Nigeria national under-23 football team

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Nigeria Olympic
football team
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Dream Team
Association Nigeria Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Fatai Amoo
Home stadium Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium
FIFA code NGR
First colours
Second colours
Olympic Games
Appearances 6 (First in 1968)
Best result Winner: 1996 Atlanta
All-Africa Games
Appearances 5 (First in 1973)
Best result Winner: 1973
Olympic medal record
Men’s Football
Gold 1996 Atlanta Team
Silver 2008 Beijing Team

Nigeria Olympic football team represents Nigeria in international football competitions in Olympic Games. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23, except during the Olympic Games where the use of three overage players is allowed. The team is controlled by the Nigeria Football Federation.

Current Squad[edit]

Squad called for the July 2011 2012 CAF Men's Pre-Olympic Tournament[1]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Dele Ajiboye (1990-08-07)7 August 1990 (aged 21) 9 Spain Pontevedra
1GK Olufemi Thomas (1989-05-08)08 May 1989 (aged 22) Nigeria Ocean Boys
1GK Theo Afelokhai (1988-04-07)7 April 1988 (aged 23) 1 Nigeria Kano Pillars
2DF Kingsley Udoh (1990-12-07)7 December 1990 (aged 20) Nigeria Heartland F.C.
2DF Usman Amodu (1990-12-16)16 December 1990 (aged 21) Nigeria Enyimba Aba
4 2DF Nwankwo Obiorah (1989-06-18)18 June 1989 (aged 22) Italy Parma
5 2DF Raheem Lawal (1990-05-04)4 May 1990 (aged 21) Spain Atlético Baleares
6 2DF Ibok Edet (1989-08-22)22 August 1989 (aged 22) Malta Floriana F.C.
2DF Markson Ojobo (1992-12-01)1 December 1992 (aged 19) Nigeria Enyimba Aba
2DF Emmanuel Anyanwu (1991-11-15)15 November 1991 (aged 20) Nigeria Enyimba Aba
2DF Terna Suswam (1991-09-05)5 September 1991 (aged 20) Portugal Vitória F.C.
3MF Nosa Igiebor (1990-10-17)17 October 1990 (aged 21) 7 Spain Real Betis
3MF Ayo Saka (1990-05-18)18 May 1990 (aged 21) Nigeria Ocean Boys
3MF Osas Okoro (1991-09-11)September 11, 1991 (aged 20) 1 Nigeria Heartland
4FW Olarenwaju Kayode (1993-05-08)8 May 1993 (aged 18) Israel Maccabi Netanya
4FW Jude Aneke (1990-04-23)23 April 1990 (aged 21) Nigeria Kaduna United
4FW Gbolahan Salami (1991-04-15)15 April 1991 (aged 20) Nigeria Shooting Stars
4FW Stephen Worgu (1990-04-06)6 April 1990 (aged 21) Sudan Al-Merrikh
4FW Michel Babatunde (1992-12-24)24 December 1992 (aged 18) Ukraine Kryvbas
4FW Danny Uchechi (1989-09-14)14 September 1989 (aged 22) England Sheffield Wednesday
4FW Odah Onoriode Nigeria Fame F.C.

Other achievements[edit]

  • TIFOCO Tournament[3]
    • Third-place: 2003

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Niger International Tournament (2002) rsssf.com. Retrieved 21-12-2013.
  3. ^ TIFOCO Tournament (2003) rsssf.com. Retrieved 21-12-2013.

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