Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1658
Elo Ranking
47th
Attack65
Defence65
Population168 830 400 inhabitants (2012)
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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Major titles won by Nigeria

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Nigeria last international games

January 11th, 2012 in Nigeria – Friendly
DJanuary 11th, 2012 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1658
-7
0 - 01495
+7
Angola
Friendly
November 15th, 2011 in Nigeria – Friendly
WNovember 15th, 2011 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1665
+6
2 - 01522
-6
Zambia
Friendly
November 12th, 2011 in Nigeria – Friendly
DNovember 12th, 2011 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1659
-8
0 - 01410
+8
Botswana
Friendly
October 11th, 2011 in England – Friendly
DOctober 11th, 2011 in England
Ghana
1770
-3
0 - 01667
+3
Nigeria
Friendly
October 8th, 2011 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
DOctober 8th, 2011 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1664
-13
2 - 21524
+13
Guinea
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
September 6th, 2011 in Bangladesh – Friendly
LSeptember 6th, 2011 in Bangladesh
Argentina
1928
+6
3 - 11677
-6
Nigeria
Friendly
September 4th, 2011 in Madagascar – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
WSeptember 4th, 2011 in Madagascar
Madagascar
1215
-7
0 - 21683
+7
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 5th, 2011 in Ethiopia – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
DJune 5th, 2011 in Ethiopia
Ethiopia
1319
+13
2 - 21676
-13
Nigeria
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 1st, 2011 in Nigeria – Friendly
WJune 1st, 2011 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1689
+28
4 - 11963
-28
Argentina
Friendly
March 29th, 2011 in Nigeria – Friendly
WMarch 29th, 2011 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1661
+2
3 - 01290
-2
Kenya
Friendly

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Nigeria Elo rating evolution up to February 12th, 2012

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Nigeria results by competition up to February 12th, 2012

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 14 4 2 8 17 21 -4
World Cup qualifiers 88 48 24 16 153 71 +82
Confederations Cup 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3
Africa Cup of Nations 80 41 20 19 111 79 +32
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 97 50 33 14 155 65 +90
Others 276 116 76 84 402 336 +66
Total 536 245 151 140 801 561 +240

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 - 11614
-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: 1828 points
June 5th, 2004 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Highest Elo rating
1828 points
WJune 5th, 2004
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1828
+2
2 - 01357
-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 - 11676
-53
Nigeria
Olympic Games
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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