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2000 African Cup of Nations
Africa Cup of Nations Ghana/Nigeria 2000

Africa Cup of Nations 2000 official logo
Tournament details
Host countries  Ghana
 Nigeria
Dates 22 January – 13 February
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Cameroon (3rd title)
Runner-up  Nigeria
Third place  South Africa
Fourth place  Tunisia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 73 (2.28 per match)
Attendance 677,500 (21,172 per match)
Top scorer(s) South Africa Shaun Bartlett (5 goals)

The 2000 African Cup of Nations was the 22nd edition of the African Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was co-hosted by Ghana and Nigeria, who jointly replaced Zimbabwe as host. Just like in 1998, the field of sixteen teams was split into four groups of four. Cameroon won the championship, beating Nigeria in the final 4-3 on penalty kicks.

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Host Cities & Venues

Cities Venues Capacity
Lagos, Nigeria  National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos 55,000
Kumasi, Ghana Kumasi Sports Stadium 51,500
Accra, Ghana  Accra Sports Stadium 35,000
Kano, Nigeria Sani Abacha Stadium 25,000

Squads

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 2000 African Cup of Nations (squads)

Qualification

For qualification results, see 2000 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.

All times local: GMT (UTC) and WAT (UTC +1)

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Cameroon 4 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2
 Ghana 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
 Côte d'Ivoire 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1
 Togo 4 3 1 1 1 2 3 -1
January 22, 2000
16:00
Ghana  1-1  Cameroon Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 45,000
Ref: Ali Bujsaim (UAE)
Ayew 57' Foé 19'

January 24, 2000
16:00
Côte d'Ivoire  1-1  Togo Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 13,000
Ref: Tessema Hailemalak (Ethiopia)
Guel 38' (pen) Ouadja 19'

January 27, 2000
16:00
Ghana  2-0  Togo Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 30,000
Ref: Abderrahim al-Arjoune (Morocco)
Ayew 28'
Addo 37'

January 28, 2000
19:45
Cameroon  3-0  Côte d'Ivoire Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 5,000
Ref: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)
Kalla 29'
Eto'o 45'
Mboma 90'

January 31, 2000
16:00
Ghana  0-2  Côte d'Ivoire Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 40,000
Ref: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)
Kalou 45'
Sie 84'

January 31, 2000
16:00
Cameroon  0-1  Togo Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi
Attendance: 2,000
Ref: Olufunmi Olaniyan (Nigeria)
Tchangai 18'

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 South Africa 7 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3
 Algeria 5 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2
 Congo DR 2 3 0 2 1 0 1 -1
 Gabon 1 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4
January 23, 2000
19:45
South Africa  3-1  Gabon Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi
Attendance: 20,000
Ref: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)
Ngobe 43'
Bartlett 55', 78'
Nzigou 21'

January 24, 2000
19:45
Congo DR  0-0  Algeria Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi
Attendance: 7,000
Ref: Manuel Duarte (Cape Verde)

January 27, 2000
19:45
South Africa  1-0  Congo DR Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi
Attendance: 3,500
Ref: Olufunmi Olaniyan (Nigeria)
Bartlett 44'

January 29, 2000
19:45
Algeria  3-1  Gabon Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi
Attendance: 5,000
Ref: Isaak Abdulkadir (Tanzania)
Ghazi 12'
Tasfaout 41'
Dziri 90+'
Mbanangoye 90+'

February 2, 2000
16:00
South Africa  1-1  Algeria Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi
Attendance: 2,000
Ref: Tessema Hailemalak (Ethiopia)
Bartlett 2' Moussouni 53'

February 2, 2000
16:00
Congo DR  0-0  Gabon Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 2,000
Ref: Abderrahim al-Arjoune (Morocco)

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Egypt 9 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5
 Senegal 4 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1
 Zambia 2 3 0 2 1 3 5 -2
 Burkina Faso 1 3 0 1 2 4 8 -4
January 23, 2000
18:30
Egypt  2-0  Zambia Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano
Attendance: 18,000
Ref: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
Radwan 37'
Hassan 50'

January 25, 2000
17:00
Burkina Faso  1-3  Senegal Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano
Attendance: 12,000
Ref: Abdel-Hakim Shelmani (Libya)
Sanou 65' Camara 4'
Sarr 45+'
Keita 86'

January 28, 2000
18:30
Egypt  1-0  Senegal Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano
Attendance: 30,000
Ref: Petros Mathabela (South Africa)
Hassan 39'

January 29, 2000
18:30
Zambia  1-1  Burkina Faso Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano
Attendance: 5,000
Ref: Abdel-Hakim Shelmani (Libya)
Lota 16' Ouédraogo 90'

