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 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 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 Adalbert Zafirov
Defender/Centre back Rosen Kirilov
Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Midfielder Anatoli Nankov
Midfielder Milen Petkov
Midfielder Stoitcho Stoilov
Midfielder Ivailo Yordanov
Forward Georgi Bachev
Forward Georgi Ivanov
Forward Luboslav Penev