2002 FIFA World Cup qualification – CAF First Round

The CAF First Round of 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification was contested between 50 CAF members.

The 50 teams were divided into 5 pools of 10 teams each. In each pool, the 10 teams were paired up to play knockout matches on a home-and-away basis. The winners advanced to the Final Round.

Pool AEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Mauritania   1–5   Tunisia 1–2 0–3
Guinea-Bissau   0–3   Togo 0–0 0–3
Cape Verde   0–2   Algeria 0–0 0–2
Benin   1–2   Senegal 1–1 0–1
Gambia   0–3   Morocco 0–1 0–2

First LegEdit

Mauritania  1–2  Tunisia
Ould Ely   85' Report Jaïdi   65'
Gabsi   76'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Modou Sowe (Gambia)

Guinea-Bissau  0–0  Togo
Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Manuel Monteiro Duarte (Cape Verde)

Cape Verde  0–0  Algeria
Report
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Abdou Diouf (Senegal)

Benin  1–1  Senegal
Okétola   33' Report N'Diaye   15'
Attendance: 17,959
Referee: Olufunmi Orimisan Olaniyan (Nigeria)

Gambia  0–1  Morocco
Report El Moubarki   63'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Mamadouba Camara (Guinea)

Second LegEdit

Tunisia  3–0  Mauritania
Sidibé   16' (o.g.)
Jaziri   25'
Mhedhebi   49'
Report
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Mourad Bendada (Morocco)

Tunisia win 5–1 on aggregate


Togo  3–0  Guinea-Bissau
Salifou   44'
Kouko   65'
Dovi-Akon   87'
Report
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Emmanuel Okoampah (Ghana)

Togo win 3–0 on aggregate


Algeria  2–0  Cape Verde
Bourahli   7'
Saïfi   12'
Report
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Malick Sillah (Gambia)

Algeria win 2–0 on aggregate


Senegal  1–0  Benin
Ba   63' Report
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Ba Seydou (Mauritania)

Senegal win 2–1 on aggregate


Morocco  2–0  Gambia
El Khattari   17',   31' Report
Attendance: 10,800
Referee: Alhabib Ahmad (Libya)

Morocco win 3–0 on aggregate

Pool BEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Madagascar   2–1   Gabon 2–0 0–1
Botswana   0–2   Zambia 0–1 0–1
Swaziland   1–8   Angola 0–1 1–7
Lesotho   0–3   South Africa 0–1 0–2
Sudan   2–2 (a)   Mozambique 1–0 1–2

First LegEdit

Madagascar  2–0  Gabon
Randrianaivo   37',   65' Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Robin Williams (South Africa)

Botswana  0–1  Zambia
Report Lota   40'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Wilfred Mukuna (Zimbabwe)

Swaziland  0–1  Angola
Report Edson   55'
Attendance: 8,600
Referee: Walter Mochubela (South Africa)

Lesotho  0–2  South Africa
Report Bartlett   40'
Pule   71'
Attendance: 12,035
Referee: Edwin Senai (Botswana)

Sudan  1–0  Mozambique
Faroug Jabra   8' Report
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Berhane Teshome (Eritrea)

Second LegEdit

Gabon  1–0  Madagascar
Cousin   41' Report
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Benoit Benjamin Mbone Ndinga (Cameroon)

Madagascar win 2–1 on aggregate


Zambia  1–0  Botswana
Milanzi   83' Report
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Eusebio Alfredo (Mozambique)

Zambia win 2–0 on aggregate


Angola  7–1  Swaziland
Hélder Vicente   18'
Joni   26'
Paulão   29',   72'
Isaac   35',   88'
Covilhã   85'
Report Dlamini   79'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Edwin Senai (Botswana)

Angola win 8–1 on aggregate


South Africa  1–0  Lesotho
Bartlett   48' Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Aaron Nkole (Zambia)

South Africa win 3–0 on aggregate


Mozambique  2–1  Sudan
Tico-Tico   39',   79' Report Mujahid Ahmed Mohamed   66'
Attendance: 7,235
Referee: Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe)

2–2 on aggregate, Sudan win on away goals

Pool CEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
São Tomé and Príncipe   2–4   Sierra Leone 2–0 0–4
Central African Republic   1–4   Zimbabwe 0–1 1–3
Rwanda   2–4   Ivory Coast 2–2 0–2
Equatorial Guinea   2–5   Congo 1–3 1–2
Libya   4–3   Mali 3–0 1–3

