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2002 African Cup of Nations

2002 African Cup of Nations
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 2002
Africa Cup of Nations 2002 official logo
Tournament details
Host country Mali
Dates 19 January – 10 February
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Cameroon (4th title)
Runners-up  Senegal
Third place  Nigeria
Fourth place  Mali
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 48 (1.5 per match)
Attendance 570,000 (17,813 per match)
Top scorer(s) Patrick Mboma
Salomon Olembé
Julius Aghahowa
(3 goals)
Best player Rigobert Song

The 2002 African Cup of Nations was the 23rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the association football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Mali. Just like in 2000, the field of sixteen teams was split into four groups of four. Cameroon won its fourth championship (repeating as champions), beating Senegal on penalty kicks 3−2 after a goalless draw.

Contents

  • Qualification 1
  • Squads 2
  • Venues 3
  • First round 4
    • Group A 4.1
    • Group B 4.2
    • Group C 4.3
    • Group D 4.4
  • Knockout Stage 5
    • Quarterfinals 5.1
    • Semifinals 5.2
    • Third place match 5.3
    • Final 5.4
  • Winners 6
  • Scorers 7
  • CAF Team of the Tournament 8
  • External links 9

Qualification

Participating countries

Squads

Venues

Bamako
Stade du 26 Mars
Capacity: 55,000
Bamako
Stade Modibo Keïta
Capacity: 30,000
Kayes Mopti Ségou Sikasso
Stade Abdoulaye Nakoro Cissoko Stade Barema Bocoum Stade Amari Daou Stade Babemba Traoré
Capacity: 15,000 Capacity: 15,000 Capacity: 15,000 Capacity: 15,000

First round

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Quarter Finals.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Nigeria 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7
 Mali 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
 Liberia 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
 Algeria 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
19 January 2002
16:00
Mali  1–1  Liberia
Keita Goal 87'  45'
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Abdel Hakim Shelmani (Libya)

21 January 2002
16:00
Algeria  0–1  Nigeria
Aghahowa Goal 43'
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe)

24 January 2002
19:00
Mali  0–0  Nigeria
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Alex Quartey (Ghana)

25 January 2002
19:30
Liberia  2–2  Algeria
Daye Goal 7'
K. Sebwe Goal 72'
Akrour Goal 45'
Kraouche Goal 90+1'
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Evehe Divine (Cameroon)

28 January 2002
18:00
Mali  2–0  Algeria
Bagayoko Goal 18'
Touré Goal 24'
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)

28 January 2002
18:00
Liberia  0–1  Nigeria
Aghahowa Goal 63'
Stade Barema Bocoum, Mopti
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Africa 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
 Ghana 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 Morocco 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
 Burkina Faso 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
20 January 2002
19:30
South Africa  0–0  Burkina Faso
Stade Amare Daou, Ségou
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

21 January 2002
16:00
Morocco  0–0  Ghana
Stade Amare Daou, Ségou
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Domenico Messina (Italy)

24 January 2002
16:00
South Africa  0–0  Ghana
Stade Amare Daou, Ségou
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)

26 January 2002
15:30
Burkina Faso  1–2  Morocco
Dagano Goal 58' Zerouali Goal 23'85'
Stade Amare Daou, Ségou
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)

30 January 2002
16:00
South Africa  3–1  Morocco
Zuma Goal 42'
Mngomeni Goal 48'
Nomvethe Goal 51'
Benmahmoud Goal 77' (pen.)
Stade Amare Daou, Ségou
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)

30 January 2002
16:00
Burkina Faso  1–2  Ghana
K. Traoré Goal 81' Boakye Goal 90'90+2'
Stade Barema Bocoum, Mopti
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Chukwudi Chukwujekwu (Nigeria)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 9
 DR Congo 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
 Togo 3 0 2 1 0 3 −3 2
 Ivory Coast 3 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1
20 January 2002
17:30
Cameroon  1–0  DR Congo
M'Boma Goal 40'
Stade Babemba Traoré, Sikasso
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

