Best answer: Which World Cup did Nigeria host?

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)

Has Nigeria hosted any 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.

When did Nigeria host Under 20 World Cup?

1999 FIFA World Youth Championship

FIFA U-20 World Cup Nigeria 1999
Host country Nigeria
Dates 3–24 April
Teams 24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 8 (in 8 host cities)

Where is 2030 World Cup held?

First launched in 1930, it has been hosted all across the globe, in South America, North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, while the 2022 tournament takes place in the Middle East.

Which countries are bidding to host World Cup 2030?

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Host(s) Confederation Bid confirmed?
Portugal, Spain UEFA (Europe) Yes

How many times did Nigeria won u17 World Cup?

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 is Nigeria top scorer?

Players

# Name National team career
1 Rashidi Yekini 1984–1998
2 Segun Odegbami 1976–1982
3 Yakubu 2000–2012
4 Ikechukwu Uche 2007–

Which country carry World Cup most?

The national team of Brazil has won the most soccer World Cup titles of all time with five, winning the tournament in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and, most recently, in 2002.

Soccer World Cup titles won by country from 1930 to 2018.

Number of World Cup titles
Brazil 5
Germany 4
Italy 4
Uruguay 2

Which country has won the Under 20 World Cup most?

FIFA U-20 World Cup

Founded 1977
Region International (FIFA)
Number of teams 24 (finals)
Current champions Ukraine (1st title)
Most successful team(s) Argentina (6 titles)

Which country has won the Under 17 World Cup most?

Ghana has won the U-17 championship two times. The reigning champion is England, winning the tournament in India in 2017.

Number of titles won at FIFA U-17 World Cups from 1985 to 2017.

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

Who beat Nigeria 99 1?

It was unbelievable, implausible and incredible. The Green Eagles of Nigeria had been walloped 99-1 by a little known India team. If you have never heard of this historic match, you must belong to the incumbent “Indomie generation” in Nigeria.

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Which country will host 2038 World Cup?

Ghana. Ghana is planning an ambitious-bid to stage the 2038 FIFA World Cup as part of its 40-year national development plan, developed by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC).

Which country will host 2023 World Cup?

India

Who is hosting the World Cup in 2030?

First launched in 1930, it has been hosted all across the globe, in South America, North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, while the 2022 tournament takes place in the Middle East.

Which countries are bidding to host World Cup 2030?

Host(s) Confederation Bid confirmed?
Portugal, Spain UEFA (Europe) Yes

Who named Nigeria?

The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River running through the country. This name was coined on January 8, 1897, by British journalist Flora Shaw, who later married Lord Lugard, a British colonial administrator.

Did Nigeria under 17 qualify?

Nigeria have qualified for the 2021 U17 Africa Cup of Nations after securing a 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso in the U17 Wafu B semi-finals on Friday. Michael Emmanuel Papo scored the only goal of the encounter to send the Golden Eaglets to the final of the regional tournament which is being hosted by Togo.

Which country is hosting Under 17 World Cup?

The latest edition of the U-17 World Cup will be the second FIFA competition to be hosted by India.

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