Nigeria national team

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Match resultsNotable gamesTeam HonoursElo graphicsDemographicsFlags & kits
Nigeria
Elo Score1567
Elo Ranking
57th
Attack50
Defence63
Population87 255 400 inhabitants (1986)
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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Nigeria last international games

July 29th, 1986 in Liberia – Friendly tournament
LJuly 29th, 1986 in Liberia
Ghana
1614
+22
2 - 01567
-22
Nigeria
Friendly tournament
July 27th, 1986 in Liberia – Friendly tournament
DJuly 27th, 1986 in Liberia
Nigeria
1589
-5
2 - 21484
+5
Togo
Friendly tournament
August 18th, 1985 in Zambia – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
LAugust 18th, 1985 in Zambia
Zambia
1634
+14
1 - 01594
-14
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
August 10th, 1985 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
DAugust 10th, 1985 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1608
-6
0 - 01620
+6
Zambia
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
July 20th, 1985 in Tunisia – World Cup qualifier
LJuly 20th, 1985 in Tunisia
Tunisia
1624
+25
2 - 01614
-25
Nigeria
World Cup qualifier
July 6th, 1985 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
WJuly 6th, 1985 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1639
+14
1 - 01599
-14
Tunisia
World Cup qualifier
June 26th, 1985 in Ivory Coast – Friendly
DJune 26th, 1985 in Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast
1579
-2
1 - 11625
+2
Nigeria
Friendly
June 23rd, 1985 in Ivory Coast – Friendly
DJune 23rd, 1985 in Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast
1581
-2
1 - 11623
+2
Nigeria
Friendly
June 19th, 1985 in Nigeria – Friendly
WJune 19th, 1985 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1621
+10
2 - 01583
-10
Ivory Coast
Friendly
June 16th, 1985 in Nigeria – Friendly
DJune 16th, 1985 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1611
-3
0 - 01593
+3
Ivory Coast
Friendly

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Nigeria Elo rating evolution up to August 16th, 1986

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Nigeria results by competition up to August 16th, 1986

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup qualifiers 36 15 12 9 59 42 +17
Africa Cup of Nations 26 10 8 8 40 40 0
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 28 9 11 8 32 31 +1
Others 169 76 46 47 274 216 +58
Total 259 110 77 72 405 329 +76

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
1763
+15
4 - 11614
-15
Nigeria
World Cup qualifier
CAF First round - Group 3
Highest Elo rating: 1743 points
October 10th, 1959 in Nigeria – Olympic Games qualifier
Highest Elo rating
1743 points
WOctober 10th, 1959
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1743
+20
3 - 11688
-20
Ghana
Olympic Games 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: 1778 points
April 3rd, 1976 in Nigeria – Olympic Games qualifier
Win against strongest opponents
1778 points
WApril 3rd, 1976
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1711
+33
3 - 11778
-33
Morocco
Olympic Games qualifier
Loss against weakest opponents: 1401 points
November 26th, 1972 in Sierra Leone – Friendly
Loss against weakest opponents
1401 points
LNovember 26th, 1972
in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
1401
+13
1 - 01594
-13
Nigeria
Friendly
Most points won in a game: 41 points
March 1st, 1976 in Ethiopia – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
Most points won in a game
41 points
WMarch 1st, 1976
in Ethiopia
Nigeria
1684
+41
4 - 21639
-41
Zaire
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
Most points lost in a game: -53 points
July 21st, 1980 in the Soviet Union – Olympic Games
Most points lost in a game
-53 points
LJuly 21st, 1980
in the Soviet Union
Kuwait
1717
+53
3 - 11676
-53
Nigeria
Olympic Games
Largest win
November 28th, 1959 in Nigeria – Nkrumah Cup
Largest win
WNovember 28th, 1959
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1715
+12
10 - 11502
-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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