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Nigeria

Nigeria Sports Stats

Definitions

  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men per million: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Women: FIFA world women's ranking, total points.
  • FIFA country code: Three letter codes or trigamme assigned by FIFA to member and non-member countries. These are the official codes used by FIFA and its continental confederations (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) as name abbreviations of countries and dependent areas, in official competitions.
  • Soccer > Football players with a Premier League winner's medal > Representation of nationalities > First winner: Players who won the first Premier League' winners medal for their country.
  • Summer olympic medals > All time: All-time Summer Games medal standings, based on The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include the 1906 Intercalated Games, which are not recognized by the IOC.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals against: Total goals against in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins per million: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Basketball > 2006 FIBA World Championship > Final standings > Record 4/2/2011 2006
Basketball > 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women > Final standings 16 2006 1st out of 12
FIFA World Ranking > Men 738 2006 12th out of 197
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 5.15 2006 175th out of 188
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,736 2005 23th out of 116
FIFA country code NGA 2009
Soccer > Football players with a Premier League winner's medal > Representation of nationalities > First winner Nwankwo Kanu, 01-02 2001
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Gold 2 1996 35th out of 53
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Population 114 746 000 2000
Summer olympic medals > All time 17 1906 43th out of 115
World Championships in Athletics > Medals Table > Position 25 1999
World Cup Totals > Goals against 16 2006 40th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Losses 6 2006 37th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Wins 4 2006 31st out of 72
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.0279 2006 46th out of 68

SOURCES: Wikipedia: 2006 FIBA World Championship; Wikipedia: 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women; Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; FIFA Official Website, December 2005; Iain Jeffree, FIFA Country Codes Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation, 22 Oct 2009.; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia: List of football players with a Premier League winner's medal; Wikipedia: 1996 Summer Olympics medals per capita; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games; Wikipedia: 1999 World Championships in Athletics; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

Citation

"Nigeria Sports Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Nigeria/Sports