Nigeria

Ejike excited by goal tally

Heartland striker Bright Ejike says he is relishing the prospect of setting a new personal goal-scoring benchmark this season.

Oliseh defends selection policy

Newly-appointed Nigeria manager Sunday Oliseh says he will stand by his decision not to select players plying their trade outside the top divisions.

Keshi demands N1 billion

Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has reportedly demanded the Nigerian Football Federation pay him a compensation package worth 1 billion Naira.

Oliseh happy with 2018 draw

Nigeria head coach Sunday Oliseh is content with the Super Eagles' potential opponents in their 2018 World Cup qualifier but warned his charges against complacency.

Mikel happy at the Bridge

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel insists he has no plans to depart the club, despite numerous reports linking him with a move away from Stamford Bridge.

Enyeama keeps Nigeria captaincy

Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama will not be punished for his comments about the choice of venue for Nigeria's AFCON qualifier against Chad last month.

Pillars send Emordi packing

Nigerian Premier League champions Kano Pillars have confirmed they have parted ways with head coach Felix Okey Emordi after a dire run of results.

Oliseh recalls Mikel

New Nigeria national football coach Sunday Oliseh has made his first big decision since being appointed by recalling Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel to the squad.

Sani lauds clinical Kwara

Kwara United coach Tunde Sani heaped praise on his players after their tenacious 3-1 victory over favourites Giwa FC, despite going down to 10 men.

Orji thrilled with Wikki scalp

Heartland coach Bethel Orji was in awe of his team after they pulled off a shock 4-0 demolition of Wikki Tourists at the Rojeny Stadium on Sunday.

Stars plan squad makeover

Nigeria Premier League leaders Sunshine Stars are planning to use the mid-season break to further strengthen their squad with new players.

Kwara have turned a corner

Emboldened by Kwara United's first away win of the season, defender Abubakar Yusuf is confident the team has turned the corner.

Stars to review Odunlami fine

Sunshine Stars are set to reduce the hefty N$2.5 million fine they handed to Kunle Odunlami.

Enyeama retains captaincy

New Nigeria head coach Sunday Oliseh says Vincent Enyeama will retain the captain's armband, despite recently finding himself in hot water with the Nigerian Football Federation.

Oliseh: I'm no Messiah

Newly appointed Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has urged the country's supporters to give him time to succeed, claiming he cannot turn the team's fortunes around overnight.

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