Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1719
Elo Ranking
35th
Attack58
Defence69
Population127 394 800 inhabitants (2001)
Affiliations

Major titles won by Nigeria

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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Nigeria last international games

July 29th, 2001 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
WJuly 29th, 2001 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1719
+12
3 - 01521
-12
Ghana
World Cup qualifier
July 1st, 2001 in Sudan – World Cup qualifier
WJuly 1st, 2001 in Sudan
Sudan
1371
-18
0 - 41707
+18
Nigeria
World Cup qualifier
June 16th, 2001 in Namibia – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WJune 16th, 2001 in Namibia
Namibia
1320
-12
0 - 21689
+12
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 2nd, 2001 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WJune 2nd, 2001 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1677
+3
1 - 01358
-3
Madagascar
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
May 5th, 2001 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
WMay 5th, 2001 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1674
+13
2 - 01523
-13
Liberia
World Cup qualifier
April 21st, 2001 in Sierra Leone – World Cup qualifier
LApril 21st, 2001 in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
1336
+34
1 - 01661
-34
Nigeria
World Cup qualifier
March 24th, 2001 in Zambia – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
DMarch 24th, 2001 in Zambia
Zambia
1459
+8
1 - 11695
-8
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
March 11th, 2001 in Ghana – World Cup qualifier
DMarch 11th, 2001 in Ghana
Ghana
1442
+10
0 - 01703
-10
Nigeria
World Cup qualifier
January 27th, 2001 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
WJanuary 27th, 2001 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1713
+4
3 - 01307
-4
Sudan
World Cup qualifier
January 13th, 2001 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WJanuary 13th, 2001 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1709
+4
1 - 01442
-4
Zambia
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

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Nigeria Elo rating evolution up to August 30th, 2001

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Nigeria results by competition up to August 30th, 2001

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 8 4 0 4 13 13 0
World Cup qualifiers 66 33 18 15 112 59 +53
Confederations Cup 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3
Africa Cup of Nations 52 25 15 12 79 62 +17
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 59 25 23 11 85 42 +43
Others 223 94 57 72 331 283 +48
Total 411 182 115 114 624 460 +164

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
1762
+15
4 - 11612
-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
1799
+57
3 - 01714
-57
Bulgaria
World Cup
Group D
Highest Elo rating: 1821 points
November 10th, 1995 in Nigeria – Afro-Asian Cup
Highest Elo rating
1821 points
WNovember 10th, 1995
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1821
+14
1 - 01726
-14
Uzbekistan
Afro-Asian Cup
Lowest Elo rating: 1497 points
December 27th, 1964 in Nigeria – African Games qualifier
Lowest Elo rating
1497 points
LDecember 27th, 1964
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1497
-26
1 - 21537
+26
Togo
African Games qualifier
Win against strongest opponents: 1988 points
June 13th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group D
Win against strongest opponents
1988 points
WJune 13th, 1998
in France
Nigeria
1759
+52
3 - 21988
-52
Spain
World Cup
Group D
Loss against weakest opponents: 1312 points
January 30th, 1987 in Liberia – West African Nations Cup
Loss against weakest opponents
1312 points
LJanuary 30th, 1987
in Liberia
Liberia
1312
+46
2 - 01521
-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
1799
+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
1717
+53
3 - 11674
-53
Nigeria
Olympic Games
December 13th, 1959 in Nigeria – Olympic Games qualifier
LDecember 13th, 1959
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1662
-53
2 - 61714
+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 - 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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