Stephen Okechukwu Keshi - International Appearances


The outstanding Nigerian player obtained 68 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 23- 1-1962
Country: Nigeria 
Caps:	68	(W28-D20-L20 – GF87-GA66 – %55.88)
Goals:	9
Age First Cap:	 19 yr 176 d  18- 7-1981 vs. Upper Volta 1-0
Age Last Cap:    32 yr 158 d  30- 6-1994 vs. Greece 2-0
National Team Career: 12 yr 347 d

Caps  Date 	Venue	 	Opponent       Score 	Competition

 1  18- 7-81	Lagos   	Upper Volta	1-0	
 2  12- 8-81	Oslo    	Norway  	2-2	
 3  22- 8-81	Reykjavík	Iceland 	0-3	
 4  26- 9-81	Kampala 	Uganda  	0-1	
 5  10-10-81	Lagos   	Algeria 	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 6   7- 3-82	Benghazi	Ethiopia	3-0	African Nations Cup
 7  10- 3-82	Benghazi	Algeria 	1-2	African Nations Cup
 8  13- 3-82	Benghazi	Zambia  	0-3	African Nations Cup
 9  18- 2-83	Lagos   	Egypt   	0-0	
10  20- 2-83	Kaduna  	Egypt   	1-1	
11  24- 4-83	Luanda  	Angola  	0-1	African Cup Qual.
12  29- 4-83	Addis Adaba	Ethiopia	1-0	CEDEAO Cup Qual.
13   1- 5-83	Addis Adaba	Ghana   	0-1	CEDEAO Cup Qual.
14   4- 6-83 	Seoul   	Thailand	0-0	President’s Cup
15   8- 6-83	Seoul   	South Korea	0-1 	President’s Cup
16  10- 6-83 	Seoul   	Indonesia	2-1 	President’s Cup
17   9- 7-83	Ibadan		Togo		2-1	Olympic Games Q.
18  27- 7-83	Lomé		Togo		1-1	Olympic Games Q.
19  14- 8-83	Benin City	Morocco 	0-0	African Cup Qual.
20  28- 8-83	Rabat   	Morocco   	0-0 [1]	African Cup Qual.
21  30-10-83	Accra		Ghana		2-1	Olympic Games Q.
22   5-11-83	Lagos   	Senegal 	1-0	CEDEAO Cup Qual.
23  19-11-83	Dakar   	Senegal 	1-0	CEDEAO Cup Qual.
24  16-12-83	Abidjan 	Togo    	2-5	CEDEAO Cup
25  18-12-83	Abidjan 	Mali      	0-0 [2]	CEDEAO Cup
26  11- 2-84	Lagos		Morocco		0-0	Olympic Games Q.
27  26- 2-84	Casablanca	Morocco 	0-0 [3]	Olympic Games Q.
28   5- 3-84	Bouaké  	Ghana   	2-1	African Nations Cup
29   8- 3-84	Bouaké  	Malawi  	2-2	African Nations Cup
30  11- 3-84	Bouaké  	Algeria 	0-0	African Nations Cup
31  14- 3-84	Abidjan 	Egypt     	2-2 [4]	African Nations Cup
32  18- 3-84	Abidjan 	Cameroon	1-3	African Nations Cup
33  29- 9-84	Tunis   	Tunisia 	0-5	
34  30-10-84	Lagos   	Liberia 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
35   4-11-84	Monrovia	Liberia 	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
36   4- 7-87	Lagos   	Sierra Leone	3-0	African Cup Qual.
37  11- 7-87	Lagos   	Liberia 	4-1	Olympic Games Q.
38  18- 7-87	Freetown	Sierra Leone	0-2	African Cup Qual.
39  15- 1-88	Annaba  	Algeria 	0-1	Olympic Games Q.
40  30- 1-88	Enugu    	Algeria 	2-0	Olympic Games Q.
41  17- 3-88	Rabat   	Cameroon	1-1	African Nations Cup
42  27- 3-88	Casablanca	Cameroon	0-1	African Nations Cup
43  22- 1-89	Luanda  	Angola  	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
44  10- 6-89	Ibadan  	Cameroon	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
45  25- 6-89	Libreville	Gabon   	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
46  15- 7-89	Ibadan  	Zimbabwe	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
47  29- 7-89	Harare  	Zimbabwe	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
48  12- 8-89	Lagos   	Angola  	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
49  27- 8-89	Yaoundé 	Cameroon	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
50  18- 8-90	Lagos   	Togo    	3-0	African Cup Qual.
51  13- 4-91	Lagos   	Ghana   	0-0	African Cup Qual.
52  27- 4-91	Lagos   	Benin   	3-0	African Cup Qual.
53  12- 1-92	Dalar   	Senegal 	2-1	African Nations Cup
54  14- 1-92	Dakar   	Kenya   	2-1	African Nations Cup
55  19- 1-92	Ziguinchor	Zaire   	1-0	African Nations Cup
56  23- 1-92	Dakar   	Ghana   	1-2	African Nations Cup
57  10-10-92	Lagos   	South Africa	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
58  20-12-92	Pointe-Noire	Congo-Brazz.	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
59  16- 1-93	Johannesburg	South Africa	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
60   2- 5-93	Abidjan 	Ivory Coast	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
61  25- 9-93	Lagos   	Ivory Coast	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
62   8-10-93	Alger   	Algeria 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
63  26- 3-94	Tunis   	Gabon   	3-0	African Nations Cup
64   6- 4-94	Tunis   	Ivory Coast  	2-2 [5]	African Nations Cup
65   5- 5-94	Stockholm	Sweden  	1-3	
66  25- 5-94	Bucuresti	Romania 	0-2	
67  11- 6-94	Ibadan  	Georgia 	5-0	
68  30- 6-94	Boston    	Greece  	2-0	World Cup

[1] Nigeria won 4-3 on penalty kicks.
[2] Nigeria lost 4-5 on penalty kicks.
[3] Nigeria lost 3-4 on penalty kicks.
[4] Nigeria won 8-7 on penalty kicks.
[5] Nigeria won 4-2 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches  Won  Draw  Lost For Against  Points  Percentage
  68      28   20    20    87- 66        76      55.88

Types of Matches:
Friendlies		10
World Cup Qualifier	16
World Cup		 1
African Nations Cup	16
African Cup Qualifier	 8
Olympic G. Qualifier     8
Other Tournaments	 9

Total:                  68

Goals:	
	
Cap  6	2 goals
Cap 10	1 goal
Cap 31	1 goal
Cap 36	1 goal
Cap 43	1 goal
Cap 44	1 goal
Cap 48	1 goal
Cap 53	1 goal

Total	9 goals


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