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1986 African Cup of Nations

The 1986 African Cup of Nations was the 15th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, a football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Egypt. Just like in 1984, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Egypt won its third championship, beating Cameroon on penalty kicks 5−4 after a goalless draw.

1986 African Cup of Nations
كأس الأمم الأفريقية 1986
Tournament details
Host countryEgypt
Dates7 - 21 March
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Egypt (3rd title)
Runners-up Cameroon
Third place Ivory Coast
Fourth place Morocco
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored31 (1.94 per match)
Top scorer(s)Cameroon Roger Milla (4 goals)
Best player(s)Cameroon Roger Milla
1984
1988

Contents

Qualified teamsEdit

The 8 qualified teams are:

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Cairo
Locations of the 1986 African Cup of Nations venues
Alexandria
Cairo International Stadium Alexandria Stadium
Capacity: 90,000 Capacity: 15,000
   

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Egypt 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 4
  Ivory Coast 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 4
  Senegal 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 4
  Mozambique 3 0 0 3 0 7 −7 0
Senegal  1–0  Egypt
Youm   67' Report

Ivory Coast  3–0  Mozambique
A. Traoré   25'74'
N'Dri   86'
Report

Senegal  2–0  Mozambique
Fall   28'
Bocandé   83'
Report

Egypt  2–0  Ivory Coast
Gharieb   73'
Abdelhamid   83'
Report

Ivory Coast  1–0  Senegal
A. Traoré   71' Report

Egypt  2–0  Mozambique
Abouzaid   13'15' Report

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Cameroon 3 2 1 0 7 5 +2 5
  Morocco 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
  Algeria 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
  Zambia 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
Algeria  0–0  Morocco
Report
Attendance: 12,000

Cameroon  3–2  Zambia
Milla   46'
M'Fédé   67'82' (pen.)
Report Chabala   65'
Bwalya   77' (pen.)
Attendance: 20,000

Algeria  0–0  Zambia
Report
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Karim Camara (Guinea)

Cameroon  1–1  Morocco
Milla   89' Report Krimau   63'

Morocco  1–0  Zambia
Chilengi   18' (o.g.) Report

Cameroon  3–2  Algeria
Kana-Biyik   66'70'
Milla   72'
Report Madjer   61'
Maroc   73'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Badou Jasseh (Gambia)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
17 March – Alexandria
 
 
  Cameroon 1
 
21 March – Cairo
 
  Ivory Coast 0
 
  Cameroon 0 (4)
 
17 March – Cairo
 
  Egypt (p) 0 (5)
 
  Egypt 1
 
 
  Morocco 0
 
Third place
 
 
20 March – Cairo
 
 
  Ivory Coast 3
 
 
  Morocco 2

SemifinalsEdit

Cameroon  1–0  Ivory Coast
Milla   46' Report

Egypt  1–0  Morocco
Abouzaid   79' Report

Third place matchEdit

Ivory Coast  3–2  Morocco
Ben Salah   8'
Kassi-Kouadio   38'68' (pen)
Report Rhiati   44'
Sahil   85'

FinalEdit

Egypt  0–0  Cameroon
Report
Penalties
Yehia  
Abdelghani  
Abdou  
Mayhoub  
Shehata  
Kassem  
5–4   M'Fédé
  Kundé
  M'Bida
  Milla
  Aoudou
  Kana-Biyik

WinnersEdit

 African Cup of Nations 1986 Champions 
 
Egypt
3rd title

ScorersEdit

CAF Team of the TournamentEdit

External linksEdit