Often asked: When Is Nigeria Playing Today?

Which day is Nigeria friendly match?

Di international friendly kick off time na 20:30 (West African TIme) on Friday, June 4 wey be 8:30pm inside Lagos, Nigeria.

What is soccer called in Nigeria?

Football is the most popular sport in Nigeria.

Football in Nigeria
Governing body Nigeria Football Federation
National team(s) national football team
First played 1904
National competitions

Who is the current Super Eagles captain?

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has formally signed a short-term deal with four-time Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Champions, Kano Pillars.

How many trophies did Nigeria have?

Nigeria have a long and proud association with the FIFA U-17 World Cup. The most successful side in the history of the tournament, the Nigerians have been crowned champions five times (in 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013 and 2015) and have lost in the final on three other occasions (in 1987, 2001 and 2009).

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Who score for Nigeria against Benin?

Super Eagles of Nigeria beat Squirrels of Benin Republic 1-0 dis evening for dia Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Which station will show Benin vs Nigeria?

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will stream the game on thier NFF TV. beIN sPORTS have confirmed that there will broadcast the game.

Who is the richest football in Nigeria?

John Mikel Obi is the richest Nigerian footballer. Nigeria’s richest football player is Mikel Obi, who played most of his at Chelsea. John Mikel Obi net worth is valued at ₦23 billion. He acquired his wealth playing for Chelsea, one of the Premier League’s best clubs.

Who is the best player in Nigeria 2020?

Top Ten: Nigeria Players To Watch In 2020

  • Wilfred Ndidi. The Leicester City midfielder has been one of the highest performing players in the English Premier League, and the second half of the season can only get bigger.
  • Samuel Chukwueze.
  • Henry Onyekuru.
  • Ebere Eze.

Which club is older City or United?

Just two years separate the existence of the two Manchester clubs, with United holding bragging rights as the oldest as they were formed in 1878, while City were established two years later.

Who brought football to Nigeria?

The game of soccer came into Nigeria through the British Colonia masters in the early 20th century. The popularity of the game later increased resulting in the formation of clubs and competitions organised for them. In 1945 the Governors cup competition was started.

Which year Nigeria won African Cup of Nation?

2013 Africa Cup of Nations Final

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FNB Stadium in Johannesburg hosted the final
Event 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Date 10 February 2013
Venue FNB Stadium, Johannesburg
Man of the Match John Obi Mikel ( Nigeria )

Who is the first Super Eagles coach?

Nigeria: Festus Adegboye Onigbinde (2002) Super Eagles Coach In the first game, the Eagles lost 0-1 to Argentina, after a goal from Gabriel Batistuta.

Has Nigeria reached final in World Cup?

Nigeria have appeared in the finals of the FIFA World Cup on six occasions, the first being in 1994 where they reached the second round. Their sixth and most recent appearance at the finals was the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Record players.

No. 2
Name Jay-Jay Okocha
Matches 9
World Cups 1994, 1998 and 2002


Who has won the most u17 World Cup?

FIFA U-17 World Cup

Founded 1985
Number of teams 24 (finals)
Current champions Brazil (4th title)
Most successful team(s) Nigeria (5 titles)
Website www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/

When did Nigeria win Under 17 World Cup?

The FIFA U – 17 World Cup UAE 2013 proved to be a joyous celebration of football, featuring exciting matches and stunning results. In the end, it was the young Nigerians who claimed the trophy by overcoming Mexico in the final.

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