Nigeria Football Association

Nigeria Highlights

Group: C
Last time out: 2012 – finished first in group, took fourth place overall with a loss to host Japan
Best finish: 2010 – finished second in group, took second place overall with a semifinal win over Colombia and a final loss to host Germany
Advanced from group: 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012

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Previous Tournaments


Finished first in Group B. Defeated Mexico 1-0 in the quarterfinals and fell 0-2 to the United States in the semifinals. Took fourth place overall with a 1-2 loss to host Japan.


Finished second in Group C behind Mexico on goal differential. Held the United States to a 1-1 draw in the quarterfinals and advanced 4-2 in a penalty kick shootout. Defeated Colombia 1-0 in the semifinal round and took second place overall with a 0-2 loss to host Germany in the final.


Finished first in Group A. Knocked out with a 2-3 loss to France in the quarterfinal round.


Finished second in Group B behind China. Knocked out in quarterfinal round with a 1-2 loss to Brazil.


Finished third in Group B behind Brazil and China. Did not advance to knockout rounds.


Finished fourth in Group A behind Canada, Japan, and Denmark. Did not advance to knockout rounds.


2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup Roster


1 – Sandra Chiihii (Ibom Angels)
16 – Ibijoke Sangonuga (Inneh Queens)
21 – Chiudo Ehiudo (Delta Queens)


2 – Ebere Okoye (Nasarawa Amazons)
3 – Jiroro Idike (Delta Queens)
5 – Maryam Ibrahim (Nasarawa Amazons)
6 – Sarah Nnodim (Delta Queens)
15 – Ugo Njoku (Rivers Angels)
17 – Victoria Aidelomon (Pelican Stars)
18 – Gladys Abasi (Ibom Angels)


4 – Asisat Oshoala (Rivers Angels)
9 – Patience Okaeme (Delta Queens)
10 – Halimatu Ayinde (Delta Queens)
11 – Yetunde Adeboyejo (Bayelsa Queens)
14 – Osarenoma Igbinovia (Inneh Queens)


7 – Loveth Ayila (Makwada Babes)
8 – Courtney Dike (Oklahoma State University)
12 – Uchenna Kanu (Pelican Stars)
13 – Yetunde Aluko (Sunshine Queens)
19 – Chinwendu Ihezuo (Pelican Stars)
20 – Uchechi Sunday (Rivers Angels)

Match Schedule

Group C

Aug. 6 1-1 D vs. Mexico (Moncton)
Aug. 9 2-1 W vs. Korea Republic (Moncton)
Aug. 13 2-1 W vs. England (Edmonton)


Aug. 17 4-1 W vs. New Zealand (Moncton)


Aug. 20 6-2 W vs. Korea DPR (Moncton)


Aug. 24 0-1 L vs. Germany (Montreal)