This week we look ahead to the birthdays of FIFA World Cup™ veterans Alan Shearer, Samson Siasia and Carlos Roa, as well as featuring current stars Cristian Tello and Joleon Lescott.
Nigeria sacked coach Samson Siasia on Friday after he failed to qualify the Super Eagles for next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria are favourites to go through, but don’t belittle us or imagine that we will be easy opponents,” Walter Nyamilandu, President of the Football Association of Malawi
Nigeria thrashed a depleted Argentina 4-1 in a friendly in Abuja, Ike Uche, Victor Obinna and Emmanuel Emenike scoring all the goals in the lopsided affair.
Unrepentant West Bromwich Albion striker Peter Osaze Odemwingie has been dropped by Nigeria coach Samson Siasia for disciplinary reasons from next month's two matches against Argentina and Ethiopia.
Ahead of his first competitive match as coach of the Super Eagles, ‘people’s choice’ Samson Siasia is hoping to quell nerves and find a road back to the glory days for Nigeria.