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Nigeria and Canada kick off their World Cup campaign, when they face off in the first round on Friday at AAMI Park.

This is the opening match of the World Cup group stage for both Nigeria and Canada, with both of them still upbeat. They’ll fight hard to come out the other end with a good result before facing the other two teams in the group.

Should Nigeria actually escape with points to their account from the opening match at the World Cup it’ll be a massive surprise. Bookmakers expect them to be run over at AAMI Park on 21st July at 04:30 (CET). Bookmakers firmly expect Canada to book their first win of the World Cup at the first time of asking. They’ll be eager to send a message to upcoming opponents of how strong they are.

Form: Nigeria vs Canada

Nigeria Form

In their last three games, Nigeria won 1-0 against Costa Rica, beat Hati 2-1 before winning 0-3 against New Zealand. Nigeria claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 internationals across all tournaments. They drew zero of the games, whilst losing seven.

Nigeria are not a high-scoring team these days, as they only found the back of the net seven times in the last ten outings. That is an average of just 0.7 per game, as they conceded 13 goals. They managed a clean sheet in two of these matches.

Canada Form

Canada have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it started with a 0-2 win against Brazil. Unable to follow that up, they went down 0-3 against Japan, before handing over all the spoils in a 2-1 defeat against France. In their last 10 internationals across all tournaments, Canada won six and lost four times, yet remarkably they didn’t draw a single match.

Canada head into their next match this coming Friday having performed a tolerable average of 1.6 in ten matches in this tournament. They scored a total of 15, whilst shipping 11 against. An average of 1.1 against a game. They hung on to a clean sheet four times in this streak.

Calling out Canada to start off the World Cup with a win is a no-brainer in this encounter, and they have every opportunity to enter the tournament with a convincing win.

Nigeria vs Canada Stats

  • Nigeria have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In the last 6 Nigeria matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Nigeria have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Nigeria have lost 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 3 of the last 4 Nigeria matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Canada matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Canada have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • In the last 4 Canada matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Canada played, both teams scored
  • Canada have won 5 of the last 7 matches

Position in the World Cup standings: Nigeria vs Canada

Nigeria vs Canada H2H

The latest FIFA World Cup match between Nigeria and Canada was a tight encounter that saw Nigeria running away with a small 0-1 victory.

Nigeria enter the match against Canada with a 1-0-0 record in their previous one FIFA World Cup encounter. A win rate of 100%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.


It is the beginning of the World Cup campaign, and both Nigeria and Canada will be looking for their main strikers in this tournament. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team.



Over 2.5 goals happened in three of Nigeria’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.6 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Canada, who managed to score 1.7 times in those matches.


Amazingly, Nigeria scored the first goal of the match in just one out of the last six games at home. Canada scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games.

Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive away games Canada played. Nigeria managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.