Nigeria at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Flag of Nigeria.svg
IOC codeNGR
NOCNigeria Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nigeriaolympiccommittee.org
in Mexico City
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Nigeria competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Results by event

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Enrique Villarreal (MEX), referee stopped contest
  • Quarterfinals — Lost to Ion Monea (ROU), 2:3

Football

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 5
 Japan 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4
 Brazil 3 0 2 1 4 5 −1 2
 Nigeria 3 0 1 2 4 9 −5 1

Japan 3 – 1 Nigeria
Kamamoto 24' 72' 89' Report Okoye 33'
Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Puebla
Referee: Ramon Sagastume Marmol El Salvador

Spain 3 – 0 Nigeria
Ortuño 27'
Grande 52' 69'
Report
Azteca Stadium, Mexico City
Referee: Augusto Robles Guatemala[1]

Brazil 3 – 3 Nigeria
Ferreti 50'
Olumodeji 59' (o.g.)
Tião 65'
Report Olayombo 10' 41'
Anieke 19'
Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Puebla
Referee: Seyoum Tarekegn Ethiopia

References

  1. ^ "WorldReferee.com - referee - Augusto Robles Morán - bio". Archived from the original on 2011-09-21.