2012 Arab Nations Cup

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2012 Arab Nations Cup
كأس العرب 2012 (in Arabic)
Tournament details
Host countrySaudi Arabia
Dates22 June – 6 July
Teams11 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Morocco (1st title)
Runners-up Libya
Third place Iraq
Fourth place Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches played19
Goals scored47 (2.47 per match)
Top scorer(s)Morocco Yassine Salhi (6)
2009

The 2012 Arab Nations Cup (Arabic: كأس العرب 2012) was the 10th Arab Nations Cup tournament. It was hosted in Saudi Arabia from 22 June to 6 July 2012.[1] Morocco won the tournament after defeating Libya in the final.

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Saudi Arabia 2 1 1 0 6 2 +4 4
2  Kuwait 2 1 0 1 2 4 –2 3
3 State of Palestine Palestine 2 0 1 1 2 4 –2 1
22 June 2012
Saudi Arabia  4–0  Kuwait
25 June 2012
Kuwait  2–0 State of Palestine Palestine
28 June 2012
Saudi Arabia  2–2 State of Palestine Palestine

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Morocco 3 2 1 0 8 0 +8 7
2  Libya 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
3  Yemen 3 1 0 2 3 7 –4 3
4  Bahrain 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0
23 June 2012
Morocco  4–0  Bahrain
Libya  3–1  Yemen
26 June 2012
Bahrain  0–2  Yemen
Libya  0–0  Morocco
29 June 2012
Libya  2–1  Bahrain
Yemen  0–4  Morocco

Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Iraq 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
2  Sudan 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
3 Egypt Egypt U23 3 0 2 1 3 4 –1 2
4  Lebanon 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1
24 June 2012
Iraq  1–0  Lebanon
Egypt U23 Egypt 1–1  Sudan
27 June 2012
Lebanon  0–2  Sudan
Iraq  2–1 Egypt Egypt U23
30 June 2012
Egypt U23 Egypt 1–1  Lebanon
Sudan  1–1  Iraq

Best second-place teams[change | change source]

The best second-place team will advance to the knockout stage.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Libya 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
2  Sudan 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
3  Kuwait 2 1 0 1 2 4 –2 3

Knockout stage[change | change source]

Bracket[change | change source]

  Semifinals Final
3 July - Jeddah
  Saudi Arabia  0  
  Libya  2  
 
6 July - Jeddah
      Libya  1 (1)
    Morocco (p)  1 (3)
Third place
3 July - Jeddah 5 July - Jeddah
  Morocco  2   Saudi Arabia  0
  Iraq  1     Iraq  1
 2012 Arab Nations Cup Winners 

Morocco
1st title

Statistics[change | change source]

Tournament rankings[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Morocco 5 3 2 0 11 2 +9 11
2  Libya 5 3 2 0 8 3 +5 11
3  Iraq 5 3 1 1 6 4 +2 10
4  Saudi Arabia 4 1 1 2 6 5 +1 4
Eliminated in the Group stage
5  Sudan 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
6  Kuwait 2 1 0 1 2 4 –2 3
7  Yemen 3 1 0 2 3 7 –4 3
8 Egypt Egypt U23 3 0 2 1 3 4 –1 2
9 State of Palestine Palestine 2 0 1 1 2 4 –2 1
10  Lebanon 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1
11  Bahrain 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0
  • Rankings are based on performance, not team skill. Also, these rankings are unofficial and are not based on head-to-head record.

References[change | change source]

  1. "الإتحاد المغربي يرفض مشاركة المنتخب في البطولة العربية بالمحترفين" (in Arabic). kooora.com. Retrieved 8 November 2011.