2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
0-0-1, 3rd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
Colin Udoh
5dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Aiteo Cup 2017: The Complete Review

Despite the new branding, the Nigeria Cup final concluded in familiar circumstances, as Akwa United defeated Niger Tornadoes in a penalty shootout.

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8dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Ahmed Musa makes another foxy business decision

Ahmed Musa may be finding it tough to make a headway with the Foxes, but the striker appears to be making great strides elsewhere: in business.

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10dTom Adams

Iwobi shining for both club and country

Twenty-one-year-old Alex Iwobi is still an unfinished article but his play before the break with Arsenal and during it with Nigeria hint at progress.

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10dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Rohr: Bafana loss the wake-up call

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr confesses that a home defeat by South Africa in June served as a wake-up call for his team.

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11dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Nigeria: Who is on the plane to Russia?

Nigeria eased to 2018 World Cup qualification, but what would their travelling squad look like if departure was today? Colin Udoh investigates.

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14dKweséESPN Reporter

Iwobi fires Nigeria to the World Cup

Substitute Alex Iwobi propelled Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup with a late strike that earned the Super Eagles a 1-0 victory over Zambia.

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16dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Mweene only Zambian to make combined XI

Nigeria fans are so confident in the superiority of their team that Kennedy Mweene was the only Zambian considered good enough to make a combined XI.

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17dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Why Iwobi's return spells bad news for Zambia

Zambia will be rueing the timing of their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria as Alex Iwobi returns after an injury lay-off.

Mike Egerton EMPICS Sport
25dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Alex Iwobi returns for Zambia match

Nigeria have recalled Arsenal star Alex Iwobi to the 23-man squad for next month's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

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27dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Black Stars embarrass Eagles to lift WAFU Cup

Ghana defeated Nigeria 4-1 in the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations final on Sunday, avenging an earlier group stage defeat to the Super Eagles.

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30dESPN staff

Abraham: No decision yet on Nigeria move

Tammy Abraham underlined his commitment to having an international career with England, amid Nigeria's efforts to convince him to switch allegiance.

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Plateau United stunned in Aiteo Cup

Recently crowned NPFL champions Plateau United were defeated away at Niger Tornadoes in their Aiteo Cup quarter-final first leg.