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Nigeria national football team

Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Super Eagles
Association Nigeria Football Federation
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Stephen Keshi
Captain Vincent Enyeama
Most caps Joseph Yobo (101)
Top scorer Rashidi Yekini (37)
Home stadium Abuja Stadium
FIFA ranking Template:Nft rank
Highest FIFA ranking 5 (April 1994)
Lowest FIFA ranking 82 (November 1999)
Elo ranking Template:Nft rank
Highest Elo ranking 15 (31 May 2004)
Lowest Elo ranking 72 (27 December 1964)
First international
25px Sierra Leone 0–2 Nigeria 23x15px
(Freetown, Sierra Leone; 8 October 1949)[1]
Biggest win
23x15px Nigeria 10–1 Dahomey 23x15px
(Lagos, Nigeria; 28 November 1959)
Biggest defeat
23x15px Gold Coast and Trans-Volta Togoland 23x15px 7–0 Nigeria 23x15px
(Accra, Gold Coast; 1 June 1955)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 1994)
Best result Round of 16, 1994, 1998 and 2014
African Nations Cup
Appearances 17 (First in 1963)
Best result Champions, 1980, 1994 and 2013
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 1995)
Best result Fourth Place, 1995