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1994 African Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host country  Tunisia
Dates 26 March – 10 April
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Nigeria (2nd title)
Runner-up  Zambia
Third place  Côte d'Ivoire
Fourth place  Mali
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 44 (2.2 per match)
Top scorer(s) Nigeria Rashidi Yekini (5)

The 1994 African Cup of Nations was the 19th edition of the African Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Tunisia, who replaced original hosts Zaire. Just as in 1992, the field of twelve teams was split into four groups of three. Nigeria won its second championship, beating Zambia in the final 2-1.

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Host Cities & Venues

Cities Venues Capacity
Tunis Stade El Menzah 45,000
Sousse Stade Olympique de Sousse 30,000
Tunis Stade Chedli Zouiten 18,000

Squads

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 1994 African Cup of Nations (squads)

Qualification

For qualification results, see 1994 African Cup of Nations (qualification)

Participating teams

Participating nations

Finals

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Group Stages

Teams in Bold progress to the Quarter Finals, teams in italics are eliminated from the tournament.

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Zaire 4 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1
 Mali 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1
 Tunisia 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2
March 26, 1994
Tunisia  0-2  Mali Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 45,000
Ref: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)
Coulibaly Goal 25'
Sidibé Goal 34'

March 28, 1994
Mali  0-1  Zaire Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 8,000
Ref: Ali Bujsaim (UAE)
Basaula Goal 48'

March 30, 1994
Tunisia  1-1  Zaire Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 45,000
Ref: Jamal Al-Sharif (Syria)
Rouissi 43' (pen) Ngoy 55'

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Egypt 3 2 1 1 0 4 0 +4
 Nigeria 3 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3
 Gabon 0 2 0 0 2 0 7 -7
March 26, 1994
Nigeria  3-0  Gabon Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 30,000
Ref: Mohamed Bahar (Morocco)
Yekini 18', 88'
Adepoju 72'

March 28, 1994
Egypt  4-0  Gabon Stade Chedli Zouiten, Tunis
Attendance: 6,000
Ref: Charles Masembe (Uganda)
Ayman Mansour 1'
Hamza El-Gamal 22'
Besheer Abdel Samed 55', 59'

March 30, 1994
Nigeria  0-0  Egypt Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 30,000
Ref: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Zambia 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1
 Côte d'Ivoire 2 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3
 Sierra Leone 1 2 0 1 1 0 4 -4
March 27, 1994
Côte d'Ivoire  4-0  Sierra Leone Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 10,000
Ref: Jamal Al-Sharif (Syria)
Tiéhi 19', 63', 70'
Guel 35'

March 29, 1994
Zambia  0-0  Sierra Leone Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 6,000
Ref: Omer Yengo (Congo)

March 31, 1994
Zambia  1-0  Côte d'Ivoire Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 6,000
Ref: Petros Mathabela (South Africa)
Malitoli 79'

Group D

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Ghana 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2
 Senegal 2 2 1 0 1 2 2 0
 Guinea 0 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2
March 27, 1994
Ghana  1-0  Guinea Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 10,000
Ref: Petros Mathabela (South Africa)
Akonnor 87'

March 29, 1994
Senegal  2-1  Guinea Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 6,000
Ref: Hussein Ali Moussa (Egypt)
Gueye 46' (pen)
Tendeng 50'
A. Camara 44'

March 31, 1994
Ghana  1-0  Senegal Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 6,000
Ref: Ali Bujsaim (UAE)
Polley 42'

Knockout Stages

Quarter finals Semi finals Final
                   
April 2 - Tunis        
  Zaire  0
April 6 - Tunis
  Nigeria  2  
  Nigeria (pso)  2 (4)
April 3 - Sousse
    Côte d'Ivoire  2 (2)  
  Ghana  1
April 10 - Tunis
  Côte d'Ivoire  2  
  Nigeria  2
April 2 - Tunis
    Zambia  1
  Egypt  0
April 6 - Tunis
  Mali  1  
  Mali  0 Third place
April 3 - Sousse
    Zambia  4  
  Zambia  1   Côte d'Ivoire  3
  Senegal  0     Mali  1
April 10 - Tunis

Quarterfinals

April 2, 1994
Zaire  0-2  Nigeria Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 2,000
Ref: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)
Yekini 51', 71' (pen)

April 2, 1994
Egypt  0-1  Mali Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 3,000
Ref: Charles Masembe (Uganda)
S. Traoré 64'

April 3, 1994
Zambia  1-0  Senegal Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 8,000
Ref: Jamal Al-Sharaf (Syria)
Sakala 38'

April 3, 1994
Ghana  1-2  Côte d'Ivoire Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 8,000
Ref: Ali Bujsaim (UAE)
Akonnor 77' Tiéhi 30'
Traoré 81'

Semifinals

April 6, 1994
Nigeria  2-2 (AET)
4-2 (PSO)
 Côte d'Ivoire Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 2,000
Ref: Ali Bujsaim (UAE)
Iroha 26'
Yekini 40'
Bassolé 19', 31'
    Penalties  
George: scored
Siasia: missed
: scored
: scored
Yekini: scored
4-2 Kouamé: scored
Fallet: scored
Bassolé: missed
Amani: missed
 

April 6, 1994
Zambia  4-0  Mali Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 2,000
Ref: Charles Masembe (Uganda)
Litana 8'
Saileti 30'
K. Bwalya 47'
Malitoli 73'

Third place playoff

April 10, 1994
Côte d'Ivoire  3-1  Mali Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 15,000
Ref: Petros Mathabela (South Africa)
Koné 2'
Ouattara 67'
Sie 70'
Diallo 46'

Final

April 10, 1994
Nigeria  2-1  Zambia Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 25,000
Ref: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)
Amunike 5', 47' Litana 3'
 African Cup of Nations 1994 Champions 

Nigeria
2nd title

Individual scorers

5 goals

4 goals

2 goals

1 goal

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