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Nigeria Taye TAIWO

(16/04/1985)

Record at FIFA Tournaments
TournamentsEditionsMPWDLGFGAY2YCR
FIFA World Cup™ Final2010200200000
FIFA U-20 World Cup Final2005732220300
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier2006, 20101183000000
FIFA World Cup™
EditionVenueDateMatchStage
2010Mangaung/Bloemfontein 17/06/2010Greece GRE2:1 (1:1)NGA NigeriaFirst stage
2010Johannesburg 12/06/2010Argentina ARG1:0 (1:0)NGA NigeriaFirst stage
FIFA U-20 World Cup
EditionVenueDateMatchStage
2005Utrecht 02/07/2005Argentina ARG2:1 (1:0)NGA NigeriaFinal
2005Kerkrade 28/06/2005Morocco MAR0:3 (0:1)NGA NigeriaSemi-finals
2005Kerkrade 25/06/2005Nigeria NGA1:1 a.e.t. (1:1, 1:0) 10:9 PSONED NetherlandsQuarter-finals
2005Doetinchem 22/06/2005Nigeria NGA1:0 (0:0)UKR UkraineRound of 16
2005Enschede 18/06/2005Nigeria NGA3:0 (0:0)SUI SwitzerlandGroup matches
2005Emmen 15/06/2005Nigeria NGA1:2 (1:0)KOR Korea RepublicGroup matches
2005Emmen 12/06/2005Brazil BRA0:0NGA NigeriaGroup matches
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers
EditionVenueDateMatchStage
2010Abuja 06/09/2009Nigeria NGA2:2 (1:1)TUN TunisiaThird stage
2010Rades 20/06/2009Tunisia TUN0:0NGA NigeriaThird stage
2010Maputo 29/03/2009Mozambique MOZ0:0NGA NigeriaThird stage
2010Abuja 11/10/2008Nigeria NGA4:1 (3:1)SLE Sierra LeoneSecond stage
2010Port Elizabeth 06/09/2008South Africa RSA0:1 (0:0)NGA NigeriaSecond stage
2010Abuja 21/06/2008Nigeria NGA2:0 (1:0)EQG Equatorial GuineaSecond stage
2010Malabo 15/06/2008Equatorial Guinea EQG0:1 (0:1)NGA NigeriaSecond 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

Latest News

Photos

  • Queens Park Rangers' Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo in action on his debut
  • Siena's Brazilian midfielder Mariano De Almeyda Angelo fights for the ball with AC Milan's Nigerian Taye Taiwo
  • AC Milan's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo eyes the ball
  • Olympique Marseille's midfielder Mathieu Valbuena (C) celebrates with teammate Nigerian Taye Taiwo
  • Olympique Marseille's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo celebrates with the French League 1 Cup
  • Olympique Marseille's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo holds the French League 1 Cup
  • Olympique Marseille's forwards Andre Ayew (C) and Jordan Ayew (L) celebrate after scoring vs Nice
  • Marseille's Nigerian defender Taiwo Taye Ismaila (R) celebrates after scoring a goal vs Montpellier
  • Marseille's Nigerian defender Taiwo Taye Ismaila (R) celebrates after scoring a goal vs Montpellier
  • Lyon's French defender Anthony Riveillère (C) vies with Olympique Marseille's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo (R).
  • Marseille's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo vies with MSK Zilina's midfielder Stefan Zosak
  • Marseille's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo vies with MSK Zilina's midfielder Roman Gergel
  • Marseille football club's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo speaks during a press conference
  • Marseille football club's Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo speaks during a press conference
  • Taye Taiwo of Nigeria takes a throw in
  • Taye Taiwo of Nigeria lies on the ground injured

Videos

  • Taiwo's wonderful wallop

    Taiwo's wonderful wallop

    A few fabulous steps and Nigeria's Taye Taiwo unleashed a trademark ferocious shot against Morocco at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Netherlands ...