Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1737
Elo Ranking
31st
Attack58
Defence72
Population137 741 200 inhabitants (2004)
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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
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: 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: 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: 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 24th, 2004

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Nigeria results by competition up to January 24th, 2004

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 11 4 1 6 14 16 -2
World Cup qualifiers 66 33 18 15 112 59 +53
Confederations Cup 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3
Africa Cup of Nations 58 29 16 13 84 64 +20
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 63 27 25 11 92 45 +47
Others 243 103 64 76 360 306 +54
Total 444 197 126 121 666 491 +175

Nigeria last international games

August 20th, 2003 in Japan – Friendly
LAugust 20th, 2003 in Japan
Japan
1784
+12
3 - 01737
-12
Nigeria
Friendly
July 26th, 2003 in England – Friendly
WJuly 26th, 2003 in England
Nigeria
1749
+7
1 - 01611
-7
Venezuela
Friendly
June 21st, 2003 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
DJune 21st, 2003 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1742
-16
2 - 21488
+16
Angola
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 11th, 2003 in Nigeria – Friendly
LJune 11th, 2003 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1758
-10
0 - 32045
+10
Brazil
Friendly
June 7th, 2003 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WJune 7th, 2003 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1768
+3
4 - 11323
-3
Malawi
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 1st, 2003 in Nigeria – Friendly tournament
WJune 1st, 2003 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1765
+21
3 - 01749
-21
Cameroon
Friendly tournament
May 30th, 2003 in Nigeria – Friendly tournament
WMay 30th, 2003 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1744
+6
3 - 11495
-6
Ghana
Friendly tournament
May 25th, 2003 in Jamaica – Friendly
LMay 25th, 2003 in Jamaica
Jamaica
1574
+12
3 - 21738
-12
Nigeria
Friendly
March 29th, 2003 in Malawi – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WMarch 29th, 2003 in Malawi
Malawi
1339
-6
0 - 11750
+6
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
February 16th, 2003 in the Gambia – Friendly
WFebruary 16th, 2003 in the Gambia
Gambia
1365
-3
0 - 11744
+3
Nigeria
Friendly

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