2000 African Cup of Nations qualification

This page details the process of qualifying for the 2000 African Cup of Nations.

Preliminary roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Libya   1–6   Algeria 1–3 0–3
Benin   2–3   Angola 2–1 0–2
Mali   3–0   Cape Verde 3–0 0–0
Chad   1–1 (a)   Congo 1–1 0–0
Equatorial Guinea   0–5   Gabon 0–2 0–3
Djibouti   1–12   Kenya 0–3 1–9
Niger   2–3   Liberia 2–1 0–2
Swaziland   2–3   Madagascar 1–2 1–1
Lesotho   2–4   Mauritius 1–1 1–3
Botswana   1–2   Mozambique 0–0 1–2
Namibia   3–1   Malawi 2–1 1–0
Burundi   2–0   Tanzania 1–0 1–0
São Tomé and Príncipe   0–6   Togo 0–4 0–2
Uganda   5–0   Rwanda 5–0 0–0
Senegal   w/o   Gambia
Sierra Leone   w/o   Mauritania
Eritrea   w/o   Ethiopia
Libya  1–3  Algeria
Al-Tawerghi   84' Report Maghraoui   55'
Adjali   77'
Tasfaout   89'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Mourad Daami (Tunisia)
Algeria  3–0  Libya
Adjali   9'
Boukessassa   57'
Tasfaout   65'
Report
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Abderrahim El Arjoun (Morocco)

Benin  2–1  Angola
Tchomogo   6'32' Chicangala   36'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Ibrahim Djingarey Amadou (Niger)
Angola  2–0  Benin
Akwá    
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: Bisingu Buenkadila (DR Congo)

Mali  3–0  Cape Verde
Yaya Dissa  
Harouna Diarra  
Brahima Traoré  
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Idrissa Seck (Senegal)
Cape Verde  0–0  Mali
Attendance: 6,000

Chad  1–1  Congo
Abana   Tsoumou  
Attendance: 6,500
Congo  0–0  Chad
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Baba Touré (Togo)

Equatorial Guinea  0–2  Gabon
Bounguedza   60'
Nguema   65'
Estádio Patrice Lumumba, Bata
Attendance: 11,000
Gabon  3–0  Equatorial Guinea
Ogouérowo   34'
Londo   52'
Nguema   89'
Attendance: 6,000

Djibouti  0–3  Kenya
Sunguti   4'20'
Ongao   70'
Kenya  9–1  Djibouti
Okoth   3'6'67'
Sunguti   19'26'
Oduor   30'85'
Ambani   75'83'
Dirieh Hamed   25'

Note: both games were played in Kenya.


Niger  2–1  Liberia
Moukaila Ide   5' (pen.)
Yattaga   44'
Sarr   87'
Liberia  2–0  Niger
Wreh   30'
Zizi Roberts   45'

Swaziland  1–2  Madagascar
Mfanzile Dlamini   28' Rasoanaivo   22'
Mosa   65'
Madagascar  1–1  Swaziland
Menakely   15' Siza Dlamini   49'

Lesotho  1–1  Mauritius
Seema   30' (pen.) Cundasamy   3'
Attendance: 9,000
Mauritius  3–1  Lesotho
Cundasamy   34'
Perlé   65'
Ithier   90'
Mohapi
Attendance: 200

Botswana  0–0  Mozambique
Attendance: 6,000
Mozambique  2–1  Botswana
Dário     Duiker  
Attendance: 25,000

Namibia  2–1  Malawi
Samaria   9'
Nauseb   60'
Nakhumwa   22'
Attendance: 5,000
Malawi  0–1  Namibia
Nauseb   15'
Attendance: 8,000

Burundi  1–0  Tanzania
Mbuyi   55'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Wa Ntambidila (DR Congo)
Tanzania  0–1  Burundi
Daoudi   88'

São Tomé and Príncipe  0–4  Togo
Noutsoudje   9' (pen.)19'
Goumai
Yedibahoma   77'
Stade Omar Bongo, Libreville, Gabon
(neutral ground)
Attendance: 3,000
Togo  2–0  São Tomé and Príncipe
Noutsoudje   4'
Adjamgba   71'
Attendance: 4,000

Uganda  5–0  Rwanda
Musisi   1'43'47'
Obwinyi   42'
Joseph Mutyaba   83'
Attendance: 18,000
Rwanda  0–0  Uganda
Attendance: 15,000

Senegal  w/o  Gambia

Gambia withdrew, Senegal advanced automatically.


