Javad Nekounam - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Iranian player, who obtained 140 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Cap   Goals	Date	Venue		Opponent       Score	Competition

  1	      12- 1-00	Los Angeles	Ecuador		2-1 [!]	
  2	      28- 5-00	Amman	 	Syria		1-0	WAFF Tournament
  3	      31- 5-00	Amman		Jordan		1-0	WAFF Tournament
  4	       2- 6-00	Amman		Syria		1-0	WAFF Tournament
  5	       7- 6-00	Tehran		Egypt   	1-1 [1]	LG Cup
  6	       9- 6-00	Tehran		Macedonia	3-1	LG Cup
  7	      16- 8-00	Tehran		Georgia		2-1	
  8	      19- 1-01	Tehran		China		4-0	Civilization Cup
  9	      26- 4-01	Cairo		Canada		0-1	LG Cup
 10	       8- 8-01	Tehran		Oman		5-2	LG Cup
 11	      15- 8-01	Bratislava	Slovakia	4-3	
 12	      24- 8-01	Tehran		Saudi Arabia	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 13	       1- 9-01	Bangkok		Thailand	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 14	       5-10-01	Tehran		Thailand	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 15	      12-10-01	Tehran		Iraq		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 16	      19-10-01	Manama		Bahrain		1-3	World Cup Qualifier
 17	      25-10-01	Tehran		UA Emirates	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 18	      31-10-01	Abu Dhabi	UA Emirates	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 19	       6- 2-02	Tehran		Slovakia	2-3	
 20	      30- 5-02	Safat		Kuwait		3-1	
 21	      10- 8-02	Tabriz		Azerbaijan	1-1	
 22	      21- 8-02	Kyiv		Ukraine		1-0	
 23	      30- 8-02	Damascus	Jordan		0-1	WAFF Tournament
 24	       3- 9-02	Damascus	Lebanon		2-0	WAFF Tournament
 25	       5- 9-02	Damascus	Iraq   		0-0 [2]	WAFF Tournament
 26	       7- 9-02	Damascus	Syria  		2-2 [3] WAFF Tournament
 27	      19- 9-02	Tabriz		Paraguay 	1-1 [4]	LG Cup
 28   1	 1     1- 2-03	Hongkong	Denmark		1-0 [!]	Carlsberg Cup
 29	 1     4- 2-03	Hongkong	Uruguay 	1-1 [5]	Carlsberg Cup
 30	 1    13- 8-03	Tehran		Iraq		0-1	LG Cup
 31	 1    20- 8-03	Minsk		Belarus		1-2	
 32	 1     5- 9-03	Tehran		Jordan		4-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 33	 1    12-10-03	Tehran		New Zealand	3-0	AFC-OFC Cup
 34	 1    27-10-03	Pyongyang	North Korea	3-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 35	 1    12-11-03	Tehran		North Korea 	3-0 [6]	Asian Cup Qualifier
 36	 1    19-11-03	Beirut		Lebanon		3-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 37	 1    28-11-03	Tehran		Lebanon		1-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 38	 1     2-12-03	Kuwait City	Kuwait		1-3	
 39	 1    18- 2-04	Tehran		Qatar		3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 40	 1    31- 3-04	Vientiane	Laos		7-0	World Cup Qualifier
 41	 1     9- 6-04	Tehran		Jordan		0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 42   1  2    17- 6-04	Tehran		Lebanon		4-0	WAFF Tournament
 43	 2    21- 6-04	Tehran		Syria		7-1	WAFF Tournament
 44   1	 3    23- 6-04	Tehran		Iraq		2-1	WAFF Tournament
 45   1	 4    25- 6-04	Tehran		Syria		4-1	WAFF Tournament
 46   1	 5    20- 7-04	Chongqing	Thailand	3-0	Asian Nations Cup
 47	 5    24- 7-04	Chongqing	Oman		2-2	Asian Nations Cup
 48	 5    28- 7-04	Chongqing	Japan		0-0	Asian Nations Cup
 49	 5    31- 7-04	Jinan		South Korea	4-3	Asian Nations Cup
 50	 5     3- 8-04	Beijing		China 		1-1 [7]	Asian Nations Cup
 51   1	 6     6- 8-04	Beijing		Bahrain		4-2	Asian Nations Cup
 52	 6     8- 9-04	Amman		Jordan		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 53	 6     9-10-04	Tehran		Germany		0-2	
 54	 6    13-10-04	Doha		Qatar		3-2	World Cup Qualifier
 55   2	 8    17-11-04	Tehran		Laos		7-0	World Cup Qualifier
 56	 8    18-12-04	Tehran		Panama		1-0	
 57	 8     2- 2-05	Tehran		Bosnia-Herzeg.	2-1	
 58	 8     9- 2-05	Manama		Bahrain		0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 59	 8    25- 3-05	Tehran		Japan		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 60   1	 9    30- 3-05	Pyongyang	North Korea	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 61   1	10    29- 5-05	Tehran		Azerbaijan	2-1	
 62	10     3- 6-05	Tehran		North Korea	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 63	10     8- 6-05	Tehran		Bahrain		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 64	10    17- 8-05	Yokohama	Japan		1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 65   2	12    24- 8-05	Tehran		Libya		4-0	
 66	12    12-10-05	Seoul		South Korea	0-2	
 67	12    13-11-05	Tehran		Togo		2-0	LG Cup
 68	12    22- 2-06	Tehran		Taiwan		4-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 69	12     1- 3-06	Tehran		Costa Rica	3-2	
 70	12    28- 5-06	Osijek		Croatia		2-2	
 71	12    31- 5-06	Tehran		Bosnia-Herzeg.	5-2	
 72	12    11- 6-06	Nürnberg	Mexico		1-3	World Cup
 73	12    17- 6-06	Frankfurt	Portugal	0-2	World Cup
 74   1	13    16- 8-06	Tehran		Syria		1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 75	13     2- 9-06	Seoul		South Korea	1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 76   1	14     6- 9-06	Aleppo		Syria		2-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 77	14    11-10-06	Taipei		Taiwan		2-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 78	14    15-11-06	Tehran		South Korea	2-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 79     14     7- 2-07  Tehran          Belarus         2-2
