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Norway


Federation founded: 1902
FIFA member since: 1908
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: Red, white and blue
Nickname: Drillos (in the 1990s)
World Cups qualified for: 3 (of 20)
Best results: Round of 16 in 1998 (12th in 1938 based on position).

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 8 W 2 D 3 L 3 GF 7 GA 8 Pts 9
Norway are 45th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Did not enter
1938 First round 12 Squad Qualifiers
1950 Did not enter
1954 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1958 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 First round 17 Squad Qualifiers
1998 Round of 16 15 Squad Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 2-1 vs Brazil 1998
Biggest loss 1-2 vs Italy 1938
Most wins in a row 1
Most losses in a row 1
Longest unbeaten run 4
Longest run without win 4
Longest run qualifying 2 (1994-98)
Longest run not qualifying 11 (1950-90)
Penalty shoot-outs -
NOR vs Europe W0 - D2 - L3
NOR vs South America W1 - D0 - L0
NOR vs Africa W0 - D1 - L0
NOR vs N/C America W1 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Henning Berg 7 1994-98
Stig Inge Bjørnebye 7 1994-98
Kjetil Rekdal 7 1994-98
Øyvind Leonhardsen 6 1994-98
Erik Mykland 6 1994-98

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Kjetil Rekdal 2 1994-98
Arne Brustad 1 1938
Dan Eggen 1 1998
Håvard Flo 1 1998
Tore Andre Flo 1 1998


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1938 1R Italy [aet] L 1-2 1994 1R Mexico W 1-0 1R Italy L 0-1 1R Rep. of Ireland D 0-0 1998 1R Morocco D 2-2 1R Scotland D 1-1 1R Brazil W 2-1 2R Italy L 0-1



 

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