Benin national football team: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Benin
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Les Écureuils
(The Squirrels)
Association Fédération Béninoise
de Football
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Michel Dussuyer
Home stadium Stade de l'Amitié
FIFA code BEN
FIFA ranking 59
Highest FIFA ranking 59 (November 2009)
Lowest FIFA ranking 165 (July 1996)
Elo ranking 107
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Benin Dahomey 0 - 1 Nigeria Flag of British Colonial Nigeria.svg
(Dahomey; 8 November 1959)
Biggest win
Benin Dahomey 6 - 2 Chad Chad
(Dahomey; 15 April 1963)
Benin Benin 4 - 0 Tanzania Tanzania
(Cotonou, Benin; 8 September 2002)
Biggest defeat
Flag of British Colonial Nigeria.svg Nigeria 10 - 1 Dahomey Benin
(Nigeria; 28 November 1959)
African Nations Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2004)
Best result Round 1, 2004, 2008

The Benin national football team, nicknamed Les Écureuils (The Squirrels), is the national football team of Benin and is controlled by the Fédération Béninoise de Football. They were known as the Dahomey national football team until 1975, when Dahomey became Benin. They have never made the World Cup but have reached three recent African Nations Cups - 2004, 2008 and 2010.

Contents

World Cup record

African Nations Cup record

List of Benin managers

Current squad

The following players were called for 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Ghana on October 11, 2009.

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Yoann Djidonou 17 May 1986 (1986-05-17) (age 23) France FC Libourne-Saint-Seurin
16 GK Maxime Agueh 1 April 1978 (1978-04-01) (age 31) France FC Gueugnon
3 DF Khaled Adenon 28 July 1985 (1985-07-28) (age 24) France SC Bastia
5 DF Damien Chrysostome 24 May 1982 (1982-05-24) (age 27) Turkey Denizlispor
6 DF Réda Johnson 21 March 1988 (1988-03-21) (age 21) England Plymouth Argyle
7 DF Romuald Boco 8 July 1985 (1985-07-08) (age 24) Republic of Ireland Sligo Rovers
12 DF Félicien Singbo 25 October 1980 (1980-10-25) (age 29) Bulgaria Lokomotiv Plovdiv
15 DF Noel Seka 3 September 1984 (1984-09-03) (age 25) Denmark FC Fyn
2 MF Jocelyn Ahouéya 19 December 1985 (1985-12-19) (age 24) Switzerland FC Sion
4 MF Djiman Koukou 14 November 1990 (1990-11-14) (age 19) France Évian TG
11 MF Mouritala Ogunbiyi 10 October 1982 (1982-10-10) (age 27) France En Avant Guingamp
13 MF Pascal Angan 19 April 1986 (1986-04-19) (age 23) Morocco Wydad Casablanca
17 MF Stéphane Sessegnon 1 June 1984 (1984-06-01) (age 25) France Paris SG
18 MF Seidath Tchomogo 13 August 1985 (1985-08-13) (age 24) Bahrain East Riffa
8 FW Razak Omotoyossi 8 October 1985 (1985-10-08) (age 24) France FC Metz
9 FW Mohamed Golanne 30 November 1989 (1989-11-30) (age 20) France Évian TG
10 FW Oumar Tchomogo 7 January 1978 (1978-01-07) (age 32) Qatar Al-Kharitiyath
14 FW Mickael Poté 24 September 1984 (1984-09-24) (age 25) France OGC Nice
Advertisements

Recent Call-ups

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
GK Aziz Balagoun 8 April 1981 (1981-04-08) (age 28) Belgium K.M.S.K. Deinze
GK Valere Amoussou 10 March 1987 (1987-03-10) (age 22) Benin AS Porto-Novo
GK Benoît Tardieu 21 January 1986 (1986-01-21) (age 23) France US Albi
DF Moustapha Agnide 1 January 1981 (1981-01-01) (age 29) France Stade Quimpérois
DF Mouftaou Adoun 10 April 1991 (1991-04-10) (age 18) Benin ASPAC Cotonou
DF Bio Aï Traoré 9 June 1985 (1985-06-09) (age 24) Benin Panthères FC
DF Salomon Junior 8 April 1981 (1981-04-08) (age 28) Benin Université Nationale du Bénin
DF Anicet Adjamossi 15 March 1984 (1984-03-15) (age 25) Spain Racing de Ferrol
DF Angueran Edjekpan 15 January 1985 (1985-01-15) (age 25) Italy Mesagne
DF Alain Gaspoz 16 May 1970 (1970-05-16) (age 39) Switzerland FC Bagnes
DF John Glélé 19 February 1986 (1986-02-19) (age 23) Cyprus APEP Pitsilia
DF Safradine Traoré 31 May 1986 (1986-05-31) (age 23) Benin Buffles FC
MF Jonas Okétola 27 August 1983 (1983-08-27) (age 26) South Africa Thanda Royal Zulu
DF Emmanuel Imorou 16 September 1988 (1988-09-16) (age 21) France FC Gueugnon
MF Nouhoum Kobéna 1 June 1985 (1985-06-01) (age 24) Libya Almadina Sports Club
MF Wassiou Oladipupo 17 December 1986 (1986-12-17) (age 23) Algeria JS Kabylie
DF Arnaud Séka 30 October 1985 (1985-10-30) (age 24) Benin Tonnerre d'Abomey FC
MF Patrice Djokoue 16 May 1990 (1990-05-16) (age 19) Benin Requins
MF Oscar Olou 16 November 1987 (1987-11-16) (age 22) France FC Rouen
MF Sosthene Soglo 3 July 1986 (1986-07-03) (age 23) Benin Energie FC
MF Gérard Adanhoume 26 November 1986 (1986-11-26) (age 23) Benin Soleil F.C.
FW Daniel Gbaguidi 14 January 1988 (1988-01-14) (age 22) France AS Saint-Priest
FW Abou Maiga September 20, 1985 France Créteil
FW Aboubakari Ousmane 22 July 1987 (1987-07-22) (age 22) Benin Energie de la Sbee FC
FW Abdoulaye Ouzerou 24 October 1985 (1985-10-24) (age 24) Libya Al Madina Tripoli
FW Yannick Sagbo 12 July 1988 (1988-07-12) (age 21) France AS Monaco
FW Salomon Wisdom 6 October 1989 (1989-10-06) (age 20) Slovakia FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce

External links


Simple English

Benin
Association Fédération Béninoise de Football
Confederation CAF
Coach Michel Dussuyer
World Cup
Appearances 0

Benin national football team is the national football team of Benin.


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message