2006 Africa Cup of Nations


2006 Africa Cup of Nations

Infobox International Football Competition
tourney_name =
year = 2008
other_titles = Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2006


size = 150px
caption = Africa Cup of Nations 2006 official logo
country = Egypt
dates = 20 January10 February
num_teams = 16
confederations = 1
venues = 6
cities = 5
champion = EGY
count = 5
second = CIV
third = NGA
fourth = SEN
matches = 32
goals = 73
attendance =
top_scorer = flagicon|Cameroon Samuel Eto'o (5)
player =
updated = 21 January 2008
The 2006 African Cup of Nations was the 25th edition of the African Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Egypt. Just like in 2004, the field of sixteen teams was split into four groups of four. Egypt won its fifth championship, beating Cote d'Ivoire in the final 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a goaless draw.

Host Cities & Venues

----footballbox | date = January 20, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|EGY
score = 3 - 0
report=
team2 = fb|LBY
goals1 = Mido goal|18
Aboutreika goal|22
A. Hassan goal|78
goals2 =
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Ref: Lassina Paré (Burkina Faso)
----footballbox | date = January 21, 2006
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|MAR
score = 0 - 1
report=
team2 = fb|CIV
goals1 =
goals2 = Drogba goal|39
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Ref: Jérôme Damon (South Africa)
----footballbox | date = January 24, 2006
15:15
team1 = fb-rt|LBY
score = 1 - 2
report=
team2 = fb|CIV
goals1 = Kames goal|42
goals2 = Drogba goal|10
Yaya Touré goal|74
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Ref: Shamsul Maidin (Singapore)
----footballbox | date = January 24, 2006
18:00
team1 = fb-rt|EGY
score = 0 - 0
report=
team2 = fb|MAR
goals1 =
goals2 =
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Ref: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
----footballbox | date = January 28, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|EGY
score = 3 - 1
report=
team2 = fb|CIV
goals1 = Motaeb goal|8, 69
Aboutreika goal|61
goals2 = A. Koné goal|43
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Ref: Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)
----footballbox | date = January 28, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|LBY
score = 0 - 0
report=
team2 = fb|MAR
goals1 =
goals2 =
stadium = Cairo Military Academy Stadium, Cairo
Ref: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)

Group B

----footballbox | date = January 23, 2006
15:15
team1 = fb-rt|NGA
score = 1 - 0
report=
team2 = fb|GHA
goals1 = Taiwo goal|85
goals2 =
stadium = Port Said Stadium, Port Said
Ref: Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt)
----footballbox | date = January 23, 2006
18:00
team1 = fb-rt|ZIM
score = 0 - 2
report=
team2 = fb|SEN
goals1 =
goals2 = H. Camara goal|59
Ba goal|80
stadium = Port Said Stadium, Port Said
Ref: Khalid Abdel Rahman (Sudan)
----footballbox | date = January 27, 2006
15:15
team1 = fb-rt|GHA
score = 1 - 0
report=
team2 = fb|SEN
goals1 = Amoah goal|13
goals2 =
stadium = Port Said Stadium, Port Said
Ref: Abderrahim al-Arjoune (Morocco)
----footballbox | date = January 27, 2006
18:00
team1 = fb-rt|NGA
score = 2 - 0
report=
team2 = fb|ZIM
goals1 = Obodo goal|57
Obi Mikel goal|60
goals2 =
stadium = Port Said Stadium, Port Said
Ref: Koman Coulibaly (Mali)
----footballbox | date = January 31, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|NGA
score = 2 - 1
report=
team2 = fb|SEN
goals1 = Martins goal|79, 88
goals2 = S. Camara goal|58
stadium = Port Said Stadium, Port Said
Ref: Jérôme Damon (South Africa)
----footballbox | date = January 31, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|GHA
score = 1 - 2
report=
team2 = fb|ZIM
goals1 = Adamu goal|90+2
goals2 = Ahmed goal|60
Mwaruwari goal|68
stadium = Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia
Ref: René Louzaya (Congo)

Knockout Stages

Round8-with third
February 3 (17:00) - Cairo|fb|EGY|4|fb|COD|1997|1
February 3 (13:00) - Alexandria|fb|GUI|2|fb|SEN|3
February 4 (17:00) - Cairo|fb|CMR|1 (11)|fb|CIV (pso)|1 (12)
February 4 (13:00) - Port Said|fb|NGA (pso)|1 (6)|fb|TUN|1 (5)
February 7 (17:00) - Cairo|fb|EGY|2|fb|SEN|1
February 7 (13:00) - Alexandria|fb|CIV|1|fb|NGA|0
February 10 (16:00) - Cairo|fb|EGY|0 (4)|fb|CIV|0 (2)
February 9 (16:00) - Cairo|fb|SEN|0|fb|NGA|1

