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Match No. 792 vs. Argentina Match No. 794 vs. Denmark Match Results


England National Football Team Match No. 793

Nigeria 0 England 0 [0-0]

Wednesday, 12 June 2002

Match Summary and Report

 

Match Summary

Status: World Cup 2002 Final Tournament Group F, First Phase, Game Six.
Venue: Ōsaka-shi Nagai Rikujō Kyōgijō, Ōsaka-shi, Japan, capacity 45,409.
Attendance: 44,864.
Goals: None.
Cautions: None.
Expulsions: None.
Officials: Referee - Brian L. Hall, 41 (05-Jun-1961), USA, FIFA-listed 1992.
Assistant Referees - Hector Osvaldo Vergara, 35 (15-Dec-1966), Canada & Evzen Amler, 44 (15-May-1958), Czech Republic.
Fourth Official - Toru Kamikawa, 39 (08-Jun-1963), Japan, FIFA-listed 1998.
Conditions: Kickoff at 3.30 p.m. local time. 7.30 a.m. BST.
Miscellany: -
Statistics:

Type

Nigeria

England

Goal Attempts 10 17
Attempts on Target 5 5
Hit Bar/Post - -
Corner Kicks Won 5 7
Offside Calls Against 1 2
Fouls Conceded 12 7
Time of Possession 52% 48%
Statistics:

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Nigeria Team

Ranking:

27th in FIFA ranking of 15th May 2002; 32nd in Elo world ranking before this match and 30th after this match.

Colours: Light green shirts with white side panels, light green shorts, light green socks; made by Nike.
Coach: Adegboye Festus Onigbinde, 64, appointed Head Coach 18 February 2002, 
8th match,
W 4 - D 2 - L 2 - F 10 - A 6.
Captain: Augustine 'Jay Jay' Okocha.

Nigeria Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
22-Enyeama, Vincent 29-Aug-1972 29 G

Enyimba FC

3 0 2002-active
2-Yobo, Joseph 06-Sep-1980 21 D Olympique Marseille, France 17 0 2001-active
14-Udeze, Ifeanyi 21-Jul-1980 21 D FC PAOK Thessaloniki, Greece 17 0 2001-active
16-Sodje, Efetobore 05-Oct-1972 29 D

Crewe Alexandra FC, England

9 1 2000-active
5-Okoronkwo, Isaac 01-May-1978 24 D FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine 15 0 2001-active
15-Christopher, Justice 24-Dec-1981 20 M Royal Antwerp FC, Belgium 10 0 2001-active
20-Obiorah, James 24-Aug-1978 23 M FC Lokomotiv Moskva, Russia 3 1 1998-active
17-Aghahowa, Julius 12-Feb-1982 20 F FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine 20 12 2000-active
18-Akwuegbu, Benedict 03-Nov-1974 27 F Shenyang Haishi, China 17 5 2000-active
10-Okocha, Augustine A. "Jay Jay" 14-Aug-1973 28 M Paris Saint-Germain FC, France 59 8 1993-active
23-Opabunmi, Femi, sub off 86th min. 03-Mar-1985 17 M/F FC Ibadan 3 1 2002-active

Nigeria Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
7-Ikedia, Pius, sub on 86th min. for Opabunmi 11-Jul-1980 21 F

AFC Ajax, Netherlands

12 0 1997-active
Formation:

4-4-2.

Enyeama -
Sodje, Yobo, Yobo, Okoronkwo, Udeze -
Okocha, Christopher, Obiorah, Opabunmi (Ikedia) -
Aghahowa, Akwuegbu.

Substitutes
Not Used:
1-Ike Shorunmu, 3-Celestine Babayaro, 6-Taribo West, 8-Mutiu Adepoju, 9-Bartholomew Ogbeche, 11-Garba Lawal, 12-Austin Ejide, 13-Rabiu Afolabi, 19-Eric Ejiofor, 21-John Utakar.

England Team

Ranking:

12th in FIFA ranking of 15th May 2002; 6th in Elo world ranking before this match and 8th after this match.

Colours: Red shirts, white shorts, red socks - The 2002 "away" uniform.
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson, 54, appointed 31 October 2000, took post 12 January 2001, 
18th match,
W 9 - D 7 - L 2 - F 35 - A 15.
Captain: David Beckham, 16th captaincy.

England Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-Seaman, David A. 19-Sep-1963 38 G

Arsenal FC

71 0 1988-2002
2-Mills, Daniel J. 18-May-1977 25 D Leeds United AFC 10 0 2001-2004
3-Cole, Ashley, sub off 85th min. 20-Dec-1980 21 D Arsenal FC 11 0 2001-active
4-Sinclair, Trevor L. 02-Mar-1973 29 M West Ham United FC 7 0 2001-active
5-Ferdinand, Rio G. 07-Nov-1978 23 D Leeds United AFC 25 0 1997-active
6-Campbell, Sulzeer J. 18-Sep-1974 27 D Arsenal FC 49 1 1996-active
7-Beckham, David R.J. 02-May-1975 27 M

Manchester United FC

52 7 1996-active
8-Scholes, Paul 16-Nov-1974 27 M Manchester United FC 47 13 1997-2004
21-Butt, Nicholas 21-Jan-1975 27 M

Manchester United FC

20 0 1997-active
10-Owen, Michael J., sub off 77th min. 14-Dec-1979 22 F Liverpool FC 39 16 1998-active
11-Heskey, Emile W.I., sub off 69th min. 11-Jan-1978 24 M/F

Liverpool FC

27 3 1999-active

England Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
17-Sheringham, Edward P., sub on 69th min. for Heskey 02-Apr-1966 36 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 49 11 1993-2002
20-Vassell, Darius, sub on 77th min. for Owen 13-Jun-1980 21 F Aston Villa FC 7 2 2001-2003
14-Bridge, Wayne M., sub on 85th min. for A Cole 05-Aug-1980 21 D Southampton FC 7 0 2001-active
Formation:

4-4-2.

Seaman -
Mills, Ferdinand, Campbell, A Cole (Bridge) -
Beckham, Butt, Scholes, Sinclair -
Owen (Vassell), Heskey (Sheringham).

Substitutes
Not Used:
9-Robbie Fowler, 12-Wes Brown, 13-Nigel Martyn, 15-Martin Keown, 16-Gareth Southgate, 19-Joe Cole, 22-David James, 23-Kieron Dyer.

Match Report

 

 

 

Source Notes

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