After a dire 2018, in which he tore an ACL and missed the World Cup, Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru has fired Galatasary to a league and cup double.
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The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
John Obi Mikel is close to a return to the Premier League with a source telling ESPN FC that the ex-Chelsea star is considering multiple offers.
Nigeria's release of their provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday was marked by one notable return, that of John Obi Mikel.
Last week Nwankwo Kanu, along with former internationals Austin Okocha and Tijani Babangida, were officially appointed Super Eagles scouts.
The Nigeria centre-back is unabashed in saying that his time in Serie A, with Udinese, has forged him into a much more rugged defensive specimen.
Freshly minted Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu was the pick of the bunch in a month of fine offensive and defensive displays.
Nigeria Under-17 coach Manu Garba has rebuilt his team three times in a year, after multiple players failed MRI tests to validate their correct age.
ESPN learns of renewed desire to act in wake of inaccurate reports that Super Eagles legend Christian Chukwu had been "abandonned" in ill-health.
ESPN selects the pick of the Afcon group-stage clashes, for various diverse reasons, following Friday's draw in Cairo.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not have asked for a more favourable group if he had stood on the podium and dipped his hands into the bowl himself.
At the 2019 Afcon draw, big guns like Egypt and Nigeria got groups some would consider easy, while Group D are the traditional 'Group of Death'.
Stars such as Kelechi Iheanacho found their feet at the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations, so who should fans watch closely at this year's edition?
The Nigerian legend says African coaches "can do much more if there is support from everyone instead of running to Europeans at every opportunity".
If Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho wants to be at the Africa Cup of Nations, he needs to rediscover goals and confidence -- and quickly.
Some of the continent's less-heralded sides have made the most of the Africa Cup of Nations' expanded format.
Given the lack of pressure in facing Seychelles on Friday, having already qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria's display was... meh.
Nigeria have never been short of inspiration for international games, and coach Gernot Rohr wants them to be mentally tough against tiny Seychelles.
Here's the state of play heading into the final round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, with 10 of the 24 berths in the finals up for grabs.
The final round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers runs from 22 to 24 March. Which teams have opted to rest some of their biggest stars?
Nigeria's captain has not been involved with the Super Eagles since the World Cup in Russia. But the team does not appear to have missed its leader.
Middlesbrough have signed former Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel on a short-term deal as they chase promotion to the Premier League.
Victor Moses, 28, flew to Istanbul on Wednesday to hold talks with Fenerbahce after falling out of Maurizio Sarri's first-team plans.