|Full name||Garba Lawal|
|Date of birth||22 May 1974|
|Place of birth||Kaduna, Nigeria|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Left Midfielder|
|Kaduna United F.C. (General manager)|
|2009–2012||Lobi Stars F.C.||3||(1)|
|2009–2013||Lobi Stars F.C. (Assistant Coach)|
|2009||Nigeria U-17 (Team Coordinator)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Lawal is regarded as one of the most versatile players in the Nigeria national football team of the 1990s and early 2000s often being used for any position ranging from defence to attack on the left wing. Lawal took part at the FIFA World Cups in 1998, where he played a key role in the 3-2 win over Spain in Nigeria's first match of the tournament, and in 2002. He won the Olympic gold medal in 1996. He represented Nigeria at four editions of African Cup of Nations: 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006, scoring in all but the first.
- Garba Lawal - International Appearances
- http://www.mtnfootball.com/africa/nigeria/premier-league/news/2013/dec/garba-lawal-is-kaduna-utd-gm.html Archived 2 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
- Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Garba Lawal". www.nationalfootballteams.com. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
- "Lobi Stars' Garba Lawal Admits First Match In Two Years Took Toll On Him | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
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- Garba Lawal To The Rescue Archived 9 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
|Olympic medal record|
|1996 Atlanta||Team Competition|