After missing the previous two Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria have announced their tournament return in 2019 with two wins from two. Their latest, against Guinea, was more about being efficient than spectacular. With two wins, they become the first team to reach the knockout stage of the expanded 24 team Africa Cup of Nations.
A swathe of relegation-threatened clubs in Spain opted to turn to Nigerian talent during the January transfer window in order to give themselves a boost ahead of the latter stages of the campaign.
While Emmanuel Emenike is yet to feature for Las Palmas, and Imoh Ezekiel has played for just 58 minutes, the other three players to have moved to Spain have begun to settle at their respective clubs.
However, have they done enough to suggest that they can fire their new employers away from the dropzone,...
Barring any unfortunate, last-minute training-ground injury, Oghenekaro Etebo should be in the Las Palmas starting eleven to face Barcelona and Lionel Messi on Thursday.
Since joining the club at the tail end of the winter transfer window, Etebo has featured in all four of his new club's games, notably stealing the show on his debut, a 1-0 victory over Malaga.
Having moved from Feirense in Portugal, Etebo is having to contend with a step up in class ahead of the World Cup, but so far, he appears...
It's transfer season and one big headache for Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is the inactivity being endured by many of the players in his Super Eagles squad, especially core players who form the spine of the team.
The German has confirmed that he is advising his players to make moves, and will even help them in the process.
But who are the players who really need to explore their options? Here are five that need to seriously consider their futures:
1. Odion Ighalo
After a blazing first half of last...