2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
2-1-0, 1st in African Nations Championship
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13hDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Lobi's unbeaten NFPL record on the line

Lobi Stars, the only unbeaten team in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), face a gruelling midweek away trip to Damaturu.

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4dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Faleye strike covers up Nigeria's creative cracks

Sunday Faleye's late goal helped Nigeria claim all three points against Libya and pull their African Nations Championship chestnuts from the fire.

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4dKweséESPN Reporter

Faleye fires Nigeria past Libya

Sunday Faleye slammed home the only goal of the game as Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 in their second African Nations Championship clash.

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8dKweséESPN Reporter

Nigeria wasteful as Rwanda hold on for draw

Nigeria's African Nations Championship campaign got off to a disappointing start as the home-based Eagles were held 0-0 by Rwanda in their opener.

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9dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Home-based Eagles begin CHAN quest against Rwanda

Nigeria begin their battle for a first African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with an opening group C game against Rwanda in Tangier on Monday.


Evaluating the NPFL contenders' transfers

Ahead of Sunday's Nigeria Professional Football League kickoff, KweséESPN evaluates the transfer business undertaken by the NPFL's title contenders.

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14dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

CHAN 2018: Why Nigeria won't win it

Nigeria may be talking the talk ahead of the 2018 African Nations Championship, but they're unlikely to leave Morocco with the title.

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Nigeria name inexperienced CHAN squad

Nigeria have named an inexperienced 23-man squad for the African Nations Championship ahead of the home-based Super Eagles' third appearance.

26dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Top Five: African football moments of 2017

KweséESPN reviews the last 12 months of action in the continental game and picks out our top five moments from the year that was.

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28dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Nigeria stars who missed World Cup due to injury

Henry Onyekuru's prospects of playing in next summer's World Cup have been dented after the attacker tore his medial ligament on Friday.

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36dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Opinion: Moses' achievements deserve recognition

How exactly did Chelsea star Victor Moses not get onto the Confederation of African Football's three-man shortlist for their Player of the Year award?

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37dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Nigeria's Super Six: What did we learn?

The 2017 Super Six tournament ended on Sunday with the home-based Super Eagles emerging champions after defeating MFM FC 3-2 in Kano.

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37dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Super Eagles win Super Six tournament

Nigeria's home-based Super Eagles survived a late scare to defeat MFM FC 3-2 in the final of the Super Six tournament on Sunday.

RankingsAfrican Nations Championship

Goal Difference1Tied-7th
Goals Scored1Tied-8th
Goals Conceded0Tied-1st