2019 Africa Cup of Nations

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2019 FIFA Confederations Cup
كأس الأمم الأفريقية 2019 (in Arabic)
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The Algerian team with the trophy.
Tournament details
Host countryEgypt
Dates21 June – 19 July 2019
Teams24 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)6 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Algeria (2nd title)
Runners-up Senegal
Third place Nigeria
Fourth place Tunisia
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored102 (1.96 per match)
Attendance943,053 (18,136 per match)
Top scorer(s)Nigeria Odion Ighalo
(5 goals)
Best playerAlgeria Ismaël Bennacer
Best young playerSenegal Krépin Diatta
2017
2021

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (also called AFCON 2019 and CAN 2019) was the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. The tournament to be hosted by Cameroon,[1] but on January 9th CAF changed the host. Egypt was the host of this tournament. It was held from 21 June to 19 July 2019.

Teams[change | change source]

  Qualified
  Failed to qualify
  Withdrew or did not enter
  Not part of CAF

Because they withdrew from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, Chad is banned from the tournament.[2]

Qualified teams[change | change source]

The following teams qualified for the tournament:

Team Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA ranking
at start of event
 Egypt Hosts / Group J
runners-up
16 October 2018 24th 2017 Winners (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010) 58
 Madagascar Group A runners-up 16 October 2018 1st None Debut 108
 Tunisia Group J winners 16 October 2018 19th 2017 Winners (2004) 25
 Senegal Group A winners 16 October 2018 15th 2017 Runners-up (2002) 22
 Morocco Group B winners 17 November 2018 17th 2017 Winners (1976) 47
 Nigeria Group E winners 17 November 2018 18th 2013 Winners (1980, 1994, 2013) 45
 Uganda Group L winners 17 November 2018 7th 2017 Runners-up (1978) 80
 Mali Group C winners 17 November 2018 11th 2017 Runners-up (1972) 62
 Guinea Group H winners 18 November 2018 12th 2015 Runners-up (1976) 71
 Algeria Group D winners 18 November 2018 18th 2017 Winners (1990) 68
 Mauritania Group I runners-up 18 November 2018 1st None Debut 103
 Ivory Coast Group H runners-up 18 November 2018 23rd 2017 Winners (1992, 2015) 62
 Kenya Group F runners-up 30 November 2018 6th 2004 Group stage (1972, 1988, 1990, 1992, 2004) 105
 Ghana Group F winners 30 November 2018 22nd 2017 Winners (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982) 50
 Angola Group I winners 22 March 2019 8th 2013 Quarter-finals (2008, 2010) 123
 Burundi Group C runners-up 23 March 2019 1st None Debut 134
 Cameroon Group B runners-up 23 March 2019 19th 2017 Winners (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017) 51
 Guinea-Bissau Group K winners 23 March 2019 2nd 2017 Group stage (2017) 118
 Namibia Group K runners-up 23 March 2019 3rd 2008 Group stage (1998, 2008) 113
 Zimbabwe Group G winners 24 March 2019 4th 2017 Group stage (2004, 2006, 2017) 109
 Congo DR Group G runners-up 24 March 2019 19th 2017 Winners (1968, 1974) 49
 Benin Group D runners-up 24 March 2019 4th 2010 Group stage (2004, 2008, 2010) 88
 Tanzania Group L runners-up 24 March 2019 2nd 1980 Group stage (1980) 131
 South Africa Group E runners-up 24 March 2019 10th 2015 Winners (1996) 72

Group stage[change | change source]

The draw took place on the 19th of October 2016 in Libreville.[3]

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Egypt 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 9
2  Uganda 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
3  Congo DR 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
4  Zimbabwe 3 0 1 2 1 6 –5 1

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Madagascar 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
2  Nigeria 3 2 0 1 2 2 0 6
3  Guinea 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
4  Burundi 3 0 0 3 0 4 –4 0

Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Algeria 3 3 0 0 6 0 +6 9
2  Senegal 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 6
3  Kenya 3 1 0 2 3 7 –4 3
4  Tanzania 3 0 0 3 2 8 –6 0

Group D[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Morocco 3 3 0 0 3 0 +3 9
2  Ivory Coast 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
3  South Africa 3 1 0 2 1 2 –1 3
4  Namibia 3 0 0 3 1 6 –5 0

Group E[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Mali 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
2  Tunisia 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
3  Angola 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
4  Mauritania 3 0 2 1 1 4 –3 2

Group F[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Ghana 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
2  Cameroon 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 5
3  Benin 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
4  Guinea-Bissau 3 0 1 2 0 4 –4 1

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
5 July – Cairo (International)
 
 
 Uganda0
 
10 July – Cairo (30 June)
 
 Senegal1
 
 Senegal1
 
5 July – Cairo (Al Salam)
 
 Benin0
 
 Morocco1 (1)
 
14 July – Cairo (30 June)
 
 Benin (p)1 (4)
 
 Senegal (aet)1
 
7 July – Alexandria
 
 Tunisia0
 
 Madagascar (p)2 (4)
 
11 July – Cairo (Al Salam)
 
 Congo DR2 (2)
 
 Madagascar0
 
8 July – Ismailia
 
 Tunisia3
 
 Ghana1 (4)
 
19 July – Cairo (International)
 
 Tunisia (p)1 (5)
 
 Senegal0
 
8 July – Suez
 
 Algeria1
 
 Mali0
 
11 July – Suez
 
 Ivory Coast1
 
 Ivory Coast1 (3)
 
7 July – Cairo (30 June)
 
 Algeria (p)1 (4)
 
 Algeria3
 
14 July – Cairo (International)
 
 Guinea0
 
 Algeria2
 
6 July – Alexandria
 
 Nigeria1 Third place play-off
 
 Nigeria3
 
10 July – Cairo (International)17 July – Cairo (Al Salam)
 
 Cameroon2
 
 Nigeria2 Tunisia0
 
6 July – Cairo (International)
 
 South Africa1  Nigeria1
 
 Egypt0
 
 
 South Africa1
 

Final[change | change source]

Senegal 0–1 Algeria
Report


 AFCON 2019 Winners 

Algeria
2nd title

References[change | change source]

  1. "CAMEROON TO HOST 2019, COTE D'IVOIRE FOR 2021, GUINEA 2023". Confédération Africaine de Football. 20 September 2014.
  2. "Withdrawal of Chad from AFCON 2017 qualifiers". CAF. 27 March 2016.
  3. "Accreditation for Total Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 draw".