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Nickname(s) Les Écureuils
(The Squirrels)
Association Benin Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach Michel Dussuyer
Captain Stéphane Sessègnon
Most caps Stéphane Sessègnon (73)
Top scorer Stéphane Sessègnon, Razak Omotoyossi (21)
Home stadium Stade de l'Amitié
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 94 Steady (7 February 2019)
Highest 59 (November–December 2009, April 2010)
Lowest 165 (July 1996)
Elo ranking
Current 107 Decrease 5 (3 March 2019)
Highest 93 (6 January 2010)
Lowest 165 (13 May 1995)
First international
 Dahomey 0–1 Nigeria 
(Dahomey; 8 November 1959)
Biggest win
 Dahomey 7–0 Mauritania 
(Abidjan, Ivory Coast; 27 December 1961)
Biggest defeat
 Nigeria 10–1 Dahomey 
(Nigeria; 28 November 1959)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 3 (first in 2004)
Best result Group stage, 2004, 2008 and 2010

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

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