Sunday Oliseh

Date of birth14 September 1974
Place of birthAbavo
NationalityNigerian
Weight80 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionMidfielder

Nigeria's captain is a talented midfielder who possesses a powerful shot. He won his first cap against Ethiopia in July 1993 and is a veteran of both the 1994 and 1998 World Cup finals. He was also a member of the teams that won the African Nations' Cup in 1994 and the Olympic Games two years later. A match travelled player, he moved to Europe early in his career and has since appeared for Liege, Reggiana, 1.FC Koln, Ajax (where he was a member of the side that won a domestic league and cup double in 1997-98), Juventus and most recently Borussia Dortmund.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Julius Berger
Liege 01 Jul 1990 01 Jul 1994
Reggiana 01 Jul 1994 01 Jul 1995
1.FC Köln 01 Jul 1995 01 Jul 1997
Ajax 01 Jul 1997 01 Jul 1999
Juventus 01 Jul 1999 01 Jul 2000
Borussia Dortmund 01 Jul 2000

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga 22
7
2001-02 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga 11
7
1
2
2001-02 Borussia Dortmund UEFA Champions League 5
1
1
1
2001-02 Borussia Dortmund UEFA Cup 5
2
1
2002-03 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga
2
2002-03 VfL Bochum Bundesliga 11
1
2003-04 VfL Bochum Bundesliga 21
1
5
2004-05 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga 9
2
3


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
11 Aug 2000 Borussia Dortmund v Hansa Rostock W 1-0 Bundesliga 1
18 Aug 2000 Energie Cottbus v Borussia Dortmund W 1-4 Bundesliga 2
06 Sep 2000 Borussia Dortmund v TSV 1860 München L 2-3 Bundesliga 3
09 Sep 2000 Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund W 1-2 Bundesliga 4
16 Sep 2000 Hamburger SV v Borussia Dortmund W 2-3 Bundesliga 5
23 Sep 2000 Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04 L 0-4 Bundesliga 6
29 Sep 2000 Eintracht Frankfurt v Borussia Dortmund D 1-1 Bundesliga 7
13 Oct 2000 Borussia Dortmund v SC Freiburg W 1-0 Bundesliga 8
21 Oct 2000 Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Dortmund L 2-0 Bundesliga 9
25 Nov 2000 Borussia Dortmund v VfL Wolfsburg W 2-1 Bundesliga 14
02 Dec 2000 VfB Stuttgart v Borussia Dortmund W 0-2 Bundesliga 15
09 Dec 2000 Borussia Dortmund v SpVgg Unterhaching W 3-0 Bundesliga 16
13 Dec 2000 1.FC Köln v Borussia Dortmund D 0-0 Bundesliga 17
16 Dec 2000 Hansa Rostock v Borussia Dortmund W 1-2 Bundesliga 18
11 Feb 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Werder Bremen D 0-0 Bundesliga 21
17 Feb 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Hamburger SV W 4-2 Bundesliga 22
24 Feb 2001 Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund D 0-0 Bundesliga 23
02 Mar 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Eintracht Frankfurt W 6-1 Bundesliga 24
17 Mar 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Bayer Leverkusen L 1-3 Bundesliga 26
01 Apr 2001 1.FC Kaiserslautern v Borussia Dortmund W 1-4 Bundesliga 27
07 Apr 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Bayern München D 1-1 Bundesliga 28
14 Apr 2001 Hertha Berlin v Borussia Dortmund L 1-0 Bundesliga 29
04 Aug 2001 Hertha Berlin v Borussia Dortmund W 0-2 Bundesliga 2
07 Aug 2001 Shakhtar Donetsk v Borussia Dortmund D 0-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
11 Aug 2001 Borussia Dortmund v VfL Wolfsburg W 4-0 Bundesliga 3
18 Aug 2001 Hansa Rostock v Borussia Dortmund W 0-2 Bundesliga 4
22 Aug 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Shakhtar Donetsk D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
08 Sep 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Bayern München L 0-2 Bundesliga 5
11 Sep 2001 Dynamo Kiev v Borussia Dortmund D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
15 Sep 2001 Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund L 1-0 Bundesliga 6
29 Sep 2001 FC St Pauli v Borussia Dortmund W 1-2 Bundesliga 8
13 Oct 2001 Borussia Mönchengladbach v Borussia Dortmund W 1-2 Bundesliga 9
16 Oct 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Boavista D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
21 Oct 2001 Borussia Dortmund v SC Freiburg L 0-2 Bundesliga 10
24 Oct 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Dynamo Kiev D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
27 Oct 2001 Energie Cottbus v Borussia Dortmund W 0-2 Bundesliga 11
30 Oct 2001 Liverpool v Borussia Dortmund L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
03 Nov 2001 Borussia Dortmund v VfB Stuttgart W 1-0 Bundesliga 12
17 Nov 2001 TSV 1860 München v Borussia Dortmund W 1-3 Bundesliga 13
25 Nov 2001 Borussia Dortmund v 1.FC Kaiserslautern W 3-0 Bundesliga 14
04 Dec 2001 Borussia Dortmund v FC København W 1-0
Agg: 2-0
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
15 Dec 2001 Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund D 1-1 Bundesliga 17
21 Feb 2002 Lille v Borussia Dortmund D 1-1 UEFA Cup 4th round 1st leg
28 Feb 2002 Borussia Dortmund v Lille D 0-0
Agg: 1-1
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
09 Mar 2002 Borussia Dortmund v Borussia Mönchengladbach W 3-1 Bundesliga 26
14 Mar 2002 Slovan Liberec v Borussia Dortmund D 0-0 UEFA Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
21 Mar 2002 Borussia Dortmund v Slovan Liberec W 4-0
Agg: 4-0
UEFA Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
24 Mar 2002 Borussia Dortmund v Energie Cottbus W 3-0 Bundesliga 28
04 Apr 2002 Borussia Dortmund v AC Milan W 4-0 UEFA Cup Semi-final 1st leg
07 Apr 2002 Borussia Dortmund v TSV 1860 München W 2-1 Bundesliga 30
11 Apr 2002 AC Milan v Borussia Dortmund L 3-1
Agg: 3-5
UEFA Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
20 Apr 2002 Borussia Dortmund v 1.FC Köln W 2-1 Bundesliga 32
27 Apr 2002 Hamburger SV v Borussia Dortmund W 3-4 Bundesliga 33
09 Aug 2002 Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin D 2-2 Bundesliga 1
17 Aug 2002 Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Dortmund D 1-1 Bundesliga 2
07 Aug 2004 Borussia Dortmund v VfL Wolfsburg L 1-2 Bundesliga 1
14 Aug 2004 Borussia Mönchengladbach v Borussia Dortmund W 2-3 Bundesliga 2
29 Aug 2004 Borussia Dortmund v Hannover 96 D 1-1 Bundesliga 3
11 Sep 2004 VfL Bochum v Borussia Dortmund D 2-2 Bundesliga 4
18 Sep 2004 Borussia Dortmund v Bayern München D 2-2 Bundesliga 5
26 Sep 2004 1.FSV Mainz 05 v Borussia Dortmund D 1-1 Bundesliga 6
02 Oct 2004 Borussia Dortmund v 1.FC Nürnberg D 2-2 Bundesliga 7
16 Oct 2004 VfB Stuttgart v Borussia Dortmund L 2-0 Bundesliga 8
23 Oct 2004 Borussia Dortmund v Hamburger SV L 0-2 Bundesliga 9
05 Dec 2004 Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04 L 0-1 Bundesliga 16
11 Dec 2004 Hansa Rostock v Borussia Dortmund D 1-1 Bundesliga 17


