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This page details the process of qualifying for the 2008 African Cup of Nations. 48 African nations, including hosts Ghana, entered the competition. Ghana automatically qualified as host country.

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Qualified teams

The 16 qualified teams are:

Teams that did not enter

The following CAF member national teams decided not to enter or were not allowed to enter the African Nations Cup 2008 qualifying rounds (World Ranking from May 16, 2007):

Groups

The 47 nations were divided into 11 groups of four teams and 1 group of 3 teams, with the 12 group winners and the best 3 runners-up from groups with four teams (originally groups 1-11, now groups 2-11 after the withdrawal of Djibouti from group 1) qualifying for the finals. Qualifying took place between September 2, 2006 and October 13, 2007.

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Group 1

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Côte d'Ivoire 10 4 3 1 0 13 0 +13
 Gabon 7 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1
 Madagascar 0 4 0 0 4 0 14 -14
 Djibouti 0 - - - - - - -

On 17 August 2006, the Djibouti Football Federation announced that  Djibouti was withdrawing from the qualifying tournament, without giving a reason.[1]

2 September 2006
Gabon  4 – 0  Madagascar Stade Omar Bongo, Libreville
Henry Antchouet Goal 40'
Daniel Cousin Goal 67' (pen.)
Shiva N'Zigou Goal 76', Goal 82'

8 October 2006
Côte d'Ivoire  5 – 0  Gabon Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Abidjan
Kolo Touré Goal 10'
Arouna Koné Goal 22', Goal 55', Goal 70'
Aruna Dindane Goal 32'

25 March 2007
Madagascar  0 – 3  Côte d'Ivoire Stade Municipal de Mahamasina, Antananarivo
Steve Gohouri Goal 29'
Aruna Dindane Goal 35'
Amara Diané Goal 82'

3 June 2007
Côte d'Ivoire  5 – 0  Madagascar Stade Bouaké, Bouaké
Salomon Kalou Goal 18'
Arouna Koné Goal 30', Goal 82'
Yaya Touré Goal 48'
Didier Drogba Goal 90'

17 June 2007
Madagascar  0 – 2  Gabon Stade Municipal de Mahamasina, Antananarivo
Georges Akieremy Goal 20'
Elvis Eva-Kedi Goal 89'

8 September 2007
Gabon  0 – 0  Côte d'Ivoire Stade Omar Bongo, Libreville

Djibouti withdrew prior to the start of qualification; all Djibouti matches were therefore cancelled.

Group 2

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Egypt 12 6 3 3 0 9 2 +7
 Mauritania 7 6 2 1 3 9 10 -1
 Burundi 7 6 2 1 3 6 8 -2
 Botswana 7 6 2 1 3 3 7 -4
2 September 2006
Egypt  4 - 1  Burundi Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria
Mohamed Zidan Goal 5'
Hosni Abd-Rabou Goal 29'
Mohamed Aboutraika Goal 31'
Ahmed Hassan Goal 52' (pen.)
Musabah Suleimani Goal 79' (pen.)

2 September 2006
Mauritania  4 - 0  Botswana Stade Olympique, Nouakchott
Saidou M'Bodj Goal 2'
Karamoko Moussa Goal 10', Goal 23'
Yoann Langlet Goal 31'

7 October 2006
Botswana  0 - 0  Egypt Botswana National Stadium, Gaborone

8 October 2006
Burundi  3 - 1  Mauritania Stade Prince Louis Rwagasore, Bujumbura
Yamin Selemani Goal 3', Goal 30'
Henry Mbazumutima Goal 45'
Buha Ibrahim Goal 7'

25 March 2007
Botswana  1 - 0  Burundi Botswana National Stadium, Gaborone
Thato Siska Goal 57'

25 March 2007
Egypt  3 - 0  Mauritania Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Mohamed Zidan Goal 20'
Bilal Sidibé Goal 23' (o.g.)
Hossam Ghaly Goal 66'

3 June 2007
Burundi  1 - 0  Botswana Stade Amahoro, Kigali[2]
Abdul Hakimana Goal 63'

3 June 2007
Mauritania  1 - 1  Egypt Stade Olympique, Nouakchott
Yoann Langlet Goal 67' Ahmed Hassan Goal 15'

16 June 2007
Botswana  2 - 1  Mauritania Botswana National Stadium, Gaborone
Modiri Marumo Goal 19'
Dipsy Selolwane Goal 40'
Yoann Langlet Goal 75'

9 September 2007[3]
Burundi  0 - 0  Egypt Stade Prince Louis Rwagasore, Bujumbura

13 October 2007[3]
Egypt  1 - 0  Botswana Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Mohamed Fadl Goal 77'

13 October 2007[3]
Mauritania  2 - 1  Burundi Stade Olympique, Nouakchott
Pascal Corville Goal 32'
Ahmed Teguedi Goal 50'
Abdallah Imantona Goal 85' (pen.)

