Sports In Republic of Benin

Benin national football team

Competition records

World Cup record

  • 1930 to 1970 – Did not enter
  • 1974 – Did not qualify
  • 1978 to 1982 – Did not enter
  • 1986 – Did not qualify
  • 1990 – Did not enter
  • 1994 – Did not qualify
  • 1998 – Did not enter
  • 2002 to 2014 – Did not qualify

Africa Cup of Nations record

  • 1957 to 1970 – Did not enter
  • 1972 – Did not qualify
  • 1974 to 1976 – Withdrew
  • 1978 – Did not enter
  • 1980 – Did not qualify
  • 1982 – Did not enter
  • 1984 to 1994 – Did not qualify
  • 1996 – Withdrew
  • 1998 to 2002 – Did not qualify
  • 2004 – Round 1
  • 2006 – Did not qualify
  • 2008 – Round 1
  • 2010 – Round 1
  • 2012 to 2013 – Did not qualify
  • 2015 – To be determined

Recent results and forthcoming fixtures

Date Location Opponent Score Competition
3 June 2012 Cotonou  Mali 1-0 2014 World Cup qualification
10 June 2012 Kigali  Rwanda 1-1 2014 World Cup qualification
17 June 2012 Benin  Ethiopia 1-1 2013 ACN qualification
26 March 2013 Blida  Algeria 1-3 2014 World Cup qualification
9 June 2013 Porto-Novo  Algeria 1-3 2014 World Cup qualification
16 June 2013 Bamako  Mali 2-2 2014 World Cup qualification
8 September 2013 Porto-Novo  Rwanda 2-0 2014 World Cup qualification
18 November 2013 Sousse  Libya 0-1 International friendly
17 May 2014 Cotonou  São Tomé and Príncipe 2-0 2015 AFCON qualification

Benin at the Summer Olympics

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1972 Munich 3 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal did not participate
1980 Moscow 18 0 0 0 0
1984 Los Angeles 3 0 0 0 0
1988 Seoul 7 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 6 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 4 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 4 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0
2012 London 5 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0