Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1805
Elo Ranking
23rd
Attack89
Defence79
Population109 753 000 inhabitants (1995)
Affiliations

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
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 - 01714
-57
Bulgaria
World Cup
Group D
Highest Elo rating: 1805 points
January 6th, 1995 in Saudi Arabia – Confederations Cup Group B
Highest Elo rating
1805 points
WJanuary 6th, 1995
in Saudi Arabia
Nigeria
1805
+23
3 - 01580
-23
Japan
Confederations Cup
Group B
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: 57 points
June 21st, 1994 in the United States – World Cup Group D
Most points won in a game
57 points
WJune 21st, 1994
in the United States
Nigeria
1798
+57
3 - 01714
-57
Bulgaria
World Cup
Group D
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 January 6th, 1995

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Nigeria results by competition up to January 6th, 1995

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 4 2 0 2 7 4 +3
World Cup qualifiers 50 23 15 12 83 52 +31
Confederations Cup 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3
Africa Cup of Nations 46 21 13 12 67 57 +10
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 50 20 19 11 73 40 +33
Others 200 86 54 60 307 248 +59
Total 351 153 101 97 540 401 +139

Nigeria last international games

January 6th, 1995 in Saudi Arabia – Confederations Cup Group B
WJanuary 6th, 1995 in Saudi Arabia
Nigeria
1805
+23
3 - 01580
-23
Japan
Confederations Cup
Group B
November 16th, 1994 in England – Friendly
LNovember 16th, 1994 in England
England
1894
+5
1 - 01782
-5
Nigeria
Friendly
July 5th, 1994 in the United States – World Cup Round of 16
LJuly 5th, 1994 in the United States
Italy
1979
+17
2 - 11787
-17
Nigeria
World Cup
Round of 16
June 30th, 1994 in the United States – World Cup Group D
WJune 30th, 1994 in the United States
Nigeria
1804
+25
2 - 01592
-25
Greece
World Cup
Group D
June 25th, 1994 in the United States – World Cup Group D
LJune 25th, 1994 in the United States
Argentina
1957
+19
2 - 11779
-19
Nigeria
World Cup
Group D
June 21st, 1994 in the United States – World Cup Group D
WJune 21st, 1994 in the United States
Nigeria
1798
+57
3 - 01714
-57
Bulgaria
World Cup
Group D
June 11th, 1994 in Nigeria – Friendly
WJune 11th, 1994 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1741
+8
5 - 11595
-8
Georgia
Friendly
May 24th, 1994 in Romania – Friendly
LMay 24th, 1994 in Romania
Romania
1842
+7
2 - 01733
-7
Nigeria
Friendly
May 14th, 1994 in the Netherlands – Friendly
WMay 14th, 1994 in the Netherlands
Nigeria
1740
+2
2 - 11304
-2
Suriname
Friendly
May 5th, 1994 in Sweden – Friendly
LMay 5th, 1994 in Sweden
Sweden
1906
+6
3 - 11738
-6
Nigeria
Friendly

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