Confederation of African Football president Patrice Motsepe is determined to push on with Africa's own version of a Super League, but is it viable?
Mexico eased past Nigeria 4-0 in Los Angeles on Saturday night in El Tri's final preparation match ahead of next week's CONCACAF Gold Cup.
An inexperienced Nigeria side takes on Mexico in California on July 3, and the Super Eagles have more at stake than the empty fixture suggests.
Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia, who was banned from the game for life for match fixing, has had his sanction reduced to five years.
Nigeria's winless friendlies against Cameroon over the past week showed some glaring gaps in Gernot Rohr's tactics, which never seem to change.
Nigeria players were in superb form this season, but Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says the lack of 'big' club experience will count against them.
May marked the end of a remarkable season in Europe, and Nigeria's players made the most of their chances after the COVID-induced chaos of 2020.
How did Nigeria's players rate in Europe this season? Colin Udoh assesses the Super Eagles' efforts in the wake of most leagues drawing to a close.
A rash of withdrawals of key Nigeria players has put the Super Eagles' proposed friendly against Cameroon in peril, with six defenders withdrawing.
Gernot Rohr says he will be able to select players only from the Nigerian domestic league for the fixture against CONCACAF Gold Cup holders Mexico.
Nigeria's Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Asisat Oshoala won medals and lifted trophies, as Ed Dove looks at Africans Abroad for the week.
Abraham Marcus's call up is a relative shock to football followers in Nigeria, who had barely heard of the Liga Portugal 2 forward before last week.
Nwankwo Kanu has said FA Cup glory can help Nigeria duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi kick on and win more trophies with club and country.
William Troost-Ekong says Watford's promotion to the Premier League vindicates his decision to leave Serie A for the English League Championship.
Kelechi Iheanacho proved the difference-maker for Leicester City as they boosted their Champions League hopes with victory over Crystal Palace.
Victor Osimhen has welcomed the growing competition for places in Nigeria's striking department.
Nigerians starred in European football last weekend, yet again, with Kelechi Iheanacho, Simy Nwankwo and Terem Moffi all among the goals.
Ahmed Musa will not be getting paid for a short stint with boyhood club Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Premier Football League.
Terem Moffi scored last weekend to snap a streak of eight games without a goal, but the FC Lorient striker was never worried about his run of outs.
Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has signed a short-term deal to play for his boyhood club Kano Pillars.
The weekend included a goalscoring showcase from some of Nigeria's biggest stars, with Victor Osimhen and Kelechi Iheanacho both netting.
Gernot Rohr masterminded qualification for a major tournament with at least one game to spare yet still he does not get respect from Nigerians.
With 23 out of 24 Africa Cup of Nations sides decided, due to a COVID-19-related delay in one fixture, ESPN runs the rule over the 2022 competitors.
Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and other Nigerian stars performed well globally.