Joseph Yobo

Date of birth06 September 1980
Place of birthKono
NationalityNigerian
Weight76 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

One of the younger members in the Nigerian squad at the 2002 World Cup finals, Joseph was also a member of the team that reached the Quarter Final of the World Under-20 Championships in 1999 and then moved to Europe.

He started at Michelin - a club in Port Harcourt owned by the tyre manufactuers - then moved to Belgium in 1998 to play for Standard Liege before joining Olympique Marseille in the summer of 2001.

A versatile player who began as a striker, he is mostly used in a wide position either in defence or midfield.

Joseph's contract at Everton was extended to June 2010 in July 2006 then to June 2014 in May 2009.

His elder brother Albert has also played in Europe for Auxerre, Osnabruck, Grazer AK and Zwolle.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Michelin 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 1998
Standard Liège 01 Jul 1998 01 Jul 2001
Olympique Marseille 01 Jul 2001 22 May 2003
Tenerife 24 Aug 2001 24 Sep 2001 L
Everton 06 Aug 2002 21 May 2003 L
Everton 22 May 2003 04 Aug 2012
Fenerbahçe 31 Aug 2010 31 May 2011 L
Fenerbahçe 05 Sep 2011 31 May 2012 L
Fenerbahçe 04 Aug 2012
Norwich City 30 Jan 2014 31 May 2014 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Standard Liège Jupiler League 26
4
2
2
2001-02 Olympique Marseille French Championnat 23
4
2002-03 Everton League Cup 2
2002-03 Everton Premier League 22
2
1
2003-04 Everton FA Cup
1
1
2003-04 Everton League Cup 2
2003-04 Everton Premier League 27
1
2
2004-05 Everton FA Cup 3
2004-05 Everton League Cup 3
1
2004-05 Everton Premier League 19
8
1
2005-06 Everton League Cup 1
2005-06 Everton Premier League 29
1
1
2005-06 Everton UEFA Champions League 2
2005-06 Everton UEFA Cup 2
1
2006-07 Everton FA Cup 1
2006-07 Everton League Cup 1
2006-07 Everton Premier League 38
2
3
2007-08 Everton League Cup 2
2007-08 Everton Premier League 29
1
1
2007-08 Everton UEFA Cup 7
3
2008-09 Everton FA Cup 2
1
2008-09 Everton League Cup 1
2008-09 Everton Premier League 26
1
1
2
2008-09 Everton UEFA Cup 1
1
2009-10 Everton Premier League 14
3
1
2
2009-10 Everton UEFA Europa League 6
1
2012-13 Fenerbahçe UEFA Champions League 2
2012-13 Fenerbahçe UEFA Europa League 10
1
2013-14 Fenerbahçe UEFA Champions League 3
2013-14 Norwich City Premier League 8


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

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
28 Sep 2002 Everton v Fulham W 2-0 Premier League
01 Oct 2002 Wrexham v Everton W 0-3 League Cup 2nd round
07 Oct 2002 Manchester United v Everton L 3-0 Premier League
19 Oct 2002 Everton v Arsenal W 2-1 Premier League
27 Oct 2002 West Ham United v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
03 Nov 2002 Leeds United v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
09 Nov 2002 Everton v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 Premier League
17 Nov 2002 Blackburn Rovers v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
23 Nov 2002 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 Premier League
01 Dec 2002 Newcastle United v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
04 Dec 2002 Chelsea v Everton L 4-1 League Cup 4th round
07 Dec 2002 Everton v Chelsea L 1-3 Premier League
14 Dec 2002 Everton v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2002 Birmingham City v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
28 Dec 2002 Everton v Bolton Wanderers D 0-0 Premier League
01 Jan 2003 Everton v Manchester City D 2-2 Premier League
12 Jan 2003 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 4-3 Premier League
28 Jan 2003 Bolton Wanderers v Everton W 1-2 Premier League
08 Feb 2003 Charlton Athletic v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
23 Mar 2003 Arsenal v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
06 Apr 2003 Everton v Newcastle United W 2-1 Premier League
12 Apr 2003 West Bromwich Albion v Everton W 1-2 Premier League
19 Apr 2003 Everton v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League
21 Apr 2003 Chelsea v Everton L 4-1 Premier League
03 May 2003 Fulham v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
11 May 2003 Everton v Manchester United L 1-2 Premier League
16 Aug 2003 Arsenal v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
23 Aug 2003 Everton v Fulham W 3-1 Premier League
26 Aug 2003 Charlton Athletic v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
30 Aug 2003 Everton v Liverpool L 0-3 Premier League
13 Sep 2003 Everton v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
21 Sep 2003 Middlesbrough v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
24 Sep 2003 Everton v Stockport County W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
28 Sep 2003 Everton v Leeds United W 4-0 Premier League
