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About Team Nigeria

Team Nigeria is the Nigerian Team which competes at the summer Olympic Games, youth Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and All African Games. Team selection is made from the best sportsmen and women by the Nigerian Olympic Committee in conjunction with the national governing bodies. There are 26 sports in the Olympic Programme and Team Nigeria to date has participated in 12 different sports. The 10 events Team Nigeria competed in at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 was the most to date at a single games.

What is Olympism?

Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining the qualities of body, will and mind in a balanced whole. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy of effort, the educational value of good example, social responsibility and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.

Upcoming events

  • Wed
    04
    Apr
    2018
    Sun
    15
    Apr
    2018

    2018 Commonwealth Games

    4:00 pm

    Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

  • Fri
    24
    Jul
    2020
    Sun
    09
    Aug
    2020

    Tokyo 2020

    4:00 pm

    Tokyo, Japan

Team Nigeria, stronger together in Rio.

Team Nigeria,stronger together in Rio