Nigeria qualified for the World Cup for the first time in 1994. The first round of the tournament proper saw them finish top of their group, with two wins and one defeat from three matches. They won their first game of the tournament 3 - 0 against Bulgaria, with the first goal of the match being scored by Rashidi Yekeni, most notable for his spell at VitÃ³ria Setubal.
I think you mean the World Cup 1998, held in France. The opening goal was scored by Cesar Sampaio of Brazil from a corner, against Scotland in the opening match. Brazil won the game 2-1. John Collins equalised for Scotland from the spot but Tommy Boyd scored an own goal to hand the defending champions the win.
Samuel eto'o ? think you,ll find that the first african footballer to lift european cup was bruce grobbelaar (Zimbabwe) for liverpool in 1984
Egypt was the first African country to participate in the World Cup when it played in 1934 FIFA World Cup.
Viv Anderson was one of, if not the, first african to play for man utd
jesper olsen was the first danish player in 1984
Anderson is his first name
Brian Deane, for Sheffield United vs. Manchester United.
Brian Deane for Sheffield United v Manchester United.
Dirk Kuyt scored his first ever hat-trick against Manchester United in the 2010/11 season.
The first black player to play for Manchester United was Tony Whelan in the 1960s.
Park Ji-Sung, of South Korea.
Manchester United was there first, it is 27 years older than Chelsea football club.