How many times has Nigeria been to the 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.

Has Nigeria hosted a World Cup?

The tournament was won by Switzerland, beating the host team and holders, Nigeria….2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

FIFA U-17 World Cup Nigeria 2009
Host country Nigeria
Dates 24 October – 15 November
Teams 24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 8 (in 8 host cities)

Is Nigeria going to World Cup 2022?

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after losing on away goals to Ghana. Although the match ended 1-1 in Abuja Tuesday and 1-1 on aggregate, the away goal by Ghana secured the World Cup ticket for the Black Stars.

Which year did Nigeria took World Cup?

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ – Nigeria.

When did Nigeria carried World Cup?

History of Nigeria at the World Cup This was the highest FIFA ranking position ever achieved by an African football team. The team has been involved in six of the last seven FIFA World Cups (as of 2018), missing only the 2006 World Cup hosted in Germany, and have reached the round of 16 three times.

When did Nigeria last carry World Cup?

2014 World Cup The team defeated Bosnia 1 – 0 and played a goalless draw with Iran. However, they were defeated by Argentina 2- 3 in the last group game. The Super Eagles qualified for the round of 16 where they faced France.

Which year did Nigeria qualify for World Cup?

Qatar 2022 Nigeria has failed to qualify for the world cup for the second time, the first time was for the 2006 FIFA world cup in Germany which was won by the Italian national team popularly called the Azzurri. The Super Eagle’s failure to book a place in Qatar 2022 was a shock disappointment for football fans.

How many U 17 World Cup has Nigeria won?

Ghana has won the U-17 championship two times….Number of titles won at FIFA U-17 World Cups from 1985 to 2017.

Characteristic U-17 soccer World Cup titles won
Nigeria 5
Brazil 3
Ghana 2
Mexico 2

Why did Nigeria not qualify for World Cup?

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after drawing Ghana 1-1 on Tuesday. Ghana qualified on an away goal advantage. Nigeria hosted arch-rivals Ghana in the second-leg of the 2022 World Cup playoff on Tuesday at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

Did Nigeria enter 2010 World Cup?

Group B of the 2010 FIFA World Cup began on 12 June and ended on 22 June 2010. The group consisted of Argentina, Nigeria, South Korea and Greece. In the 1986 World Cup, Argentina and South Korea were in the same Group A; Argentina won 3–1.