Group 3

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Nigeria 15 6 5 0 1 10 3 +7
 Uganda 11 6 3 2 1 8 3 +5
 Niger 4 6 1 1 4 5 11 -6
 Lesotho 4 6 1 1 4 3 9 -6
2 September 2006
Uganda  3 - 0  Lesotho Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala
Geoffrey Massa Goal 29', Goal 42'
David Obua Goal 57' (pen.)

2 September 2006
Nigeria  2 - 0  Niger Abuja Stadium, Abuja
Aiyegbeni Yakubu Goal 27'
Christian Obodo Goal 60'

8 October 2006
Lesotho  0 - 1  Nigeria Setsoto Stadium, Maseru
Aiyegbeni Yakubu Goal 50'

8 October 2006
Niger  0 - 0  Uganda Général Seyni Kountché Stadion, Niamey

24 March 2007
Nigeria  1 - 0  Uganda MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta
Nwankwo Kanu Goal 73'

25 March 2007
Lesotho  3 - 1  Niger Setsoto National Stadium, Maseru
Refiloe Potse Goal 22', Goal 44'
Mpitsa Marai Goal 75'
Daouda Kamilou Goal 80'

2 June 2007
Uganda  2 - 1  Nigeria Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala
David Obua Goal 52' (pen.)
Ibrahim Sekagya Goal 65' (pen.)
John Utaka Goal 25'

3 June 2007
Niger  2 - 0  Lesotho Général Seyni Kountché Stadion, Niamey
Hamidou Djibo Goal 10'
Souliman Sako Goal 36'

17 June 2007
Niger  1 - 3  Nigeria Général Seyni Kountché Stadion, Niamey
Daouda Kamilou Goal 68' Nwankwo Kanu Goal 40'
Taye Taiwo Goal 70'
Aiyegbeni Yakubu Goal 89'

19 June 2007[4]
Lesotho  0 - 0  Uganda Setsoto National Stadium, Maseru

8 September 2007
Nigeria  2 - 0  Lesotho Warri Township Stadium, Warri
Stephen Makinwa Goal 42'
Ikechukwu Uche Goal 73'

8 September 2007
Uganda  3 - 1  Niger Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala
David Obua Goal 2' (pen.), Goal 77', Goal 86' Seydou Idrissa Goal 45'

Group 4

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Sudan 15 6 5 0 1 13 4 +9
 Tunisia 13 6 4 1 1 12 3 +9
 Seychelles 4 6 1 1 4 3 14 -11
 Mauritius 2 6 0 2 4 3 10 -7
3 September 2006
Mauritius  0 - 0  Tunisia Stade George V, Curepipe

3 September 2006
Sudan  3 - 0  Seychelles Khartoum Stadium, Khartoum
Bader Eldin Abdalla Galag Goal 22'
Haytham Tambal Goal 77' (pen.), Goal 90'

7 October 2006
Seychelles  2 - 1  Mauritius Stade Linité, Victoria
Wilnes Brutus Goal 22', Goal 81' Kervin Godon Goal 50'

7 October 2006
Tunisia  1 - 0  Sudan Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Richard Gastin Lado Goal 79' (o.g.)