21 January 2002
18:00
Togo  0–0  Ivory Coast

25 January 2002
17:30
Cameroon  1–0  Ivory Coast
M'Boma Goal 85'
Stade Babemba Traoré, Sikasso
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)

26 January 2002
17:30
DR Congo  0–0  Togo

29 January 2002
16:00
Cameroon  3–0  Togo
Mettomo Goal 52'
Eto'o Goal 80'
Olembé Goal 89'

29 January 2002
16:00
DR Congo  3–1  Ivory Coast
Yuvuladio Goal 28'
Nonda Goal 66'
Kimoto Goal 81' (pen.)
Traoré Goal 86'

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Senegal 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7
 Egypt 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 6
 Tunisia 3 0 2 1 0 1 −1 2
 Zambia 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
20 January 2002
15:30
Egypt  0–1  Senegal
Diatta Goal 82'
Stade Modibo Kéïta, Bamako
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Mohamed Guezzaz (Morocco)

21 January 2002
19:00
Zambia  0–0  Tunisia
Stade Modibo Kéïta, Bamako
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Koman Coulibaly (Mali)

25 January 2002
15:30
Egypt  1–0  Tunisia
Emam Goal 23'

26 January 2002
19:30
Senegal  1–0  Zambia
Camara Goal 90'
Stade Modibo Kéïta, Bamako
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Abdel Hakim Shelmani (Libya)

31 January 2002
16:00
Egypt  2–1  Zambia
Mido Goal 35'
Emam Goal 53'
Kampamba Goal 89'
Stade Modibo Kéïta, Bamako
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

31 January 2002
16:00
Senegal  0–0  Tunisia

Knockout Stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
3 February, 19:00 - Bamako        
  Nigeria  1
7 February, 16:00 - Bamako
  Ghana  0  
  Nigeria  1
4 February, 19:00 - Bamako
    Senegal (aet)  2  
  Senegal  2
10 February, 16:00 - Bamako
  DR Congo  0  
  Senegal  0 (2)
3 February, 16:00 - Kayes
    Cameroon (pen)  0 (3)
  South Africa  0
7 February, 19:00 - Bamako
  Mali  2  
  Mali  0 Third place
4 February, 16:00 - Sikasso
    Cameroon  3  
  Cameroon  1   Nigeria  1
  Egypt  0     Mali  0
9 February, 16:00 - Mopti

Quarterfinals

3 February 2002
16:00
South Africa  0–2  Mali
Touré Goal 60'
Dr. Coulibaly Goal 90+2'

3 February 2002
19:00
Nigeria  1–0  Ghana
Lawal Goal 80'
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Mohamed Guezzaz (Morocco)

4 February 2002
16:00
Cameroon  1–0  Egypt
M'Boma Goal 62'
Stade Babemba Traoré, Sikasso
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)

4 February 2002
19:00
Senegal  2–0  DR Congo
Diao Goal 30'
Diouf Goal 86'
Stade Modibo Keïta, Bamako
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Domenico Messina (Italy)

Semifinals

7 February 2002
16:00
Nigeria  1–2
(a.e.t.)
 Senegal
Aghahowa Goal 88' P. B. Diop Goal 54'
Diao Goal 97'
Stade Modibo Keïta, Bamako
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

7 February 2002
19:00
Mali  0–3  Cameroon
Olembé Goal 39'45+1'
Foé Goal 84'
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)

Third place match

9 February 2002
16:00
Nigeria  1–0  Mali
Yakubu Goal 29'
Stade Barema Bocoum, Mopti
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Abdel Hakim Shelmani (Libya)

Final

13 February 2002
15:00
Senegal  0–0
(a.e.t.)
 Cameroon
  Penalties  
Coly Penalty scored
Fadiga Penalty scored
Faye Penalty missed
Diouf Penalty missed
Cisse Penalty missed
2–3 Penalty missed Wome
Penalty scored Suffo
Penalty scored Lauren
Penalty scored Geremi
Penalty missed Song
Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)

Winners

 African Cup of Nations 2002 Champions 

Cameroon
4th title

Scorers

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeeper

Defenders

Midfielders

Forwards

External links

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