Nigeria national team

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Nigeria
Elo Score1730
Elo Ranking
30th
Attack64
Defence59
Population177 318 800 inhabitants (2014)
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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

May 28th, 2014 in England – Friendly
DMay 28th, 2014 in England
Nigeria
1730
-1
2 - 21711
+1
Scotland
Friendly
March 5th, 2014 in the United States – Friendly
DMarch 5th, 2014 in the United States
Mexico
1808
-2
0 - 01731
+2
Nigeria
Friendly
November 18th, 2013 in England – Friendly
DNovember 18th, 2013 in England
Italy
1907
-5
2 - 21729
+5
Nigeria
Friendly
November 16th, 2013 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
WNovember 16th, 2013 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1724
+5
2 - 01385
-5
Ethiopia
World Cup qualifier
October 28th, 2013 in Jordan – Friendly
LOctober 28th, 2013 in Jordan
Jordan
1573
+12
1 - 01719
-12
Nigeria
Friendly
October 13th, 2013 in Ethiopia – World Cup qualifier
WOctober 13th, 2013 in Ethiopia
Ethiopia
1390
-9
1 - 21731
+9
Nigeria
World Cup qualifier
September 10th, 2013 in Nigeria – Friendly
WSeptember 10th, 2013 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1722
+7
4 - 11561
-7
Burkina Faso
Friendly
September 7th, 2013 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
WSeptember 7th, 2013 in Nigeria
Nigeria
1715
+4
2 - 01336
-4
Malawi
World Cup qualifier
August 14th, 2013 in South Africa – Friendly tournament
WAugust 14th, 2013 in South Africa
South Africa
1547
-21
0 - 21711
+21
Nigeria
Friendly tournament
June 23rd, 2013 in Brazil – Confederations Cup Group B
LJune 23rd, 2013 in Brazil
Spain
2165
+6
3 - 01690
-6
Nigeria
Confederations Cup
Group B

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Nigeria Elo rating evolution up to May 29th, 2014

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Nigeria results by competition up to May 29th, 2014

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 14 4 2 8 17 21 -4
World Cup qualifiers 96 53 27 16 164 75 +89
Confederations Cup 6 2 2 2 11 7 +4
Africa Cup of Nations 86 45 22 19 122 83 +39
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 101 52 35 14 165 68 +97
Others 289 120 82 87 421 349 +72
Total 570 261 164 145 859 591 +268

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 - 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: 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 - 01522
-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
1719
+53
3 - 11677
-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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