2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
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NPFL Preview: Matchday 13

Nigeria Professional Football League log leaders Lobi Stars look good to consolidate their lead in an away north central derby in Lafia.

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3dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Seven Super Eagles facing World Cup heartbreak

Which of Nigeria's World Cup hopefuls are set to be left disappointed when Gernot Rohr names his final 23-man squad for Russia?

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6dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

NPFL Matchday 12: Hot talking points

Nigerian football fans were treated to another weekend of drama in the NPFL, as Kano Pillars' eight-game unbeaten streak came to an end.

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6dKweséESPN Reporter

Rohr explains Ajiboye's Super Eagles snub

The Nigeria head coach has revealed why the CHAN hero didn't make his 28-man squad for the upcoming international break.

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6dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

NPFL: Minnows Yobe Stars stun Kano Pillars

Yobe Desert Stars ended Kano Pillars' eight-game unbeaten run and Enyimba saw an impressive seven-game sequence put to a halt in the Oriental Derby.

11dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Joel Obi returns for Super Eagles

Nearly four years after his last game, Joel Obi has been handed a chance to break into Nigeria's 2018 World Cup party with a recall by Gernot Rohr.

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12dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

NPFL Matchday 11: Hot talking points

Junior Lokosa continued his NPFL hot streak, while Sunday Rotimi was one of several players whose discipline let them down this weekend.

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13dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Lokosa stars as Pillars take top spot

Junior Lokosa netted his 10th league goal of the season to fire Kano Pillars to the top of the table on Sunday, a controversial day of action.

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15dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Kano Pillars poised to reclaim NPFL top spot

Nigeria Professional Football League title contenders Kano Pillars are poised to return to the top of the table when they host Go Round FC on Sunday.

16dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Grading La Liga's Super Eagles so far this term

How have Nigeria's recent arrivals in Spain's top flight fared during their first weeks in La Liga, and could any yet make the World Cup?

RankingsAfrican Nations Championship

Goal Difference1Tied-5th
Goals Scored7Tied-2nd
Goals Conceded6Tied-13th