1.Nigeria is the most successful nation in the FIFA U17 tournament’s history, with four titles and three runner ups
2.The Super Falcons of Nigeria won the first seven African women’s championship (1991, 1995, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004 & 2006) and also won it in 2010 and 2014. They lifted the trophy nine times out of eleven appearances.
3.Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala is the first footballer in the world to have been named the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year.
4.The Nigerian senior football team, Super Eagles, was originally called the Red Devils by the British who brought football to Nigeria. The name was then changed to the Super Eagles after the team won its first Nations Cup in 1980.
5.Nigeria has been the most consistent team in the African Cup of Nations, wining three wins and four runner-ups.