10. CHAN. South Africa 2014.

After two unsuccessful attempts to qualify for the Championship Of African Nations, Stephen has lead the home based eagles to South Africa for their first ever participation in this tournament, and Nigerians have high expectations.

9. The CAF Champions League And CAF Confederations Cup.

Nigeria to be represented by Enyimba FC and Kano Pillars, a victory in this tournament would mean a ticket to represent the continent at the club world cup.

Also Bayelsa United and Warriors Wolves represent Nigeria in the Cafe Confederations Cup.

8. U-17 Women World Cup.

This tournament takes place in March with Nigeria in Group D. And there have been poor preparations till now.

7. U-20 Women World Cup In Canada.

Most of the girls to represent the country in this tournament, are also national team players.

6. IAAF World Junior Championship.

This is the biggest event in the IAAF calender in 2014. It holds in July of 2014 and athletes are yet to begin camping.

5. Calabar 2014 (The Nigerian Olympics)

This is the Nigerian sports festival were different States send in representatives just like a mini Olympics, there are so many events with medals to fight for. In years past, talents have been discovered via this tournament. Starts on the 23rd of November 2014.

4. The African Women Championship, Namibia 2014.

The only time the super falcons have lost the African Championship, was to Equatorial Guinea. Nigeria need to finish in the top 2 in order to qualify for the world cup in 2015.

3. Morocco 2015.

On the 10th of March this year, African teams would know what teams they would be up against to quality for the nations cup in Morocco. The tournament begins January 2015.

2. Commonwealth Games 2014.

Nigeria know they have to go there and put in a performance. Their last participation was in India were Nigeria came 9th winning 35 medals.

1. Brazil 2014 World Cup.

This is widely seen as the biggest sports event in the world, and for the first time since 1994, Nigeria go into this tournament as African Champions. Nigeria last won a world cup game in Korea/Japan 2002.