Nigeria team list for FIFA 2018 and Match Schedule for World Cup


FIFA 2018 Nigeria Football Team represents Nigeria in International Association Football. The team has won three times the African cup of Nations. Nigeria played their first game in the year of 1949. The nickname given to the team is Super Eagles and the team is associated with Nigeria Football Federation.

In April 1994, Nigeria National Football Team was ranked 5th in the FIFA World Rankings, the highes FIFA ranking position ever achieved by an African football team. The team has been selected for six matches out of seven of FIFA World Cup.This team is the only African team which is selected in 2 tournaments(of 2014 and 2016).

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Nigeria finally has reached the World Cup for the first time in 1994. Nigeria is place in the  Group D for the fifa 2018 russia with Croatia,Iceland and Argentina. Nigeria has also appeared in the FIFA Confederations Cups for the first time in 1995.

Nigeria Team list for FIFA 2018

NicknameSuper Eagle
Association- Nigeria Football Federation
Head coach- Johnny Ogundimu
Captain- John Obi Mikei
Most Caps- Vincent Enyeama(101), Joseph Yobo(101)
Top Scorer- Rashidi Yekini(37)
Home Stadium- Abuja National Stadium

World Cup History of Nigeria National Football Team

FIFA Rankings5
First International- 8 October, 1949
Best Appearance- 6(first in 1963)
Best Achievements- Round of 16,1994, 1998 and 2014
Semi Finals- 0
Finals- 0

Nigeria Squad ,Players list,team, Time Table FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Time (Local Time)
Match No
16 June 2018
Croatia vs Nigeria
Match 8
Kaliningrad Stadium, Solnechnyy Bulvar
22 June 2018
Nigeria vs Iceland
Match 24
Volgograd Arena, Prospekt Lenina,76
26 June 2018
Nigeria vs Argentina
Match 39
Saint Petersburg Stadium, Futbolnaya Alleya, 1

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