24 March 2007
Seychelles  0 - 3  Tunisia Stade Linité, Victoria
Issam Jemâa Goal 16', Goal 76', Goal 80'

25 March 2007
Mauritius  1 - 2  Sudan Stade George V, Curepipe
Ricardo Naboth Goal 68' Faisal Agab Goal 42', Goal 86'

2 June 2007
Sudan  3 - 0  Mauritius Al Merreikh Stadium, Omdurman
Richard Gastin Goal 24', Goal 65'
Faisal Agab Goal 44'

2 June 2007
Tunisia  4 - 0  Seychelles Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Issam Jemâa Goal 25'
Kamel Zaiem Goal 41', Goal 66'
Amine Chermiti Goal 81'

16 June 2007
Seychelles  0 - 2  Sudan Stade Linité, Victoria
Faisal Agab Goal 46'
Haytham Tambal Goal 61'

16 June 2007
Tunisia  2 - 0  Mauritius Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Issam Jemâa Goal 44'
Abdelkarim Nafti Goal 60'

9 September 2007
Mauritius  1 - 1  Seychelles Stade George V, Curepipe
Christopher Perle Goal 59' Dennis Godfrey Goal 43' (pen.)

9 September 2007
Sudan  3 - 2  Tunisia Khartoum Stadium, Khartoum
Yousif Ahmed Alaa Eldin Goal 26'
Faisal Agab Goal 61' (pen.)
Musa Al Tahir Goal 72'
Abdelkarim Nafti Goal 55'
Francileudo dos Santos Goal 82' (pen.)

Group 5

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Cameroon 15 6 5 0 1 13 4 +9
 Equatorial Guinea 10 6 3 1 2 6 7 -1
 Rwanda 6 6 2 0 4 10 11 -1
 Liberia 4 6 1 1 4 6 13 -7
3 September 2006
Rwanda  0 - 3  Cameroon Stade Amahoro, Kigali
Guy Feutchine Goal 55'
Geremi Njitap Goal 62'
Landry Nguemo Goal 84'

3 September 2006
Equatorial Guinea  2 - 1  Liberia Estadio Internacional, Malabo
J. Epitié Goal 24'
Bodipo Goal 88'
Zah Rahan Krangar Goal 35'

7 October 2006
Cameroon  3 - 0  Equatorial Guinea Stade Omnisports Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé
Mohamadou Idrissou Goal 72', Goal 89'
Pierre Achille Webo Goal 80'

8 October 2006
Liberia  3 - 2  Rwanda Antoinette Tubman Stadium, Monrovia
Francis Doe Goal 24'
Oliver Makor Goal 68'
Dioh Williams Goal 76'
Olivier Karekezi Goal 70'
Abedi Mulenda Goal 82'

24 March 2007
Cameroon  3 - 1  Liberia Stade Omnisports Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé
Pierre Achille Webo Goal 12', Goal 24'
Mohammadou Idrissou Goal 86'
Francis Doe Goal 38'

25 March 2007
Equatorial Guinea  3 - 1  Rwanda Estadio Internacional, Malabo
André Neles Goal 10'
Rondo Goal 25' (pen.)
J. Epitié Goal 83'
Olivier Karekezi Goal 17'

2 June 2007
Rwanda  2 - 0  Equatorial Guinea Stade Amahoro, Kigali
Haruna Niyonzima Goal 57', Goal 77'

3 June 2007
Liberia  1 - 2  Cameroon Antoinette Tubman Stadium, Monrovia
Stephen Mennoh Goal 80' Stéphane M'Bia Goal 12'
Samuel Eto'o Goal 78'

17 June 2007
Cameroon  2 - 1  Rwanda Stade Omnisports Roumdé Adjia, Garoua
Mohamadou Idrissou Goal 16'
Geremi Njitap Goal 49'
Jimmy Gatete Goal 79'

17 June 2007
Liberia  0 - 0  Equatorial Guinea Antoinette Tubman Stadium, Monrovia

8 September 2007
Rwanda  4 - 0  Liberia Stade Amahoro, Kigali
Labama Bokota Goal 21'
Saidi Abedi Makasi Goal 29'
Jeannot Witakenge Goal 85'
Olivier Karekezi Goal 89'

9 September 2007
Equatorial Guinea  1 - 0  Cameroon Nuevo Estadio de Malabo , Malabo
Juvenal Goal 35'

Group 6

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Angola 13 6 4 1 1 16 5 +11
 Eritrea 9 6 2 3 1 5 8 -3
 Kenya 7 6 2 1 3 6 7 -1
 Swaziland 3 6 0 3 3 0 7 -7
2 September 2006
Kenya  1 - 2  Eritrea Moi International Sports Centre, Nairobi
Robert Mambo Mumba Goal 65' Arnold Origi Goal 60' (o.g.)
Yednekatchew Shimangus Goal 68'

