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2019 Schedule
0-0-1, 3rd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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Nigeria back down to FIFA, avoid ban

Nigeria acknowledged a FIFA-approved appointee as the sole head of its national federation on Monday to avoid being banned by the governing body.

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15hKweséESPN staff

Tianjin play down John Mikel Obi rumours

Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi is unlikely to leave Chinese Super League club Tianjin TEDA in the near future, according to his coach.

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15hColin Udoh

Nigeria move to avoid FIFA sanction

Nigeria's government contacted FIFA over the weekend in a last-ditch move to stave off a proposed suspension of the NFF.

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3dDami Ball

Troost-Ekong seals Udinese transfer

Nigeria international defender William Troost-Ekong on Friday sealed an undisclosed deal at Serie A club Udinese from Bursaspor.

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3dAndrew Oryada

FIFA doesn't scare us - Dalung

Nigeria's Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has said they will not be scared by the world football governing body FIFA.

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4dColin Udoh

FIFA reject Nigerian FA meeting request

FIFA have declined a meeting with a Nigerian delegation, as the NFF try to settle the country's football crisis.

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4dColin Udoh

Counting the cost of Nigeria's football crisis

Nigerian football has suffered a number of setbacks since the years-long simmering dispute between its leaders boiled over properly in July.

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5dKweséESPN Staff

Omeruo completes loan to Leganes

Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo completed a season-long loan from Chelsea to Spanish side CD Leganes on Wednesday.

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6dKweséESPN staff

Nigerian leaves Chelsea for Italy

Nigerian international Ola Aina has joined Italian club Torino on loan - shortly after signing a new contract with Chelsea.