February 2, 2000
17:00
Egypt  4-2  Burkina Faso Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano
Attendance: 17,000
Ref: Pierre Mounguegui (Gabon)
Salah Hosny 30'
Hassan 75' (pen)
Ramzy 85'
Ali 90'
Koudou 10'
Sanou 24'

February 2, 2000
17:00
Zambia  2-2  Senegal National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 2,000
Ref: Alex Quartey (Ghana)
Chilembi 52'
Bwalya 87' (pen)
Camara 47'
Mbaye 80'

Group D

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Nigeria 7 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4
 Tunisia 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1
 Morocco 4 3 1 1 1 1 2 -1
 Congo 1 3 0 1 2 0 2 -2
January 23, 2000
16:00
Nigeria  4-2  Tunisia National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 80,000
Ref: Alain Sars (France)
Okocha 28', 58'
Ikpeba 71', 77'
Azaiez 49'
Sellimi 90'

January 25, 2000
19:30
Morocco  1-0  Congo National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 8,000
Ref: Alex Quartey (Ghana)
Bassir 85'

January 28, 2000
16:00
Nigeria  0-0  Congo National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 60,000
Ref: Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe)

January 29, 2000
16:00
Tunisia  0-0  Morocco National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 5,000
Ref: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

February 3, 2000
17:00
Nigeria  2-0  Morocco National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 40,000
Ref: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
George 28'
Aghahowa 81'

February 3, 2000
17:00
Tunisia  1-0  Congo Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano
Attendance: 12,000
Ref: Ali Bujsaim (UAE)
Jaidi 18'

Knockout Stages

Quarter finals Semi finals Final
                   
February 6 (16:00) - Accra        
  Cameroon  2
February 10 (18:30) - Accra
  Algeria  1  
  Cameroon  3
February 7 (16:00) - Kano
    Tunisia  0  
  Egypt  0
February 13 (15:00) - Lagos
  Tunisia  1  
  Cameroon (pen)  2 (4)
February 6 (19:30) - Kumasi
    Nigeria  2 (3)
  South Africa  1
February 10 (16:30) - Lagos
  Ghana  0  
  South Africa  0 Third place
February 7 (19:00) - Lagos
    Nigeria  2  
  Nigeria (aet)  2   Tunisia  2 (3)
  Senegal  1     South Africa (pen)  2 (4)
February 12 (16:00) - Accra

Quarterfinals

February 6, 2000
16:00
Cameroon  2-1  Algeria Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 15,000
Ref: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)
Eto'o 7'
Foé 24'
Tasfaout 90'

February 6, 2000
19:30
South Africa  1-0  Ghana Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi
Attendance: 40,000
Ref: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)
Nomvete 42'

February 7, 2000
16:00
Egypt  0-1  Tunisia Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano
Attendance: 12,000
Ref: Alain Sars (France)
Badra 22' (pen)

February 7, 2000
19:00
Nigeria  2-1 (AET)  Senegal National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 60,000
Ref: Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe)
Aghahowa 85', 92' Fadiga 7'

Semifinals

February 10, 2000
16:30
Nigeria  2-0  South Africa National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 40,000
Ref: Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)
Babangida 1', 34'

February 10, 2000
18:30
Cameroon  3-0  Tunisia Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 6,000
Ref: Ali Bujsain (UAE)
Mboma 49', 85'
Eto'o 81'

Third place playoff

February 12, 2000
16:00
South Africa  2-2
4-3 (PEN)
 Tunisia Accra Sports Stadium, Accra
Attendance: 1,000
Ref: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
Bartlett 11'
Nomvete 62'
Zitouni 27', 89'
    Penalties  
Nomvete Missed
Mkhalele Scored
Tinkler Scored
Bartlett Missed
Moshoeu Scored
Bapela Scored
4-3 Missed Chihi
Missed Jaziri
Scored Gabsi
Scored Boukadida
Scored Badra
Missed Zitouni
 

Final

February 13, 2000
15:00
Nigeria  2-2 (AET)
3-4 (PEN)
 Cameroon National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 40,000
Ref: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)
Chukwu 45'
Okocha 47'
Eto'o 26'
Mboma 31'
    Penalties  
Okocha Scored
Okpara Scored
Kanu Missed
Ikpeba Missed
Oliseh Scored
3-4 Scored Mboma
Scored Wome
Scored Geremi
Missed Foé
Scored Song
 
 African Cup of Nations 2000 Champions 

Cameroon
3rd title

Individual scorers

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

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