The final round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers runs from 22 to 24 March. Which teams have opted to rest some of their biggest stars?
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Nigeria's captain has not been involved with the Super Eagles since the World Cup in Russia. But the team does not appear to have missed its leader.
Middlesbrough have signed former Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel on a short-term deal as they chase promotion to the Premier League.
Victor Moses, 28, flew to Istanbul on Wednesday to hold talks with Fenerbahce after falling out of Maurizio Sarri's first-team plans.
Nigeria needed penalties to claim the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations championship over South Africa, after the match ended 0-0 on Saturday.
South Africa may be celebrating a first-ever FIFA Women's World Cup qualification, but they have their eyes very much on the AWCON title.
As Nigeria prepare for Saturday's final against South Africa, ESPN explore the Super Falcons' evolution during the Africa Women Cup of Nations.
Cameroonian side UMS de Loum defeated Nigeria's Lobi Stars 1-0 in the first leg of their CAF Champions League preliminary round clash on Wednesday.
Nigeria defeated Cameroon 4-2 on penalties to reach the Africa Women Cup of Nations final following a goalless draw in Accra on Tuesday.
Standout teenage Nigeria duo Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen continued their impressive goalscoring streaks this weekend.
Gernot Rohr has lowered the Super Eagles' average age, but has he left the squad short of experience?
What will Gernot Rohr have learned from the Super Eagles' stalemate against Uganda as he keeps one eye on next year's showpiece in Cameroon?
Nigeria have renewed their equipment partnership with global sportswear manufacture Nike for the next four years, with an option for another four.
Nigeria and Uganda battled to a 0-0 draw as the Super Eagles' underwhelming recent record against the Cranes continues.
Can the Super Eagles end their recent poor run against the Cranes when they meet at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday?
Banyana Banyana defeating the Super Falcons in the Africa Women Cup of Nations on Sunday came as little surprise to fans of either side.
Uganda will be without Farouk Miya and captain Denis Onyango for Tuesday's international friendly against Nigeria in Asaba.
Coach Gernot Rohr would not dwell on two disallowed goals against South Africa as he celebrated Nigeria's qualification for the 2019 AFCON finals.
We bring you five observations from Nigeria's point of view after the Super Eagles played to a 1-1 AFCON qualifying draw in South Africa.
Who were Nigeria's key men as they held South Africa 1-1 on Saturday to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations?
Nigeria sealed their place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-1 draw against South Africa in their Group E qualifier on Saturday.
Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala is confident that none of the other sides competing in the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations can rival the Super Falcons.
Despite his fine form, Henry Onyekuru is unlikely to start for Nigeria in this weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.
For the first time since September 2015, Nigeria approach a match without any of their three first-choice midfielders in a matchday squad.