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0-0-1, 3rd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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2dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Mikel returns after four-month lay-off

John Mikel Obi returned to the pitch on Monday after a four-month injury lay-off, taking to the field for Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League.

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3dJonathan Smith

City near deal for striker Kayode - sources

Manchester City are close to completing a deal for Nigerian striker Olarenwaju Kayode from Austria Vienna, sources have told ESPN FC.

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7dFrancis Okupa, KweséESPN

Nigeria call-up a 'sweet and sour' moment for Adi

Fanendo Adi sat down with KweséESPN to discuss his maiden Nigeria call-up and Portland Timbers' recent fortunes in Major League Soccer.

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7dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Can Iheanacho stand alone as Leicester's main man?

Front and centre is where Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho suddenly finds himself, after completing his long-anticipated move to Leicester City.

8dNick Said, KweséESPN

Ajax CT confirmed capture of Nigeria winger

Ajax Cape Town have continued their recent recruitment drive with the signing of Nigerian winger Ejike Uzoenyi, the club confirmed on Wednesday.

10dDami Ugbane

Abia Warriors triumph in six-goal thriller

Abia Warriors recorded the solitary away victory on Matchday 33, winning a six-goal thriller in Makurdi in the NIgeria Professional Footbal League.

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11dJanine Anthony, KweséESPN

Samson should rethink Aluko snub

With France 2019 on the horizon, England Women's coach Mark Sampson should consider recalling striker Eniola Aluko to the side.

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11dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Victor Moses, meet Alex Iwobi

Two of Nigeria's superstars are set to meet in the Community Shield today - and both have plenty to prove.

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13dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Iheanacho to turn to Ndidi, Musa at Leicester

Kelechi Iheanacho says he is looking to compatriots Ahmed Musa and Wilfred Ndidi to help him settle in at Leicester City.

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14dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Rohr must be allowed to focus on Cameroon

Gernot Rohr must be allowed to focus on the match against Cameroon and not the on-going back-room squables in the Super Eagles camp.

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Ohawuchi completes Al-Qadisiyah move

The Nigerian forward has revealed on social media that he's signed with the Saudi side, confirming his exit from Wadi Degla.

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14dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Rohr trains at Ahmed Musa Fitness Centre

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr and his staff took some time out from coaching the CHAN team to work out at Ahmed Musa's newly-built sports complex in Kano.

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15dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Iheanacho completes Foxes move - sources

Kelechi Iheanacho completed a £25 million move from Manchester City to Leicester City on Tuesday evening, sources confirmed to KweséESPN.

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16dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Iheanacho has Leicester medical

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho is undergoing a medical at Leicester City ahead of a £25 million move from Manchester City.

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16dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Five takeaways for NPFL weekend action

While Enyimba and Kano Pillars headlined the weekend in the NPFL, Stephen Odey missed a penalty. Here are five key points from the weekend's action.

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16dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Gernot Rohr sticks to his goalkeeping options

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr will not add any new goalkeepers to his squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifying double-header against Cameroon.

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22dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Enugu Rangers: The journey to ignominy

Enugu Rangers hold the singularly distinguished record of being the only Nigerian club never to have been relegated from the top-flight.