04 Oct 2003 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 3-0 Premier League
19 Oct 2003 Everton v Southampton D 0-0 Premier League
25 Oct 2003 Aston Villa v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
29 Oct 2003 Everton v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
01 Nov 2003 Everton v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
10 Nov 2003 Blackburn Rovers v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
22 Nov 2003 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 Premier League
29 Nov 2003 Bolton Wanderers v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
28 Dec 2003 Everton v Birmingham City W 1-0 Premier League
03 Jan 2004 Everton v Norwich City W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
21 Feb 2004 Southampton v Everton D 3-3 Premier League
28 Feb 2004 Everton v Aston Villa W 2-0 Premier League
13 Mar 2004 Everton v Portsmouth W 1-0 Premier League
20 Mar 2004 Leicester City v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
27 Mar 2004 Everton v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
03 Apr 2004 Newcastle United v Everton L 4-2 Premier League
09 Apr 2004 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 Premier League
13 Apr 2004 Leeds United v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
17 Apr 2004 Chelsea v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
24 Apr 2004 Everton v Blackburn Rovers L 0-1 Premier League
01 May 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
08 May 2004 Everton v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 Premier League
15 May 2004 Manchester City v Everton L 5-1 Premier League
15 Aug 2004 Everton v Arsenal L 1-4 Premier League
21 Aug 2004 Crystal Palace v Everton W 1-3 Premier League
28 Aug 2004 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 Premier League
22 Sep 2004 Bristol City v Everton W 2-2 (4-3) League Cup 2nd round
26 Sep 2004 Portsmouth v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
23 Oct 2004 Norwich City v Everton W 2-3 Premier League
27 Oct 2004 Everton v Preston North End W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
09 Nov 2004 Arsenal v Everton L 3-1 League Cup 4th round
28 Nov 2004 Newcastle United v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
04 Dec 2004 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 3-2 Premier League
11 Dec 2004 Everton v Liverpool W 1-0 Premier League
26 Dec 2004 Everton v Manchester City W 2-1 Premier League
28 Dec 2004 Charlton Athletic v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
01 Jan 2005 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 5-2 Premier League
04 Jan 2005 Everton v Portsmouth W 2-1 Premier League
08 Jan 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Everton W 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 2005 Middlesbrough v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
22 Jan 2005 Everton v Charlton Athletic L 0-1 Premier League
29 Jan 2005 Everton v Sunderland W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 2005 Everton v Norwich City W 1-0 Premier League
06 Feb 2005 Southampton v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
12 Feb 2005 Everton v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
19 Feb 2005 Everton v Manchester United L 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
26 Feb 2005 Aston Villa v Everton W 1-3 Premier League
06 Mar 2005 Everton v Blackburn Rovers L 0-1 Premier League
20 Mar 2005 Liverpool v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
03 Apr 2005 West Bromwich Albion v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
20 Apr 2005 Everton v Manchester United W 1-0 Premier League
23 Apr 2005 Everton v Birmingham City D 1-1 Premier League
30 Apr 2005 Fulham v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
07 May 2005 Everton v Newcastle United W 2-0 Premier League
11 May 2005 Arsenal v Everton L 7-0 Premier League
15 May 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Everton L 3-2 Premier League
09 Aug 2005 Everton v Villarreal L 1-2 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
13 Aug 2005 Everton v Manchester United L 0-2 Premier League
21 Aug 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
24 Aug 2005 Villarreal v Everton L 2-1
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
27 Aug 2005 Fulham v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
10 Sep 2005 Everton v Portsmouth L 0-1 Premier League
15 Sep 2005 Dinamo Bucuresti v Everton L 5-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
19 Sep 2005 Arsenal v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
24 Sep 2005 Everton v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 Premier League
29 Sep 2005 Everton v Dinamo Bucuresti W 1-0
Agg: 2-5
