Nigeria

Enyeama sits out AFCON qualifier

Nigeria captain and goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has asked to be withdrawn from this Saturday's 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania.

Obi ruled out of Nigeria qualifier

Torino midfielder Joel Obi has been ruled out of Nigeria's squad for the upcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania.

Double boost for Heartland

Heartland have been boosted by the return of Fortune Omoniwari and Brownbraye Okpus from suspension ahead of the clash against Sunshine Stars on Wednesday.

Moses joins West Ham on loan

West Ham have maintained their frenetic transfer deadline day activity with the capture of Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan deal.

Elaho confused by Ighalo snub

Former Nigeria international midfielder Friday Elaho is baffled by Watford forward Odion Ighalo's exclusion from the current Super Eagles squad.

Orji hails 'key' three pointer

Heartland coach Bethel Orji has underlined the importance of their 1-0 win against Warri Wolves in the Nigeria Premier League on Sunday.

Eduok out to prove himself

Esperance striker Emem Eduok says he is working hard to justify his inclusion in the Nigeria squad to take on Tanzania in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying next week.

Ikeme relishing Eagles debut

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme admits he was shocked to get a call up from Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh, but says he is ready to grab the chance with both hands.

Pillars celebrate 12-year record

Reigning Nigeria Professional Football League champions Kano Pillars saw their 12-year unbeaten run at home come to an end with a 2-1 loss to Nasarawa United.

Wolves' squad skips training

Warri Wolves' push for a first ever Nigeria Premier League title is in jeopardy after the playing staff announced they were going on an indefinite strike over unpaid wages.

Salami thriving under Oliseh

Warri Wolves striker Gbolahan Salami is delighted to be part of the Nigeria squad being coached by former Super Eagles legend Sunday Oliseh.

Etebor inspired by Salami

Warri Wolves striker Oghenekaro Etebor is eager to emulate the career path of Gbolahan Salami and establish himself as a key member of the Nigeria national team.

Pillars captain back in action

Kano Pillars have revealed their influential captain, Gambo Mohammed, will be part of the matchday squad to take on Nasarawa United on Sunday.

Oliseh queries Mikel commitment

Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has warned John Obi Mikel he risks endangering his international career after failing to answer a call-up.

Babaganaru unhappy with pitch

Kano Pillars head coach Mohammed Babaganaru has blamed the playing surface for their 1-0 loss at Enyimba in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Wednesday.

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