Nigeria

CAF approves stadium in Uyo

CAF have given their stamp approval for the new Akwa Ibom International Stadium to host the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and South Africa.

Eguavoen expects to qualify

Austin Eguavoen remains confident that the Super Eagles will qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations, despite the inauspicious start to their qualifying.

Kalu calls for paradigm shift

Former Governor of the Abia State, Orji Kalu, said it was time that the football authorities in Nigeria act in the interests of the country.

Danagogo attacks critics

Nigeria Sports Minister Tammy Danagogo said he had not been served with any court order, despite reports which have suggested otherwise.

Lawal: Eagles will soar again

Nigeria international Raheem Lawal still sees light at the end of the tunnel, despite what has been a largely disastrous AFCON qualifying campaign.

Nigeria facing fresh FIFA ban

FIFA have given Nigeria until Friday to reinstate the recently-sacked NFF executives, or risk being banned from all footballing activities.

Musa: I'm still in shock

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

Siasia to build around Iheanacho

Nigeria Under-23 head coach Samson Siasia has stated that he will make Kelechi Iheanacho the centrepiece of his squad for the Olympic qualifying campaign.

Super Eagles to train in Warri

The NFF have confirmed Nigeria will utlise the artificial pitch in Warri to simulate conditions ahead of the upcoming clash against Congo.

Keshi keen on Black Stars job

Stephen Keshi has thrown his hat in the ring for the vacant Ghana post, claiming they can win the 2015 AFCON under his stewardship.

Udoji expects Nembe scalp

Enyimba captain Chinedu Udoji has described Kadiri Ikhana as the "best coach in Nigeria" as they gear up for Sunday's clash against Nembe.

Yusuf calms relegation fears

El-Kanemi Warriors head coach Salisu Yusuf has calmed fears that he will be distracted by his new role as one of the Nigeria national team assistants.

Enyeama: Cancel AFCON

Vincent Enyeama has added his voice to the debate surrounding the possible postponement of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations because of the Ebola virus.

FIFA release CAF standings

South Africa have continued their march up the FIFA world rankings after climbing 10 places following the release of Thursday's standings.

Shaibu to pick from 66 players

Nigeria caretaker coach Shaibu Amodu has been handed a list of 66 players to choose from for the Super Eagles' final two 2015 AFCON qualifiers.

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