 80     14    24- 3-07  Doha            Qatar           1-0
 81     14     2- 6-07  San Luis Potosí Mexico          0-4
 82   2 16     2- 7-07  Tehran          Jamaica         8-1
 83     16    11- 7-07  Kuala Lumpur    Uzbekistan      2-1     Asian Nations Cup
 84   1 17    15- 7-07  Kuala Lumpur    China           2-2     Asian Nations Cup
 85   1 18    18- 7-07  Kuala Lumpur    Malaysia        2-0     Asian Nations Cup
 86     18    22- 7-07  Kuala Lumpur    South Korea     0-0 [8] Asian Nations Cup
 87   1 19    25- 5-08  Tehran          Zambia          3-2
 88     19     2- 6-08  Tehran          UA Emirates     0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 89     19     7- 6-08  Al-Ain          UA Emirates     1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 90     19    14- 6-08  Damascus        Syria           2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 91   1 20    22- 6-08  Tehran          Kuwait          2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 92   1 21     6- 9-08  Riyadh          Saudi Arabia    1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 93   1 22    15-10-08  Tehran          North Korea     2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 94     22    19-11-08  Dubai           UA Emirates     1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 95   1 23    11- 2-09  Tehran          South Korea     1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 96     23    28- 3-09  Tehran          Saudi Arabia    1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 97     23    10- 6-09  Tehran          UA Emirates     1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 98     23    17- 6-09  Seoul           South Korea     1-1 	World Cup Qualifier
 99     23    12- 8-09  Sarajevo        Bosnia & Herz.  3-2
100     23     5- 9-09  Tashkent        Uzbekistan      0-0
101   1 24    14-11-09  Tehran          Jordan          1-0     Asian Cup Qualifier
102     24    18-11-09  Tehran          Macedonia       1-1
103   1 25     3- 3-10  Tehran          Thailand        1-0     Asian Cup Qualifier
104     25    11- 8-10  Yerevan         Armenia         3-1
105     25     3- 9-10  Zhengzhou       China           2-0
106     25     7- 9-10  Seoul           South Korea     1-0
107     25    10-10-10  Abu Dhabi       Brazil          0-3
108     25    28-12-10  Doha            Qatar           0-0
109   1 26     2- 1-11  Rayyan          Angola          1-0
110     26    11- 1-11  Rayyan          Iraq            2-1     Asian Nations Cup
111     26    15- 1-11  Doha            North Korea     1-1     Asian Nations Cup
112     26    22- 1-11  Doha            South Korea     0-1     Asian Nations Cup
113   2 28     2- 9-11  Tehran          Indonesia       3-0     World Cup Qualifier
114     28     6- 9-11  Doha            Qatar           1-1     World Cup Qualifier
115   1 29     5-10-11  Tehran          Palestine       7-0
116     29    11-10-11  Tehran          Bahrain         6-0     World Cup Qualifier
117     29    11-11-11  Manama          Bahrain         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
118   1 30    15-11-11  Jakarta         Indonesia       4-1     World Cup Qualifier
119	30    29- 2-12	Tehran		Qatar		2-2	World Cup Qualifier
120	30    27- 5-12	Istanbul	Albania		0-1
121	30     3- 6-12	Tashkent	Uzbekistan	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
122	30    12- 6-12	Tehran		Qatar		0-0	World Cup Qualifier
123	30    15- 8-12	Kecskemet	Tunisia		2-2
124	30     5- 9-12	Amman		Jordan		0-0
125	30    11- 9-12	Beirut		Lebanon		0-1	World Cup Qualifier
126   1 31    16-10-12	Tehran		South Korea	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
127	31    14-11-12	Tehran		Uzbekistan	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
128   3	34     6- 2-13	Tehran		Lebanon		5-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
129	34    26- 3-13	Kuwait City	Kuwait		1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
130	34     4- 6-13	Doha		Qatar		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
131   2	36    11- 6-13	Tehran		Lebanon		4-0	World Cup Qualifier
132	36    18- 6-13	Ulsan		South Korea	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
133	36    15-10-13	Tehran		Thailand	2-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
134	36    15-11-13	Bangkok		Thailand	3-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
135   1	37    19-11-13	Beirut		Lebanon		4-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
136     37     5- 3-14  Tehran          Guinea          1-2
137     37    18- 5-14	Kapfenberg	Belarus		0-0
138     37    26- 5-14	Hartberg	Montenegro 	0-0
139     37    30- 5-14	Hartberg	Angola 		1-1
140	37     8- 6-14	São Paulo       Trinidad/Tobago 2-0

