Abraham Marcus's call up is a relative shock to football followers in Nigeria, who had barely heard of the Liga Portugal 2 forward before last week.
Nwankwo Kanu has said FA Cup glory can help Nigeria duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi kick on and win more trophies with club and country.
William Troost-Ekong says Watford's promotion to the Premier League vindicates his decision to leave Serie A for the English League Championship.
Kelechi Iheanacho proved the difference-maker for Leicester City as they boosted their Champions League hopes with victory over Crystal Palace.
Victor Osimhen has welcomed the growing competition for places in Nigeria's striking department.
Nigerians starred in European football last weekend, yet again, with Kelechi Iheanacho, Simy Nwankwo and Terem Moffi all among the goals.
Ahmed Musa will not be getting paid for a short stint with boyhood club Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Premier Football League.
Terem Moffi scored last weekend to snap a streak of eight games without a goal, but the FC Lorient striker was never worried about his run of outs.
Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has signed a short-term deal to play for his boyhood club Kano Pillars.
The weekend included a goalscoring showcase from some of Nigeria's biggest stars, with Victor Osimhen and Kelechi Iheanacho both netting.
Gernot Rohr masterminded qualification for a major tournament with at least one game to spare yet still he does not get respect from Nigerians.
With 23 out of 24 Africa Cup of Nations sides decided, due to a COVID-19-related delay in one fixture, ESPN runs the rule over the 2022 competitors.
Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and other Nigerian stars performed well globally.
With nine months to go until the tournament, here are ESPN's far-too-early predictions of the top six contenders for the continent's grandest prize.
Nigeria defeated Benin 1-0 after already having qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday due a draw between Lesotho and Sierra Leone.
With eight goals in nine games -- including five in his last two -- Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho has finally announced himself.
While the AFCON expansion to 24 teams has taken some of the drama out of the qualifying campaign, there's still much to play for.
Nigeria want to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations in a manner that makes amends for the disappointment when they last played at home.
Kelechi Iheanacho was in inspired form for Leicester City this weekend, while his Nigeria teammates Moses Simon and Henry Onyekuru returned to form.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has explained the reasoning behind the two biggest decisions of his latest Nigeria squad, ahead of their Afcon qualifiers.
While Genk striker Paul Onuachu keeps top spot in the Power Rankings, it was a defensively strong month from Nigeria's players around the world.
Victor Osimhen has described the feeling of being knocked unconscious in Napoli's Serie A fixture against Atalanta as "like a brain reset".
Napoli's Victor Osimhen will remain overnight in hospital under observation after being knocked unconscious during the match at Atalanta.