Ighalo retired after telling coach Gernot Rohr that constant abuse on social media was taking a toll on his young family.
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Nigeria earned their eighth Africa Cup of Nations bronze medal in their 1-0 win over Tunisia, as Gernot Rohr wrote his name in Super Eagles history.
Odion Ighalo's early goal gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Tunisia in their third-place playoff at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
The Super Eagles fought back well after halftime, but they ultimately paid the price for giving Riyad Mahrez a late chance to beat them.
Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez curled in a free kick in stoppage time to give Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a tense Africa Cup of Nations semi.
Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria and Nigeria are the final four of the Africa Cup of Nations. We assess the matchups and reveal who will meet in the final.
Nigeria have reached the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations, which was the lowest bar the NFF set. Should fans still fear impending doom?
Nigeria showed a lot of positives in their 2-1 quarterfinal win over South Africa, but as Colin Udoh writes, there are still areas to improve.
Nigeria sneaked into the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals when William Troost Ekong scored late to down South Africa 2-1 on Wednesday.
Super Eagles teams of yesteryear were known for standing up to adversity. On Saturday, Gernot Rohr's men showed similar qualities.
The holders are out after losing a five-goal thriller to Nigeria. The question is: What happens next for Cameroon and Clarence Seedorf?
Nigeria ousted holders and bitter rivals Cameroon from the Africa Cup of Nations as they scored twice in three minutes to come from behind and win.
Cutting out individual errors will be a priority for Nigeria when they take on holders Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria.
A round-of-16 tie between Nigeria and Cameroon looked like a very remote possibility at the start of the Africa Cup of Nations. Oh how plans change.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has joined Turkish club Trabzonspor on a two year deal with an option for another year, the club announced on Sunday.
Nigeria were outwitted by Madagascar in their Africa Cup of Nations group-stage finale, falling 2-0 in a limp performance from the Super Eagles.
Madagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they upset Nigeria 2-0 on Sunday to finish top of Group B.
In their first Africa Cup of Nations since 2013, Nigeria are into the last 16. Colin Udoh examines what they did did right and wrong vs. Guinea.
Nigeria became the first side to advance to the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday as they beat Guinea 1-0.
The Nigeria women's team ended their protest over unpaid bonuses and left their hotel in France following their elimination from the World Cup.
Colin Udoh unpacks the lessons from Nigeria's 1-0 victory against Burundi in their opening game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.