Joseph Phillip Yobo - International Appearances


The outstanding Nigerian player obtained 94 international caps with his National Team and is record holder for his country (equalling the total of Nwankwo Kanu on November 15, 2011). All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:  6- 9-1980
Country: Nigeria 
Caps:	94	(W53-D25-L16 – GF141-GA65 – %69.68)
Goals:	7
Age First Cap:	 20 yr 199 d	24- 3-2001 vs. Zambia   1-1
Age Last Cap:    32 yr 157 d	10- 2-2013 vs. Burkina Faso 1-0
National Team Career: 11 yr 323 d

Cap       Date          Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition
  1	24- 3-01	Chingola	Zambia  	1-1	African Cup Qual.
  2	21- 4-01	Freetown	Sierra Leone	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
  3	 5- 5-01	Port Harcourt	Liberia 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
  4	 2- 6-01	Benin   	Madagascar	1-0	African Cup Qual.
  5	16- 6-01	Windhoek	Namibia 	2-0	African Cup Qual.
  6	 1- 7-01	Ombdurman	Sudan   	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
  7	29- 7-01	Port Harcourt	Ghana   	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
  8	12- 1-02	Bouaké  	Ivory Coast	1-1	 
  9	21- 1-02	Bamako  	Algeria 	1-1	African Nations Cup
 10	24- 1-02	Bamako  	Mali    	0-0	African Nations Cup
 11	28- 1-02	Mopti   	Liberia 	1-0	African Nations Cup
 12	 3- 2-02	Bamako  	Ghana   	1-0	African Nations Cup
 13	 7- 2-02	Bamako  	Senegal 	1-2	African Nations Cup
 14	 9- 2-02	Mopti   	Mali    	1-0	African Nations Cup
 15	17- 4-02	Aberdeen	Scotland	2-1	
 16	16- 5-02	Dublin  	Ireland 	2-1	
 17	 2- 6-02	Ibaraki 	Argentina	0-1	World Cup
 18	 7- 6-02	Kobe    	Sweden  	1-2	World Cup
 19	12- 6-02	Osaka   	England 	0-0	World Cup
 20	29- 3-03	Blantyre	Malawi  	1-0	African Cup Qual.
 21	30- 5-03	Abuja   	Ghana   	3-1	LG Cup
 22	 1- 6-03	Lagos   	Cameroon	3-0	LG Cup
 23	26- 7-03	Watford 	Venezuela	1-0	
 24	27- 1-04	Monastir	Morocco 	0-1	African Nations Cup
 25	31- 1-04	Monastir	South Africa	4-0	African Nations Cup
 26	 4- 2-04	Sfax    	Benin   	2-1	African Nations Cup
 27	 8- 2-04	Monastir	Cameroon	2-1	African Nations Cup
 28	11- 2-04	Tunis   	Tunisia   	1-1 [1] African Nations Cup
 29	13- 2-04	Monastir	Mali    	2-1	African Nations Cup
 30	 5- 6-04	Abuja   	Rwanda  	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 31	20- 6-04	Luanda  	Angola  	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 32	 3- 7-04	Abuja   	Algeria 	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 33	 6-10-04	Libreville	Gabon   	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 34	26- 3-05	Port Harcourt	Gabon   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
35	 5- 6-05	Kigali  	Rwanda  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
36	18- 6-05	Kano    	Angola  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
37	17- 8-05 	Tripoli 	Libya   	1-0	
38	 4- 9-05	Oran    	Algeria 	5-2	World Cup Qualifier
39	 8-10-05	Abuja   	Zimbabwe	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
40	23- 1-06	Port Said	Ghana   	1-0	African Nations Cup
41	27- 1-06	Port Said	Zimbabwe	2-0	African Nations Cup
42	31- 1-06	Port Said	Senegal 	2-1	African Nations Cup
43	 3- 2-06	Port Said	Tunisia   	1-1 [2] African Nations Cup
44	 7- 2-06	Alexandria	Ivory Coast	0-1	African Nations Cup
45	 9- 2-06	Cairo   	Senegal 	1-0	African Nations Cup
