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Will Henry Onyekuru ever realise his potential with Nigeria?

Despite scoring two goals for Galatasaray at the weekend, and featuring for 90 minutes in their Champions League clash against Schalke 04, Henry Onyekuru is unlikely to start for Nigeria in this weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

It's hard to explain the curious case of Onyekuru, who's only in the Super Eagles squad due to Odion Ighalo's injury.

Why would it take the likes of Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu one invitation to earn a starting spot when Onyekuru has spent...

Can Nigeria's John Ogu take his opportunity against Bafana?

For the first time since September 2015, Nigeria approach a match without any of their three first-choice midfielders in a matchday squad.

Not since a 0-0 draw against Tanzania and a 2-0 victory over Niger three years ago have the Super Eagles been without all of John Obi Mikel, Ogenyi Onazi and Wilfred Ndidi, but that's exactly the situation they find themselves in for this weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

Mikel misses out on showdown in Johannesburg due to a personal...

Are Nigeria stronger without Victor Moses?

Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa say Nigeria will go to South Africa with eyes set on victory.

When Victor Moses announced his international retirement from Super Eagles duty in August, the decision shocked the Nigerian football community to its roots, few of whom had seen the decision coming.

Moses had appeared primed to play a key role as an experienced head in this young Nigeria side as the Eagles looked to return to the Africa Cup of Nations and make a big impact in Cameroon.

Moses cited family and club commitments as major reasons for calling time on his six-year international career,...

South Africa vs. Nigeria: Where will the game be won and lost?

Nigeria's top priority when they meet South Africa in this weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier will be securing their ticket to Cameroon next year.

However, the Super Eagles will also be keen to avenge their defeat by Bafana Bafana earlier in the campaign.

When they last met, Bafana opened cagily, were lucky not to concede early when Oghenekaro Etebo's effort whistled just wide, and then went on to counterpunch for two goals against a young and inexperienced Nigeria side.

That loss, following...