[1] Iran lost 8-9 on penalty kicks.
[2] Iran lost 5-6 on penalty kicks.
[3] Iran won 4-2 on penalty kicks.
[4] Iran won 4-3 on penalty kicks.
[5] Iran lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.
[6] Match abandoned in 61' at 1-0 (North Korea walked off) and awarded 3-0 to Iran.
[7] Iran lost 3-4 on penalty kicks.
[8] Iran lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.

[!] these 2 matches are not considered official by FIFA but they are official for the
    Iranian FA

Remarks: This matches which Nekounam has played are not full "A" and therefore not included here:
	   3- 3-02	Casablanca	Algeria Olympic Team	0-0	LG Cup
	  12- 4-02	Kuwait City	Kuwait “B”		0-0	West Asian Games
	  17- 8-02	Tabriz		Morocco Olympic Team	1-1	LG Cup
	  30- 5-03	Abuja		Cameroon League XI	1-2	LG Cup
	  15- 8-03	Tehran		Cameroon Team XI	4-1	LG Cup
          28- 6-07      Tehran          Ghana U-23              4-2 (1 goal)


Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   140    83   36   21  263- 114     202      72.14


     		     Matches	Goals
Friendlies		41	 8
World Cup Qualifier	44	13
Asian Cup Qualifier	18	 8
Asian Nations Cup	13	 4
WAFF Tournament		11	 3
Other Tournaments	11	 1
World Cup		 2	 0

Total: 		       140	37

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