46	 2- 9-06	Abuja   	Niger   	2-0	African Cup Qual.
47	 8-10-06	Maseru  	Lesotho 	1-0	African Cup Qual.
48	 6- 2-07	Brentford	Ghana   	1-4	
49	24- 3-07	Abeokuta	Uganda  	1-0	African Cup Qual.
50	 2- 6-07	Kampala 	Uganda  	1-2	African Cup Qual.
51	 8- 9-07	Warri   	Lesotho 	2-0	African Cup Qual.
52	21- 1-08	Sekondi 	Ivory Coast	0-1	African Nations Cup
53	25- 1-08	Sekondi 	Mali    	0-0	African Nations Cup
54	29- 1-08	Sekondi 	Benin   	2-0	African Nations Cup
55	 3- 2-08	Accra   	Ghana   	1-2	African Nations Cup
56	27- 5-08	Graz    	Austria 	1-1	
57	 1- 6-08	Abuja   	South Africa	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
58	 7- 6-08	Freetown	Sierra Leone	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
59	15- 6-08	Malabo  	Equat. Guinea  	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
60	21- 6-08	Abuja   	Equat. Guinea  	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
61	11-10-08	Abuja   	Sierra Leone	4-1 	World Cup Qualifier
62	11- 2-09	London  	Jamaica 	0-0	
63	20- 6-09	Radès   	Tunisia 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
64	 6- 9-09	Abuja   	Tunisia 	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
65	11-10-09	Abuja   	Mozambique	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
66	14-11-09	Nairobi 	Kenya   	3-2	World Cup Qualifier
 -	 6- 1-10	Durban  	Zambia  	0-0 [*]	
67	12- 1-10	Benguela	Egypt   	1-3	African Nations Cup
68	16- 1-10	Benguela	Benin   	1-0	African Nations Cup
69	25- 5-10	Wattens (AUT) 	Saudi Arabia	0-0	
70	 6- 6-10	Tembisa, SA	North Korea	3-1	
71	12- 6-10	Johannesburg	Argentina	0-1	World Cup
72	17- 6-10	Bloemfontein	Greece  	1-2	World Cup
73	22- 6-10	Durban  	South Korea	2-2	World Cup
74	 5- 9-10	Calabar 	Madagascar	2-0	African Cup Qual.
75	10-10-10	Conakry 	Guinea  	0-1	African Cup Qual.
76	 9- 2-11	Lagos   	Sierra Leone	2-1	
77	27- 3-11	Abuja   	Ethiopia	4-0	African Cup Qual.
78	29- 3-11	Abuja   	Kenya   	3-0	
79	 1- 6-11	Abuja   	Argentina	4-1	
80	 5- 6-11	Addis Abeba	Ethiopia	2-2	African Cup Qual.
81	 4- 9-11	Antananarivo	Madagascar	2-0	African Cup Qual.
82	 6- 9-11	Dhaka   	Argentina	1-3	
83	 8-10-11	Abuja   	Guinea  	2-2	African Cup Qual.
84	11-10-11	Watford 	Ghana   	0-0	
85	12-11-11	Benin   	Botswana	0-0	
86	15-11-11	Kaduna  	Zambia  	2-0	
87	29- 2-12	Kigali  	Rwanda  	0-0	African Cup Qual.
88	 8- 9-12	Paynesville	Liberia 	2-2	African Cup Qual.
89	 9- 1-13	Faro-Loulé	Cape Verde	0-0	
90	21- 1-13	Nelspruit	Burkina Faso	1-1	African Nations Cup
91	29- 1-13	Nelspruit	Ethiopia	2-0	African Nations Cup
92	 3- 2-13	Rustenburg	Ivory Coast	2-1	African Nations Cup
93	 6- 2-13	Durban  	Mali    	4-0	African Nations Cup
94	10- 2-13	Johannesburg	Burkina Faso	1-0	African Nations Cup

[1] Nigeria  lost 3-5 on penalty kicks.
[2] Nigeria  won 6-5 on penalty kicks.

[*] unofficial training match played over 2x40 minutes behind closed doors and with
    many substitutions

Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    94    53   25   16   141-  65     131       69.68


Types of Matches 

Friendlies      	18
World Cup                6
World Cup Qualifier	22
African Nations Cup	29
African Cup Qualifier	17
Other Tournaments	 2

Total caps: 	  	94


Goals:		
Cap  22 	1 goal
Cap  25 	1 goal
Cap  32 	1 goal
Cap  58 	1 goal
Cap  59 	1 goal
Cap  80 	1 goal
Cap  81 	1 goal

Total		7 goals




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