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FIFA World Cupô national teams

Nigeria

 

 

 

Nigeria Football

Association

 

 

Population 139 823 000 inhabitants
Land Area 923 768 km≤
GDP (exchange rate) 72 106 million US$
GDP per capita (PPP) 899 US$
Capital city Abuja
   
Foundation

1945

FIFA Affiliation 1959
President Ibrahim Galadima
Confederation CAF (Africa)
   
Nickname Super Eagles
Current coach Augustin Eguavoen (Since 2005)
Most caps Mudashiru Lawal (86 selections)
Top scorer Rashidi Yekini (37 goals)
   
First International

Gold Coast

1 - 0

Nigeria

 

in Accra, Gold Coast (28 may 1950)

Largest win

Nigeria

8 - 1

Uganda

 

in Ismailia, Egypt (23 sep 1991)

Worst defeat

Gold Coast

7 - 0

Nigeria

 

in Accra, Gold Coast (1st jun 1955)

 

 

 

- World Cup Statistics -

 

Participation 3
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
1/8 Finals (since 1986) 2
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
1/4 Finals -
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
1/2 Finals -
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
Finals -
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
Victories

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30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
Match Played 11
 All-Time table ranking 35th (13 pts)
 All-Time trophy room 39th

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Win 4
Draw 1
Loss 6
Goal Scored 14
Goal Conceded 16

 

 

 

- Korea Japan 2002-

 

First Round

02.06.2002

Argentina

1

-

0

Nigeria

First Round

07.06.2002

Sweden

2

-

1

Nigeria

First Round

12.06.2002

Nigeria

0

-

0

England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- France 1998 -

 

First Round

13.06.1998

Spain

2

-

3

Nigeria

First Round

19.06.1998

Nigeria

1

-

0

Bulgaria

First Round

24.06.1998

Nigeria

1

-

3

Paraguay

Second Round

28.06.1998

Nigeria

1

-

4

Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- U.S.A 1994 -

 

First Round

21.06.1994

Nigeria

3

-

0

Bulgaria

First Round

25.06.1994

Argentina

2

-

1

Nigeria

First Round

30.06.1994

Greece

0

-

2

Nigeria

Second Round

05.07.1994

Nigeria

1*

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2*

Italy