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African Nations Cup

Contested for the 23rd time since its inception in 1957. Held Jan. 19-Feb. 10 in Ghana.

First Round

Round Robin; each team plays the other teams in its group once. Note that three points are awarded for a win and one for a tie. (*) indicates team advanced to quarterfinals.

Group AWLTGFGAPts
*Nigeria201207
*Mali102315
Liberia012342
Algeria021251
RESULTS: Jan. 19–Mali 1, Liberia 1; Jan. 21–Nigeria 1, Algeria 0; Jan. 24–Mali 0, Nigeria 0; Jan. 25–Algeria 2, Liberia 2; Jan. 28–Mali 2, Algeria 0; Nigeria 1, Liberia 0.
Group BWLTGFGAPts
*South Africa102315
*Ghana102215
Morocco111344
Burkina Faso021241
RESULTS: Jan. 20–Burkina Faso 0, South Africa 0; Jan. 21–Ghana 0, Morocco 0; Jan 24–Ghana 0, South Africa 0; Jan. 26–Morocco 2, Burkina Faso 1; Jan. 30–South Africa 3, Morocco 1; Ghana 2, Burkina Faso 1.
Group CWLTGFGAPts
*Cameroon300509
*Congo (Zaire)111324
Togo012032
Ivory Coast021141
RESULTS: Jan. 20–Cameroon 1, Congo 0; Jan. 21–Ivory Coast 0, Togo 0; Jan 25–Cameroon 1, Ivory Coast 0; Jan. 26–Congo 0, Togo 0; Jan. 29–Cameroon 3, Togo 0; Congo 3, Ivory Coast 1.
Group DWLTGFGAPts
*Senegal201207
*Egypt210326
Tunisia012012
Zambia051131
RESULTS: Jan. 20–Senegal 1, Egypt 0; Jan. 21–Tunisia 0, Zambia 0; Jan. 25–Egypt 1, Tunisia 0; Jan. 26–Senegal 1, Zambia 0; Jan. 31–Egypt 2, Zambia 1; Senegal 0, Tunisia 0.

Quarterfinals

DateResult
Feb. 3Mali 2, South Africa 0
Feb. 3Nigeria 1, Ghana 0
Feb. 4Cameroon 1, Egypt 0
Feb. 4Senegal 2, Congo 0

Semifinals

DateResult
Feb. 7Senegal 2, Nigeria 1
Feb. 7Cameroon 3, Mali 0

Third Place Match

DateSiteResult
Feb. 9Mopti, MaliNigeria 1, Mali 0

Final

Attendance: 50,000

DateSiteResult
Feb. 10Bamako, MaliCameroon 0, Senegal 0
Cameroon wins shoot-out, 3-2
Referee: Gamal Al Ghandour, Egypt

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