The Nigeria national football team represents Nigeria in men’s international football. Governed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), they are three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners, with their most recent title in 2013.
Which countries have won the African Cup of Nations?
African Cup Of Nations Winners
How many trophies has Nigeria won?
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).
Who won the first African Cup of Nations?
Raafat Attia scored the first ever goal at the Africa Cup of Nations; in the first match of the inaugural tournament on 10 February 1957, he got the opening goal for Egypt against hosts Sudan in a 2–1 victory.
Who won 2000 African Nations Cup?
Сборная Камеруна по футболу
Who is the highest goal scorer in Africa?
Unsurprisingly, Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s all-time top scoring African player, having netted 164 goals across two stints with the Londoners.
Which country won afcon most?
As if that wasn’t enough, Egypt went on to become the country that has won the competition more than any other African country, winning it for the seventh time when it was hosted by in 2010. The Black Stars of Ghana lost to the Pharaohs of Egypt 0-1 in the final.
What is Nigeria most famous for?
Nigeria boasts of the largest economy in Africa. It is projected to rank among the world’s top ten economies by 2050. Nigeria has an abundance of resources including oil and gas. The Country holds the largest natural gas reserves on the continent, and is Africa’s largest oil and gas producer.
Who is Nigeria best player of all time?
#1 Nwankwo Kanu
Arguably the greatest Nigerian player of all time, Kanu’s stint at Internazionale is often forgotten amidst his many successes with Ajax and Arsenal.
Why is Nigeria not in FIFA?
The Nigerian football association did however get a ban from FIFA because the president of Nigeria wa upset at their 2010 performance and tried to get involved and influence and make descisions for the NFA.
Did Drogba won African Cup of Nation?
Most impressively, perhaps, while Drogba only won two Afcon POTY awards, he made the podium on a further seven occasions.
Has Nigeria hosted African Cup of Nation?
The 2000 edition was hosted jointly by Ghana and Nigeria, who replaced the originally designated host Zimbabwe. Following a 2–2 draw after extra time in the final, Cameroon defeated Nigeria on penalty kicks.
Who won 2002 Afcon?
Cameroon national football team
Who won Afcon 2004?
Tunisia national football team