Nigeria v Bulgaria, 19 June 1998

Score1-0 to Nigeria
RefereeMF Sanchez Yanten
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group D
VenueParc Des Princes, Paris
Attendance48,500

1  Nigeria

Manager: Bora Milutinovic

0  Bulgaria

Manager: Hristo Bonev

Goals:

Victor Ikpeba 26 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Peter Rufai
Defender Uche Ukechukwu (captain)
Defender/Centre back Taribo West
Defender/Left back Celestine Babayaro
Midfielder Mutiu Adepoju
Midfielder Garba Lawal
Midfielder Jay Jay Okocha
Midfielder Sunday Oliseh
Midfielder/Forward Finidi George
Forward Daniel Amokachi
Forward Victor Ikpeba

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Zdravko Zdravkov
Defender Trifon Ivanov (captain)
Defender Ivailo Petkov
Defender/Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Marian Hristov
Midfielder Ilian Iliev
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Forward Emil Kostadinov
Defender Gosho Ginchev

Substitutions:

Nwankwo Kanu for Victor Ikpeba 67
Rachidi Yekini for Daniel Amokachi 75
Tijana Babangida for Finidi George 84

Substitutions:

Daniel Borimirov for Marian Hristov 46
Luboslav Penev for Ilian Iliev 68
Georgi Bachev for Zlatko Yankov 84

Cards:

Mutiu Adepoju Y
Uche Ukechukwu Y
Victor Ikpeba Y
Jay Jay Okocha Y

Cards:

Radostin Kishishev Y
Ilian Iliev Y

On the bench:

Forward Nwankwo Kanu
Forward Rachidi Yekini

On the bench:

Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Forward Georgi Bachev
Forward Luboslav Penev