Nigeria have left out captain Joseph Yobo and fellow defender Danny Shittu for their upcoming friendly against Iran, caretaker coach Austin Eguavoen selecting three uncapped players.
South Africa 2010 was bursting with unprecedented events in a whole range of areas, from team results to player landmarks. FIFA.com now takes you through a full list of firsts.
Specialists on each of the six African teams at South Africa 2010 take a look at what went wrong and right for the continent's representatives.
His Nigeria side might have lost their opening two matches at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, but Nigeria coach Lars Lagerback told FIFA that he's happy with his side's play and is still hopeful of a place in the last 16.
Nigeria midfielder Sani Kaita has admitted to having sleepless nights after his sending-off in the 2-1 Group B defeat to Greece.
Nigeria became the first team to reach the final of this year's Men's Olympic Football Tournament final by beating Belgium 4-1 in Shanghai.