Invalappil Mani Vijayan - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding Indian player scored 29 goals in 70 international matches with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.


Born:   25- 4-1969
Country: India
Caps:    70     (W26-D16-L28 - GF97-GA98 - %48.57)
Goals:   29     (% 0.41 per match)
Age First Cap:	 23 yr  14 d     9- 5-1992 vs. Pakistan 2-0
Age Last Cap:    34 yr 174 d    16-10-2003 vs. Thailand 0-2
National Team Career: 11 yr 160 d


Cap Goals     Date	Venue    	Opponent       Score	Competition
 
 1  2	 2   9- 5-92	Calcutta	Pakistan	2-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 2	 2  13- 5-92	Calcutta	Iran    	0-3	Asian Cup Qualifier
 3	 2  20- 1-93	Madras  	Finland 	0-0	Nehru Cup
 4  1	 3  24- 1-93	Madras  	Cameroon	1-1	Nehru Cup
 5	 3  26- 1-93	Madras  	Finland 	0-2	Nehru Cup
 6	 3   7- 5-93	Beirut  	Lebanon 	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 7	 3  11- 5-93	Beirut  	Hongkong	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 8	 3  13- 5-93	Beirut  	South Korea	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 9	 3  15- 5-93	Beirut  	Bahrain 	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
10	 3   7- 6-93	Seoul   	Bahrain 	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
11	 3   9- 6-93	Seoul   	South Korea	0-7	World Cup Qualifier
12	 3  11- 6-93	Seoul   	Lebanon 	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
13  2	 5  13- 6-93	Seoul   	Hongkong	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
14  1	 6  16- 7-93	Lahore  	Sri Lanka	2-0	SAFF Cup
15  1	 7  21- 7-93	Lahore  	Nepal   	1-0	SAFF Cup
16  1	 8  23- 7-93	Lahore  	Pakistan	1-1	SAFF Cup
17	 8  13-12-93	Dhaka   	Sri Lanka	2-0	SAF Games
18	 8  15-12-93	Dhaka   	Pakistan	2-2	SAF Games
19	 8  18-12-93	Dhaka   	Nepal     	2-2 [1]	SAF Games
20       8  12- 9-94    Doha            Bangladesh      4-2     Qatar Indep. Cup
21       8  14- 9-94    Doha            Yemen           0-1     Qatar Indep. Cup
22       8  16- 9-94    Doha            Oman            1-4     Qatar Indep. Cup
23       8  22- 9-94    Doha            Yemen           0-2     Qatar Indep. Cup
24  1	 9  23-12-95	Madras  	Sri Lanka	1-0	SAF Games
25  1	10  25-12-95	Madras  	Nepal   	3-0	SAF Games
26	10  27-12-95	Madras  	Bangladesh	1-0	SAF Games
27	10  21- 9-96	Doha    	Philippines	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
28	10  24- 9-96	Doha    	Sri Lanka	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
29	10  27- 9-96	Doha    	Qatar   	0-6	World Cup Qualifier
30	10   6- 4-97	Cochin  	Iraq    	0-1	Nehru Cup
31	10  10- 4-97	Cochin  	Iraq     	1-1 [2]	Nehru Cup
32	10  11- 4-97	Cochin   	China B 	1-2 [!] Nehru Cup
33  2	12   7- 9-97	Kathmandu	Bangladesh	3-0	SAFF Cup
34	12   9- 9-97	Kathmandu	Maldives	2-2	SAFF Cup
35  2	14  11- 9-97	Kathmandu	Pakistan	2-0	SAFF Cup
36  2	16  13- 9-97	Kathmandu	Maldives	5-1	SAFF Cup
37	16   3-12-98	Trang   	Japan U-21	0-1 [!] Asian Games
38	16   5-12-98	Trang   	Nepal   	1-0	Asian Games
39  1	17   7-12-98	Bangkok 	Turkmenistan	2-3	Asian Games
40	17   9-12-98	Bangkok 	Uzbekistan	0-2	Asian Games
41	17  11-12-98	Bangkok 	North Korea	0-2	Asian Games
42	17  22- 4-99	Margao  	Bangladesh	0-0	SAFF Cup
43	17  26- 4-99	Margao  	Pakistan	2-0	SAFF Cuo
44	17  29- 4-99	Margao  	Maldives	2-1	SAFF Cup
45	17   1- 5-99	Margao  	Bangladesh	2-0	SAFF Cup
46  3	20  26- 9-99	Kathmandu	Pakistan	5-2	SAF Games
47	20  30- 9-99	Kathmandu	Nepal   	4-0	SAF Games
48	20   2-10-99	Kathmandu	Bangladesh	0-1	SAF Games
49  1	21   4-10-99	Kathmandu	Maldives	3-1	SAF Games
50  1	22  21-11-99	Al-Ain  	UA Emirates	1-3	Asian Cup Qualifier
51  1	23  25-11-99	Al-Ain  	Uzbekistan	2-3	Asian Cup Qualifier
52	23  27-11-99	Al-Ain  	Sri Lanka	3-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
53  1	24  29-11-99	Al-Ain  	Bangladesh	2-2	Asian Cup Qualifier
54	24  29- 7-00	Leicester	Bangladesh	0-0	
55	24  13- 1-01	Cochin  	Iceland 	0-3	Sahara Cup
56	24   8- 4-01	Bangalore	UA Emirates	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
57	24  15- 4-01	Bangalore	Yemen   	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
58	24  26- 4-01	Al-Ain  	UA Emirates	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
59  1	25   4- 5-01	Sana'a  	Yemen   	3-3	World Cup Qualifier
60	25  12- 5-01	B. Seri Begawan Brunei  	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
61  1	26  20- 5-01	Bangalore	Brunei  	5-0	World Cup Qualifier
62  1	27  26- 6-01	Kuala Lumpur	Uzbekistan	1-2	Merdeka Cup
63	27  10- 1-03	Dhaka   	Pakistan	0-1	SAFF Cup
64	27  12- 1-03	Dhaka   	Afghanistan	4-0	SAFF Cup
65	27  14- 1-03	Dhaka   	Sri Lanka	1-1	SAFF Cup
66	27  18- 1-03	Dhaka   	Bangladesh	1-2	SAFF Cup
67  1	28  20- 1-03	Dhaka   	Pakistan	2-1	SAFF Cup
68	28  24- 3-03	Pyongyang	North Korea	0-2	Asian Cup Qualifier
69  1	29  30- 3-03	Margao  	North Korea	1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
70	29  16-10-03	Bangkok 	Thailand	0-2	

