Nigeria

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.

Nigeria keen to host 2015 AFCON

Seyi Akinwunmi, vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation, says the West African nation is interested in hosting the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Adelakun against foreign coach

Renowned Nigerian football administrator Ayotunde Adelakun says that a foreign "big name" coach is not what the national team needs.

NFF chief wants foreign coach

New NFF Federation president Amaju Pinnick says he intends to bring in a foreign coach to take over from the recently removed Stephen Keshi.

West blasts defensive pair

Taribo West has criticised Nigeria centre-backs Kenneth Omeruo and Godfrey Oboabona for their performance in the AFCON qualifiers.

CAF headed back to Lagos

The Confederation of African Football has announced that the 2014 CAF awards will be once again be hosted in Lagos, Nigeria.

Keshi denies being sacked

Former Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi has spoken out against reports that he was fired from his post as the national team mentor.

Ikhana sings Udoh's praises

Kadiri Ikhana said the form of Mfon Udoh will be critical to Enyimba's cause as they strive to secure a spot in African competition next season.

Kaita backs new Nigeria coach

Sani Kaita has voiced his belief that incoming Nigeria head coach Shuaibu Amodu can lead them to qualification for the 2015 AFCON tournament.

Nigeria confirm Keshi sacking

The NFF have announced the sacking of coach Stephen Keshi, despite him overseeing a 3-1 win over Sudan in AFCON qualifying on Wednesday.

Musa: We need to win

Ahmed Musa, who turned 22 on Tuesday, wants to mark the occasion by helping the team to a much-needed win in the fixture against Sudan.

Fashanu: Eagles complacent

John Fashanu said the absence of competition for places in the Nigeria national squad has had an adverse effect on the team's performance.

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