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Nigeria Squad at 1982 AFCON Fully Listed

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Nigeria Squad 1982 AFCON

Though Nigeria were the holders, Ghana emerged champions of the African Cup of Nations in the 1982 tournament that was hosted by Lybia.

This 13th edition of the competition made it the fourth AFCON title win for the Black Stars after beating the host nation on penalty kicks 7−6 following a 1−1 draw at full time.

  • Champions: Ghana
  • Runners-up:  Libya
  • Third place:  Zambia
  • Fourth place:  Algeria

AFCON’s 1982 top scorer was Ghana’s George Alhassan with 4 goals, while the Best player Award went to Libya’s Fawzi Al-Issawi.

See the eight teams that took part in the 1982 AFCON between the 5th to 19th of March.

Teams in the 1982 AFCON?

1. Algeria

2. Cameroon

3. Ethiopia

4. Ghana

5. Libya

6. Nigeria

7. Tunisia

8. Zambia

Nigeria 1982 AFCON Results

MatchResult
Nigeria vs Ethiopia (Groupstage)3-0 win
Algeria vs Nigeria (Groupstage)2-1 win
Zambia vs Nigeria (Groupstage)3-0 loss

1982 AFCON Nigeria Squad

Goalkeepers

PlayerClub
Peter Fregene
Best Ogedegbe

Defenders

Ademola Adeshina
Tunde Bamidele
Leotis Boateng
Stephen Keshi
Charles Yantchio

Midfielders

PlayerClub
Mudashiru Lawal
Henry Nwosu
Okey Isima
Sylvanus OkpalaEnugu Rangers ()
Felix Owolabi
Anthony Orji

Forwards

PlayerClub
Emmanuel Osigwe
Richard OwubokiriACB Lagos (Nigeria)
Adegoke Adelabu
Fatai Yekini
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