2002 African Cup of Nations


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 50 (1.56 per match)
Attendance 570,000 (17,813 per match)
Top scorer(s) Cameroon Patrick Mboma
Cameroon Salomon Olembé
Nigeria Julius Aghahowa
(3 goals)
GhanaNigeria 2000
Tunisia 2004 →

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

Host Cities & Venues

Cities Venues Capacity
Bamako Stade 26 mars 60,000
Bamako Stade Modibo Keïta 30,000
Kayes Stade Abdoulaye Nakoro Cissoko 15,000
Mopti Stade Barema Bocoum 15,000
Ségou Stade Amari Daou 15,000
Sikasso Stade Babemba Traoré 15,000

Squads

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 2002 African Cup of Nations (squads)

Qualification

For qualification results, see 2002 African Cup of Nations qualification.

Participating teams

Participating countries

Final tournament

First round

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Quarter Finals.

Group A

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

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

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

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

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

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

Group B

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

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

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

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

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

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

Group C

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

January 21, 2002
18:00
Togo  0 - 0  Côte d'Ivoire Stade Babemba Traoré, Sikasso
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Chukwudi Chukwujekwu (Nigeria)

January 25, 2002
17:30
Cameroon  1 - 0  Côte d'Ivoire Stade Babemba Traoré, Sikasso
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)
Mboma Goal 85'

January 26, 2002
17:30
Congo DR  0 - 0  Togo Stade Babemba Traoré, Sikasso
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Tessema Hailemalak (Ethiopia)

January 29, 2002
16:00
Cameroon  3 - 0  Togo Stade Babemba Traoré, Sikasso
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Petros Mathabela (South Africa)
Mettomo Goal 52'
Eto'o Goal 80'
Olembé Goal 89'

January 29, 2002
16:00
Congo DR  3 - 1  Côte d'Ivoire Stade Abdoulaye Nakoro Cissoko, Keyes
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe)
Yuvuladio Goal 28'
Nonda Goal 66'
Kimoto Goal 81' (pen.)
Traoré Goal 86'

Group D

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

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

January 25, 2002
15:30
Egypt  1 - 0  Tunisia Stade Modibo Kéïta, Bamako
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Arturo Daudén Ibáñez (Spain)
Emam Goal 23'

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

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

January 31, 2002
16:00
Senegal  0 - 0  Tunisia Stade Abdoulaye Nakoro Cissoko, Keyes
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Domenico Messina (Italy)

Knockout Stages

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

Quarterfinals

February 3, 2002
16:00
South Africa  0 - 2  Mali Stade Abdoulaye Nakoro Cissoko, Kayes
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Arturo Daudén Ibáñez (Spain)
Touré Goal 60'
Dr. Coulibaly Goal 90+2'

February 3, 2002
19:00
Nigeria  1 - 0  Ghana Stade 26 mars, Bamako
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Mohammad Guezzaz (Morocco)
Lawal Goal 80'

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

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

Semifinals

February 7, 2002
16:00
Nigeria  1-2 (AET)  Senegal Stade Modibo Keïta, Bamako
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
Aghahowa Goal 88' P.B. Diop Goal 54'
Diao Goal 97'

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

Third place playoff

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

Final

February 13, 2002
15:00
Senegal  0-0 (AET)
2-3 (PEN)
 Cameroon Stade 26 mars, Bamako
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)
  Penalties  
Coly Scored
Fadiga Scored
Faye Missed
Diouf Missed
Cisse Missed
2-3 Missed Wome
Scored Suffo
Scored Lauren
Scored Geremi
Missed Song
 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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