Nigeria

Lawal: I couldn't say no to Maikab

El-Shittu Lawal says it was an easy decision to join Wikki Tourists, citing the influence of head coach Abdu Maikaba and the proximity to home as his primary reasons.

Azubuike has plenty of options

Nigeria Under-23 captain Okechukwu Azubuike has revealed he expects to leave Yeni Malatyaspor after the 2016 Olympic Games amid reported interest from Monaco.

Henlong joins Wikki despite wage decrease

Former Giwa FC captain Charles Henlong has chosen to play for Wikki Tourists over Kano Pillars, despite having to accept a smaller salary deal.

Peter targets Sundowns win

Enyimba striker Onyekachi Peter is confident that his team can beat the odds away against Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday.

West doubts Yusuf credentials

Former Nigeria defender Taribo West has doubts over the credentials of caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf to takeover as permanent coach of the Super Eagles.

Rangers keep up title pace

Enugu Rangers coach Imama Amapakabo has praised his team after their 2-1 win over Warri Wolves in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Friday.

Koln decide against Friday deal

FC Koln have ruled out the signing of highly-rated Nigerian forward Fred Friday, according to the Bundesliga club's sporting director Jorg Schmadtke.

Ighalo in doubt for Olympics

Watford striker Odion Ighalo is looking unlikely to feature in the 2016 Olympic Games for Nigeria.

Simon gets green light for Rio

Gent have confirmed that they will allow Nigerian marksman Moses Simon to participate at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Roma confirm signing of Nigerian pair

Roma have completed the signings of Nigerian duo Sadiq Umar and Abdullahi Nura on four-year deals from Serie B side Spezia.

Enyimba's Udoh warns Sundowns

Enyimba striker Mfon Udoh has sounded a warning to Mamelodi Sundowns ahead of the CAF Champions League trip to South Africa.

Babatunde's agent defends Qatar move

The agent of former Raja Casablanca attacker Michael Babatunde's has dismissed claims that the Nigerian international moved to Qatar to line his pockets.

Utaka set to return to Ismaily

Super Eagles legend John Utaka is set to end his career in Africa after agreeing to play for Egyptian club Ismaily.

Nigeria battling City over Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho's participation at the Olympic Games is in doubt as Manchester City have yet to give him the green light to represent Nigeria.

Fred Friday flattered by Eredivisie interest

Lillestrom striker Imoh Fred Friday is delighted by the recent reports linking him to a moves to various top European leagues, including the Eredivisie.

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