3 September 2006
Swaziland  0 - 2  Angola Somhlolo National Stadium, Lobamba
Jamba Goal 21'
Locó Goal 80'

7 October 2006
Eritrea  0 - 0  Swaziland Asmara Stadium, Asmara

8 October 2006
Angola  3 - 1  Kenya Estadio Nacional da Cidadela Desportiva, Luanda
Flávio Goal 27', Goal 68'
Mateus Goal 60'
Boniface Ambani Goal 81'

25 March 2007
Angola  6 - 1  Eritrea Estadio Nacional da Cidadela Desportiva, Luanda
Flávio Goal 26', Goal 69'
Mantorras Goal 35'
Ze Kalanga Goal 41'
Mendonça Goal 51'
Figueiredo Goal 80'
Tenese Gay Goal 58'

25 March 2007
Kenya  2 - 0  Swaziland Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi
McDonald Mariga Goal 51'
Ibrahim Shikanda Goal 75'

2 June 2007
Eritrea  1 - 1  Angola Asmara Stadium, Asmara
Elias Ali Abubeker Goal 17' Maurito Goal 88'

3 June 2007
Swaziland  0 - 0  Kenya Somhlolo National Stadium, Lobamba

16 June 2007
Eritrea  1 - 0  Kenya Asmara Stadium, Asmara
Berhane Aregay Goal 80'

17 June 2007
Angola  3 - 0  Swaziland Estadio Nacional da Cidadela Desportiva, Luanda
Figueiredo Goal 18'
Love Goal 25'
Flávio Goal 56'

8 September 2007
Kenya  2 - 1  Angola Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi
Patrick Oboya Goal 18'
Dennis Oliech Goal 87'
Manucho Goal 35'

9 September 2007
Swaziland  0 - 0  Eritrea Trade Fair Ground, Manzini

Group 7

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Senegal 11 6 3 2 1 12 3 +9
 Mozambique 9 6 2 3 1 5 4 +1
 Tanzania 8 6 2 2 2 4 7 -3
 Burkina Faso 4 6 1 1 4 5 12 -7
2 September 2006
Tanzania  2 - 1  Burkina Faso National Stadium, Dar Es Salaam
Paul Coulibaly Goal 23' (o.g.)
Mizal Khalfan Goal 65'
Abdoulaye Cisse Goal 39'

2 September 2006
Senegal  2 - 0  Mozambique Stade Leopold Senghor, Dakar
Nando Goal 33' (o.g.)
Guiranne Ndaw Goal 61'

7 October 2006
Burkina Faso  1 - 0  Senegal Stade du 4-Août, Ouagadougou
Narcisse Yameogo Goal 63' (pen.)

8 October 2006
Mozambique  0 - 0  Tanzania Estádio da Machava, Maputo

24 March 2007
Senegal  4 - 0  Tanzania Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor, Dakar
Mamadou Niang Goal 35', Goal 49', Goal 64'
Diomansy Kamara Goal 46'

24 March 2007
Burkina Faso  1 - 1  Mozambique Stade du 4-Août, Ouagadougou
Jonathan Pitropa Goal 36' Carlos Simomuro Goal 2'

2 June 2007
Tanzania  1 - 1  Senegal CCM Kirumba Stadium, Mwanza
Nizal Khalifan Goal 18' Demba Ba Goal 75'

3 June 2007
Mozambique  3 - 1  Burkina Faso Estádio da Machava, Maputo
Dário Monteiro Goal 7'
Tico-Tico Goal 42', Goal 48'
Wilfried Sanou Goal 38'

16 June 2007
Burkina Faso  0 - 1  Tanzania Stade du 4-Août, Ouagadougou
erasto nyoni Goal 77'

17 June 2007
Mozambique  0 - 0  Senegal Estádio da Machava, Maputo

8 September 2007
Senegal  5 - 1  Burkina Faso Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor, Dakar
Guirane N'Daw Goal 28'
Ousmane N'Doye Goal 69'
Henri Camara Goal 73' Goal 83'
El Hadji Diouf Goal 87'
Alain Traoré Goal 40'

8 September 2007
Tanzania  0 - 1  Mozambique Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium, Dar Es Salaam
Tico-Tico Goal 8'

Group 8

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Guinea 11 6 3 2 1 10 3 +7
 Algeria 8 6 2 2 2 6 6 0
 Gambia 8 6 2 2 2 6 6 0
 Cape Verde 5 6 1 2 3 3 10 -7
3 September 2006
Gambia  2 - 0  Cape Verde Independence Stadium, Bakau
Jatto Ceesay Goal 8' (pen.)
Assan Jatta Goal 88'

3 September 2006
Guinea  0 - 0  Algeria Stade 28 Septembre, Conakry

7 October 2006
Algeria  1 - 0  Gambia Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Alger
Karim Ziani Goal 75' (pen.)

