Nigerian striker Paul Onuachu can't stop scoring for his Belgian club, Racing Genk, but he has just one goal in seven games for the Super Eagles.
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Colin Udoh assess Nigeria's International Friendly performances based on coach Gernot Rohr's yardsticks.
We assess key talking points from the week's friendlies involving African teams as international football returned to the continent after 11 months.
Africa's national teams returned to action for the first time in 11 months, with a series of friendlies involving the continent's biggest nations.
There has never been an international football window like this one, with Africa's players last competing for their countries 11 months ago.
While Africa has lost out on Saka and Traore, there are plenty of exciting young players set to make their debuts during this international window.
Bukayo Saka was unlikely to play for Nigeria over England but the Super Eagles door remains open until new FIFA rules mean he is no longer eligible.
William Troost-Ekong moved from Udinese to Watford, hoping to help the Hornets return to the English Premier League.
On the 60th anniversary of Nigeria's independence, Colin Udoh looks back on the country's sporting highlights and picks six of the best.
Young Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare is unfazed by expectations having moved from Latvia to German Bundesliga club FC Cologne.
Tyronne Ebuehi will replace Wilfred Ndidi in Nigeria's squad for friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr tells ESPN.
Nike is looking to take its game up a level with the release of a range of sneakers that are an ode to Nigerian heritage.
Alex Iwobi returned to Everton's starting line-up for the Carabao Cup tie against Fleetwood Town, and proceeded to have a major influence.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is facing up to three months out because of an abductor injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said Wednesday.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr named six uncapped players in the squad to face Ivory Coast and Tunisia, while Rangers' Joe Aribo is out injured.
While Nigeria have risen in the FIFA rankings, coach Gernot Rohr's focus is on the more important Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in November.
Chidera Ejuke joined CSKA Moscow from Heerenveen less than three weeks ago, but already he is making a habit of spectacular starts at a new club.
Spain's Ansu Fati is one of a few youngsters of African origin who could well have played for an African side before their Nations League debuts.