What I saw of the Eagles in Atlanta
After the goalless draw against Mexico in Atlanta yesterday I sent Stephen Keshi a text , praying God to grant him the wisdom to sort out the confusion Austin Ejide and Vincent Enyeama may be creating for him.
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Balogun's debut ends in surgery
Newly invited Fortuna Dusseldorf of Germany right back, Leon Balogun, will undergo surgery in Germany, when he returns to his base by this weekend after he suffered a fractured foot in the highly explosive international friendly between Nigeria and Mexico on Wednesday in Atlanta Georgia, United States.
Key Concerns for Africa's World Cup 5 Following Mid-Week Friendlies
A big year began here as Africa's five World Cup-bound sides kicked off their preparations for Brazil with a round of international friendlies.
Mexico 0 Nigeria 0: Brazil 2014 Warm-Up Ends Goalless as Goalies Shine
The World Cup warm-up between Nigeria and Mexico ended in a scoreless draw inside the capacity filled Georgia Dome stadium on Wednesday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Mexico, Nigeria play to 0-0 tie in Atlanta
The game between World Cup qualifiers attracted 68,212 fans, the largest crowd for a soccer game in Atlanta.
Sports stakeholders differ in reactions to Abdullahi's removal
Mixed reactions continued to trail the removal Wednesday of Bolaji Abdullahi as Sports Minister and his replacement with Tamuno Danagogo, with some stakeholders expressing shock and some hailing his removal.
Scotland Friendly Pleases Keshi
Super Eagles head coach Stephen Keshi has declared Nigeria's readiness for the proposed May 28 international friendly against Scotland.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
African sides ready for friendlies
All five of Africa's World Cup finalists are in action this week as they continue their preparations for this summer's tournament in Brazil.
Norwich City defender Joseph Yobo pulls out of Nigeria friendly in USA
In-form Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor is shackled by Joseph Yobo at Carrow Road on Sunday.
Nigeria Vs Mexico: Players fight for World Cup shirts
The Super Eagles begin their warm-up for the finals on Wednesday, with a game against Mexico in Atlanta, Georgia, with coach Stephen Keshi eyeing the game as integral to his plans for Brazil.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Nigeria to play Scotland in London
Nigeria will prepare for the Brazil World Cup with a friendly against Scotland at Fulham's Craven Cottage on 28 May. The match against Gordon Strachan's side will take place six days before Nigeria face World Cup bound Greece in another warm-up game in Philadelphia, United States.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Nigeria's Dike out of World Cup
Toronto striker Bright Dike has been ruled out of Nigeria's World Cup squad after surgery on an Achilles injury.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Belgium Has Not Given Up On Imoh- Report
Standard Liege striker Ezekiel Imoh could again turn down an opportunity to debut for the Nigeria national team for Belgium.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Keshi Needs More Hands to Peak- Supporters' Club President, Ladipo
The President of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Rauf Ladipo, has said Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, needs more hands to help him perform effectively.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Inseparable, but probably not in the summer . . .
Virgil van Dijk might have to watch his defensive partner Efe Ambrose play at the World Cup from afar.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Aluko clinging to World Cup hopes
Fit-again Hull City forward Sone Aluko insists he has not given up hope of going to the World Cup with Nigeria.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Nigerian Dike suffers World Cup blow
The 27-year-old tore his Achilles tendon for the second time in three years during a Toronto FC training session on Monday.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Key football officials to attend seminar
Five officials of the Super Eagles and two members of staff of the Nigeria Football Association , departed Nigeria on Sunday for a World Cup seminar in Brazil.
Nigeria to play Greece and USA in June
Nigeria will play friendly internationals against Greece and the United States in June as part of their warm-up for this year's World Cup.
Nigeria: 'Keshi Needs No Technical Assistant'
Nigeria is a country where policy makers have no reference to records, nor applaud excellent performance exhibited by indigenous experts.