Nigeria in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Nigeria's 2nd appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
In USA 1994, Nigeria showed how strong they were by
finishing top of the group; ahead of Bulgaria and Argentina.
Nigeria then went out to Italy, after extra time.
13th June: vs. Spain
(3:2) in Nantes.
19th June: vs. Bulgaria
(1:0) in Paris.
24th June: vs. Paraguay
(1:3) in Toulouse.
Nigeria won their group thanks largely to their opening game victory
against the seeds, Spain.
28th June: vs. Denmark (1:4) in Saint-Denis.
A classy-looking Denmark profited from the poor goalkeeping of Tufai
to finish off Nigeria's World Cup run.
Confédération Africaine de Football.
Nigeria Football Association.
1 Peter Rufai (Deportivo La Coruna)
12 William Okpara (Orlando Pirates)
22 Abiodun Baruwa (Sion)
2 Mobi Oparaku (Kapellen)
3 Celestine Babayaro (Chelsea)
5 Uche Okechukwu (Fenerbahce)
6 Taribo West (Inter Milan)
16 Uche Okafor (Kansas City Wizards)
17 Augustine Eguavoen (Torpedo Moscow)
19 Ben Iroha (Elche)
21 Godwin Okpara (Strasbourg)
7 Finidi George (Real Betis)
8 Mutiu Adepoju (Real Sociedad)
10 Jay-Jay Okocha (Fenerbahce)
11 Garba Lawal (Roda JC Kerkrade)
13 Tijani Babangida (Ajax)
15 Sunday Oliseh (Ajax)
18 Wilson Oruma (Lens)
4 Nwankwo Kanu (Inter Milan)
9 Rashidi Yekini (FC Zurich)
14 Daniel Amokachi (Besiktas)
20 Victor Ikpeba (Monaco)
Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland.
Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy.
Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa.
Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain.
Belgium, Holland, Mexico, South Korea.
Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia.
Colombia, England, Romania, Tunisia.
Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan.
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