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Nigeria Nwankwo KANU


Record at FIFA Tournaments
FIFA U-17 World Cup Final1993660050100
Olympic Football Tournament Final1996650130000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier1998, 201021135350000
FIFA World Cup™ Final1998, 2002, 2010611400000
FIFA U-17 World Cup
1993Tokyo 04/09/1993Ghana GHA1:2 (0:1)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
1993Hiroshima 01/09/1993Nigeria NGA2:1 (0:0)POL PolandSecond stage
1993Gifu 29/08/1993Nigeria NGA2:1 (2:0)JPN JapanSecond stage
1993Gifu 26/08/1993Australia AUS0:2 (0:0)NGA NigeriaFirst stage
1993Nagoya 24/08/1993Argentina ARG0:4 (0:0)NGA NigeriaFirst stage
1993Nagoya 22/08/1993Canada CAN0:8 (0:3)NGA NigeriaFirst stage
Men's Olympic Football Tournament
1996Athens, Ga 03/08/1996Nigeria NGA3:2 (1:1)ARG ArgentinaGold medal match
1996Athens, Ga 31/07/1996Nigeria NGA4:3 a.e.t. (3:3, 1:3)BRA BrazilSemi-finals
1996Birmingham 28/07/1996Mexico MEX0:2 (0:1)NGA NigeriaQuarter-finals
1996Miami 25/07/1996Brazil BRA1:0 (1:0)NGA NigeriaFirst stage
1996Orlando 23/07/1996Nigeria NGA2:0 (0:0)JPN JapanFirst stage
1996Orlando 21/07/1996Nigeria NGA1:0 (0:0)HUN HungaryFirst stage
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers
2010Abuja 06/09/2009Nigeria NGA2:2 (1:1)TUN TunisiaThird stage
2010Rades 20/06/2009Tunisia TUN0:0NGA NigeriaThird stage
2010Abuja 07/06/2009Nigeria NGA3:0 (1:0)KEN KenyaThird stage
2010Abuja 21/06/2008Nigeria NGA2:0 (1:0)EQG Equatorial GuineaSecond stage
2010Freetown 07/06/2008Sierra Leone SLE0:1 (0:0)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2010Abuja 01/06/2008Nigeria NGA2:0 (2:0)RSA South AfricaSecond stage
2006Abuja 08/10/2005Nigeria NGA5:1 (1:0)ZIM ZimbabweSecond stage
2006Oran 04/09/2005Algeria ALG2:5 (0:2)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2006Kano 18/06/2005Nigeria NGA1:1 (1:0)ANG AngolaSecond stage
2006Kigali 05/06/2005Rwanda RWA1:1 (0:0)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2006Port Harcourt 26/03/2005Nigeria NGA2:0 (0:0)GAB GabonSecond stage
2006Libreville 09/10/2004Gabon GAB1:1 (1:0)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2002Port Harcourt 29/07/2001Nigeria NGA3:0 (3:0)GHA GhanaSecond stage
2002Omdurman 01/07/2001Sudan SDN0:4 (0:1)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2002Port Harcourt 05/05/2001Nigeria NGA2:0 (1:0)LBR LiberiaSecond stage
2002Freetown 21/04/2001Sierra Leone SLE1:0 (1:0)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2002Port Harcourt 27/01/2001Nigeria NGA3:0 (0:0)SDN SudanSecond stage
2002Monrovia 09/07/2000Liberia LBR2:1 (1:1)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2002Lagos 17/06/2000Nigeria NGA2:0 (2:0)SLE Sierra LeoneSecond stage
2002Lagos 22/04/2000Nigeria NGA4:0 (2:0)ERI EritreaFirst stage
1998Conakry 17/08/1997Guinea GUI1:0 (0:0)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
FIFA World Cup™
2010Durban 22/06/2010Nigeria NGA2:2 (1:1)KOR Korea RepublicFirst stage
2002Kobe 07/06/2002Sweden SWE2:1 (1:1)NGA NigeriaGroup matches
2002Ibaraki 02/06/2002Argentina ARG1:0 (0:0)NGA NigeriaGroup matches
1998Saint-Denis 28/06/1998Nigeria NGA1:4 (0:2)DEN DenmarkRound of 16
1998Toulouse 24/06/1998Nigeria NGA1:3 (1:1)PAR ParaguayGroup matches
1998Paris 19/06/1998Nigeria NGA1:0 (1:0)BUL BulgariaGroup matches

Latest News


  • Kanu of Nigeria poses during the official FIFA World Cup 2010 portrait session
  • Kanu of Arsenal decorates the Premier League trophy
  • Nwankwo Kanu #4 of Nigeria poses
  • Kanu of Nigeria poses during the official FIFA World Cup 2010 portrait session
  • Nigerian's Kanu Nwankwo (L) competes with Tunisia's Ragued Houcine during a South Africa 2010 qualifier
  • Portsmouth attacker Kanu Nwankwo holds the FA trophy
  • Nigeria's captain Nwankwo Kanu (L) vies with Uganda's defender David Obua