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Nigeria national rugby league team

The Nigeria national rugby league team represents Nigeria in international rugby league football competitions. They made their debut in the 2019 Middle East Africa Championship with a 23-12 victory over Ghana.[1]

Nigeria
Team information
Governing bodyNigeria Rugby League
RegionEurope
Head coachJoe Mbu
CaptainSadiq Adebiyi
Home stadiumTeslim Balogun Stadium
Team results
First international
 Nigeria 23 – 12 Ghana 
(Lagos, Nigeria; 2nd October 2019)
Biggest win
 Nigeria 38 – 10 Morocco 
(Lagos, Nigeria; 5th October 2019)

Current SquadEdit

Squad for 2019 MEA Rugby League Championship;[2]

  • Bolu Fagborun
  • Jude Abrackson
  • Joshua Effiong
  • Gabriel John
  • Alex Richard
  • Samuel Akpabio
  • Nuhu Ibrahim
  • Shakirudeen Alameen
  • Nelson Celestine
  • Habib Isazka
  • Steven James
  • Daniel John
  • Kiki Stephen
  • Precious John
  • Kelvin Azuka
  • Ezekiel Coker
  • Sulymon Oyebola
  • Stephen Akpawan
  • Malu Williams
  • Sadiq Adebiyi
  • Jubril Olajude
  • Isah Lawal-Saulawa

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2nd MEA Rugby league Championship:Debutants Nigeria see off Ghana to set up Morocco final (audio)". Azu Emeh busybuddiesng.com. 3 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Domestic competition in Nigeria underpins MEA Championship". RLIF. 1 October 2019.

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