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.
In light of this, FIFA banned India from playing football for years because the Indians might adopt black magic to manipulate international matches.
The death of Ernest Okonkwo on August 7, 1990, apparently marked the death of apt football radio commentary in Nigeria...
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.
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.