7 October 2006
Cape Verde  1 - 0  Guinea Estádio da Várzea, Praia
Lito Goal 52'

24 March 2007
Gambia  0 - 2  Guinea Independence Stadium, Bakau
Kaba Diawara Goal 50'
Pascal Feindouno Goal 70'

24 March 2007
Algeria  2 - 0  Cape Verde Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Noureddine Deham Goal 60'
Mehdi Meniri Goal 89'

2 June 2007
Cape Verde  2 - 2  Algeria Estádio da Várzea, Praia
Marco Soares Goal 65'
Hernâni Borges Goal 90'
Madjid Bougherra Goal 33'
Rafik Saifi Goal 84'

3 June 2007
Guinea  2 - 2  Gambia Stade 28 Septembre, Conakry
Mamadou Alimou Diallo Goal 10'
Fodé Mansaré Goal 53'
Edrissa Sonko Goal 51'
Modou Jagne Goal 71'

16 June 2007
Algeria  0 - 2  Guinea Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Fodé Mansaré Goal 43'
Pascal Feindouno Goal 84'

16 June 2007
Cape Verde  0 - 0  Gambia Estádio da Várzea, Praia

9 September 2007
Gambia  2 - 1  Algeria Independence Stadium, Bakau
Assan Jatta Goal 75' (pen.), Goal 86' Rafik Saifi Goal 58'

9 September 2007
Guinea  4 - 0  Cape Verde Stade 28 Septembre, Conakry
Pascal Feindouno Goal 19'
Mohamed Cisse Goal 32'
Ibrahima Sory Camara Goal 39'
Ismaël Bangoura Goal 45'

Group 9

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Mali 12 6 3 3 0 10 1 +9
 Benin 11 6 3 2 1 10 4 +6
 Togo 9 6 3 0 3 7 9 -2
 Sierra Leone 1 6 0 1 5 1 14 -13
3 September 2006
Sierra Leone  0 - 0  Mali National Brookfields Stadium, Freetown

3 September 2006
Togo  2 - 1  Benin Stade de Kégué, Lome
Thomas Dossevi Goal 15'
Komlan Amewou Goal 75'
Abou Maiga Goal 85'

8 October 2006
Benin  2 - 0  Sierra Leone Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou
Rachad Chitou Goal 22'
Mouritala Ogunbiyi Goal 77'

8 October 2006
Mali  1 - 0  Togo Stade 26 mars, Bamako
Dramane Traoré Goal 90+1'

24 March 2007
Togo  3 - 1  Sierra Leone Stade Municipal, Lome
Emmanuel Adebayor Goal 37', Goal 85'
Adekambi Olufade Goal 62'
Mohamed Kallon Goal 77'

25 March 2007
Mali  1 - 1  Benin Stade 26 mars, Bamako
Frederic Kanoute Goal 47' (pen.) Mouritala Ogunbiyi Goal 44'

3 June 2007
Sierra Leone  0 - 1  Togo National Brookfields Stadium, Freetown
Yao Junior Senaya Goal 78'

3 June 2007
Benin  0 - 0  Mali Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou

17 June 2007
Benin  4 - 1  Togo Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou
Razak Omotoyossi Goal 44', Goal 52'
Stéphane Sessegnon Goal 47'
Mouritala Ogunbiyi Goal 58'
Adekambi Olufade Goal 75'

17 June 2007
Mali  6 - 0  Sierra Leone Stade 26 mars, Bamako
Djibril Sidibe Goal 22' (pen.)
Seydou Keita Goal 68', Goal 87'
Boucader Diallo Goal 72', Goal 89'
Toure Basala Goal 90'

