John Paintsil - International Appearances


The outstanding Ghanaian player obtained 90 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 15- 6-1981
Country: Ghana   
Caps:	90	(W45-D21-L24 – GF129-GA84 – %61.67)
Age First Cap:	 20 yr 173 d    5-12-2001 vs. Algeria 1-1
Age Last Cap:    31 yr 236 d    6- 2-2013 vs. Burkina Faso 1-1
National Team Career: 11 yr  63 d


Caps   Date 	Venue	 	Opponent       Score 	Competition

 1    5-12-01	Alger      	Algeria 	1-1	
 2   24- 1-02	Ségou   	South Africa	0-0	African Nations Cup
 3   30- 1-02	Mopti   	Burkina Faso	2-1	African Nations Cup
 4    3- 2-02	Bamako  	Nigeria 	0-1	African Nations Cup
 5   17- 5-02	Ljubljana	Slovenia	0-2	
 6    8-10-02	Accra   	Lesotho 	2-1	
 7   13-10-02	Accra   	Rwanda  	4-2	African Cup Qual.
 8   15-12-02	Accra   	Nigeria 	0-1	
 9   13- 6-03	Accra   	Kenya   	1-3	
10    5- 6-05	Kumasi  	Burkina Faso	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
11   18- 6-05	Pretoria	South Africa	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
12   17- 8-05	London  	Senegal 	0-0	
13    4- 9-05	Kumasi  	Uganda  	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
14    8-10-05	Praia   	Cape Verde	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
15   11- 1-06	Monastir	Togo    	0-1	
16   15- 1-06	Radès   	Tunisia 	0-2	
17   23- 1-06	Port Said	Nigeria 	0-1	African Nations Cup
18   27- 1-06	Port Said	Senegal 	1-0	African Nations Cup
19   31- 1-06	Ismailia	Zimbabwe	1-2	African Nations Cup
20   26- 5-06	Bochum  	Turkey  	1-1	
21    4- 6-06	Edinburgh	South Korea	3-1	
22   12- 6-06	Hannover	Italy   	0-2	World Cup
23   17- 6-06	Köln    	Czech Republic	2-0	World Cup
24   22- 6-06	Nürnberg	United States	2-1	World Cup
25   27- 6-06	Dortmund	Brazil  	0-3	World Cup
26   15- 8-06	London  	Togo    	2-0	
27    6- 2-07	London  	Nigeria 	4-1	
28   24- 3-07	Graz    	Austria 	1-1	
29   27- 3-07	Stockholm	Brazil  	0-1	
30   21- 8-07	London  	Senegal 	1-1	
31    8- 9-07	Le Pt.-Quevilly	Morocco 	2-0	
32   11- 9-07	Riyadh  	Saudi Arabia 	0-5	
33   18-11-07	Accra   	Togo    	2-0	
34   20- 1-08	Accra   	Guinea  	2-1	African Nations Cup
35   24- 1-08	Accra   	Namibia 	1-0	African Nations Cup
36   28- 1-08	Accra   	Morocco 	2-0	African Nations Cup
37    3- 2-08	Accra    	Nigeria 	2-1	African Nations Cup
38    7- 2-08	Accra   	Cameroon	0-1	African Nations Cup
39    9- 2-08	Kumasi   	Ivory Coast	4-2	African Nations Cup
40   28- 3-08	London  	Mexico  	1-2	
41   23- 5-08	Sydney  	Australia 	0-1	
42    1- 6-08	Kumasi  	Libya   	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
43    8- 6-08	Bloemfontein	Lesotho 	3-2	World Cup Qualifier
44   14- 6-08	Libreville 	Gabon   	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
45   22- 6-08	Accra   	Gabon   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
46    9- 9-08	Tripoli 	Libya   	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
47   11-10-08	Sekondi-Tak.	Lesotho  	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
48   19-11-08	Accra   	Tunisia 	0-0	
49   11- 2-09	Cairo   	Egypt   	2-2	
50   28- 3-09	Kumasi  	Benin   	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
51   31- 5-09	Tamale  	Uganda  	2-1	
52    7- 6-09	Bamako  	Mali    	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
53   12- 8-09	London  	Zambia  	4-1	
54    5- 9-09	Accra   	Sudan   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
55    9- 9-09	Utrecht 	Japan   	3-4	
56   11-10-09	Cotonou 	Benin   	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
57   15-11-09	Kumasi  	Mali    	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
58   18-11-09	Luanda   	Angola  	0-0	
59    1- 6-10	Rotterdam	Netherlands	1-4	
60   13- 6-10	Pretoria	Serbia  	1-0	World Cup
61   19- 6-10	Rustenburg	Australia	1-1	World Cup
62   23- 6-10	Johannesburg	Germany  	0-1	World Cup
63   26- 6-10	Rustenburg	United States	2-1	World Cup
64   12- 7-10	Jonannesburg	Uruguay  	1-1 [1]	World Cup
65    8- 9-10	Lobamba 	Swaziland	3-0	African Cup Qual.
66   10-10-10	Accra   	Sudan   	0-0	African Cup Qual.
67   17-11-10	Dubai   	Saudi Arabia 	0-0	
68    8- 2-11	Antwerpen	Togo    	4-1	
69   27- 3-11	Brazaville	Congo-Brazz.	3-0	African Cup Qual.
70   29- 3-11	London  	England 	1-1	
71    3- 6-11	Kumasi  	Congo-Brazz.	3-1	African Cup Qual.
72    7- 6-11	Jeonju  	South Korea	1-2	
73    2- 9-11	Accra   	Swaziland	2-0 	African Cup Qual.
74    5- 9-11	London  	Brazil  	0-1	
75    8-10-11	Khartoum	Sudan   	2-0 	African Cup Qual.
76   11-10-11	Watford  	Nigeria 	0-0	
77   15- 1-12   Rustenburg      South Africa    1-1 [2]
78   24- 1-12	Franceville	Botswana	1-0	African Nations Cup
79   25- 1-12	Franceville	Mali    	2-0	African Nations Cup
80    1- 2-12	Franceville	Guinea  	1-1	African Nations Cup
81   11- 2-12	Malabo  	Mali    	0-2	African Nations Cup
82   29- 2-12	Chester 	Chile   	1-1	
83   12-10-12	Lilongwe	Malawi  	1-0	African Cup Qual.
84   14-11-12	Lisboa  	Cape Verde Isl.	1-0	
85   13- 1-13	Abu Dhabi	Tunisia 	4-2	
86   20- 1-13	Port Elizabeth	Congo-Kinshasa	2-2	African Nations Cup
87   24- 1-13	Port Elizabeth	Mali    	1-0	African Nations Cup
88   28- 1-13	Port Elizabeth	Niger   	3-0	African Nations Cup
89    2- 2-13	Port Elizabeth	Cape Verde Isl.	2-0	African Nations Cup
90    6- 2-13	Nelspruit	Burkina Faso 	1-1 [3]	African Nations Cup

[1] Ghana lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.
[2] not considered a full A-international by FIFA (too many substitutions) but full
    for Ghana FA
[3] Ghana lost 2-3 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
     90   45   21   24  129-  84     111      61.67


Types of Matches

Friendlies		37
African Nations Cup	21
World Cup Qualifier	15
World Cup		 9
African Cup Qualifier	 8

Total 			90


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