Super Eagles goal scorers at the World Cup since USA ’94 [See List]

Super Eagles goal scorers at the World Cup since USA ’94 [See List]

Super Eagles legend, late Rasheed Yekini scored Nigeria’s debut goal at the FIFA World Cup in USA 1994.

That famous 21st-minute tap-in against Bulgaria was symbolic in the annals of Nigeria football history as it announced the Super Eagles of Nigeria on the world stage.


Rasheed Yekini’s famous celebration after scoring Nigeria’s first ever goal at the World Cup. [credit: fifa.com]

The Super Eagles have had moments of brilliance in front of goal over the years at the World cup, from that iconic outside-the-box strike by Sunday Oliseh at the 1998 edition against Spain to Kalu Uche’s long-range free kick against Greece in South Africa 2010.

The Super Eagles have scored 19 times at the World Cup from 1994 (bar Zubizarreta’s own goal in 1998 vs Spain).

In this post – brila.net lists the Nigeria goals scorers at the World cup.

 

Sunday Oliseh wheels towards the fans as he celebrates his screamer against Spain at France ’98 [credit: fifa.com]

Which is your favorite Super Eagles goal at the World Cup?

US’1994 World Cup

Group Stage

vs Bulgaria

Rasheed Yekini

Daniel Amokachi

Emmanuel Amunike

 

vs Argentina

Samson Siasia

 

Vs Greece

Finidi George

Daniel Amokachi

 

Round of 16

vs Italy

Emmanuel Amuneke

France 1998 World Cup

Group Stage

vs Spain

Mutiu Adepoju

Zubizarreta (o.g.)

Sunday Oliseh

 

vs Bulgaria

Victor Ikpeba

 

vs Paraguay

Wilson Oruma

 

vs Denmark

Tijani Babangida

Korea/Japan 2002

Group Stage

vs Sweden

Julius Aghahowa

 

South Africa 2010

Group stage

vs Greece

Kalu Uche

 

vs South Korea

Kalu Uche

Yakubu Aiyegbeni

 

Brazil 2014

Group stage

Vs Bosnia & Herzegovina

Peter Odenwingie

 

Vs Argentina

Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa

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