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1999 African U-17 Championship

1999 African U-17 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Guinea
City Conakry
Dates 16 - 30 May
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Ghana (1st title)
Runners-up  Burkina Faso
Third place  Mali
Fourth place  Cameroon
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 37 (2.31 per match)

The 1999 African U-17 Championship was a football competition organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament took place in Guinea. The top three teams qualified for the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

Qualification

Preliminary round

The first leg matches were played on either 18 or 19 July 1998. The second leg matches were played on either 1 or 2 August 1998. The winners advanced to the First Round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Namibia  1 – 4  Swaziland 1 – 1 0 – 3
Liberia  4 – 4 (a)  Togo 3 – 0 1 – 4
Lesotho  w/o  Tanzania
Malawi  w/o  Uganda
Gabon  w/o  Burundi

First round

The first leg matches were played on either the 20, 21, 22 or 23 November 1998. The second leg matches were played on either 4, 5 or 6 December 1998, except for the Libya vs Tunisia match, which was played on 18 December. The winners advanced to the Second Round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Algeria  0 – 6  Burkina Faso 0 – 4 0 – 2
Ghana  5 – 2  Benin 4 – 1 1 – 1
Tunisia  3 – 1  Libya 2 – 1 1 – 0
Senegal  2 – 4  Mali 2 – 1 0 – 3
Zimbabwe  5 – 2  Lesotho 2 – 2 3 – 0
South Africa  7 – 3  Swaziland 5 – 1 2 – 2
Nigeria  6 – 1  Liberia 3 – 0 3 – 1
Angola  1 – 0  Botswana 1 – 0 0 – 0
Zambia  3 – 2  Malawi 3 – 0 0 – 2
Cameroon  6 – 2  Gabon 2 – 1 4 – 1
Mozambique  w/o  Ethiopia 0 – 1 w/o
Egypt  w/o  Sudan
Morocco  w/o  Mauritania
Ivory Coast  w/o  Congo

Second round

The matches were played on different dates from 6 February to 21 March. The winners advanced to the Finals.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Egypt  0 – 0 (p 2 – 3)  Burkina Faso 0 – 0 0 – 0
Ghana  8 – 0  Benin 5 – 0 3 – 0
Morocco  1 – 3  Mali 0 – 2 1 – 1
Zimbabwe  4 – 3  South Africa 1 – 2 3 – 1
Ethiopia  2 – 4  Nigeria 2 – 2 0 – 2
Angola  4 – 2  Zambia 4 – 2 0 – 0
Ivory Coast  0 – 3  Cameroon 0 – 1 0 – 2

Qualified teams

Group stage

Legend
Advanced to semi-finals

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
 Burkina Faso 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 Guinea 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 4
 Zimbabwe 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1


16 May 1999
Guinea  1 – 1  Cameroon



19 May 1999
Guinea  4 – 0  Zimbabwe

22 May 1999
Cameroon  2 – 1  Zimbabwe

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mali 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
 Ghana 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
 Nigeria 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
 Angola 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3


17 May 1999
Ghana  3 – 0  Angola

17 May 1999
Mali  3 – 3  Nigeria

20 May 1999
Ghana  0 – 0  Mali

20 May 1999
Angola  1 – 0  Nigeria

23 May 1999
Angola  1 – 2  Mali

23 May 1999
Nigeria  2 – 1  Ghana

Knock-out stage

Semi-finals Final
27 May - Conakry
  Cameroon  0  
  Ghana  1  
 
30 May - Conakry
      Ghana  3
    Burkina Faso  1
Third place
27 May - Conakry 30 May - Conakry
  Mali  0   Cameroon  0
  Burkina Faso  1     Mali  1

Semi-finals

27 May 1999
Cameroon  0–1  Ghana
B. Bortey Goal 38'

27 May 1999
Mali  0–1  Burkina Faso
Barro Goal 35'

Third place match

Final

30 May 1999
Ghana  3–1  Burkina Faso
K. Mensah Goal 12'
N. Lamptey Goal 33'
B. Bortey Goal 43'
Barro Goal 63'

Winners

1999 CAF Under-17 Championship

Ghana
Second title

Countries to participate in 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship

The 3 teams which qualified for 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

External links

  • RSSSF.com
  • Confederation of African Football
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