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Nigeria

Nickname:
The Super Eagles
Founded:
1945
Joined FIFA:
1960
Website:
www.nigeriaff.com

Nigeria’s team of domestic league players are featuring at the CHAN in Rwanda for the second time. The country made their debut in 2014 in South Africa, where they finished third after they beat Zimbabwe courtesy of a Christian Obiozor goal. Ejike Uzoenyi was the MVP of CHAN 2014 after which he signed a lucrative deal with top South African club Mamelodi Sundowns and now many of his compatriots will hope to follow this path with Rwanda 2016 as the platform. They were eliminated by Ghana for the inaugural tournament in Côte d'Ivoire in 2009 and then Niger for the 2011 edition in Sudan. To qualify for the 2016 championship in Rwanda, Nigeria saw off Burkina Faso 2-0 on aggregate, winning 2-0 at home before holding the Stallions to a goalless draw in Ouagadougou. The team started preparation for the competition in Abuja in December 2015, before they flew out to South Africa for the final phase of preparation. In Pretoria, they drew 1-1 with Angola and beat Côte d'Ivoire 1-0 in warm-up games. Nigeria will open their campaign in Rwanda on January 18 against Niger Republic. They will also face Tunisia and Guinea in the group stage of the tournament.

GALLERY
LATEST FIXTURES & RESULTS
HOME RESULTS AWAY DATE VENUE MATCHES
Guinea 1 - 0 Nigeria 26 Jan 16 Rubavu Report
Tunisia 1 - 1 Nigeria 22 Jan 16 Kigali Report
Nigeria 4 - 1 Niger 18 Jan 16 Kigali Report
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STATISTICS
2016 CHAN TEAM RECORD
  MP W D L GF GA GD Y R PTS
OVERALL RECORD 3 1 1 1 5 3 3 0 0 4
HOME RECORD 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 3
AWAY RECORD 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1
LAST 10
LAST 10: 10 6 1 3 15 12 4 0 0 19
LAST 10 HOME: 6 4 1 1 12 8 4 0 0 13
LAST 10 AWAY: 4 2 0 2 3 4 0 0 0 6
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