Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1697
Elo Ranking
43rd
Attack71
Defence64
Population200 240 600 inhabitants (2019)
Affiliations

Major titles won by Nigeria

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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Nigeria last international games

October 13th, 2019 in Singapore – Friendly
DOctober 13th, 2019 in Singapore
Brazil
2091
-8
1 - 11697
+8
Nigeria
Friendly
September 10th, 2019 in Ukraine – Friendly
DSeptember 10th, 2019 in Ukraine
Ukraine
1825
-6
2 - 21689
+6
Nigeria
Friendly
July 17th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place
WJuly 17th, 2019 in Egypt
Nigeria
1683
+23
1 - 01606
-23
Tunisia
Africa Cup of Nations
3rd place
July 14th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
LJuly 14th, 2019 in Egypt
Algeria
1674
+28
2 - 11660
-28
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations
Semi-final
July 10th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
WJuly 10th, 2019 in Egypt
Nigeria
1688
+17
2 - 11533
-17
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Quarter-final
July 6th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16
WJuly 6th, 2019 in Egypt
Nigeria
1671
+22
3 - 21581
-22
Cameroon
Africa Cup of Nations
Round of 16
June 30th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
LJune 30th, 2019 in Egypt
Madagascar
1420
+67
2 - 01649
-67
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
June 26th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
WJune 26th, 2019 in Egypt
Nigeria
1716
+8
1 - 01421
-8
Guinea
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
June 22nd, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
WJune 22nd, 2019 in Egypt
Nigeria
1708
+6
1 - 01357
-6
Burundi
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
June 16th, 2019 in Egypt – Friendly
LJune 16th, 2019 in Egypt
Senegal
1772
+9
1 - 01702
-9
Nigeria
Friendly

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Nigeria Elo rating evolution

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Nigeria results by competition

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 21 6 3 12 23 30 -7
World Cup qualifiers 104 58 30 16 178 79 +99
Confederations Cup 6 2 2 2 11 7 +4
Africa Cup of Nations 93 50 22 21 131 90 +41
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 118 60 40 18 192 83 +109
Others 313 129 90 94 449 370 +79
Total 633 290 181 162 943 647 +296

Nigeria notable games

First international
October 8th, 1949 in Sierra Leone – Friendly
First international
October 8th, 1949
WOctober 8th, 1949
in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
1393
-7
0 - 21707
+7
Nigeria
Friendly
First competitive game
October 20th, 1951 in Nigeria – Jalco Cup
First competitive game
October 20th, 1951
WOctober 20th, 1951
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1722
+22
5 - 01685
-22
Gold Coast
Jalco Cup
First World Cup qualifier
August 28th, 1960 in Ghana – World Cup qualifier CAF First round - Group 3
First World Cup qualifier
August 28th, 1960
LAugust 28th, 1960
in Ghana
Ghana
1764
+15
4 - 11613
-15
Nigeria
World Cup qualifier
CAF First round - Group 3
First World Cup game
June 21st, 1994 in the United States – World Cup Group D
First World Cup game
June 21st, 1994
WJune 21st, 1994
in the United States
Nigeria
1798
+57
3 - 01713
-57
Bulgaria
World Cup
Group D
Highest Elo rating: 1827 points
June 5th, 2004 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Highest Elo rating
1827 points
WJune 5th, 2004
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1827
+2
2 - 01356
-2
Rwanda
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Lowest Elo rating: 1500 points
December 27th, 1964 in Nigeria – African Games qualifier
Lowest Elo rating
1500 points
LDecember 27th, 1964
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1500
-26
1 - 21539
+26
Togo
African Games qualifier
Win against strongest opponents: 1987 points
June 13th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group D
Win against strongest opponents
1987 points
WJune 13th, 1998
in France
Nigeria
1758
+52
3 - 21987
-52
Spain
World Cup
Group D
Loss against weakest opponents: 1311 points
January 30th, 1987 in Liberia – West African Nations Cup
Loss against weakest opponents
1311 points
LJanuary 30th, 1987
in Liberia
Liberia
1311
+46
2 - 01520
-46
Nigeria
West African Nations Cup
Most points won in a game: 60 points
June 22nd, 2018 in Russia – World Cup Group D
Most points won in a game
60 points
WJune 22nd, 2018
in Russia
Nigeria
1719
+60
2 - 01721
-60
Iceland
World Cup
Group D
Most points lost in a game: -67 points
June 30th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
Most points lost in a game
-67 points
LJune 30th, 2019
in Egypt
Madagascar
1420
+67
2 - 01649
-67
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
Largest win
November 28th, 1959 in Nigeria – Nkrumah Cup
Largest win
WNovember 28th, 1959
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1715
+12
10 - 11506
-12
Dahomey
Nkrumah Cup
Largest loss
November 30th, 1955 in the Gold Coast – Jalco Cup
Largest loss
LNovember 30th, 1955
in the Gold Coast
Gold Coast
1722
+27
7 - 01694
-27
Nigeria
Jalco Cup

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