2022 Season

2022 Schedule
2-0-0, 1st in Africa Cup of Nations
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3dReuters

Nigeria beat Sudan, into AFCON knockouts

Nigeria recorded a comfortable 3-1 win over Sudan in Garoua at the Africa Cup of Nations finals, ensuring that they progress to the knockout phase.

Nigeria 'vibrant and aggressive' in AFCON win vs. Egypt (1:20)
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Will Mohamed Salah be the difference for Egypt vs. Nigeria? (1:40)
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12dReuters

Nigeria's Ighalo out of AFCON over 'club issues'

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo will not play at the Africa Cup of Nations after his club refused to let him go, officials confirmed on Thursday.

Ranieri would've been fine with Dennis heading to AFCON (0:48)
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18dESPN

Dennis to miss AFCON as Watford 'baring fangs'

Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis has been excused from participating at the Africa Cup of Nations as his club side Watford are "baring fangs."

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18dReuters

AFCON hit by surge of pre-tournament COVID-19 cases

Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Algeria, and Morocco have all seen their AFCON squads hit by positive COVID-19 cases, with just over a week to go.

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20dColin Udoh

Nigeria name Peseiro as boss post-AFCON

Jose Peseiro has been named as Nigeria's new national football coach but he will not be in charge at the Africa Cup of Nations next month.

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34dColin Udoh

Gernot Rohr: 'I'd have won the AFCON'

Gernot Rohr talks to ESPN after being fired as Nigeria coach, reflecting on his time with the Super Eagles and detailing his hopes for their future.

RankingsAfrica Cup of Nations

Goal Difference3Tied-2nd
Goals Scored4Tied-2nd
Assists2Tied-4th
Goals Conceded1Tied-4th