Pius Ikedia

Date of birth11 July 1980
Place of birthLagos
NationalityNigerian
Weight60 kg
Height1.66 m
PositionForward

A young right sided midfielder he started his career in the domestic league for Exide FC and played for Bendel Insurance and Asec Abidjan in the Ivory Coat before signing for Dutch club Ajax in 1999. The Dutch side noticed him at the 1999 World Youth Championships and beat several other clubs to his signature. He had made his international debut as a seventeen year old in August 1997 against Cameroon but has not been a regular in the team. He missed the 2002 African Nations' Finals with injury but he is an excellent prospect, fast and direct in his play.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Ajax 01 Jul 1999

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Ajax Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 9
4
1
1
2000-01 Ajax UEFA Cup 2
1
2001-02 Ajax Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
1
2001-02 Ajax UEFA Champions League 1
2001-02 Ajax UEFA Cup
2


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
15 Oct 2000 Vitesse Arnhem v Ajax L 3-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
20 Oct 2000 Ajax v Roda JC W 4-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
26 Oct 2000 Lausanne v Ajax L 1-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Oct 2000 PSV Eindhoven v Ajax D 1-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
05 Nov 2000 Willem II v Ajax W 0-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
09 Nov 2000 Ajax v Lausanne D 2-2
Agg: 2-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Nov 2000 Ajax v De Graafschap W 4-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
19 Nov 2000 NAC Breda v Ajax W 0-3 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
17 Dec 2000 Ajax v Twente Enschede W 5-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
27 Apr 2001 Ajax v NAC Breda W 1-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 2
03 May 2001 RKC Waalwijk v Ajax D 2-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
13 May 2001 Ajax v Feyenoord L 3-4 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
17 May 2001 Ajax v Vitesse Arnhem L 1-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
20 May 2001 Twente Enschede v Ajax W 1-3 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
27 May 2001 Ajax v AZ Alkmaar W 5-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
08 Aug 2001 Ajax v Celtic L 1-3 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
18 Oct 2001 FC København v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Nov 2001 Ajax v FC København D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
04 Nov 2001 De Graafschap v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie


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
1997-98 Nigeria CUP Leg 97
2
1998-99 Nigeria Olympics 1
1
1
1998-99 Nigeria World Youth Cup 2
1
1
1999-00 Nigeria FIFA World Cup
1
1999-00 Nigeria Olympics 6
1
2000-01 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 1
2000-01 Nigeria Olympics 4
1
2001-02 Nigeria FIFA World Cup
4
2001-02 Nigeria International Friendly 2
1
2003-04 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 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
07 Aug 1997 Nigeria v Cameroon W 1-0 CUP Leg 97 Semi-final
09 Aug 1997 Tunisia v Nigeria L 2-0 CUP Leg 97 Final
03 Apr 1999 Nigeria v Costa Rica D 1-1 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
13 Jun 1999 Nigeria v Namibia W 4-0 Olympics Africa 1st round
20 Jun 1999 Namibia v Nigeria L 3-2 Olympics Africa 1st round
16 Oct 1999 Nigeria v Angola W 2-0 Olympics Africa group A
31 Oct 1999 Zimbabwe v Nigeria L 2-1 Olympics Africa group A
19 Feb 2000 Uganda v Nigeria W 2-3 Olympics Africa group A
26 Feb 2000 Nigeria v Uganda W 1-0 Olympics Africa group A
12 Mar 2000 Angola v Nigeria L 3-1 Olympics Africa group A
25 Mar 2000 Nigeria v Zimbabwe W 4-0 Olympics Africa group A
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
28 Jul 2001 Nigeria v Ghana W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
26 Mar 2002 Nigeria v Paraguay D 1-1 International Friendly
16 May 2002 Republic of Ireland v Nigeria W 1-2 International Friendly
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
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
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


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