Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1714
Elo Ranking
40th
Attack58
Defence70
Population152 681 200 inhabitants (2008)
Affiliations

Major titles won by Nigeria

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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Nigeria last international games

February 3rd, 2008 in Ghana – Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
LFebruary 3rd, 2008 in Ghana
Ghana
1805
+14
2 - 11714
-14
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations
Quarter-final
January 29th, 2008 in Ghana – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
WJanuary 29th, 2008 in Ghana
Nigeria
1728
+8
2 - 01353
-8
Benin
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
January 25th, 2008 in Ghana – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
DJanuary 25th, 2008 in Ghana
Mali
1584
+11
0 - 01720
-11
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
January 21st, 2008 in Ghana – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
LJanuary 21st, 2008 in Ghana
Ivory Coast
1786
+25
1 - 01731
-25
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
January 9th, 2008 in Spain – Friendly
WJanuary 9th, 2008 in Spain
Nigeria
1756
+4
2 - 01445
-4
Sudan
Friendly
November 20th, 2007 in Switzerland – Friendly
WNovember 20th, 2007 in Switzerland
Switzerland
1807
-15
0 - 11752
+15
Nigeria
Friendly
November 17th, 2007 in England – Friendly
LNovember 17th, 2007 in England
Australia
1732
+11
1 - 01737
-11
Nigeria
Friendly
October 14th, 2007 in Mexico – Friendly
DOctober 14th, 2007 in Mexico
Mexico
1901
-6
2 - 21748
+6
Nigeria
Friendly
September 8th, 2007 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WSeptember 8th, 2007 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1742
+1
2 - 01139
-1
Lesotho
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
August 22nd, 2007 in Macedonia – Friendly
DAugust 22nd, 2007 in Macedonia
Macedonia
1528
+3
0 - 01741
-3
Nigeria
Friendly

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Nigeria Elo rating evolution up to February 10th, 2008

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Nigeria results by competition up to February 10th, 2008

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 11 4 1 6 14 16 -2
World Cup qualifiers 76 39 21 16 133 66 +67
Confederations Cup 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3
Africa Cup of Nations 74 38 19 17 105 75 +30
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 79 38 28 13 123 55 +68
Others 257 109 67 81 377 322 +55
Total 490 223 135 132 735 528 +207

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 - 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 - 01713
-57
Bulgaria
World Cup
Group D
Highest Elo rating: 1827 points
June 5th, 2004 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Highest Elo rating
1827 points
WJune 5th, 2004
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1827
+2
2 - 01356
-2
Rwanda
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations 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: 1988 points
June 13th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group D
Win against strongest opponents
1988 points
WJune 13th, 1998
in France
Nigeria
1758
+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
1798
+57
3 - 01713
-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 - 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 - 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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