Nigeria Team World Cup 2014: All the latest football team news, including the latest Nigeria team fixtures, live scores, results, pictures and statistics.
After winning the Cup soccer championship in early Africa , Nigeria
beat Ethiopia in the playoffs to be present at this year's World Cup .|
And in this success , coach Stephen Keshi to bother because the main trouble with his country 's football federation , when not paid for the coaching staff a few months now and have misunderstandings with the players .
Will be interesting to see if the Super Eagles can leave behind internal problems to play in the World Cup 2014 .
Defense is the key for coach Keshi . 51 -year-old military rulers may take advantage of the counter attack based on strength and speed of the players .
Nigeria has talented players and other advantages that they can take advantage of the young team aspiring to win.
Nigeria squad is led by John Obi Mikel , who played for Chelsea . Mikel will direct the regional center to coordinate attacks with a swift and mighty , as well as making it difficult for opponents by breaking their rhythm playing .
Victor Obinna who could benefit most from the creation phase of Mikel . This striker has good vision when receiving a pass ball and has improved a lot since 2010 when on loan to West Ham .
Mikel also has support for Ahmed Musa with creativity shine at club CSKA Moscow . Finally , goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama will be the captain and commander of the squad members .
World Cup 2014 Nigeria National Team
World Cup 2014 Nigeria Schedule Group F
Nigeria is the 22nd country to have qualified for the World Cup Brazil after having qualified on the 16th of November 2013. Nigeria was 1 of the 10 CAF countries to play the continental play-offs. Their opponent was Ethiopia which never played in a World Cup before. The World Cup 2014 Nigeria national team however crushed their dream by winning the first match with 2-1 and the 2nd match with 2-0. Emmanuel Emenike scored both goals in the first match and Victor Moses and Victor Obinna scored in the 2nd match. Nigeria qualified and will play their 5th World Cup in Brazil.
World Cup 2014 Nigeria Players
Players who will probably be selected for the World Cup 2014 Nigeria national team are:
Head Coach: Stephen Keshi (Nigerian)
Nigeria World Cup History
How Many World Cups Played: 4
Pld=Games played, W=Wins, D=Draws, L=Losses, GF=Goals scored, GA=Goals against
Did You Know Nigeria:
1994 – Round of 16: Although Nigeria had equal wins and losses in comparison to the 1998 World Cup, Nigeria had a positive goal difference of 3.
2002/2010 – Group stage: Nigeria had the exact same amount of points in both World Cups, 1 draw, 2 losses and a goal difference of -2.
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