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 2005 Manchester City v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
15 Oct 2005 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
23 Oct 2005 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
26 Oct 2005 Everton v Middlesbrough L 0-1 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 2005 Birmingham City v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
06 Nov 2005 Everton v Middlesbrough W 1-0 Premier League
19 Nov 2005 West Bromwich Albion v Everton L 4-0 Premier League
27 Nov 2005 Everton v Newcastle United W 1-0 Premier League
03 Dec 2005 Blackburn Rovers v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
11 Dec 2005 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
14 Dec 2005 Everton v West Ham United L 1-2 Premier League
17 Dec 2005 Everton v Bolton Wanderers L 0-4 Premier League
26 Dec 2005 Aston Villa v Everton L 4-0 Premier League
28 Dec 2005 Everton v Liverpool L 1-3 Premier League
31 Dec 2005 Sunderland v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
02 Jan 2006 Everton v Charlton Athletic W 3-1 Premier League
14 Jan 2006 Portsmouth v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
25 Feb 2006 Newcastle United v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
01 Apr 2006 Everton v Sunderland D 2-2 Premier League
08 Apr 2006 Charlton Athletic v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
15 Apr 2006 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 Premier League
17 Apr 2006 Chelsea v Everton L 3-0 Premier League
22 Apr 2006 Everton v Birmingham City D 0-0 Premier League
29 Apr 2006 Middlesbrough v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
19 Aug 2006 Everton v Watford W 2-1 Premier League
23 Aug 2006 Blackburn Rovers v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
26 Aug 2006 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
09 Sep 2006 Everton v Liverpool W 3-0 Premier League
16 Sep 2006 Everton v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 Premier League
24 Sep 2006 Newcastle United v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
30 Sep 2006 Everton v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
14 Oct 2006 Middlesbrough v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
21 Oct 2006 Everton v Sheffield United W 2-0 Premier League
28 Oct 2006 Arsenal v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
04 Nov 2006 Fulham v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
08 Nov 2006 Everton v Arsenal L 0-1 League Cup 4th round
11 Nov 2006 Everton v Aston Villa L 0-1 Premier League
18 Nov 2006 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 Premier League
25 Nov 2006 Charlton Athletic v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
29 Nov 2006 Manchester United v Everton L 3-0 Premier League
03 Dec 2006 Everton v West Ham United W 2-0 Premier League
09 Dec 2006 Portsmouth v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
17 Dec 2006 Everton v Chelsea L 2-3 Premier League
23 Dec 2006 Reading v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
26 Dec 2006 Everton v Middlesbrough D 0-0 Premier League
30 Dec 2006 Everton v Newcastle United W 3-0 Premier League
01 Jan 2007 Manchester City v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
07 Jan 2007 Everton v Blackburn Rovers L 1-4 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2007 Everton v Reading D 1-1 Premier League
21 Jan 2007 Wigan Athletic v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
03 Feb 2007 Liverpool v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
10 Feb 2007 Everton v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 Premier League
21 Feb 2007 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
24 Feb 2007 Watford v Everton W 0-3 Premier League
03 Mar 2007 Sheffield United v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
18 Mar 2007 Everton v Arsenal W 1-0 Premier League
02 Apr 2007 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
06 Apr 2007 Everton v Fulham W 4-1 Premier League
09 Apr 2007 Bolton Wanderers v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
15 Apr 2007 Everton v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 Premier League
21 Apr 2007 West Ham United v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
28 Apr 2007 Everton v Manchester United L 2-4 Premier League
05 May 2007 Everton v Portsmouth W 3-0 Premier League
13 May 2007 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
11 Aug 2007 Everton v Wigan Athletic W 2-1 Premier League
14 Aug 2007 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton W 1-3 Premier League
25 Aug 2007 Everton v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
01 Sep 2007 Bolton Wanderers v Everton W 1-2 Premier League
15 Sep 2007 Everton v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
20 Sep 2007 Everton v Metallist Kharkiv D 1-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