Mauritania withdrew, Sierra Leone advanced automatically.


Eritrea  w/o  Ethiopia

Ethiopia withdrew due to Eritrean–Ethiopian War, Eritrea advanced automatically.

Group roundEdit

Group round took place between October 2, 1998, and June 20, 1999.

Group 1Edit

Ghana qualified as hosts as of 15 March 1999, their results where annulled. Eritrea qualified for Playoff.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Cameroon 4 3 1 0 8 1 +7 10
  Eritrea 4 1 1 2 2 4 −2 4
  Mozambique 4 1 0 3 4 9 −5 3
  Ghana (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Awarded hosting rights.
Mozambique  3–1  Eritrea
Dário   30'
Tomás   35'
Jojó   44'
Zerom   44'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe)
Cameroon  1–3
Annulled
  Ghana
Olembé   35' Akonnor   12'
Johnson   35'
Nyarko   89'

Eritrea  0–0  Cameroon
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Ahmed El-Shinawi (Egypt)
Ghana  1–0
Annulled
  Mozambique
Akonnor   54'
Attendance: 30,000

Cameroon  1–0  Mozambique
M'Boma   25'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
Ghana  5–0
Annulled
  Eritrea
Ahinful   5'
Preko   27'56'84'
Ofori-Quaye   68'
Attendance: 50,000

Mozambique  1–6  Cameroon
Tico-Tico   60' Job   26'28'
M'Boma   33'42'
Njanka   74'
Suffo   83'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Edwin Senai (Botswana)

Cameroon  1–0  Eritrea
Song  
Referee: Haroun Boukar (Chad)

Eritrea  1–0  Mozambique
Fishaye   81'
Attendance: 5,000

Group 2Edit

Sierra Leone withdrew due to the Sierra Leone Civil War on 22 March 1999, their result was annulled.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Morocco 4 2 2 0 6 4 +2 8
  Togo 4 1 1 2 6 6 0 4
  Guinea 4 1 1 2 3 5 −2 4
  Sierra Leone (W) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source:[citation needed]
(W) Withdrew.
Togo  2–0  Guinea
T. Salou   5' (pen.)
Ouadja   58'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
Morocco  3–0
Annulled
  Sierra Leone
Chippo   22'
Bassir   42'
Camacho   82'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Djibril M'Baye (Senegal)

Guinea  1–1  Morocco
Oularé   30' Hadji   46'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Zeli Sinko (Ivory Coast)

Togo  2–3  Morocco
Noutsoudje   32'
Goumai   63'
Camacho   2'72'
Hadji   39'
Stade Municipal, Lomé
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Alex Quartey (Ghana)

Morocco  1–1  Togo
Chippo   40' Oyawolé   67'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Mohsen Boukhir (Tunisia)

Morocco  1–0  Guinea
Camacho   6'
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Lazzoun Boucif (Algeria)

Guinea  2–1  Togo
F. Camara   53'64' Kader   61'
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Malick Sillah (Gambia)

Group 3Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ivory Coast 6 3 2 1 7 2 +5 11
  Congo 6 3 1 2 6 5 +1 10
  Mali 6 2 3 1 5 3 +2 9
  Namibia 6 0 2 4 2 10 −8 2
Namibia  0–1  Congo
Mokossi   80'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Edwin Senai (Botswana)
Mali  0–1  Ivory Coast
Koné   87'

Ivory Coast  3–0  Namibia
Diallo   10'90'
Diomandé   32'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Sillah Malick (Gambia)
Congo  0–0  Mali
Referee: Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe)

Congo  1–0  Ivory Coast
Ntounou   10'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Gilbert Njike (Cameroon)

Mali  2–1  Namibia
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Seydou Ba (Mauritania)
Ivory Coast  2–0  Congo
Bakayoko   20'
Tiéhi   25'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Manuel Monteiro Duarte (Cape Verde)

Namibia  0–0  Mali
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Eusebio Alfredo (Mozambique)

