Nigeria at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Nigeria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Nigeria
IOC code  NGR
NOC Nigeria Olympic Committee
Website www.nigeriaolympiccommittee.org
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Nigeria competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Results by event[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Enrique Villarreal (MEX), referee stopped contest
  • Quarterfinals — Lost to Ion Monea (ROU), 2:3

Football[edit]

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 5
 Japan 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4
 Brazil 3 0 2 1 4 5 −1 2
 Nigeria 3 0 1 2 4 9 −5 1

1968-10-14
12:00
Japan  3 – 1  Nigeria
Kamamoto Goal 24' Goal 72' Goal 89' Report Okoye Goal 33'

1968-10-16
12:00
Spain  3 – 0  Nigeria
Ortuño Goal 27'
Grande Goal 52' Goal 69'
Report

1968-10-18
12:00
Brazil  3 – 3  Nigeria
Ferreti Goal 50'
Olumodeji Goal 59' (o.g.)
Tião Goal 65'
Report Olayombo Goal 10' Goal 41'
Anieke Goal 19'

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