23 Sep 2007 Aston Villa v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
30 Sep 2007 Everton v Middlesbrough W 2-0 Premier League
04 Oct 2007 Metallist Kharkiv v Everton W 2-3
Agg: 3-4
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
07 Oct 2007 Newcastle United v Everton L 3-2 Premier League
20 Oct 2007 Everton v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League
25 Oct 2007 Everton v Larissa W 3-1 UEFA Cup Group A
28 Oct 2007 Derby County v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
03 Nov 2007 Everton v Birmingham City W 3-1 Premier League
08 Nov 2007 1.FC Nürnberg v Everton W 0-2 UEFA Cup Group A
11 Nov 2007 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
24 Nov 2007 Everton v Sunderland W 7-1 Premier League
01 Dec 2007 Portsmouth v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
08 Dec 2007 Everton v Fulham W 3-0 Premier League
12 Dec 2007 West Ham United v Everton W 1-2 League Cup 5th round
15 Dec 2007 West Ham United v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
23 Dec 2007 Manchester United v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2007 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 Premier League
29 Dec 2007 Everton v Arsenal L 1-4 Premier League
08 Jan 2008 Chelsea v Everton L 2-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
09 Feb 2008 Everton v Reading W 1-0 Premier League
13 Feb 2008 SK Brann Bergen v Everton W 0-2 UEFA Cup Round of 32 1st leg
25 Feb 2008 Manchester City v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
02 Mar 2008 Everton v Portsmouth W 3-1 Premier League
06 Mar 2008 Fiorentina v Everton L 2-0 UEFA Cup Round of 16 1st leg
09 Mar 2008 Sunderland v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
12 Mar 2008 Everton v Fiorentina W 2-0
Agg: 2-2 (2-4)
UEFA Cup Round of 16 2nd leg
16 Mar 2008 Fulham v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
30 Mar 2008 Liverpool v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
06 Apr 2008 Everton v Derby County W 1-0 Premier League
17 Apr 2008 Everton v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
27 Apr 2008 Everton v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
04 May 2008 Arsenal v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
11 May 2008 Everton v Newcastle United W 3-1 Premier League
16 Aug 2008 Everton v Blackburn Rovers L 2-3 Premier League
23 Aug 2008 West Bromwich Albion v Everton W 1-2 Premier League
30 Aug 2008 Everton v Portsmouth L 0-3 Premier League
14 Sep 2008 Stoke City v Everton W 2-3 Premier League
18 Sep 2008 Everton v Standard Liege D 2-2 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
21 Sep 2008 Hull City v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
24 Sep 2008 Blackburn Rovers v Everton L 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 2008 Everton v Liverpool L 0-2 Premier League
02 Oct 2008 Standard Liege v Everton L 2-1
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
25 Oct 2008 Everton v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
29 Oct 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
01 Nov 2008 Everton v Fulham W 1-0 Premier League
08 Nov 2008 West Ham United v Everton W 1-3 Premier League
16 Nov 2008 Everton v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
24 Nov 2008 Wigan Athletic v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
30 Nov 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
07 Dec 2008 Everton v Aston Villa L 2-3 Premier League
13 Dec 2008 Manchester City v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
22 Dec 2008 Everton v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
07 Feb 2009 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 Premier League
15 Feb 2009 Everton v Aston Villa W 3-1 FA Cup 5th round
22 Feb 2009 Newcastle United v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
28 Feb 2009 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 Premier League
04 Mar 2009 Blackburn Rovers v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
08 Mar 2009 Everton v Middlesbrough W 2-1 FA Cup 6th round
14 Mar 2009 Everton v Stoke City W 3-1 Premier League
22 Apr 2009 Chelsea v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
25 Apr 2009 Everton v Manchester City L 1-2 Premier League
03 May 2009 Sunderland v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
09 May 2009 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 Premier League
16 May 2009 Everton v West Ham United W 3-1 Premier League
24 May 2009 Fulham v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
30 May 2009 Chelsea v Everton L 2-1 FA Cup Final
15 Aug 2009 Everton v Arsenal L 1-6 Premier League
20 Aug 2009 Everton v Sigma Olomouc W 4-0 UEFA Europa League Qualifying play-off 1st leg
23 Aug 2009 Burnley v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