Namibia  1–1  Ivory Coast
Jacobs   56' Diallo   78'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Antônio da Silva (Angola)
Mali  3–1  Congo
Referee: Pierre Mouguengui (Gabon)

Ivory Coast  0–0  Mali
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Karim Daho (Algeria)
Congo  3–0  Namibia
Bokatola   24'
Buitys   53'
Guié-Mien   87'
Referee: Olaniyan Olufemi (Nigeria)

Group 4Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Africa 6 3 2 1 10 5 +5 11
  Gabon 6 3 1 2 10 10 0 10
  Mauritius 6 1 3 2 6 8 −2 6
  Angola 6 1 2 3 7 10 −3 5
South Africa  1–0  Angola
Bartlett   86'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Homary Mohamady (Madagascar)
Gabon  2–0  Mauritius
Londo   17'
Makaya   42'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Souleymane Konaté (Cameroon)

Mauritius  1–1  South Africa
Périatambée   56' Masinga   44'
Attendance: 2,385
Referee: Richard Phiri (Zambia)
Angola  3–1  Gabon
Akwá   7'51'90' Mouloungui   34'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Abdulkadir Isaack Omar (Tanzania)

South Africa  4–1  Gabon
Moeti   45'
Masinga   50'
Bartlett   57'
McCarthy   80'
Nguema   27'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Hailemalik Tessema (Ethiopia)
Angola  0–2  Mauritius
Perle   29'
Bax   84'
Attendance: 25,000

Gabon  1–0  South Africa
Londo   90+3' (pen.)
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Joseph Mandzioukouta (Congo)
Mauritius  1–1  Angola
Perle   31' Bodunha   16'
Attendance: 3,979
Referee: Roger Raharison (Madagascar)

South Africa  2–0  Mauritius
Mngomeni   57'
McCarthy   80'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Wilfred Mukuna (Zimbabwe)
Gabon  3–1  Angola
Nguema   17'40'
Amégasse   80'
Valente   81'
Referee: Ibrahim Djingarey (Niger)

Angola  2–2  South Africa
Zito   70'
Jaburú   74'
Mkhalele   32'48'
Attendance: 25,000
Mauritius  2–2  Gabon
François   45'
Perle   73'
Nzaboutamba   37'
Nguema   72'
Attendance: 100
Referee: Alfredo Eusébio (Mozambique)

Group 5Edit

Nigeria qualified as hosts as of 15 March 1999, their results were annulled. Senegal qualified for Playoff.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Burkina Faso 4 2 2 0 8 5 +3 8
  Senegal 4 1 2 1 4 4 0 5
  Burundi 4 1 0 3 3 6 −3 3
  Nigeria (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Awarded hosting rights.
Burkina Faso  0–0
Annulled
  Nigeria
Attendance: 30,000
Burundi  1–0  Senegal
Sutche   18'

Senegal  1–1  Burkina Faso
Keita   31' Nana   54'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Mamadouba Camara (Guinea)
Nigeria  2–0
Annulled
  Burundi
Lawal   38'
Finidi   70'
Attendance: 30,000

Burundi  1–2  Burkina Faso
Kitenge   24' (pen.) M. Zongo  
Kambou   60'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Waiswa Ajab (Uganda)
Senegal  1–1
Annulled
  Nigeria
Keita   69' Akpoborie   75'

Burkina Faso  3–1  Burundi
B. Zongo   3'15'
M. Zongo   6' (pen.)
Mossi   29'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Baba Touré (Togo)

Burkina Faso  2–2  Senegal
Ouédraogo   45'
Koné   80'
Henri Camara   20'
Diop   59'
Attendance: 25,000

Senegal  1–0  Burundi
Keita   10'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Emmanuel Okoampah (Ghana)

Group 6Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Zambia 6 5 1 0 9 2 +7 16
  DR Congo 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 10
  Madagascar 6 1 2 3 6 10 −4 5
  Kenya 6 0 2 4 3 7 −4 2
Kenya  1–1  Madagascar
Otieno   11' (pen.) Menakely   64'
Zambia  1–1  DR Congo
Kilambe   46' N'tsunda   44'
Referee: Peter Lauer (Swaziland)

