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The 1994 Africa Cup of Nations was the 19th edition of the Africa 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.

1994 Africa Cup of Nations
كأس أمم إفريقيا 1994
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 1994
Tunisia 1994
Tournament details
Host country Tunisia
Dates26 March – 10 April
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)3 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Nigeria (2nd title)
Runners-up Zambia
Third place Ivory Coast
Fourth place Mali
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored44 (2.2 per match)
Attendance273,000 (13,650 per match)
Top scorer(s)Nigeria Rashidi Yekini (5 goals)
Best player(s)Nigeria Rashidi Yekini
1992
1996

The Zambian team was recently constituted, following an air disaster in which eighteen players and several staff members of the previous team had been killed.

Contents

Qualified teamsEdit

 
Participating nations

The 12 qualified teams are:

* Senegal replaced Algeria (disqualified)

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Tunis Sousse
Stade El Menzah Stade Olympique de Sousse
Capacity: 45,000 Capacity: 28,000
   
Tunis
Stade Chedli Zouiten
Capacity: 18,000
 

First roundEdit

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Quarter Finals.

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Zaire 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
  Mali 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 2
  Tunisia 2 0 1 1 1 3 −2 1
Tunisia  0–2  Mali
Coulibaly   25'
Sidibé   34'
Attendance: 45,000

Mali  0–1  Zaire
  48' Basaula

Tunisia  1–1  Zaire
Rouissi   43' (pen.) Ngoy   55'
Attendance: 45,000

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Egypt 2 1 1 0 4 0 +4 3
  Nigeria 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 3
  Gabon 2 0 0 2 0 7 −7 0
Nigeria  3–0  Gabon
Yekini   18'88'
Adepoju   72'
Attendance: 30,000

Egypt  4–0  Gabon
Mansour   1'
El-Gamal   22'
Abdel Samad   55'59'
Attendance: 6,000

Nigeria  0–0  Egypt
Attendance: 30,000

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Zambia 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 3
  Ivory Coast 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 2
  Sierra Leone 2 0 1 1 0 4 −4 1
Ivory Coast  4–0  Sierra Leone
Tiéhi   19'63'70'
Guel   35'

Zambia  0–0  Sierra Leone
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Omer Yengo (Congo)

Zambia  1–0  Ivory Coast
Malitoli   79'

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ghana 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 4
  Senegal 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 2
  Guinea 2 0 0 2 1 3 −2 0
Ghana  1–0  Guinea
Akunnor   87'

Senegal  2–1  Guinea
Gueye   46' (pen.)
Tendeng   50'
A. Camara   44'

Ghana  1–0  Senegal
Polley   42'

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
April 2 - Tunis
 
 
  Zaire 0
 
April 6 - Tunis
 
  Nigeria 2
 
  Nigeria (pso) 2 (4)
 
April 3 - Sousse
 
  Ivory Coast 2 (2)
 
  Ghana 1
 
April 10 - Tunis
 
  Ivory Coast 2
 
  Nigeria 2
 
April 2 - Tunis
 
  Zambia 1
 
  Egypt 0
 
April 6 - Tunis
 
  Mali 1
 
  Mali 0
 
April 3 - Sousse
 
  Zambia 4 Third place
 
  Zambia 1
 
April 10 - Tunis
 
  Senegal 0
 
  Ivory Coast 3
 
 
  Mali 1
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

Zaire  0–2  Nigeria
Yekini   51'71' (pen.)
Attendance: 2,000

Egypt  0–1  Mali
S. Traoré   64'
Attendance: 3,000

Zambia  1–0  Senegal
Sakala   38'

Ghana  1–2  Ivory Coast
Akonnor   77' Tiéhi   30'
A. Traoré   81'

SemifinalsEdit

Nigeria  2–2
(a.e.t)
  Ivory Coast
Iroha   26'
Yekini   40'
Bassolé   19'31'
Penalties
Finidi  
Siasia  
Amokachi  
Iroha  
Yekini  
4–2   Kouamé
  Fallet
  Bassolé
  Amani

Zambia  4–0  Mali
Litana   8'
Saileti   30'
K. Bwalya   47'
Malitoli   73'
Attendance: 2,000

Third place matchEdit

Ivory Coast  3–1  Mali
Koné   2'
Ouattara   67'
Sie   70'
Diallo   46'
Attendance: 15,000

FinalEdit

Nigeria  2–1  Zambia
Amuneke   5'47' Litana   3'
Attendance: 25,000

WinnersEdit

 African Cup of Nations 1994 Champions 
 
Nigeria
2nd title

ScorersEdit

CAF Team of the TournamentEdit

External linksEdit