What is the score of Nigeria vs Argentina 1996?

Nigeria’s Celestine Babayaro (R) makes a flip after scoring a goal against Brazil during the Olympic soccer semi-final Brazil vs Nigeria in Athens, Ga., on July 31, 1996. Nigeria won 4-3. The Super Eagles would be the ones facing Argentina on Aug.

Who did Nigeria played Final with at Atlanta 1996?

But at the Atlanta’96 Games, the Dream Team beat both Hungary and Japan with an identical 1-0 win but also lost 1 -0 to Brazil in their final preliminary Group D ties to progress to the knockout stages of the Olympic Football Tournament.

Who won Atlanta 96 final?

The tournament featured 16 national teams from the six continental confederations….Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men’s tournament.

Tournament details
Teams 16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Nigeria (1st title)

Who won 1996 Olympics football?

United States
Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Football at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Teams 8 (from 4 confederations)
Medalists Gold United States Silver China PR Bronze Norway
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Is Nigeria good at football?

According to the FIFA World Rankings, Nigeria, at 39th, are currently the 5th best team in the Confederation of African Football.

Do Nigeria ever won World Cup?

2014 World Cup Nigeria’s campaign in the 2014 FIFA World Cup opened with a disappointing 0–0 draw against Iran. Four days later the team played their second game against Bosnia and Herzegovina. A controversial 29th-minute Peter Odemwingie goal gave Nigeria their first World Cup win since 1998.

Who was the first Nigerian to win an Olympic gold medal?

Chioma Ajunwa
Chioma Ajunwa was the first Nigerian to win an Olympic gold in 1996, while she was also working as a police officer. Nigeria still has only won three golds in total, a relatively small total given it is Africa’s most populous nation.

Who is better football Nigeria or Ghana?

Nigeria have won it five times while Ghana have triumphed twice. Ghana won the first-ever African medal in football in 1992 and Nigeria went two steps better by winning gold at the 1996 Games.