Madagascar  1–2  Zambia
Rasoanaivo   65' Kilambe   85'
Milanzi   87'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Petros Mathabela (South Africa)
DR Congo  2–1  Kenya
Kanyengele   15'65' Origi   66'
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Pierre Mounguengui (Gabon)

Kenya  0–1  Zambia
Lota   9'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Sohan Pradeep Kumar (Mauritius)
Madagascar  3–1  DR Congo
Menakely   42'
Rasoanaivo   64'74'
Bakasu   81'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Wilfred Mukuna (Zimbabwe)

Zambia  1–0  Kenya
Kamwandi   40'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Robin Williams (South Africa)
DR Congo  2–0  Madagascar
Okidankoyi   7'
Lokose   46'
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Boukar Haroun (Chad)

Kenya  0–1  DR Congo
Akwana   20' (o.g.)
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Ahmed Saleh (Sudan)
Zambia  3–0  Madagascar
Banda   1'22'
Lota   85'
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Ahmed El-Shenawi (Egypt)

DR Congo  0–1  Zambia
Sinkala   46' (pen.)
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
Madagascar  1–1  Kenya
Rasoanaivo   44' (pen.) Serengo   39'
Referee: Hailemalak Tessema (Ethiopia)

Group 7Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Tunisia 6 5 0 1 13 3 +10 15
  Algeria 6 2 1 3 8 7 +1 7
  Liberia 6 2 1 3 7 8 −1 7
  Uganda 6 2 0 4 3 13 −10 6
Uganda  2–1  Algeria
Mubiru   75'90' Dziri   79'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Tessema Hailemalek (Ethiopia)
Tunisia  2–1  Liberia
Sellimi   41'90' (pen.) Sebwe   32'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali)

Algeria  0–1  Tunisia
Rouissi   44'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Abderahim El Arjoun (Morocco)
Liberia  2–0  Uganda
Zizi Roberts   20'
Gebro   38'

Tunisia  6–0  Uganda
Kanzari   16'
Jaidi   33'
Boukadida   57'
Sellimi   61' (pen.)
Rouissi   83'
Gabsi   85'
Liberia  1–1  Algeria
Zizi Roberts   Saïfi  
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Zeli Sinko (Ivory Coast)

Algeria  4–1  Liberia
Merakchi   40'45'
Saïfi   60'
V. Kpoto   85' (o.g.)
Konwlo   61'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Malick Sillah (Gambia)
Uganda  0–2  Tunisia
Gabsi   18'
Rouissi   40'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Omar Abdulkadir Isaack (Tanzania)

Uganda  1–0  Liberia
Ssozi   84'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Hassan Mohamud (Egypt)
Tunisia  2–0  Algeria
Mhedhebi   55'
Thabet   90'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

Algeria  2–0  Uganda
Merakchi   39'56'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Abdullhakim Shelmani (Libya)
Liberia  2–0  Tunisia
Makor   50' (pen.)
Weah   85'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Alex Quartey (Ghana)

PlayoffEdit

Eritrea (runners-up of groups 1) and Senegal (runners-up of groups 5) join Zimbabwe in a playoff for one place in the final tournament.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Senegal 4 3 0 1 11 4 +7 9
  Zimbabwe 4 3 0 1 7 3 +4 9
  Eritrea 4 0 0 4 2 13 −11 0
1st leg
Eritrea  0–1  Zimbabwe
A. Ndlovu   25'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Petros Mathabela (South Africa)

Senegal  6–2  Eritrea
Séne   2'
Keita   21'52'
Traoré   30'40'
N'Diaye   60'
Abraha   58'
Fisahaye   68'

Zimbabwe  2–1  Senegal
P. Ndlovu   8'
Sawu   55'
Traoré   77'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Omar Isaack Abdulkadir (Tanzania)
2nd leg
Senegal  2–0  Zimbabwe
N'Diaye   15'
Diop   86'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Olufemi Olaniyan (Nigeria)

Zimbabwe  4–0  Eritrea
A. Ndlovu   61'
Sawu   69'75'90'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Abdel Hamid Radwan (Egypt)

Eritrea  0–2  Senegal
Camara   55'
Touré   80'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Abdulhakim El Shelmani (Libya)

Qualified teamsEdit

External linksEdit