Joseph Phillip Yobo - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Nigerian player, who obtained 101 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. He is record holder for his country (equalling the total of Nwankwo Kanu on November 15, 2011). All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
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
 95	28- 5-14	London		Scotland	2-2
 96	 3- 6-14	Chester         Greece          0-0
 97	 7- 6-14	Jacksonville    United States   1-2
 98	16- 6-14	Curitiba        Iran            0-0	World Cup
 99	21- 6-14	Cuiabá          Bosnia-Herzeg.  1-0	World Cup
100	25- 6-14	Porto Alegre    Argentina       2-3	World Cup
101	30- 6-14	Brasília        France          0-2	World 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
   101    54   28   19   147-  74     136       67.33


Types of Matches 

Friendlies      	21
World Cup               10
World Cup Qualifier	22
African Nations Cup	29
African Cup Qualifier	17
Other Tournaments	 2

Total caps: 	       101


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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