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Nigerians Abroad

Onuachu and Fatai best of the weekend

How did Nigeria's foreign-based stars fare around the world this weekend? KweséESPN reviews their performance over the last few days.

Aina backs Terry to be a coaching hit at Villa

The Nigeria right-back believes that the Villains' new assistant coach is destined to be a big success in his latest role.

Africa Women Cup of Nations

Nigeria get South Africa in AWCON draw

Ghana were pooled alongside Cameroon in Accra on Sunday ahead of next month's Africa Women Cup of Nations.

Banyana coach Ellis pleased to draw Nigeria

South Africa coach Des Ellis is happy to be meeting Nigeria in the group stage of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana next month.

Ndidi regretting costly yellow card

Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is "really disappointed" at the thought of missing next month's 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa.

Ighalo tells KweséESPN about death threats

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo, who scored the winner in Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya, opens up about receiving death threats on social media.


Nigeria hero Ighalo nearly quit after death threats

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo scored five goals in two games this week, but nearly hung up his boots after social media death threats and abuse.

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Jonathan Akpoborie slams Brian Idowu

Former Super Eagles international Jonathan Akpoborie hasn't held back in his criticism of first-choice left-back Brian Idowu.

EXCLUSIVE with William Troost-Ekong

Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong sat down with KweséESPN to discuss his start to life with Udinese and his hopes for the Super Eagles.


defeated 1-0 by Raja Casablanca

Usman Abdallah optimistic of Enyimba progression vs. Raja

Usman Abdallah is optimistic that Enyimba can reach the CAF Confederation Cup final despite being defeated 1-0 at home by Raja Casablanca.

Enyimba 0-1 Raja Casablanca: Key talking points

Enyimba's CAF Confederation Cup progression hangs in the balance after they suffered a 1-0 home defeat by Raja Casablanca on Wednesday.

Hafidi gives Raja advantage over spineless Enyimba

Abdelilah Hafidi's strike secured a 1-0 away victory for Raja Casablanca against Enyimba in their CAF Confederation Cup semi final first leg.



NFF on course to reach self-funding goal - Pinnick

NFF President Amaju Pinnick says the Nigerian federation is on course to become completely self-funding by the end of his second term in office.

Africa's richest man keen on NFF partnership - Pinnick

Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, has expressed an interest in partnering with the NFF to invest in the development of Nigerian football.

Super Eagles

Afcon Qualifying

Ahmed Musa: The Super Eagle channelling his inner phoenix

When news of Ahmed Musa's move to Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr broke, there were many who believed the move should mark the end of his Nigeria career.

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Is Ikouwem Udoh Nigeria's LB solution?

Should Gernot Rohr consider the Enyimba wideman as a solution to the Super Eagles' left-back problem?

Nigeria to move Libya clash to Uyo

Nigeria are expected to move their 2019 Afcon qualifier against Libya from Kaduna after the Ahmadu Bello Stadium failed a pitch inspection.


Joshua vs. Povetkin

Joshua vs. Wilder? Don't get your hopes up

Unified heavyweight world titlist Anthony Joshua scored an exciting seventh-round KO of Alexander Povetkin and kept alive the prospect of an undisputed championship fight with Deontay Wilder. Just don't count on that fight being next, writes Dan Rafael.

What we learned from Joshua's KO of Povetkin

Here are some thoughts of what we learned from world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's seventh round win over Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, and what lies ahead.

Anthony Joshua keeps his eyes on date with destiny -- and Deontay Wilder

The heavyweight champion took care of business at Wembley before immediately setting his sights on his next outing there in April, and landing the opponent everyone wants.


NFF Elections, Aiteo Cup

Amaju Pinnick re-elected NFF president

Pinnick saw off the challenge of his predecessor, Aminu Maigari, and former NFF General Secretary and executive committee member Taiwo Ogunjobi.

NFF Elections: The men who lost to Pinnick

KweséESPN details the pros and cons of the candidates who ran against Amadu Pinnick during the pivotal NFF elections on Thursday.


Salisu Yusuf banned for bribery

Salisu Yusuf's punishment is a mere slap on the wrist

Banned Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf was always going to face punishment for accepting a bribe, but the light sanction has drawn ire.

Super Eagles assistant banned for bribery

The Nigeria Football Federation's Committee on Ethics and Fair Play have placed a one-year ban on Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf.


Who will follow Victor Moses into Nigeria retirement?

Here are five Nigeria players who could possibly call time on their own international careers, for various reasons, in the near future.

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Victor Moses' five best Super Eagles outings

KwesèESPN highlights five moments of Victor Moses' brilliant international career which came to a surprisingly early end this week.

Moses announces international retirement

Chelsea winger Victor Moses stunned the Nigerian football community by announcing his international retirement.


Africa benefits from European coaches, claims Amunike

Tanzania coach and Nigeria great Emmanuel Amunike believes that African football benefits from the influx of European coaches.

Amokachi backs Amunike to succeed after Tanzania mix-up

The former Nigeria striker was initially reported to have been taking over with Tanzania, rather than his ex-teammate.

Tanzania appoint Nigeria legend Emmanuel Amunike

The Taifa Stars have named the Super Eagles great as Salum Mayanga's successor.

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