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Nigeria


Federation founded: 1945
FIFA member since: 1959

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Did not participate
1934 - Did not participate
1938 - Did not participate
1950 - Did not participate
1954 - Did not participate
1958 - Did not participate
1962 - Did not qualify
1966 - Did not participate
1970 - Did not qualify
1974 - Did not qualify
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - Did not qualify
1986 - Did not qualify
1990 - Did not qualify
1994 - Second round exit
1998 - Second round exit
2002 - First round exit
2006 - Did not qualify

 
STATISTICS
Played
11
Won
4
Drawn
1
Lost
6
Goals for
14
Goals against
16
Points
13
Nigeria are 35th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
3-0 vs Bulgaria in 1994.
Biggest defeat:
1-4 vs Denmark in 1998.
Overall topscorer:
Daniel Amokachi and Emmanuel Amunike, 2 goals.
Most appearances:
Augustine Okocha, 9 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
Never

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Sunday Oliseh

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 



 
Nigeria's 1994 squad

Nigeria's 1998 squad

Nigeria's 2002 squad


 

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