Emmanuel Oguajiofor Okala - International Appearances


The outstanding Nigerian 'keeper obtained 57 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 17- 5-1951
Country: Nigeria 
Caps:	57	(W33-D12-L12 – GF107-GA54 – %68.42)
Goals received: 54	(% 0.95 per match)
Age First Cap:	 21 yr 178 d  11-11-1972 vs. Tanzania 3-2
Age Last Cap:    28 yr 261 d   2- 2-1980 vs. Cameroon 0-0
National Team Career: 7 yr  83 d

Caps  Date 	Venue	 	Opponent       Score 	Competition

 1  11-11-72	Lagos   	Tanzania	3-2	
 2  22-11-72	Bamako  	Mali    	1-2	
 3  24-11-72	Monrovia	Liberia 	3-1	
 4  26-11-72	Freetown	Sierra Leone	1-0	
 5   4-12-72	Lagos   	Mali    	3-0	
 6  12-12-72	Lagos   	Sierra Leone	4-0	
 7  20-12-72	Lagos   	Dahomey 	3-0	
 8   8- 1-73	Lagos   	Ghana   	4-2	African Games
 9  10- 1-73	Lagos   	Algeria 	2-2	African Games
10  12- 1-73	Lagos   	Tanzania	2-1	African Games
11  14- 1-73	Lagos   	Egypt   	4-2	African Games
12  18- 1-73	Lagos   	Guinea  	2-0	African Games
13  10- 2-73	Lagos   	Ghana     	2-3 [1]	World Cup Qualifier
14  28-10-73	Lusaka  	Zambia  	1-5	African Cup Qual.
15  14- 7-74	Lagos   	Ivory Coast	2-0	
16  11- 8-74	Lagos   	Ghana   	1-1	International Tourn.
17  17- 8-74	Lagos   	Ghana   	0-1	International Tourn.
18  14- 7-74	Lagos   	Ivory Coast	2-0	
19  11- 8-74	Lagos   	Ghana   	1-1	International Tourn.
20  17- 8-74	Lagos   	Ghana   	0-1	International Tourn.
21  12- 1-75	Lagos   	Cameroon	1-0	
22   2- 2-75	Dakar   	Senegal 	1-0	
23   5- 2-75	Monrovia	Liberia 	1-0	
24  23- 4-75	Dakar   	Togo    	1-0	International Tourn.
25  25- 4-75	Dakar   	Senegal 	0-1	International Tourn.
26  13- 7-75	Brazzaville	Congo-Brazz.	1-0	African Cup Qual.
27  27- 7-75	Lagos   	Congo-Brazz.	2-1	African Cup Qual.
28  24- 8-75	Accra     	Ghana   	2-1	International Tourn.
29  31- 8-75	Accra     	Ghana   	0-3	International Tourn.
32  16-10-76	Freetown	Sierra Leone	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
33  30-10-76	Lagos   	Sierra Leone	6-2	World Cup Qualifier
34  14- 2-77	Lagos   	Benin   	7-0	
35  17- 2-77	Freetown	Sierra Leone	1-1	African Cup Qual.
36  13- 3-77	Lagos   	Sierra Leone	2-0	African Cup Qual.
37  12- 6-77	Dakar   	Senegal 	1-3	African Cup Qual.
38  25- 6-77	Lagos   	Senegal 	3-0	African Cup Qual.
39  10- 7-77	Lagos   	Ivory Coast	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
40  25- 7-77	Bouaké  	Ivory Coast	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
41  17- 8-77	Lagos   	Sierra Leone	2-0	ECO Tournament
42   4- 9-77	Lagos   	Ghana   	2-1	ECO Tournament
43  25- 9-77	Tunis   	Tunisia 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
44   8-10-77	Lagos   	Egypt   	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
45  21-10-77	Cairo   	Egypt   	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
46  12-11-77	Lagos   	Tunisia 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
47  14- 1-78	Lagos   	Benin   	7-0	African Games Q.
48  17- 1-78	Lagos   	Benin   	2-0	African Games Q.
49   5- 3-78	Accra     	Upper Volta	4-2	African Nations Cup
50   8- 3-78	Accra     	Ghana   	1-1	African Nations Cup
51  10- 3-78	Accra     	Zambia  	0-0	African Nations Cup
52  14- 3-78	Kumasi  	Uganda  	1-2	African Nations Cup
53  17- 3-78	Kumasi  	Tunisia  	1-1 [2]	African Nations Cup
54  14- 7-78	Alger   	Mali    	3-1	African Games
55  17- 7-78	Alger   	Cameroon	0-0	African Games
56  21- 7-78	Alger   	Ghana   	0-0	African Games
57  25- 7-78	Alger   	Malawi  	3-2	African Games
58  28- 7-78	Alger   	Algeria 	0-1	African Games
59   2- 2-80	Ibadan  	Cameroon	0-0	

[1] abandoned at 85’. match awarded 2-0 to Ghana
[2] abandoned at 42’; match awarded 2-0 to Nigeria

Remarks: the following two matches are not full A for FIFA:
     3- 4-76	Lagos   	Morocco 	3-1	Olympic Games Q.
    18- 4-76	Tanger    	Morocco 	0-1	Olympic Games Q.


Total Record

Matches  Won  Draw  Lost For Against  Points  Percentage
  57      33   12    12   107- 54        78      68.42

Types of Matches:
Friendlies		14
World Cup Qualifier	 9
African Nations Cup	 5
African Cup Qualifier	 7
African Games		12
Other Tournaments	10

Total:                  57



About this document

Prepared and maintained by Roberto Mamrud for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Roberto Mamrud (roberto.mamrud@gmail.com)
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014

(C) Copyright Roberto Mamrud and RSSSF 2014
You are free to copy this document in whole or part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the author. All rights reserved.