Benin National team U-17 Founded in 1962 and managed by the Benin Football Federation, the Benin football team is a football club representing Benin’s republic in men’s soccer. The team was formerly known as Dahomey’s national football team until 1975 when the Republic of Dahomey officially became Benin. Will the four African Nations Cup contenders be in the 2022 AFCON?

  • Full name: Benin national football team
  • Nickname: The Squirrels
  • Managed by: Benin Football Federation
  • Founded: 1962
  • Colors: Yellow and white
  • Federation: CAF
  • Head coach: Michel Dussuyer
  • Captain: Khaled Adenon
  • Most caps: Stephane Sessegnon (83)
  • Top scorer: Stephane Sessegnon (24)
  • FIFA ranking: 83 (as of December 2021)
  • Stadium: Stade de l’Amiti
  • FIFA code: BEN