Reading midfielder Hope Akpan has spoken of his delight after making his international debut for Nigeria.
Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi has been sacked after a troubled start to qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations.
FIFA has lifted a ban imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation due to government interference.
FIFA has suspended Nigeria from all international football due to government interference.
Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi faces several months out after suffering a fractured leg in Nigeria's defeat to France.
Stephen Keshi has announced he is stepping down as Nigeria coach following the World Cup defeat to France.
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