Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1567
Elo Ranking
59th
Attack50
Defence64
Population91 970 200 inhabitants (1988)
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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Major titles won by Nigeria

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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
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
1712
+33
3 - 11778
-33
Morocco
Olympic Games qualifier
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: 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
1685
+41
4 - 21637
-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
1716
+53
3 - 11675
-53
Nigeria
Olympic Games
December 13th, 1959 in Nigeria – Olympic Games qualifier
LDecember 13th, 1959
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1662
-53
2 - 61719
+53
United Arab Republic
Olympic Games qualifier
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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Nigeria Elo rating evolution up to March 13th, 1988

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Nigeria results by competition up to March 13th, 1988

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 32 11 12 9 38 34 +4
Others 184 82 50 52 292 228 +64
Total 278 118 82 78 429 344 +85

Nigeria last international games

January 30th, 1988 in Nigeria – Olympic Games qualifier
WJanuary 30th, 1988 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1567
+32
2 - 01626
-32
Algeria
Olympic Games qualifier
January 15th, 1988 in Algeria – Olympic Games qualifier
LJanuary 15th, 1988 in Algeria
Algeria
1658
+9
1 - 01535
-9
Nigeria
Olympic Games qualifier
November 22nd, 1987 in Burkina Faso – Friendly
DNovember 22nd, 1987 in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
1285
+4
0 - 01544
-4
Nigeria
Friendly
October 17th, 1987 in Nigeria – Olympic Games qualifier
WOctober 17th, 1987 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1548
+22
2 - 01508
-22
Zimbabwe
Olympic Games qualifier
October 4th, 1987 in Zimbabwe – Olympic Games qualifier
DOctober 4th, 1987 in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
1530
-6
0 - 01526
+6
Nigeria
Olympic Games qualifier
July 18th, 1987 in Sierra Leone – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
LJuly 18th, 1987 in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
1490
+29
2 - 01520
-29
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
July 11th, 1987 in Nigeria – Olympic Games qualifier
WJuly 11th, 1987 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1549
+13
4 - 11364
-13
Liberia
Olympic Games qualifier
July 4th, 1987 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WJuly 4th, 1987 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1536
+23
3 - 01461
-23
Sierra Leone
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 28th, 1987 in Liberia – Olympic Games qualifier
LJune 28th, 1987 in Liberia
Liberia
1377
+25
2 - 11513
-25
Nigeria
Olympic Games qualifier
April 12th, 1987 in Togo – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
DApril 12th, 1987 in Togo
Togo
1401
+2
1 - 11538
-2
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

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