Simeon Nwankwo is excited about Victor Osimhen's Serie A arrival.
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Twenty-four years after Nigeria won Africa's first Olympic football gold medal, the events in Atlanta continue to inspire Africans.
Nigerian players ended the season with solid performances for their various European clubs.
ESPN assesses the principal Nigerian winners and losers from the coronavirus-interrupted European football season.
While Nigeria would love Arsenal's Bukayo Saka, and other players like him, to suit up for the Super Eagles, they're no longer going to chase them.
Former Nigeria keeper Ndubuisi Egbo is the first African coach to lead a European team to a league title and qualification for the Champions League.
Nigeria and Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has rebuked CAF for cancelling the Women's AFCON while merely postponing the men's tournament.
Adebayo Akinfenwa may be English, but is strongly connected to his Nigerian roots, and is light-hearted about never getting a Super Eagles cap.
Nigerian players celebrated the resumption with some fine performances for their various European clubs.
The offer made by the Serie A club is split €70m for Victor Osimhen and €30m for Gabriel, which meets Lille's asking price.
Sadiq Umar has not scored in the Serbian Cup so far. However, there is little doubt he will be the subject of attention in the final.
The Super Eagles winger, on loan at Nantes from Spanish club Levante, says it is "easier to play in France because I understand the language more".
Nigerian football has never been inured from controversy, but the 2010 World Cup campaign saw the scandal reach depths never before plumbed.