Nigeria have dropped by one spot in the FIFA ranking for September, placing 34th on the ranking table.
Nigerian-born English footballer Tammy Abraham has given the Super Eagles a major boost by refusing to rule out switching his allegiance to Nigeria.
Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has hinted of a possible return to the Nigeria national football team after he angrily resigned four years ago.
The Nigeria Football Federation will decide whether Salisu Yusuf will return as assistant coach of Nigeria and manager of the country’s under-23 team after serving a one-year ban.
Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has expressed delight after scoring his first goal for the Super Eagles of Nigeria three minutes in his debut against Ukraine.
Two first half goals from Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo and Lille striker Victor Osimhen helped the Super Eagles earn a 2-2 draw against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday.
Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko has explained the reason behind their decision to play Nigeria in a friendly despite the fact that his team is preparing for the 2020 European Championship.
Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukwueze and new invitees Maduka Okoye, Joshua Maja, Emmanuel Dennis and Joseph Aribo all took part in the Super Eagles’ morning walk in Dnipro on Sunday.
William Ekong and Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ players into Dnipro for Saturday’s friendly against Ukraine.
Following the retirement of Odion Ighalo after a third-place finish at the Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria are looking for a new frontline striker.