12 October 2007[5]
Sierra Leone  0 - 2  Benin National Brookfields Stadium, Freetown
Oumar Tchomogo Goal 9', Goal 63'

12 October 2007[5]
Togo  0 - 2  Mali Stade de Kégué, Lome
Freddie Kanoute Goal 41'
Mamady Sidibe Goal 90'

Group 10

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Namibia 10 6 3 1 2 9 8 +1
 Congo DR 9 6 2 3 1 8 6 +2
 Libya 8 6 2 2 2 7 6 +1
 Ethiopia 6 6 2 0 4 5 9 -4
3 September 2006
Ethiopia  1 - 0  Libya Addis Abeba Stadium, Addis Ababa
Dawit Mebratu Goal 15'

3 September 2006
Congo DR  3 - 2  Namibia Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa
Blaise Lelo Mbele Goal 31'
Dieudonne Kalulika Goal 67'
Christian Kinkela Goal 80'
Sydney Plaatjies Goal 37', Goal 60'

7 October 2006
Namibia  1 - 0  Ethiopia Sam Nujoma Stadium , Windhoek
Quinton Jacobs Goal 18' (pen.)

8 October 2006
Libya  1 - 1  Congo DR June 11 Stadium, Tripoli
Khaled Hussein Goal 63' Dikilu Bageta Goal 40'

25 March 2007
Libya  2 - 1  Namibia June 11 Stadium, Tripoli
Salem Al Rewani Goal 12'
Tarik El Taib Goal 61'
Victor Helu Goal 88'

29 April 2007[6]
Congo DR  2 - 0  Ethiopia Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa
Serge Mputu Mbungu Goal 29'
Lomana LuaLua Goal 52' (pen.)

1 June 2007
Ethiopia  1 - 0  Congo DR Addis Abeba Stadium, Addis Ababa
Saladeen Said Goal 30'

2 June 2007
Namibia  1 - 0  Libya Sam Nujoma Stadium, Windhoek
Collin Benjamin Goal 5'

16 June 2007
Namibia  1 - 1  Congo DR Sam Nujoma Stadium, Windhoek
Michael Pienaar Goal 40' Zola Matumona Goal 27'

17 June 2007
Libya  3 - 1  Ethiopia June 11 Stadium, Tripoli
Ahmed Zuway Goal 11'
Salem Al Rewani Goal 23'
Ahmed Zuway Goal 48'
Fikru Tefera Goal 59'

8 September 2007
Congo DR  1 - 1  Libya Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa
Shabani Nonda Goal 39' (pen.) Khaled Hussein Goal 51'

8 September 2007
Ethiopia  2 - 3  Namibia Addis Abeba Stadium, Addis Abeba
Birhanu Bogale Goal 44'
Salhadin Said Goal 67'
Rudolf Bester Goal 64', Goal 82'
Muna Katupose Goal 86'

Group 11

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Zambia 11 6 3 2 1 9 3 +6
 South Africa 11 6 3 2 1 10 4 +6
 Congo 7 6 1 4 1 5 6 -1
 Chad 2 6 0 2 4 3 14 -11

Zambia finished as group winner by winning the head-to-head against South Africa.

2 September 2006
South Africa  0 - 0  Congo First National Bank Stadium, Johannesburg

3 September 2006
Chad  0 - 2  Zambia Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya, N'Djamena
James Chamanga Goal 47'
Dube Phiri Goal 58'

8 October 2006
Congo  3 - 1  Chad Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat, Brazzaville
Bruce Abdoulaye Goal 17'
Francis Malonga Goal 29'
Gladys Ondama Goal 46'
Mus Dongar Goal 89'

8 October 2006
Zambia  0 - 1  South Africa Independence Stadium, Lusaka
Aaron Mokoena Goal 28'

24 March 2007
Chad  0 - 3  South Africa Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya, N'Djamena
Surprise Moriri Goal 32'
Delron Buckley Goal 45+'
Sibusiso Zuma Goal 76'

25 March 2007
Congo  0 - 0  Zambia Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat, Brazzaville

2 June 2007
South Africa  4 - 0  Chad Absa Stadium, Durban
Nasief Morris Goal 13'
Sibusiso Zuma Goal 23', Goal 33'
Siyabonga Nomvethe Goal 74'

