All About Nigerian Football

Youth Football


Nigeria is a leader in international youth football where it has been a dominant force for decades in FIFA International tournaments. Records in those tournaments appear on the left side of this page. Below we place table of top scorers at the various age levels.
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U-17 World Records
Year Position
 1985               Champion 
 1987 Second Place           
 1993 Champion 
 2001 Second Place 
 2007 Champion 
 2009 Second Place 
U-20 World Records
Year Position
1985                Third Place              
1989  Second Place 
2005  Second Place 
   
Olympic Records (U-23)
Year Position
1996  Champion               
2009                Second Place 
   
U-17 Top Scorers
Player Goals
MACAULLEY, Chrisanthus      14 
KANU, Nwankwo 
BALA, Ezekiel 
ORUMA, Wilson 
AKINSOLA, Kabiru 
U-20 Top Scorers
Player Goals
EDEBOR, Humphrey      
ODIAKA, Monday 
ADEPOJU, Mutiu 
EHILEGBU, Chibuzor 
   
U-23 Top Scorers
Player Goals
NSOFOR, Victor Obinna 
AIYEGBENI, Yakubu 
BABANGIDA, Tijani 
MANCHA, Patrick