How many world cup Nigeria have?

They have reached the round of 16 on three occasions. Their first World Cup appearance was the 1994 edition….Nigeria national football team.

FIFA ranking
Gold Coast and British Togoland 7–0 Nigeria (Accra, Gold Coast; 1 June 1955)
World Cup
Appearances 6 (first in 1994)
Best result Round of 16 (1994, 1998, 2014)

Did Nigeria have world cup?

Nigeria has failed to qualify for the world cup for the second time, the first time was for the 2006 FIFA world cup in Germany which was won by the Italian national team popularly called the Azzurri. The Super Eagle’s failure to book a place in Qatar 2022 was a shock disappointment for football fans.

When did Nigeria win world cup last?

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ – Nigeria.

Which year did Nigeria host the world cup?

2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup Nigeria 2009
Host country Nigeria
Dates 24 October – 15 November
Teams 24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 8 (in 8 host cities)

Can Nigeria host World Cup?

In March 2003, Sepp Blatter initially said Nigeria’s plan to co host the 2010 FIFA World Cup with four African countries would not work….2010 FIFA World Cup.

Nation Vote
Round 1
Tunisia / Libya Withdrew
Nigeria Withdrew
Total votes 24

Is Nigeria in World Cup 2022?

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after losing on away goals to Ghana. Although the match ended 1-1 in Abuja Tuesday and 1-1 on aggregate, the away goal by Ghana secured the World Cup ticket for the Black Stars.

Who is the most capped Nigeria player?

Ahmed Musa
FIFA confirmed Musa’s new status as Nigeria’s most-capped player in a post on Instagram on Sunday. FIFA shared Musa’s picture with the caption, “Ahmed Musa, most capped Nigerian player, 101 appearances”. FIFA’s post puts to an end the controversy over the number of caps won by Musa.

Can Nigeria host the FIFA World Cup?

Is Nigeria in the World Cup 2022?

How many times has Nigeria qualified for the World Cup?

Nigeria has qualified for six FIFA World Cup finals, advancing from the group stage three times (1994, 1998 and 2014), getting knocked out in the round of 16 all three times, while Cameroon has qualified seven times, advancing from the group stage only once (1990) though they made it to the quarter-finals in that edition.

Who did Nigeria beat in the 2019 World Cup?

Nigeria topped their group which included Argentina, Bulgaria, and Greece. Nigeria defeated Bulgaria 3–0, lost to Argentina 1–2, and reached the second round after a 2–0 victory over Greece. In the second round Nigeria played Italy and took the lead with a goal from Emmanuel Amunike at 25 minutes.

What happened to Nigeria in the 2010 World Cup?

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is the same as the 2002 World Cup for Nigeria. The only difference is that this time, Nigeria scored more goals. Nigeria’s group had Greece, South Korea, and Argentina. The Super Eagles would again lose to Argentina, Greece, and draw against South Korea.

What happened to Nigeria’s 2022 FIFA World Cup game?

The competition started on 9th January, and Nigeria was the only team in the tournament to win all three group stage matches after defeating Egypt 1-0, Sudan 3-1, and Guinea-Bissau 2-0. However, the Super eagles of Nigeria lost 1–0 to the Tunisia national team in a last-16 game on 23 January, 2022.