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Nigeria 1963 AFCON Squad Complete List

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Nigeria 1963 AFCON Squad

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Ghana won the 1963 Africa Cup Of Nations after thrashing Sudan 3-0 n the final. The third place playoff was between the United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia. The game also ended 3-0 in favour of UAE.

See the breakdown below:

  • CHAMPIONS: GHANA
  • RUNNERS-UP: SUDAN
  • THIRD: EGYPT (UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC)
  • PARTICIPANTS: 6 TEAMS

The competition then didn’t have many teams participating. There were only six countries competing and so there was just a group stage from which teams reached the final and third place playoffs.

Highlights: Ghana win African Cup Of Nations 1963

Jorge Augusto Pena was the coach who took Nigeria to the 1963 AFCON where the Nigeria national team lost its two group games.

Below are the teams that partook in the 1963 AFCON.

Teams in the 1963 AFCON

1. Ethiopia          

2. Ghana

3. Nigeria

4. Sudan              

5. Tunisia            

6. United Arab Republic

Nigeria 1963 AFCON Results

MatchResult
United Arab Republic vs Nigeria (Groupstage)6-3 loss
Sudan vs Nigeria (Groupstage)4-0 loss

Nigeria 1963 AFCON Squad

Goalkeepers

PlayerClub
Emmanuel OmiunuLagos Police (Nigeria)
Lateef GomezLagos Railway (Nigeria)

Defenders

PlayerClub
Adeniyi OmowonWNDC Ibadan (Nigeria)
Isaac NnandoABA (Nigeria)
Adetunji ShotayoLagos UAC (Nigeria)
Godwin Achebe         Lagos ECN (Nigeria)
Babajide JohnsonWNDC Ibadan (Nigeria)
Emmanuel RemiLagos Police (Nigeria)
Augustine OduahLagos ECN (Nigeria)

Midfielders

PlayerClub
Burniston OlayomboLagos ECN (Nigeria)
Kaiser BlanksonStationery Stores (Nigeria)
Abiodun LajideLagos Railway (Nigeria)
Paul HamiltonLagos ECN (Nigeria)
Shedrack AjaeroLagos ECN (Nigeria)
Chukwumah IgweonuPort Harcourt (Nigeria)

Forwards

PlayerClub
Joseph BasseyLagos ECN (Nigeria)
Albert OnyeawunaPort Harcourt (Nigeria)
Asuquo EkpeIbadan Lions (Nigeria)

Coach: Jorge Augusto Pena

This article was updated 1 month ago

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