Nigeria national baseball team

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Nigeria national baseball team
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Country  Nigeria
Confederation African Baseball & Softball Association

The Nigeria national baseball team is the national baseball team of Nigeria. The team represents Nigeria in international competitions and is ranked 2nd in Africa and among the Top 10 in the world.

Tournament record[edit]

All-Africa Games[edit]

All-Africa Games record
Year Host Position W L RS RA
1999 South Africa Silver medal africa.svg 2nd 4 1 68 39
2003 Nigeria Silver medal africa.svg 2nd Unavailable[1][2]
Total 2/2 - - - -

In 1999 Nigeria won the silver medal by defeating every other national team except South Africa, to whom they lost in the final. In order, Nigeria won against Lesotho (14–3), Zimbabwe (12–11), Uganda (27–1) and Ghana (14–5) until a blowout loss to South Africa (1–19) in the championship game. Nigeria was again a dominant power in the 2003 Games held in Abuja, cruising to the final where they lost to South Africa 0–15 to earn the silver medal again. Baseball was scheduled to make a return to the All-Africa Games in Mozambique in 2011, but this did not occur as planned.

1999 All-Africa Games
9 September
14:00
Zimbabwe  11–12 (F/9) Nigeria Nigeria Randburg Sports Stadium
LP: Nhauro Mpanguri Boxscore WP: Michael Oguwuche
11 September
16:00
Uganda  1–27 (F/5) Nigeria Nigeria Randburg Sports Stadium
LP: Henry Odong Boxscore WP: Augustine Gabriel
12 September
12:30
Nigeria Nigeria 1–19 (F/7)  South Africa Randburg Sports Stadium
LP: Ceaser Ofoedu Boxscore WP: Carl Michaels
13 September
12:30
Nigeria Nigeria 14–3 (F/8)  Lesotho Randburg Sports Stadium
WP: Emmanuel Motoni Boxscore LP: Bahzakoana Shelike
15 September
15:00
Ghana  5–14 (F/7) Nigeria Nigeria Randburg Sports Stadium
LP: Charles Andam Boxscore WP: Emmanuel Motoni

Players[edit]

  • Victor Achakpo
  • Adedeji Adekunli
  • Adeyinaka Adewusi
  • Akeem Adeyemi
  • Godwin Agobie
  • Toba Elegbi
  • olakunle aina
  • Olawale Kolawole
  • Emmanuel Motoni
  • Ceaser Ofoedu
  • Michael Oguwuche
  • Michael Okoli
  • Wande Olabisi
  • Emmanuel Oladinni
  • Gbenga Olayemi
  • Joseph Olayemi
  • Victor Owoyokun
  • Sunday Twaki

Uniforms[edit]

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References[edit]