Nigeria in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was Nigeria's 3rd appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Reaching the last 16 in USA 1994 and France 1998.
Argentina vs Nigeria
In time added on, Ike Shorunmu made two fine saves from Killy
González; to keep the scoreline respectable against Argentina.
Sweden vs Nigeria
Kanu tried to chip Hedman in the last minute of normal time, but it
wasn't to be and Nigeria became the second team to be eliminated from the 2002 World Cup
Nigeria vs England
Nigeria managed to get a point against England but wouldn't advance
from the group phase.
Nigeria failed to qualify for the Second Round.
Confédération Africaine de Football.
Nigeria Football Association.
1 Ike Shorunmu (Lausanne)
12 Austin Ejide (Gabros)
22 Vincent Enyeama (Enyimba)
2 Joseph Yobo (Olympique Marseille)
3 Celestine Babayaro (Chelsea)
5 Isaac Okoronkwo (Shaktar Donetsk)
6 Taribo West
13 Rabiu Afolabi (Standard Liege)
14 Ifeanyi Udeze (PAOK Salonika)
15 Justice Christopher (Royal Antwerp)
16 Efe Sodje (Crewe)
19 Eric Ejiofor (Maccabi Haifa)
7 Pius Ikedia (Ajax Amsterdam)
8 Mutiu Adepoju (Salamanca)
10 Jay Jay Okocha (Paris Saint Germain)
11 Garba Lawal (Roda JC Kerkrade)
18 Benedict Akwuegbu (Shenyeng Gendi)
20 James Obiorah (Lokomotiv Moscow)
23 Femi Opabumni (Grasshoppers)
4 Nwankwo Kanu (Arsenal)
9 Bartholomew Ogbeche (Paris Saint Germain)
17 Julius Aghahowa (Shaktar Donetsk)
21 John Utaka (Al Saad)
Denmark, France, Senegal, Uruguay.
Paraguay, Slovenia, Spain,
Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Turkey.
South Korea, United States.
Korea First Round Matches.
Cameroon, Germany, Republic of Ireland,
Argentina, England, Nigeria, Sweden.
Croatia, Ecuador, Italy, Mexico.
Belgium, Japan, Russia, Tunisia.
Japan First Round Matches.
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