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
Kick Off: 17:30 Local (16:30 BST)

1  Nigeria

Manager: Bora Milutinovic

0  Bulgaria

Manager: Hristo Bonev

Goals:

Victor Ikpeba 27 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Peter Rufai
Defender Uche Okechukwu (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 Gosho Ginchev
Defender Trifon Ivanov (captain)
Defender Ivailo Petkov
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Marian Hristov
Midfielder Ilian Iliev
Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Forward Emil Kostadinov

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 20 Y
Uche Okechukwu 43 Y
Victor Ikpeba 49 Y
Jay Jay Okocha 72 Y

Cards:

Ilian Iliev 65 Y
Radostin Kishishev 79 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Abiodun Baruwa
Goalkeeper Williams Okpara
Defender Benedict Iroha
Defender Uchenna Okafor
Defender Godwin Okpara
Defender Mobi Oparaku
Midfielder Wilson Oruma
Forward Nwankwo Kanu
Forward Rachidi Yekini

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Borislav Mihailov
Defender Rosen Kirilov
Defender Adalbert Zafirov
Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Midfielder Anatoli Nankov
Midfielder Milen Petkov
Midfielder Stoitcho Stoilov
Midfielder Ivailo Yordanov
Forward Georgi Bachev
Forward Georgi Ivanov
Forward Luboslav Penev