[1] India lost 3-4 on penalty kicks.
[2] India lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.

[!] these two matches are considered full internationals by the Indian FA

NB: the following 13 matches, in which Invalappil Mani Vijayan played and
    scored 11 goals, are no longer considered full internationals by the Indian FA:

 -  2	 -  18- 7-93	Lahore  	Pakistan U-21	3-1 [!] SAFF Cup
 -  1	 -   4- 4-97	Cochin  	Uzbekistan U-19	2-2 [!] Nehru Cup
 -  1	 -   8- 4-97	Cochin  	Ghana B 	2-2 [!] Nehru Cup
 -	 -  14-11-98	New Delhi	Uzbekistan	0-0	
 -	 -  19-11-98	Calcutta	Uzbekistan	0-4	
 -  3	 -  28- 9-99	Kathmandu	Bhutan  	3-0	SAF Games
 -	 -  15- 1-01 	Cochin  	Uruguay B 	0-3 [!] Sahara Cup
 -	 -  22- 6-01	Kuala Lumpur	Malaysia	1-2	Merdeka Cup
 -	 -  24- 6-01	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	0-2	Merdeka Cup
 -  1	 -  22-10-03	Hyderabad	Rwanda  	3-1	Afro-Asian Games
 -  1	 -  24-10-03	Hyderabad	Malaysia U-23	2-0 [!] Afro-Asian Games
 -  2	 -  29-10-03	Hyderabad	Zimbabwe	5-3	Afro-Asian Games
 -	 -  31-10-03	Hyderabad	Uzbekistan U-23	0-1 [!] Afro-Asian Games

Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    70    26   16   28    97-  96      68       48.57

Types of             Matches  Goals
Friendlies        	 2       0
World Cup Qualifier	17	 4
SAFF Cup		16	10
SAF Games		10	 6
Asian Cup Qualifier	 8	 6
Nehru Cup		 6	 1
Asian Games		 5	 1
Merdeka Cup 		 1	 1
Other Tournaments	 5	 0

Total caps / goals:     70	29



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