten boycott

The players of El-Kanemi Warriors have threatened to skip this weekend's home league match against Akwa United over unpaid salaries.

Ligament blow for Oladuntoye

Kwara United defender Isiaka Oladuntoye has confirmed he will be out of action for "up to five weeks" after suffering knee ligament damage during training earlier this month.

Keshi: Camp starts in May

Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi says he will start calling up national team players to a training camp next month as he begins preparations for AFCON 2017.

Chukwu issues Keshi warning

Former Nigeria national team coach Christian Chukwu has warned returning Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi to make the most of his second stint in charge.

Ambitious Were targets 20 goals

Tusker FC captain Jesse Jackson Were is happy with his current form and revealed he has set himself the target of scoring at least 20 goals this season.

Garba expects World Cup glory

Nigeria U20 coach Manu Garba revealed he will accept nothing but success at the World Cup in New Zealand after all their preparation has been geared towards winning the tournament.

Ferrari: We don't have money

Gor Mahia deputy secretary general Naima Ferrari has revealed the club has zero resources with which to pay its striking players.

Alampasu relishes competition

Goalkeeper Dele Alampasu insists the competition for spots in the Nigeria squad for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand is a good thing.

Omo targets Dolphins win

Dolphins FC striker Johnson Omo expects his team to have something to show after their match against Akwa United in Uyo on Sunday.

Egwuekwe explains Wits snub

Nigeria international Azubuike Egwuekwe has explained the thinking behind his decision to turn down the advances of Bidvest Wits in January.

Copyright © TEAMtalk Media Group 2014     Pictures from Getty Images, Backpagepix and Gallo