Moses trick leaves Kane in a heap

Moses trick leaves Kane in a heap                              Nigeria may have been beaten by England at Wembley on Saturday, but Super Eagles forward Victor Moses left Harry Kane for dead with some superb skill.

Nigeria finalise their 23

Nigeria finalise their 23

Experienced fullback Elderson Echiejile, whose career has been languishing in the Belgian second division, and Simeon Nwankwo, who won a first cap last week, were both included as Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr on Sunday finalised his 23-man squad for the World Cup.

Nigeria need wake-up call after England defeat

Nigeria need wake-up call after England defeat

England beat Nigeria 2-1 in a friendly on Saturday that showed just how much the Super Eagles need to improve before the World Cup gets under way in two weeks' time.

The heat is on for Super Eagles

The heat is on for Super Eagles

The main event will kick off in a couple of weeks but for Nigeria Saturday’s meeting with England is more than a warm-up. For some Super Eagles, at least, the heat is really on.

New Nigerian kit a huge hit

New Nigerian kit a huge hit

Nigeria may not be favourites for the World Cup, but they seem to have won fans over with their new kit for Russia.

Mikel looking for sweeter World Cup taste

Mikel looking for sweeter World Cup taste

For Mikel John Obi, it was the boyhood dream that soured. “It was a disaster,” the Nigeria midfielder says of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil – his first involvement at a finals.

Idfowu though Russian base would hinder his World Cup chances

Idfowu though Russian base would hinder his World Cup chances

Nigerian defender Brian Idowu is in the Super Eagles provisional World Cup squad, but he believed that playing for his club in Russia would see him passed over for a place in the national team for this year’s tournament.

Injury ends Moses Simon World Cup dream

Injury ends Moses Simon World Cup dream

Nigeria international Moses Simon is out of the World Cup with a thigh injury.

Nigeria held by DR Congo

Nigeria held by DR Congo

World Cup-bound Nigeria conceded a late penalty and were held to a 1-1 draw by the Democratic Republic of Congo in a friendly in Port Harcourt planned to give them a fitting send-off to next month’s tournament in Russia.

Troost-Ekong proves a rare breed

Troost-Ekong proves a rare breed

When England face Nigeria on Saturday they will line up against a man with a more quintessentially English upbringing than anyone in a white shirt at Wembley.

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