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Defending champ Nigeria misses out on African Cup
Ebola-hit Guinea's national team will also make the trip. Record seven-time winner Egypt's recent misery continued as it let slip a 1-0 lead in Tunisia to lose 2-1 and fail to make a third straight African Cup. Egypt needed to win by two goals to ...
Nigeria in shock after Afcon exit
The scorer of Nigeria's two goals, Sone Aluko, said the whole team was devastated. “I am disappointed ... “We did not get the result we wanted and we now have to pick ourselves up as a team.” ... “Keshi should also bow out of the national team. His ...
Bafana Player Ratings V Nigeria
Soccer Laduma rates the individual performances of the Bafana Bafana players, following their 2-2 draw against Nigeria. View The Current AFCON Group Standings ... Mashamaite was solid on his return to the national team. He partnered well in the centre ...
PIONEERING A VARIANT OF SOCCER IN NIGERIA
“We have four national teams - Nigeria, the host (the Sand Eagles), Switzerland, Cote d'Ivoire and we will announce the final team about a week to the event. These teams have been carefully selected. Switzerland ranks among the top three beach soccer ...
Shock after Nigeria's Super Eagles fail to fly
Speaking to Reuters news agency, a school teacher, Paul Istifanus, like many other Nigerian soccer fans, could not hide his disappointment. "It is a big ... Michael Obasi, a sport journalist in Abuja says Keshi should bow out of the national team. "We ...
Jonathan, Tan Hail Team's Revival of Hopes
The President has however assured the senior national team and their handlers of his fullest possible support and that of the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria for that final qualification match. Meanwhile, Transformation Ambassadors of ...
Eaglets Open AYC Campy December 14
Ahead of next year's African U-17 Championship taking place in Niger Republic, Nigeria's U-17 male national football team, the Golden Eaglets will resume camping in Abuja on December 14 to prepare for the biennial soccer fiesta. Announcing this at the ...
Keshi undecided on Nigeria return
"If I desperately wanted a contract, I would have opted for the offer made by Equatorial Guinea because the offer they made was bigger than what Nigeria offered. But this is my country and I want to serve it." Keshi, a former captain of the national ...
'Idi Amin' Dreams NPFL for Abs
ABS FC winger, Abdullah Ibrahim popularly called 'Idi Amin' has described his team's performance in the just concluded Nigeria National League (NNL)season as excellent, believing next season would be the lucky term to promote to the NPFL. When asked ...
Nigerian Football Association Info & Statistics
||Founded: 1945, Affiliated: 1960
||Jerseys: Green/white, Shorts:Green/white, Stockings:Green/white
|World Cup Appearances
||4: (1994, 1998, 2002, 2010)
||First: CAN (1980, 1994, 2013)
Second: CAN (1984, 1988, 1990, 2000)
||First: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final (1985, 1993, 2007), Olympic Football Tournament Final (1996)
Second: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final (1987, 2001, 2009), FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1989, 2005), Olympic Football Tournament Final (2008), FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final (2010)
Third: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1985)
Fourth: FIFA Confederations Cup (1995), FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final (2012)