Garba Lawal

Date of birth22 May 1974
NationalityNigerian
PositionMidfielder

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Nigeria Olympics 1
1996-97 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3
1996-97 Nigeria Olympics 1
5
1997-98 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 4
1997-98 Nigeria International Friendly 2
1998-99 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 3
1
1998-99 Nigeria International Friendly 1
1999-00 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
1999-00 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3
1
2000-01 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 4
1
2000-01 Nigeria Olympics 4
1
1
2001-02 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
2
1
1
2001-02 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 1
2001-02 Nigeria International Friendly
1
2002-03 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2003-04 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
1
2003-04 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2003-04 Nigeria Unity Cup 2
2004-05 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 5
1
2005-06 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 1
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Mar 1996 Nigeria v Zimbabwe W 1-0 Olympics Africa 3rd round
21 Jul 1996 Nigeria v Hungary W 1-0 Olympics Finals Group D
23 Jul 1996 Nigeria v Japan W 2-0 Olympics Finals Group D
25 Jul 1996 Brazil v Nigeria L 1-0 Olympics Finals Group D
28 Jul 1996 Nigeria v Mexico W 2-0 Olympics Quarter-final
31 Jul 1996 Nigeria v Brazil W 4-3 Olympics Semi-final
03 Aug 1996 Nigeria v Argentina W 3-2 Olympics Final
12 Jan 1997 Kenya v Nigeria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 1
05 Apr 1997 Nigeria v Guinea W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 1
27 Apr 1997 Burkina Faso v Nigeria W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 1
29 May 1998 Yugoslavia v Nigeria L 3-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 1998 Netherlands v Nigeria L 5-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 1998 Spain v Nigeria W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
19 Jun 1998 Nigeria v Bulgaria W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
24 Jun 1998 Nigeria v Paraguay L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
28 Jun 1998 Nigeria v Denmark L 1-4 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
04 Oct 1998 Burkina Faso v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 5
22 Dec 1998 Catalonia v Nigeria L 5-0 International Friendly
24 Jan 1999 Nigeria v Burundi W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 5
28 Feb 1999 Senegal v Nigeria D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 5
23 Jan 2000 Nigeria v Tunisia W 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
28 Jan 2000 Nigeria v Congo D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
03 Feb 2000 Nigeria v Morocco W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
09 Apr 2000 Eritrea v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
22 Apr 2000 Nigeria v Eritrea W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
17 Jun 2000 Nigeria v Sierra Leone W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
09 Jul 2000 Liberia v Nigeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
13 Sep 2000 Nigeria v Honduras D 3-3 Olympics Finals Group A
16 Sep 2000 Australia v Nigeria W 2-3 Olympics Finals Group A
19 Sep 2000 Italy v Nigeria D 1-1 Olympics Finals Group A
23 Sep 2000 Chile v Nigeria L 4-1 Olympics Quarter-final
27 Jan 2001 Nigeria v Sudan W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
10 Mar 2001 Ghana v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
21 Apr 2001 Sierra Leone v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
05 May 2001 Nigeria v Liberia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
21 Jan 2002 Algeria v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
24 Jan 2002 Mali v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
28 Jan 2002 Liberia v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
03 Feb 2002 Nigeria v Ghana W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
07 Feb 2002 Nigeria v Senegal W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals semi-final
09 Feb 2002 Mali v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 3rd place
18 May 2002 Nigeria v Jamaica W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 2002 Argentina v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
25 May 2003 Jamaica v Nigeria L 3-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 2003 Nigeria v Brazil L 0-3 International Friendly
31 Jan 2004 Nigeria v South Africa W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
04 Feb 2004 Benin v Nigeria W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
08 Feb 2004 Cameroon v Nigeria W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
11 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Nigeria L 1-1 (3-5) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
13 Feb 2004 Nigeria v Mali W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place
29 May 2004 Nigeria v Republic of Ireland W 3-0 UNITY CUP
31 May 2004 Jamaica v Nigeria W 0-2 UNITY CUP
05 Jun 2004 Nigeria v Rwanda W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
20 Jun 2004 Angola v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
03 Jul 2004 Nigeria v Algeria W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
05 Sep 2004 Zimbabwe v Nigeria W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
26 Mar 2005 Nigeria v Gabon W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
05 Jun 2005 Rwanda v Nigeria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
18 Jun 2005 Nigeria v Angola D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
31 Jan 2006 Nigeria v Senegal W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
04 Feb 2006 Nigeria v Tunisia W 1-1 (6-5) Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
09 Feb 2006 Senegal v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.