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2000 African Cup of Nations
2000 Africa Cup of Nations
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Africa Cup of Nations 2000 official logo
Tournament details
Host countries Ghana
 Nigeria
Dates22 January - 13 February
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Cameroon
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place South Africa
Fourth place Tunisia
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored73 (2.28 per match)
Attendance677,500 (21,172 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Africa Shaun Bartlett (5 goals)
Best player(s)Cameroon Lauren
1998
2002

The 2000 Africa Cup of Nations was the 22nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the association football championship of Africa (CAF). It was co-hosted by Ghana and Nigeria, who jointly replaced Zimbabwe as host. Just like in 1998, the field of sixteen teams was split into four groups of four.

Cameroon won the championship, beating Nigeria in the final 4-3 on penalties. As winners, they qualified for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup as African representatives.

Host Selection

It was expected that Zimbabwe will host this edition but it was sidelined by the CAF on 8 February 1999 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast for non-compliance with the specifications, the CAF announced that they would be receiving applications for the new hosts until 10 March 1999.

Bids :

Egypt, Ghana, Morocco and Nigeria, were determined by the CAF to be compliant with the host criteria. Later, Egypt withdrew. A joint bid was formed between Ghana and Nigeria.

The organization of the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations was awarded jointly to Ghana and Nigeria on 15 March 1999 by the CAF Executive Committee meeting in Cairo, Egypt. Voters had a choice between three countries : Ghana, Morocco and Nigeria. This is the first time ever that the African Cup was co-hosted by two countries.

This is also the second time that Nigeria has hosted the African Cup after 1980 and the third time for Ghana after 1963 and 1978

Qualified teams

Participating nations

Squads

Venues

Accra, Ghana Lagos, Nigeria
Accra Sports Stadium National Stadium
Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 55,000
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Kumasi, Ghana Kano, Nigeria
Kumasi Sports Stadium Sani Abacha Stadium
Capacity: 51,500 Capacity: 25,000
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First round

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Quarter Finals.

All times local: GMT (UTC) and WAT (UTC +1)

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
 Ghana 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Ivory Coast 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1 4
 Togo 3 1 1 1 2 3 -1 4
Ghana 1-1 Cameroon
Ayew Goal 57 Foé Goal 19

Ivory Coast 1-1 Togo
Guel Goal 38 (pen.) Ouadja Goal 19

Ghana 2-0 Togo
Ayew Goal 28
Addo Goal 37

Cameroon 3-0 Ivory Coast
Kalla Goal 29
Eto'o Goal 45
M'Boma Goal 90
Attendance: 5,000

Ghana 0-2 Ivory Coast
Kalou Goal 45
Sie Goal 84
Attendance: 40,000

Cameroon 0-1 Togo
Tchangai Goal 18

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Africa 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
 Algeria 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
 DR Congo 3 0 2 1 0 1 -1 2
 Gabon 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1
South Africa 3-1 Gabon
Ngobe Goal 43
Bartlett Goal 5578
Nzigou Goal 21



Algeria 3-1 Gabon
Ghazi Goal 12
Tasfaout Goal 41
Dziri Goal 89
Mbanangoyé Goal 89


Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9
 Senegal 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 4
 Zambia 3 0 2 1 3 5 -2 2
 Burkina Faso 3 0 1 2 4 8 -4 1
Egypt 2-0 Zambia
Radwan Goal 37
H. Hassan Goal 50
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Burkina Faso 1-3 Senegal
Sanou Goal 65 Camara Goal 4
Sarr Goal 45
Keita Goal 86
Attendance: 12,000



Egypt 4-2 Burkina Faso
Salah Hosny Goal 30
H. Hassan Goal 75 (pen.)
Ramzy Goal 85
Ali Goal 90
Koudou Goal 10
Sanou Goal 24
Attendance: 17,000

Zambia 2-2 Senegal
Chilembe Goal 52
Bwalya Goal 87 (pen.)
Camara Goal 47
Mbaye Goal 80
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Alex Quartey (Ghana)

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Nigeria 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
 Tunisia 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1 4
 Morocco 3 1 1 1 1 2 -1 4
 Congo 3 0 1 2 0 2 -2 1
Nigeria 4-2 Tunisia
Okocha Goal 2858
Ikpeba Goal 7177
Azaiez Goal 49
Baya Goal 90
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Alain Sars (France)

Morocco 1-0 Congo
Bassir Goal 85
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Alex Quartey (Ghana)

Nigeria 0-0 Congo
Attendance: 60,000

Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Tunisia 1-0 Congo
Jaïdi Goal 18

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
6 February, 16:00 - Accra
 
 
 Cameroon 2
 
10 February, 18:30 - Accra
 
 Algeria 1
 
 Cameroon 3
 
7 February, 16:00 - Kano
 
 Tunisia 0
 
 Egypt 0
 
13 February, 15:00 - Lagos
 
 Tunisia 1
 
 Cameroon (pen) 2 (4)
 
6 February, 19:30 - Kumasi
 
 Nigeria 2 (3)
 
 South Africa 1
 
10 February, 16:30 - Lagos
 
 Ghana 0
 
 South Africa 0
 
7 February, 19:00 - Lagos
 
 Nigeria 2 Third place
 
 Nigeria (aet) 2
 
12 February, 16:00 - Accra
 
 Senegal 1
 
 Tunisia 2 (3)
 
 
 South Africa (pen) 2 (4)
 

Quarterfinals

Cameroon 2-1 Algeria
Eto'o Goal 7
Foé Goal 24
Tasfaout Goal 79
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

Attendance: 40,000

Egypt 0-1 Tunisia
Badra Goal 22 (pen.)
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Alain Sars (France)

Nigeria 2-1 (a.e.t.) Senegal
Aghahowa Goal 8592 Fadiga Goal 7
Attendance: 60,000

Semifinals

Attendance: 60,000

Cameroon 3-0 Tunisia
M'Boma Goal 4985
Eto'o Goal 81

Third place match

Final

Attendance: 60,000

Scorers

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeeper

Defenders

Midfielders

Forwards

External links


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