2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
3-0-1, 1st in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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4hNick Said

Nigeria unfamiliar to bulk of Bafana squad

It is a sign of South Africa's injury crisis and rapid evolution that just nine of their 23-man squad have ever faced Nigeria before.

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5dColin Udoh

Ighalo devastated by Bafana Bafana miss

Odion Ighalo tells KweséESPN he is "devastated and sad" after suffering an injury that has effectively ended his season.

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6dColin Udoh

Nigeria kit bungle outrages Super Falcons fans

The NFF find themselves in the news for the wrong reasons after Super Falcons players traveled to camp in their own clothes instead of team kit.

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6dDami Ugbane

Onyekuru replaces Ighalo in Nigeria squad

Galatasary forward Henry Onyekuru has been called up from the standby list to replace Odion Ighalo ahead of Nigeria's AFCON qualifier vs Bafana.

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7dColin Udoh

Could this finally be Banyana Banyana's year?

If preparation, organisation, and motivation were the measures of champions, one might as well surrender the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations to SA.

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7dDami Ugbane

Dennerby reveals Nigeria's AWCON squad

Defending champions Nigeria named their squad of 21 for the upcoming Africa Women Cup of Nations, which kicks off in Ghana later this month.

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9dColin Udoh

Injured Uzoho out of South Africa clash

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will miss the Super Eagles' 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa due to injury.

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14dColin Udoh

Olamilekan selection does Rohr no favours

Gernot Rohr's selection of Adeleye Olamilekan may have been a response to critics of his usual policy, but it could just lead to more problems.

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16dColin Udoh

In-form Victor Osimhen earns Nigeria recall

Charleroi's Victor Osimhen has been recalled to the 23-man Nigeria squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

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16dDami Ugbane

Osimhen reaping rewards of Charleroi loan

Three months can make a whole world of difference in the career of a professional footballer, and that is the case for the in-form Victor Osimhen.

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16dDami Ugbane

Nigerians extend scoring streak in Europe

KweséESPN reviews the performances of Nigerian players at the weekend, with a good number finding the back of the net across Europe's top leagues.

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17dColin Udoh

Isaac Success's long road to the top

It has taken 10 appearances, eight of those as a substitute, but Isaac Success finally got his first Premier League goal of the season on Saturday.