The 1966 FIFA World Cup hosted by England remains the only tournament to have been boycotted by an entire continent (Africa) even to this day.
Sam Henshaw Ibiam did not concede a single goal in eight of the nine years he represented Nigeria; and in all his nine years, he conceded only five goals.
Montréal was the first Canadian city to hold an Olympic Games in 1976. The 21st Olympiad took place between July 17 and August 1, 1976.
The Nigerian Football Team was not known as the Super Eagles from its inception in 1949. The football team was known as the...Green Eagles.
The Super Eagles made its debut at the 1994 edition of the World Cup. Since its debut, the team has only failed to qualify for the tournament twice.