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
1993-94 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 5
1993-94 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 4
2
1993-94 Nigeria International Friendly 2
1994-95 Nigeria FIFA Confederations Cup 1
1995-96 Nigeria Afro-Asian Cup of Nations 2
1
1995-96 Nigeria Olympics 1
1996-97 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 5
1
1996-97 Nigeria Olympics 5
1997-98 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 4
1
1997-98 Nigeria International Friendly 3
1998-99 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
1999-00 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
1999-00 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3
1999-00 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2000-01 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 5
1
2001-02 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 6
1
2001-02 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 1
2001-02 Nigeria International Friendly 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
09 Mar 1994 Nigeria v Ghana D 0-0 International Friendly
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
06 Jan 1995 Nigeria v Japan W 3-0 Intercontinental Championship Group B
21 Oct 1995 Uzbekistan v Nigeria W 2-3 AFRO-ASIAN CUP OF NATIONS 1st leg
10 Nov 1995 Nigeria v Uzbekistan W 1-0 Afro-Asian Cup of Nations 2nd leg
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
03 Aug 1996 Nigeria v Argentina W 3-2 Olympics Final
09 Nov 1996 Nigeria v Burkina Faso W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 1
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
07 Jun 1997 Nigeria v Kenya W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 1
22 Apr 1998 Germany v Nigeria L 1-0 International Friendly
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
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
13 Nov 1999 Greece v Nigeria L 2-0 International Friendly
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
07 Feb 2000 Nigeria v Senegal W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
10 Feb 2000 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
13 Feb 2000 Nigeria v Cameroon L 2-2 (3-4) Africa Cup of Nations Final
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
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
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 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


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