France's midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring the first goal during a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
France advance to the quarter-finals of the World Cup and knock out Nigeria thanks to second-half goals from Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann.
Last Six:
Goals
for
11
Goals
against
4
Clean
sheets
2
Mikel John Obi of Chelsea looks on during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Antonio Conte criticised by Nigeria manager for John Obi Mikel treatment
John Obi Mikel admits that his time at Chelsea may well be up, as his national team boss takes a swipe at Antonio Conte for his treatment of the experienced midfielder.
Nov 11, 10:13
Chuba Akpom of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Chuba Akpom, Ovie Ejaria set for Nigeria call-ups?
Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom and Liverpool midfielder Ovie Ejaria, both of whom are eligible for England, are reportedly in line for Nigeria call-ups.
Jul 30, 13:28
Kanu of Arsenal scores a goal during the Carling Cup fourth round match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Highbury on December 2, 2003
Nwankwo Kanu: 'Kelechi Nwakali will succeed at Arsenal'
Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu tips 18-year-old compatriot Kelechi Nwakali to enjoy a bright future at the club.
Jul 18, 20:49
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester City on May 15, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho named in provisional Nigeria squad for Olympic Games
Manchester City risk losing Kelechi Iheanacho at the start of next season should he agree to represent Nigeria in August's Olympic football competition.
Jun 24, 15:44
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Nigerian football legend Stephen Keshi dies, aged 54
Nigerian football legend Stephen Keshi dies from a suspected heart attack at the age of 54.
Jun 8, 09:28
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi could miss start of next season because of Olympic dream
Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi could miss the start of next season as he wants to compete for Nigeria at the Olympics in Rio.
Apr 6, 15:21
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Arsene Wenger: 'Alex Iwobi a loss for England'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that England will live to regret missing out on Alex Iwobi to Nigeria following the teenager's performance against Watford.
Apr 2, 21:01
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi recovers from food poisoning, "ready" for Nigeria debut
Arsenal attacker Alex Iwobi reveals that he has recovered from food poisoning and is now ready to make his international debut having chosen Nigeria ahead of England.
Mar 22, 21:30
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Alex Iwobi chooses Nigeria over England
Alex Iwobi's father confirms that the Arsenal attacker will represent Nigeria, rather than England, at international level.
Mar 22, 15:13
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Report: FA makes last-ditch Alex Iwobi England bid
The Football Association is reportedly making a last-ditch bid to stop Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi committing his international future to Nigeria.
Mar 21, 10:05
Jordon Ibe of Liverpool controls the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on February 7, 2015
Jordon Ibe declares intention to play for England at senior level
Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe confirms that he intends to represent England at senior international level.
Sep 15, 16:11
Jordon Ibe of Liverpool controls the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on February 7, 2015
Sunday Oliseh: 'Jordon Ibe will play for England'
Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh confirms on Twitter that Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe is concentrating on playing for England rather than his own side.
Sep 14, 05:43
Odion Ighalo of Watford scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on August 8, 2015
Nigeria boss praises Odion Ighalo for Everton goal
Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh admits that he was impressed by Odion Ighalo's performance in Watford's Premier League draw with Everton on Saturday.
Aug 10, 09:25
Jordan Ibe of Liverpool U21 looks on during the Barclays U21s Premier League match between Liverpool U21 and Sunderland U21 at Anfield on September 17, 2013
Report: Jordon Ibe turns down Nigeria approach, commits to England
Jordon Ibe reportedly turns down an approach from Nigeria to switch his international allegiance, and commits his future to England.
Aug 6, 13:07
Jordon Ibe of Liverpool controls the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on February 7, 2015
Report: Nigeria meet with Jordon Ibe
Nigeria are reportedly keen to persuade Jordon Ibe to represent them at senior level, despite the Liverpool winger being a regular in England youth teams.
Aug 6, 02:22
Former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh poses with UEFA Trophy displayed for public viewing at Eko Hotel on March 15, 2014
Sunday Oliseh named Nigeria coach
Former Nigeria midfielder Sunday Oliseh is named the country's new head coach.
Jul 15, 13:18
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Stephen Keshi sacked by Nigeria
Nigeria part company with head coach Stephen Keshi.
Jul 5, 07:30
Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Stephen Keshi returns as Nigeria coach for third spell
Stephen Keshi returns to coach the Nigeria national football team for a third spell.
Apr 21, 18:19
Brown Ideye of West Brom celebrates scoring their second goal with Chris Brunt of West Brom during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and West Bromwich Albion at Turf Moor on February 8, 2015
West Bromwich Albion striker Brown Ideye earns Nigeria recall
Nigeria pick West Bromwich Albion striker Brown Ideye in their squad for their upcoming friendly encounters against Bolivia and South Africa.
Mar 18, 14:25
Hope Akpan of Reading at Adams Park on July 26, 2014
Reading midfielder Hope Akpan dislocates shoulder while on international duty
Reading's Hope Akpan will be out of action for at least two weeks after dislocating his shoulder playing for Nigeria.
Nov 17, 13:32


Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea14111232112134
2Arsenal1494133141931
3Liverpool1493235181730
4Manchester CityMan City1493230151530
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs1476124101427
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd145631916321
7West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom145542017320
8Everton145541716120
9Stoke CityStoke145451619-319
10Bournemouth145361922-318
11Watford145361824-618
12Southampton144551315-217
13Middlesbrough143651315-215
14Crystal Palace144282426-214
15Burnley144281223-1114
16Leicester CityLeicester143471724-713
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham143381529-1412
18Sunderland143291424-1011
19Hull City143291129-1811
20Swansea CitySwansea142391631-159