2 June 2007
Zambia  3 - 0  Congo Konkola Stadium, Chililabombwe
Jacob Mulenga Goal 22'
Gildas Ngo Goal 74' (o.g.)
Songwe Chalwe Goal 87'

16 June 2007
Zambia  1 - 1  Chad Konkola Stadium, Chililabombwe
Collins Mbesuma Goal 57' Kedigul Hillaire Goal 13'

17 June 2007
Congo  1 - 1  South Africa Stade Municipal, Pointe-Noire
Jean-Vivien Bantimba Goal 59' Sibusiso Zuma Goal 51'

9 September 2007
Chad  1 - 1  Congo Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya, N'Djamena
Leger Mbaiguidim Goal 90' Toussaint Mayimbi Goal 6'

9 September 2007
South Africa  1 - 3  Zambia Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
Benni McCarthy Goal 51' Christopher Katongo Goal 6', Goal 28', Goal 30'

Group 12

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Morocco 10 4 3 1 0 6 1 +5
 Zimbabwe 4 4 1 1 2 4 5 -1
 Malawi 3 4 1 0 3 2 6 -4
2 September 2006
Morocco  2 - 0  Malawi Stade Moulay Abdellah, Rabat
Marouane Chamakh Goal 50'
Mbark Boussoufa Goal 72'

7 October 2006
Malawi  1 - 0  Zimbabwe Kamazu Stadium, Blantyre
Moses Chavula Goal 33'

25 March 2007
Zimbabwe  1 - 1  Morocco Rufaro Stadium, Harare
Esrom Nyandoro Goal 82' Youssouf Hadji Goal 7'

2 June 2007
Morocco  2 - 0  Zimbabwe Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca
Marouane Chamakh Goal 3'
Youssef Hadji Goal 26'

16 June 2007
Malawi  0 - 1  Morocco Kamazu Stadium, Blantyre
Bouchaib El Moubarki Goal 12'

9 September 2007
Zimbabwe  3 - 1  Malawi Barbourfields Stadium, Bulawayo
Kingstone Nkatha Goal 24'
Richard Mteki Goal 54'
Method Mwanjali Goal 61'
Esau Kanyenda Goal 43'

Best runners-up (groups 2-11)

The best 3 runners-up from groups with four teams (groups 2-11) would qualify for the finals.

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Tunisia 13 6 4 1 1 12 3 +9
 Benin 11 6 3 2 1 10 4 +6
 South Africa 11 6 3 2 1 10 4 +6
 Uganda 11 6 3 2 1 8 3 +5
 Equatorial Guinea 10 6 3 1 2 6 7 -1
 Congo DR 9 6 2 3 1 8 6 +2
 Mozambique 9 6 2 3 1 5 4 +1
 Eritrea 9 6 2 3 1 5 8 -3
 Algeria 8 6 2 2 2 6 6 0
 Mauritania 7 6 2 1 3 9 10 -1

Top goalscorers

Scorer Goals Nation Club
Arouna Kone 5  Côte d'Ivoire Spain Seville
David Obua 5  Uganda South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
Faisal Agab 5  Sudan Sudan Al-Merreikh
Flavio 5  Angola Egypt Al Ahly
Issam Jemâa 5  Tunisia France SM Caen
Mohammadou Idrissou 4  Cameroon Germany MSV Duisburg
Sibusiso Zuma 4  South Africa Germany Arminia Bielefeld
Pascal Feindouno 3  Guinea France Saint-Etienne
Yakubu 3  Nigeria England Everton
Chris Katongo 3  Zambia Denmark Brøndby

Source: Official site - qualifying

References

  1. ^ (August 17, 2006), "Djibouti pull out of Nations Cup", BBC News, Accessed August 29, 2006
  2. ^ Held in neighbouring Rwanda because Burundi's Stade Prince Louis Rwagasore is unavailable. [1]
  3. ^ a b c Burundi vs Egypt, originally to be played on 17 June 2007 in Rwanda, postponed due to logistical problems encountered in Kigali. The last round of matches, due to be played in the weekend of 8 September 2007, also postponed as a result. [2]
  4. ^ Postponed from 17 June 2007 after the match officials failed to arrive on time. [3]
  5. ^ a b Both matches postponed from 8 September 2007 due to general elections in Sierra Leone. [4]
  6. ^ Postponed from 25 March 2007 due to civil unrest. [5]

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