Did Nigeria win World Cup 2010?

Has Nigeria won any World Cup?

Governed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), they are three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners, with their most recent title in 2013.

Nigeria national football team.

FIFA ranking
Gold Coast and British Togoland 7–0 Nigeria (Accra, Gold Coast; 1 June 1955)
World Cup
Appearances 6 (first in 1994)
Best result Round of 16 (1994, 1998, 2014)

Who was the best player in the 2010 World Cup?

(CNN) — Uruguay striker Diego Forlan has won the FIFA Golden Ball award for the top player of the 2010 World Cup after inspiring his country to its best performance at the global showpiece in 40 years.

Did Africa win the World Cup in 2010?

The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men’s national association football teams. It took place in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010. … They are also the only national team since 1978 to win a World Cup after losing a game in the group stage.

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Which country won the World Cup in 2010?

The final was played on 11 July 2010 at Soccer City, Johannesburg. Spain defeated the Netherlands 1–0, after an extra time goal by Andrés Iniesta. The win gave Spain its first World Cup title.

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 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 won the Golden Boot in 2010?

The Germany attacker claimed the accolade after Holland’s Wesley Sneijder and Spain’s David Villa failed to hit the net during Spain’s famous 1-0 win at the Soccer City stadium.

Who is a God of football?

He was none other than Diego Maradona, one of the world’s greatest football players, also called ‘The God of Football’. He saw heaven and hell on Earth and died Wednesday at the age of 60. Maradona was a player who, apart from scoring goals, also made mistakes.

Who is the best World Cup player?

The 23 best World Cup players so far — Harry Kane kicked off top spot

  • Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne — 7.79. …
  • Argentina forward Lionel Messi — 7.87. …
  • England midfielder Kieran Trippier — 8.04. …
  • Spain midfielder Isco — 8.29. …
  • Colombia defender Yerry Mina — 8.35. …
  • Belgium attacker Eden Hazard — 8.56.
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What does FIFA stand for?

FIFA — Soccer’s World Governing Body

Founded in 1904 to provide unity among national soccer associations, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) boasts 209 members, rivaling that of the United Nations, and is arguably the most prestigious sports organization in the world.

How far did South Africa get in the 2010 World Cup?

During the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, they beat France 2–1 and drew 1–1 to Mexico, but lost 0–3 to Uruguay. They lost out on progression to the round of 16, on goal difference.

How much did the 2010 World Cup cost?

$3 billion spent on 2010 World Cup

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa spent more than $3 billion on the 2010 World Cup, and in return gained an “intangible legacy” from the first world soccer showpiece in Africa, the country’s government said Friday in its final report on the tournament.

Who won the World Cup?

England cricket team

Where was FIFA 2010 held?

Johannesburg, South Africa

Who won World Cup South Africa?

The 2010 World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship between 32 men’s national football teams.

2010 FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010
Tournament details
Champions Spain (1st title)
Runners-up Netherlands
Third place Germany
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