27 Aug 2009 Sigma Olomouc v Everton D 1-1
Agg: 1-5
UEFA Europa League Qualifying play-off 2nd leg
30 Aug 2009 Everton v Wigan Athletic W 2-1 Premier League
13 Sep 2009 Fulham v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
17 Sep 2009 Everton v AEK Athens W 4-0 UEFA Europa League Group I
20 Sep 2009 Everton v Blackburn Rovers W 3-0 Premier League
26 Sep 2009 Portsmouth v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
17 Oct 2009 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
31 Oct 2009 Everton v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
05 Nov 2009 Everton v Benfica L 0-2 UEFA Europa League Group I
08 Nov 2009 West Ham United v Everton W 1-2 Premier League
21 Nov 2009 Manchester United v Everton L 3-0 Premier League
25 Nov 2009 Hull City v Everton L 3-2 Premier League
29 Nov 2009 Everton v Liverpool L 0-2 Premier League
06 Dec 2009 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 Premier League
16 Feb 2010 Everton v Sporting Lisboa W 2-1 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
25 Feb 2010 Sporting Lisboa v Everton L 3-0
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg
24 Mar 2010 Manchester City v Everton W 0-2 Premier League
14 Apr 2010 Aston Villa v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
17 Apr 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Everton W 2-3 Premier League
01 May 2010 Stoke City v Everton D 0-0 Premier League


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1998-99 Nigeria World Youth Cup 2
3
1
2000-01 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2001-02 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 6
2001-02 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 5
2001-02 Nigeria International Friendly 3
1
2002-03 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 1
2002-03 Nigeria LG Cup 2
1
2003-04 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 6
1
1
2003-04 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2003-04 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2004-05 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 4
1
2005-06 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 6
2005-06 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2005-06 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2006-07 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
2006-07 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2007-08 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
2007-08 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
1
2007-08 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2008-09 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 4
1
2008-09 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2009-10 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
2009-10 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 6
2009-10 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2010-11 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2011-12 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 3
1
2011-12 Nigeria International Friendly 4
2012-13 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
4
2012-13 Nigeria International Friendly 1
1
2013-14 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3
1
2013-14 Nigeria International Friendly 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
03 Apr 1999 Nigeria v Costa Rica D 1-1 World Youth Cup Finals Group A
07 Apr 1999 Nigeria v Germany W 2-0 World Youth Cup Finals Group A
10 Apr 1999 Nigeria v Paraguay L 1-2 World Youth Cup Finals Group A
14 Apr 1999 Nigeria v Republic of Ireland W 1-1 (5-4) World Youth Cup 2nd round
18 Apr 1999 Mali v Nigeria L 3-1 World Youth Cup Quarter-final
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
01 Jul 2001 Sudan v Nigeria W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
28 Jul 2001 Nigeria v Ghana W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
12 Jan 2002 Ivory Coast v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly
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 L 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals semi-final
09 Feb 2002 Mali v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 3rd place
17 Apr 2002 Scotland v Nigeria W 1-2 International Friendly
16 May 2002 Republic of Ireland v Nigeria W 1-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 2002 Argentina v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
07 Jun 2002 Sweden v Nigeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
12 Jun 2002 Nigeria v England D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
29 Mar 2003 Malawi v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
30 May 2003 Nigeria v Ghana W 3-1 LG CUP Semi-final
01 Jun 2003 Nigeria v Cameroon W 3-0 LG Cup Final
26 Jul 2003 Nigeria v Venezuela W 1-0 International Friendly
