Visa gaffe strands Nigeria fans in Kaliningrad
About 100 Nigerian fans stranded in Kaliningrad following their team's loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener were finally on the move on Monday.
MIKEL LOOKING TO MAKE AMENDS As Nigeria resumed full training after Saturday's opening
MIKEL LOOKING TO MAKE AMENDSAs Nigeria resumed full training after Saturday's opening day loss to Croatia, captain John Mikel Obi is exuding the body language of one determined to make amends.At Monday's training session in Essentuki, Mikel was first o
Odiah encourages Nigeria fans to continue support
Former Nigeria defender Chidi Odiah speaks to ESPN's Colin Udoh to talk about how Nigeria fans must get behind the team after their defeat to Croatia.
Etebo the only bright light in dire Nigeria display
The Super Eagles began their World Cup campaign in underwhelming fashion as they were swatted away 2-0 by Croatia in their Group D opener.
3 Takeaways from Nigeria's loss to Croatia
One own-goal and one penalty was more than enough to condemn Nigeria to defeat against Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup.
Croatia 2-0 Nigeria: Modric inspires Blazers
Luka Modric converted from the penalty spot to put Croatia out of reach of Nigeria after the Super Eagles conceded a first-half own goal.
Kaliningrad mural pays tribute to Nigeria
When Nigeria fans visit Kaliningrad for the Super Eagles' World Cup opener vs. Croatia, they will see a familiar face enshrined on a local mural.
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NIGERIA Akwa United close the gap on leaders
Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.
Shakhtar Donetsk sign Kayode from Manchester City
The Ukrainian giants have completed a permanent deal for the forward, who had been on loan with the Miners since March.
How will FIFA handle racist incidents in Russia?
Past incidents in the host nation mean that the topic of racism remains on the minds of many, with less than a week to go until the World Cup.
Okagbare-Ighoteguonor misses podium at Oslo Diamond League meeting
Nigeria's premier athlete Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor had to settle for 4th in the 100m at the Oslo Bislett Games.
Ghana overtake Nigeria in latest FIFA World Rankings
FIFA have released their June World Rankings, with Nigeria and South Africa among the sides to have fallen in the standings.
England Women's Aluko signs with Juventus
Juventus Women have bolstered their squad with the signing of Chelsea and England striker Eniola Aluko, the Italian champions announced Wednesday.
What to expect from Nigeria
NPFL: Enyimba beaten in seven-goal thriller
Enyimba were beaten for a second time on the road in four days when they fell to a 4-3 loss against Nasarawa United.
An illustrator's view of 16 hopeful World Cup nations
ESPN FC commissioned illustrator Paul Lacolley to create team posters for some of the nations competing at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Charting the history of Africa's Champions League winners
Ahead of Saturday's UCL final, KweséESPN's Ed Dove runs through a complete history of Africa's European champions.
Simy Nwankwo lights up Nigeria's WC camp
Simy Nwankwo was the standout performer from Nigeria's first pre-World Cup training camp as the Crotone forward looks to muscle into the squad.
Mikel intends to lead by example
FIFA World Cup song feat. Will Smith released
FIFA has released the official 2018 World Cup song by Nicky Jam, Era Istrefi and Will Smith entitled "Live it Up." Turn it down, more like.
Nigeria B 2-3 A Madrid: What did we learn?
KweséESPN runs through the key talking points to emerge from Nigeria's memorable showing against Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's exhibition.
Brighton sign Nigeria international Balogun
Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of the Super Eagles centre-back from Mainz.
Can Nigeria make it out of Group D?
The ESPN FC panel assess Nigeria's strengths and weaknesses as they get set to make their sixth World Cup appearance.
Nigeria: Tight-knit squad need to counter question in goal
John Obi Mikel leads a talented side, but a goalkeeping issue continues to cast a long shadow and may yet destabilise the team in Russia.
World Cup: All 32 nations previewed
The 2018 World Cup won't have Italy or the U.S. but all the big hitters like Brazil, Germany and Argentina will battle. Get the info you need here.
Darke & Co. weigh in on African nations' World Cup hopes
Ian Darke asks the ESPN panel which of the five African nations has the best chance of making a big splash at the 2018 World Cup.
Nigeria defender dies in traffic accident
Niger Tornadoes defender Hussaini Isah passed away in Minna, Niger State, on Monday evening after reportedly being struck by a motorcycle.
Which countries allow gambling on sports? Assessing the impact of betting around the world
With every state in the U.S. now eligible to offer sports betting, we take a look around the world at countries where gambling is legal (and also where it is not) to find out what impact it has had culturally and economically.
Four thoughts on Enyimba's win vs. Djoliba
Here are four thoughts on Enyimba's opening CAF Confederation Cup group stage win against Malian side Djoliba.
Enyimba success is key to restoring Nigeria's African pride
Nigeria have taken a hit in the CAF five-year rankings, but a strong continental campaign for Enyimba could ease the heartache.
Can the Super Eagles win the 2018 World Cup?
OG Anunoby is the best reason the Raptors will stop LeBron, the Cavs
The Raptors's playoff hopes against the Cavaliers relies heavily on rookie and probable LeBron James defender OG Anunoby.
FIFA prepaying $2m World Cup bonuses to CAF teams
FIFA will give five African football federations a $2million advance each on World Cup prize-money to pay player bonuses before the tournament.
Last Train to Russia: Rostov-on-Don
Nigeria dominates Africa's 2018 NFL draftee list
For those who may follow the NFL closely but College football a little less so, KweséESPN lists the African players most likely to be drafted in Arlington this weekend.
African teams can forget about World Cup semis - Lauren
The former Arsenal and Cameroon wideman believes that Africa's World Cup quintet cannot realistically get beyond the last eight in Russia.
The case for Ime Udoka as a NBA head coach
San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ime Udoka, who could be the road to a top job, tells KweséESPN how he plays good cop-bad cop with coach Pop and establishes relationships with big stars.
Ojeleye: We still have that winning mentality
Nigerian-American Semi Ojeleye says the Celtics are motivated by their injured teammates to come together now more than ever.
Can Nigeria qualify from their World Cup group?
Leon Balogun explains why he believes that Nigeria can qualify despite sharing a group with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina.
Balogun: Rohr understands African mentality
Nigerian defender Leon Balogun praised manager Gernot Rohr ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Balogun tired of facing Argentina
Leon Balogun spoke about Nigeria's World Cup group rivals Argentina.