Peter Rufai

Date of birth24 August 1963
NationalityNigerian
PositionGoalkeeper

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1983-84 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2 2
1984-85 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3 2 1
1985-86 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2 1 1
1987-88 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 5 1 3
1987-88 Nigeria Olympics 1 1
1988-89 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 1 1
1992-93 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 1 1
1993-94 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 6 3 3
1993-94 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 4 2 4
1993-94 Nigeria International Friendly 1 2
1994-95 Nigeria FIFA Confederations Cup 3 1 1
1994-95 Nigeria International Friendly 1 1
1994-95 Nigeria US Cup 1 3
1997-98 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 5 1 10
1997-98 Nigeria International Friendly 1 5


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
11 Mar 1984 Nigeria v Algeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
14 Mar 1984 Nigeria v Egypt W 2-2 (8-7) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
20 Oct 1984 Nigeria v Liberia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
04 Nov 1984 Liberia v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
20 Apr 1985 Nigeria v Kenya W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round
06 Jul 1985 Nigeria v Tunisia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
20 Jul 1985 Tunisia v Nigeria L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
15 Jan 1988 Algeria v Nigeria L 1-0 Olympics Africa 3rd round
14 Mar 1988 Nigeria v Kenya W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
17 Mar 1988 Nigeria v Cameroon D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
20 Mar 1988 Egypt v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
23 Mar 1988 Nigeria v Algeria W 1-1 (9-8) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
27 Mar 1988 Cameroon v Nigeria L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Final
10 Jun 1989 Nigeria v Cameroon W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round C
27 Feb 1993 Nigeria v Congo W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
24 Jul 1993 Nigeria v Ethiopia W 6-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 2
26 Mar 1994 Nigeria v Gabon W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
30 Mar 1994 Egypt v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
02 Apr 1994 Nigeria v Zaire W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
06 Apr 1994 Nigeria v Ivory Coast W 2-2 (4-2) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
10 Apr 1994 Nigeria v Zambia W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Final
25 May 1994 Romania v Nigeria L 2-0 International Friendly
21 Jun 1994 Nigeria v Bulgaria W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
25 Jun 1994 Argentina v Nigeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
30 Jun 1994 Greece v Nigeria W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
05 Jul 1994 Nigeria v Italy L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
16 Nov 1994 England v Nigeria L 1-0 International Friendly
06 Jan 1995 Nigeria v Japan W 3-0 Intercontinental Championship Group B
10 Jan 1995 Nigeria v Argentina D 0-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B
13 Jan 1995 Mexico v Nigeria L 1-1 (4-5) Intercontinental Championship 3rd place
11 Jun 1995 USA v Nigeria L 3-2 US Cup
17 Jun 1995 Colombia v Nigeria L 1-0 US CUP
17 Aug 1997 Guinea v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 1
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


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