27 Jan 2004 Nigeria v Morocco L 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
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
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
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
17 Aug 2005 Libya v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 2005 Algeria v Nigeria W 2-5 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
07 Oct 2005 Nigeria v Zimbabwe W 5-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
23 Jan 2006 Nigeria v Ghana W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
27 Jan 2006 Nigeria v Zimbabwe W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
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
07 Feb 2006 Nigeria v Ivory Coast L 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
09 Feb 2006 Senegal v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place
02 Sep 2006 Nigeria v Niger W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
08 Oct 2006 Lesotho v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
06 Feb 2007 Ghana v Nigeria L 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Nigeria v Uganda W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
02 Jun 2007 Uganda v Nigeria L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
21 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Nigeria L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
25 Jan 2008 Nigeria v Mali D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
29 Jan 2008 Nigeria v Benin W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
03 Feb 2008 Ghana v Nigeria L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
27 May 2008 Austria v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
07 Jun 2008 Sierra Leone v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
15 Jun 2008 Equatorial Guinea v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
21 Jun 2008 Nigeria v Equatorial Guinea W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
11 Oct 2008 Nigeria v Sierra Leone W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
11 Feb 2009 Nigeria v Jamaica D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Jun 2009 Tunisia v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
06 Sep 2009 Nigeria v Tunisia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
11 Oct 2009 Nigeria v Mozambique W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
14 Nov 2009 Kenya v Nigeria W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
12 Jan 2010 Egypt v Nigeria L 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
16 Jan 2010 Nigeria v Benin W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
25 May 2010 Nigeria v Saudi Arabia D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2010 Korea DPR v Nigeria W 1-3 International Friendly
12 Jun 2010 Argentina v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
17 Jun 2010 Greece v Nigeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
22 Jun 2010 Nigeria v Korea Republic D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
01 Jun 2011 Nigeria v Argentina W 4-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 2011 Madagascar v Nigeria W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
06 Sep 2011 Argentina v Nigeria L 3-1 International Friendly
08 Oct 2011 Nigeria v Guinea D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
11 Oct 2011 Ghana v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Nov 2011 Nigeria v Botswana D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Nigeria v Zambia W 2-0 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Rwanda v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations 1st round 1st leg
08 Sep 2012 Liberia v Nigeria D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
09 Jan 2013 Cape Verde Islands v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
21 Jan 2013 Nigeria v Burkina Faso D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group C
29 Jan 2013 Ethiopia v Nigeria W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group C
03 Feb 2013 Ivory Coast v Nigeria W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
06 Feb 2013 Mali v Nigeria W 1-4 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
10 Feb 2013 Nigeria v Burkina Faso W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Final
28 May 2014 Nigeria v Scotland D 2-2 International Friendly
03 Jun 2014 Greece v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2014 USA v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2014 Iran v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
21 Jun 2014 Nigeria v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
25 Jun 2014 Nigeria v Argentina L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
30 Jun 2014 France v Nigeria L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16


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