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Romania vs Nigeria 2005

Romania 3-0 Nigeria 16 November 2005Friendly, BucharestNicolae, Petre, Rosu (Romania) For reasons that no one seemed to be able to properly explain, rather than playing the Democratic Republic of Congo at home as fixtured, Nigeria travelled away to play Romania in a hastily rearranged friendly. Few people seemed to know about the match – only […]


Jamaica 0-2 Nigeria

A little-known four-team international tournament played out at Charlton’s The Valley stadium provided an opportunity for Nigeria to take the UFWC title from the Republic of Ireland and then retain it against Jamaica. The Super Eagles defeated the Reggae Boyz 2-0 to win the Unity Cup and remain Unofficial Football World Champions.