Nigeria

Nigeria

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Coach: Stephen Keshi

Nickname: Super Eagles

FIFA Ranking: 44

Honours: 1980, 1994, 2013 Africa Cup of Nations champions; 1973 All-Africa Games champions; 1995 Afro-Asian Cup of Nations winners

Most capped player: Joseph Yobo (95)

Record goalscorer: Rashidi Yekini (37)

Records

Previous World Cup appearances: 4 (1994, 1998, 2002, 2010)

Best FIFA World Cup finish: Second Round (1994, 1998)

FIFA World Cup top goalscorer: Daniel Amokachi, Karu Uche, Emmanuel Amunike (2)

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Goalkeepers

Chigozie Agbim
Squad Number: 21
Austin Ejide
Squad Number: 16
Vincent Enyeama
Squad Number: 1

Defenders

Elderson Echiejile
Squad Number: 3
Kunle Odunlami
Squad Number: 12
Joseph Yobo
Squad Number: 2
Efe Ambrose
Squad Number: 5
Azubuike Egwuekwe
Squad Number: 6
Godfrey Oboabona
Squad Number: 14
Juwon Oshaniwa
Squad Number: 13
Kenneth Omeruo
Squad Number: 22

Midfielders

Ramon Azeez
Squad Number: 15
Reuben Gabriel
Squad Number: 4
Ogenyi Onazi
Squad Number: 17
Ejike Uzoenyi
Squad Number: 18
Nosa Igiebor
Nosa Igiebor
Squad Number: 20
Sone Aluko
Sone Aluko
Squad Number:
John Obi Mikel
Squad Number: 10
Michael Uchebo
Squad Number: 20

Strikers

Emmanuel Emenike
Squad Number: 9
Shola Ameobi
Squad Number: 23
Victor Moses
Squad Number: 11
Ighodaro Osaguona
Ighodaro Osaguona
Squad Number:
Gbolahan Salami
Gbolahan Salami
Squad Number:
Nwofor Uche
Squad Number: 19
Peter Odemwingie
Squad Number: 8
Michael Babatunde
Squad Number: 18
Ahmed Musa
Squad Number: 7

Match Centre

Next 3 Fixtures Venue
11/10 vs Sudan Away
15/10 vs Sudan Home
15/11 vs Congo Away
Last 3 Results
10/09 South Africa 0 - 0 Nigeria
06/09 Nigeria 2 - 3 Congo
30/06 France 2 - 0 Nigeria