Augustine Okocha - International Appearances


The outstanding Nigerian player obtained 73 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Name: Augustine Azuka Okocha   
Born:   14- 8-1973     
Country:  Nigeria 
Caps:   73      (W39-D16-L18–GA109-GF65- %64.38)
Goals:  14      (% 0.19 per match)
Age First Cap:   19 yr 261 d   2- 5-1993 vs. Ivory Coast 1-2  
Age Last Cap:    32 yr 179 d   9- 2-2006 vs. Senegal 1-0   
National Team Career:  12 yr 283 d  


Cap    Date      Venue         Opponent       Score    Competition
 1    2- 5-1993  Abidjan       Ivory Coast     1-2     World Cup Qualifier 
 2    3- 7-1993  Lagos         Algeria         4-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 3   25- 9-1993  Lagos         Ivory Coast     4-1     World Cup Qualifier
 4    9- 3-1994  Lagos         Ghana           0-0  
 5   26- 3-1994  Tunis         Gabon           3-0     African Nations Cup 
 6   30- 3-1994  Tunis         Egypt           0-0     African Nations Cup 
 7    6- 4-1994  Tunis         Ivory Coast     2-2 [1] African Nations Cup 
 8   10- 4-1994  Tunis         Zambia          2-1     African Nations Cup 
 -   14- 5-1994  Amsterdam     Surinam         2-1 [2]             
 9   25- 5-1994  Bucuresti     Romania         0-2    
10   12- 6-1994  Ibadan        Georgia         5-1  
11   25- 6-1994  Boston        Argentina       1-2     World Cup  
12   30- 6-1994  Boston        Greece          2-0     World Cup 
13    5- 7-1994  Boston        Italy           1-2     World Cup 
14   16-11-1994  London        England         0-1    
15    6- 1-1995  Riyadh        Japan           3-0     Confederations Cup
16   10- 1-1995  Riyadh        Argentina       0-0     Confederations Cup
17   13- 1-1995  Riyadh        Mexico          1-1 [3] Confederations Cup
18   11- 6-1995  Boston        USA             2-3     US Cup   
19   10-11-1995  Lagos         Uzbekistan      1-0     Afro-Asian Cup
20    9-11-1996  Lagos         Burkina Faso    2-0     World Cup Qualifier  
21   12- 1-1997  Nairobi       Kenya           1-1     World Cup Qualifier
22    5- 4-1997  Lagos         Guinea          2-1     World Cup Qualifier 
23   27- 4-1997  Ouagadougou   Burkina Faso    2-1     World Cup Qualifier  
24    7- 6-1997  Lagos         Kenya           3-1     World Cup Qualifier 
25   17- 8-1997  Conakry       Guinea          0-1     World Cup Qualifier 
26   22- 4-1998  Köln          Germany         0-1
27    5- 6-1998  Amsterdam     Netherlands     1-5
28   13- 6-1998  Nantes        Spain           3-2     World Cup 
29   19- 6-1998  Paris         Bulgaria        1-0     World Cup 
30   28- 6-1998  Saint-Denis   Denmark         1-4     World Cup 
31   13- 1-1999  Abeokuta      Burundi         2-0     African Nations Cup Qualifier
32   23- 1-2000  Lagos         Tunisia         4-2     African Nations Cup  
33   28- 1-2000  Lagos         Congo           0-0     African Nations Cup 
34    3- 2-2000  Lagos         Morocco         2-0     African Nations Cup 
35    7- 2-2000  Lagos         Senegal         2-1     African Nations Cup 
36   13- 2-2000  Lagos         Cameroon        2-2 [4] African Nations Cup  
37   17- 6-2000  Lagos         Sierra Leone    2-0     World Cup Qualifier  
38    9- 7-2000  Monrovia      Liberia         1-2     World Cup Qualifier 
39   13- 1-2001  Lagos         Zambia          1-0     African Nations Cup Qualifier 
40   27- 1-2001  Port Harcourt Sudan           3-0     World Cup Qualifier 
41   11- 3-2001  Accra         Ghana           0-0     World Cup Qualifier 
42   21- 4-2001  Freetown      Sierra Leone    0-1     World Cup Qualifier  
43    2- 6-2001  Benin City    Madagascar      1-0     African Nations Cup Qualifier 
44    1- 7-2001  Omdurman      Sudan           4-0     World Cup Qualifier
45   29- 7-2001  Port Harcourt Ghana           3-0     World Cup Qualifier 
46    7-10-2001  Southampton   Japan           2-2  
47   12- 1-2002  Bouaké        Ivory Coast     1-1
48   21- 1-2002  Bamako        Algeria         1-0     African Nations Cup 
49   24- 1-2002  Bamako        Mali            0-0     African Nations Cup 
50   28- 1-2002  Mopti         Liberia         1-0     African Nations Cup 
51    3- 2-2002  Bamako        Ghana           1-0     African Nations Cup 
52    7- 2-2002  Bamako        Senegal         1-2     African Nations Cup 
53   26- 3-2002  London        Paraguay        1-1       
54   17- 4-2002  Aberdeen      Scotland        2-1  
55   16- 5-2002  Dublin        Ireland         2-1
56    2- 6-2002  Ibaraki       Argentina       0-1     World Cup 
57    7- 6-2002  Kobe          Sweden          1-2     World Cup 
58   12- 6-2002  Osaka         England         0-0     World Cup  
59   29- 3-2003  Blantyre      Malawi          1-0     African Nations Cup Qualifier
60   11- 6-2003  Abuja         Brazil          0-3 
61   26- 7-2003  Watford       Venezuela       1-0        
62   27- 1-2004  Monastir      Morocco         0-1     African Nations Cup 
63   31- 1-2004  Monastir      South Africa    4-0     African Nations Cup  
64    4- 2-2004  Sfax          Benin           2-1     African Nations Cup 
65    8- 2-2004  Monastir      Cameroon        2-1     African Nations Cup    
66   11- 2-2004  Tunis         Tunisia         1-1 [5] African Nations Cup    
67   13- 2-2004  Monastir      Mali            2-1     African Nations Cup   
68    3- 7-2004  Abuja         Algeria         1-0     World Cup Qualifier 
69    5- 9-2004  Harare        Zimbabwe        3-0     World Cup Qualifier 
70   26- 3-2005  Port Harcourt Gabon           2-0     World Cup Qualifier  
71   18- 6-2005  Kano          Angola          1-1     World Cup Qualifier  
72    7- 2-2006  Alexandria    Ivory Coast     0-1     African Nations Cup    
73    9- 2-2006  Cairo         Senegal         1-0     African Nations Cup        

[1] Nigeria won 4-2 on penalties.  
[2] Selection of players based in the Netherlands, not Considered full
    international by FIFA (Okocha scored 1 Goal)   
[3] Nigeria lost 4-5 on penalties.    
[4] Nigeria lost 3-4 on penalties.   
[5] Nigeria lost 3-5 on penalties.



Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    73   39   16   18	109-  65      94      64.38

Types of Matches 

African Nations Cup     22
World Cup Qualifier     20
Friendlies              13    
World Cup                9        
African Cup Qualifier    4
Confederations Cup       3  
Afro-Asian Cup           1
US Cup                   1
                  
Total caps:       	73


Goals:

Cap  2     1 goal
Cap 18     1 goal  
Cap 32     2 goals 
Cap 36     1 goal
Cap 37     1 goal 
Cap 44     1 goal
Cap 53     1 goal  
Cap 61     1 goal 
Cap 63     1 goal 
Cap 65     1 goal 
Cap 66     1 goal
Cap 67     1 goal   
Cap 71     1 goal   

Total     14 goals    


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