Quarterfinals

----footballbox | date = February 3, 2006
13:00
team1 = fb-rt|GUI
score = 2 - 3
team2 = fb|SEN
goals1 = Diawara goal|24
Feindouno goal|90+5
goals2 = Diop goal|61
Niang goal|83
H. Camara goal|90+3
stadium = Harras El-Hedoud Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 17,000
Ref: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
----footballbox | date = February 3, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|EGY
score = 4 - 1
report=
team2 = fb|COD|1997
goals1 = A. Hassan goal|33|goal|89|pen.
H. Hassan goal|39
Motaebgoal|57
goals2 = El-Saqua goal|45+2|o.g.
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 74,000
Ref: Modou Sowe (Gambia)
----footballbox | date = February 4, 2006
13:00
team1 = fb-rt|NGA
score = 1 - 1 (AET)
6 - 5 (PEN)
report=
team2 = fb|TUN
goals1 = Obinna goal|6
goals2 = Haggui goal|49 (pen)
stadium = Port Said Stadium, Port Said
Attendance: 10,000
Ref: Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)
penshootoutbox
penalties1 = Yobo: Boumnijel saved
Taiwo: scored
Ayila: missed
Obinna: scored
Martins: scored
Obi Mikel: scored
Enyeama: scored
Kanu: scored
penaltyscore = 6-5
penalties2 = Namouchi: scored
Guemamdia: scored
Chedli: Enyeama saved
Ben Achour: Enyeama saved
Clayton: scored
Boumnijel: scored
Haj Massaoud: scored
Bouazizi: Enyeama saved
----footballbox | date = February 4, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|CMR
score = 1 - 1 (AET)
11 - 12 (PEN)
report=
team2 = fb|CIV
goals1 = Meyong Ze goal|95
goals2 = B. Koné goal|92
stadium = Cairo Military Academy Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 4,000
Ref: Mohamed Guezzaz (Morocco)
penshootoutbox
penalties1 = Eto'o: scored
Geremi: scored
Atouba: scored
Kome: scored
Meyong Ze: scored
Makoun: scored
Song: scored
Saidou: scored
Douala: scored
Bikey: scored
Hamidou: scored
Eto'o: missed
penaltyscore = 11-12
penalties2 = Drogba: scored
K. Touré: scored
B. Koné: scored
Faé: scored
A. Koné: scored
Kouassi: scored
N'Dri: scored
Boka: scored
Zokora: scored
Zoro: scored
Tizié: scored
Drogba: scored

emifinals

----footballbox | date = February 7, 2006
13:00
team1 = fb-rt|EGY
score = 2-1
report=
team2 = fb|SEN
goals1 = A. Hassan 37' (pen)
Zaky 81'
goals2 = Niang 52'
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 76,000
Ref: Divine Evehe (Cameroon)
----footballbox | date = February 7, 2006
17:00
team1 = fb-rt|NGA
score = 0-1
report=
team2 = fb|CIV
goals1 =
goals2 = Drogba 47'
stadium = Harras El-Hedoud Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 21,000
Ref: Jérôme Damon (South Africa)

Third place playoff

----footballbox | date = February 9, 2006
16:00
team1 = fb-rt|SEN
score = 0-1
report=
team2 = fb|NGA
goals1 =
goals2 = Lawal 79'
stadium = Cairo Military Academy Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 11,354
Ref: Koman Coulibaly (Mali)

Final

----footballbox | date = February 10, 2006
16:00
team1 = fb-rt|EGY
score = 0-0 (AET)
4-2 (PEN)
report=
team2 = fb|CIV
goals1 =
goals2 =
stadium = Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 80,000
Ref: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)
penshootoutbox
penalties1 = A. Hassan: scored
AbdelWahab: scored
Ali: missed
Zaky: scored
Aboutreika: scored
penaltyscore = 4-2
penalties2 = Drogba: El-Hadary saved
K. Touré: scored
B. Koné: El-Hadary saved
Eboué: scored

Individual scorers

5 goals
* Samuel Eto'o

4 goals
*flagicon|Egypt Ahmed Hassan
*flagicon|Guinea Pascal Feindouno
*flagicon|Tunisia Francileudo dos Santos

3 goals
*flagicon|Angola Flávio
*flagicon|Cote d'Ivoire Didier Drogba
*flagicon|Egypt Emad Motaeb

2 goals
*flagicon|Cameroon Albert Meyong Ze
*flagicon|Egypt Mohamed Aboutreika
*flagicon|Guinea Ousmane Bangoura
*flagicon|Guinea Kaba Diawara
*flagicon|Nigeria Obafemi Martins
*flagicon|Senegal Henri Camara
*flagicon|Senegal Mamadou Niang

Own goals
*flagicon|Egypt Abdel El-Saqua (1)
*flagicon|Ghana Issah Ahmed (1)
1 goal
*flagicon|Angola Norberto Maurito
*flagicon|Cameroon Geremi
*flagicon|COD|1997 Lomana LuaLua
*flagicon|COD|1997 Tresor Mputu
*flagicon|Cote d'Ivoire Arouna Koné
*flagicon|Cote d'Ivoire Bakari Koné
*flagicon|Cote d'Ivoire Yaya Touré
*flagicon|Egypt Hossam Hassan
*flagicon|Egypt Hossam Mido
*flagicon|Egypt Amr Zaky
*flagicon|Ghana Baba Adamu
*flagicon|Ghana Matthew Amoah
*flagicon|Guinea Sambégou Bangoura
*flagicon|Libya Abdusalam Khames
*flagicon|Nigeria Garba Lawal
*flagicon|Nigeria Mikel John Obi
*flagicon|Nigeria Victor Nsofor Obinna
*flagicon|Nigeria Christian Obodo
*flagicon|Nigeria Taye Ismaila Taiwo
*flagicon|Senegal Issa Ba
*flagicon|Senegal Souleymane Camara
*flagicon|Senegal Papa Bouba Diop
*flagicon|Togo Mohamed Kader
*flagicon|Togo Mamam Cherif Touré
*flagicon|Tunisia Selim Ben Achour
*flagicon|Tunisia Riadh Bouazizi
*flagicon|Tunisia Karim Haggui
*flagicon|Zambia James Chamanga
*flagicon|Zambia Christopher Katongo
*flagicon|Zambia Elijah Tana
*flagicon|Zimbabwe Benjani Mwaruwari

ee also

*Cairo
*Egyptian Soccer Cup

External links

* [http://www.egypt2006.com.eg Official site]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/africa/default.stm BBC coverage]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/tables/06a.html Details at RSSSF]
* [http://www.aboutaball.co.uk/html2/tournaments/africa2006.php A guide to the teams]


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