The latest team news.
South Africa got their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign up and running with a controversial 2-1 win over Senegal in Polokwane, while Nigeria defeated Algeria 3-1.
First-half goals from Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho saw Nigeria win 2-1 away to Zambia in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.
Kelechi Iheanacho's stunning late strike ensured Nigeria ended their failed Africa Cup of Nations qualifying bid with a 1-0 win over Tanzania.
Medals for Ireland, Jakub Blaszczykowski's tennis heroics and fundraising for a Wales hero's parking woes all feature in June 29's diary.
Algeria, Cameroon and Nigeria have all been drawn in the same qualifying group for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
First-half goals from Kyle Lafferty and Conor Washington and a late strike from Will Grigg helped steer Northern Ireland to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Belarus...
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been fined $6,800 by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) due to over-crowding and a lack of security during its...
Ramadan Sobhy's second-half strike all but secured Egypt's place at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as a 1-0 win ended Nigeria's hopes of reaching Gabon.
Mohamed Salah snatched a last-gasp 1-1 draw for Egypt in Nigeria to preserve a two-point lead for Hector Cuper's side at the top of Group G in Africa Cup of...
The traditional powerhouses of African football all progressed to the third and final round of World Cup qualifying.
Nigeria had to settle for a 0-0 draw against Swaziland, while there were no goals to be seen between Comoros and Ghana either.
Sunday Oliseh endured a first defeat as Nigeria coach as the Super Eagles went down 2-0 to Congo DR at the Stade de la Cite de l'Oie in Belgium.
Veteran Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has announced his retirement from international football after a career that saw him win 101 caps.
Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe is committed to playing for England, with Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh claiming his overtures have been knocked back.
Chelsea pair John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses are not guaranteed to earn recalls to Nigeria's national side, according to coach Sunday Oliseh.
Nigeria claimed the first win of Sunday Oliseh's tenure as it saw off Niger in a 2-0 victory at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.
South Sudan earned its first ever competitive victory with a 1-0 win over Equatorial Guinea in its Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Sunday Oliseh's first squad as Nigeria coach has seen him omit Chelsea players John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses, as it prepares for an Africa Cup of Nations...
Ex-Nigeria captain Sunday Oliseh has been charged with the task of taking over as head coach of his country.
Sunday Oliseh looks set to become Nigeria's new coach after the departure of Stephen Keshi at the weekend.
Stephen Keshi's turbulent spell in charge of Nigeria has come to an end after he was sacked by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
Three-time champion Nigeria made a confident start to Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with a 2-0 victory over Chad, while fellow west African nations Mali and...
Brazilian legend Rivellino has joined Lionel Messi's long list of admirers, describing him as a modern-day Diego Maradona and better than Cristiano Ronaldo.
Stephen Keshi has signed a new two-year contract to again serve as head coach of Nigeria.
Drama ensued at the Mbombela Stadium as Bongani Zungu's injury-time strike rescued a 1-1 draw for South Africa against Nigeria.
Nicklas Bendtner netted his first international hat-trick as Denmark twice came from behind to beat USA 3-2 in Aarhus, while there were also wins for Scotland,...
Yaya Toure, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Vincent Enyeama are part of a three-man shortlist for the African Footballer of the Year award.