1995 African U-17 Championship

The 1995 African U-17 Championship, was the first U-17 football competition organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament took place in Mali. It also served as CAF's qualifier for the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

1995 African U-17 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryMali
CityBamako
Dates14 - 27 May
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Ghana (1st title)
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place Guinea
Fourth place Mali
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored50 (3.13 per match)
1997

QualificationEdit

First roundEdit

The winners advanced to the Second Round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Africa   4 – 2   Zimbabwe 3 – 1 1 – 1
Zambia   6 – 1 d   Botswana 6 – 0 0 – 1
Mauritius   0 – 4   Malawi 0 – 1 0 – 3
Egypt   5 – 1   Algeria 2 – 0 3 – 1
Guinea-Bissau   1 – 2   Guinea 1 – 1 0 – 1
Nigeria   5 – 1   Angola 2 – 1 3 – 0
Togo   1 – 3   Ghana 0 – 1 1 – 2
Tunisia   w/o   Benin
Ivory Coast   w/o   Congo
Sierra Leone   w/o   Senegal
Tanzania   w/o   Cameroon
Sudan   w/o   Uganda
Mozambique   w/o   Zaire
Morocco   w/o   Cape Verde

Second roundEdit

The winners advanced to the Finals.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Africa   0 – 2   Mozambique 0 – 0 0 – 2
Egypt   0 – 1   Sudan 0 – 0 0 – 1
Morocco   1 – 2   Tunisia 1 – 0 0 – 2
Tanzania   0 – 2   Guinea 0 – 0 0 – 2
Ivory Coast   2 – 4   Nigeria 1 – 1 1 – 3
Sierra Leone   1 – 2   Ghana 1 – 0 0 – 2
Botswana   2 – 1   Malawi 2 – 0 0 – 1

Qualified teamsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
  Ghana 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 9 Advanced to the semi-finals
  Mali 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
  Mozambique 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3 Eliminated and missed out on the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship
  Tunisia 3 1 0 2 2 10 −8 3
Ghana  1–0  Mali

Tunisia  2–1  Mozambique

Ghana  2–0  Mozambique

Mali  2–0  Tunisia

Ghana  7–0  Tunisia

Mali  1–2  Mozambique

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
  Nigeria 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9 Advanced to the semi-finals
  Guinea 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 4
  Sudan 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2 4 Eliminated and missed out on the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship
  Botswana 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
Nigeria  4–0  Botswana

Guinea  1–1  Sudan

Nigeria  3–0  Sudan

Guinea  3–0  Botswana

Nigeria  2–1  Guinea

Sudan  2–1  Botswana

Knock-out stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Ghana3
 
 
 
  Guinea0
 
  Ghana (a.e.t.)3
 
 
 
  Nigeria1
 
  Mali1
 
 
  Nigeria3
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Guinea (a.e.t.)2
 
 
  Mali1

Semi-finalsEdit

Ghana  3–0  Guinea

Mali  1–3  Nigeria

For winning their semi-finals, Ghana and Nigeria qualified for the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship with Guinea and Mali meeting in the third place match for the third and final place in the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

Third place matchEdit

Guinea  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Mali

For winning the third place match, Guinea qualified for 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship with Mali missing out.

FinalEdit

Ghana  3–1 (a.e.t.)  Nigeria

WinnersEdit

1995 CAF Under-17 Championship
 
Ghana
First title

ReferencesEdit

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