Nigeria national football team

Nigeria
Nickname(s)Super Eagles
AssociationNigeria Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachGernot Rohr
CaptainJohn Mikel Obi
Most capsVincent Enyeama (101)
Joseph Yobo (101)
Top scorerRashidi Yekini (37)
Home stadiumAbuja National Stadium
FIFA codeNGA
FIFA ranking
CurrentTemplate:FIFA World Rankings
Highest5 (April 1994)
Lowest82 (November 1999)
Elo ranking
CurrentTemplate:World Football Elo Ratings
Highest15 (31 May 2004)
Lowest72 (27 December 1964)
First international
25px Sierra Leone 0–2 Nigeria 23x15px
(Freetown, Sierra Leone; 8 October 1949)[1]
Biggest win
23x15px Nigeria 10–1 Dahomey 23x15px
(Lagos, Nigeria; 28 November 1959)
Biggest defeat
23x15px Gold Coast and Britainborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Britain British Togoland
7–0 Nigeria 23x15px
(Accra, Gold Coast; 1 June 1955)
World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1994)
Best resultRound of 16 (1994, 1998, 2014)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances18 (first in 1963)
Best resultChampions (1980, 1994, 2013)
African Nations Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2014)
Best resultRunners up (2018)
Confederations Cup
Appearances2 (first in 1995)
Best resultFourth Place (1995)

Nigeria national football team is the national football team of Nigeria.

Top scorers

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Rashidi Yekini 37 58 1985-1998
2 Segun Odegbami 24 1976-1989
3 Sunday Oyarekhua 17 1971-1975
3 Yakubu 17 2001-present
5 Samson Siasia 16 1989-1998
6 Thompson Usiyan 15 1976-1978
7 Daniel Amokachi 14 1990-1997
7 Jay-Jay Okocha 14 1993-2005
7 Julius Aghahowa 14 2000-2005
10 Nwankwo Kanu 13 75 1995-2007
10 Obafemi Martins 13 2004-2007

References

  1. Courtney, Barrie. "Sierra Leone – List of International Matches". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 4 November 2010.