First LegEdit

São Tomé and Príncipe  2–0  Sierra Leone
Ramos   36'
Pontes   59'
Report
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Gilbert Njike (Cameroon)

Central African Republic  0–1  Zimbabwe
Report Ndlovu   6'
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Ladoual Hisseine (Chad)

Rwanda  2–2  Ivory Coast
Mili   46'
Nsengiyumva   75'
Report Akassou   45'
Keïta   82'
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: Isaack Abdulkadir (Tanzania)

Equatorial Guinea  1–3  Congo
Eyoma   34' Report Ngoma   15'
N'Keoua   29'
Eta   64'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Pierre Alain Mounguengui (Gabon)

Libya  3–0  Mali
Muntasser   4'
Al Masli   56'
Mhemed   81'
Report
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Ferid Sahli (Tunisia)

Second LegEdit

Sierra Leone  4–0  São Tomé and Príncipe
C.Mansaray   32',   46'
Kanu   58'
S.Mansaray   79'
Report
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Idrissa Kaba (Liberia)

Sierra Leone won 4–2 on aggregate


Zimbabwe  3–1  Central African Republic
Ncube   20'
Ndlovu   35'
Jukulile   87'
Report Djim   39'
Attendance: 18,951
Referee: Ferdinard Gadaga (Malawi)

Zimbabwe won 4–1 on aggregate


Ivory Coast  2–0  Rwanda
Bakayoko   35',   66' Report
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Chukwudi Chukwujekwu (Nigeria)

Ivory Coast won 4–2 on aggregate


Congo  2–1  Equatorial Guinea
Moyimbouabeka   7'
Lepaye   81'
Report Mba   67'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Gilbert Njike (Cameroon)

Congo won 5–2 on aggregate


Mali  3–1  Libya
Traoré   47',   78'
Dissa   80'
Report Bushaala   45'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Zeli Sinko (Ivory Coast)

Libya won 4–3 on aggregate

Pool DEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Djibouti   2–10   DR Congo 1–1 1–9
Seychelles   1–4   Namibia 1–1 0–3
Eritrea   0–4   Nigeria 0–0 0–4
Somalia   0–6   Cameroon 0–3 0–3
Mauritius   2–6   Egypt 0–2 2–4

First LegEdit

Djibouti  1–1  DR Congo
Khaireh   39' Report Yemweni   82'
Attendance: 2,700
Referee: Hassan Mohamed Mohamud (Somalia)

Seychelles  1–1  Namibia
Zialor   28' Report Shivute   20'
Attendance: 3,452
Referee: Pradeep Sohan (Mauritius)

Eritrea  0–0  Nigeria
Report
Attendance: 4,151
Referee: Ahmed Auda (Egypt)

Somalia  0–3  Cameroon
Report Mboma   26'
Foé   31'
Eto'o   37'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Thomas Boko (Benin)

Mauritius  0–2  Egypt
Report Emara   15'
Farouk   75'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Hichem Guirat (Tunisia)

Second LegEdit

DR Congo  9–1  Djibouti
Mayélé   1',   67'
Yemweni   25',   59',   88'
Nonda   33',   35'
Mazingu-Dinzey   52'
Mpia   78'
Report Robleh   29'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Ladoual Hisseine (Chad)

Congo DR won 10–2 on aggregate


Namibia  3–0  Seychelles
Tjikuzu   7',   13',   79' Report
Attendance: 1,600
Referee: Dominique Urbatro (Réunion)

Namibia won 4–1 on aggregate


Nigeria  4–0  Eritrea
Akwuegbu   13'
Lawal   20'
Akpoborie   65'
Kanu   89'
Report
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Manuel Monteiro Duarte (Cape Verde)

Nigeria won 4–0 on aggregate


Cameroon  3–0  Somalia
Jama Mba   15',   27'
Olembé   48'
Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Pierre Alain Mounguengui (Gabon)

Cameroon won 6–0 on aggregate


Egypt  4–2  Mauritius
Kamouna   5' (p)
Farouk   72',   74'
Salah   90'
Report Périatambée   45'
Bax   88'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Mohsen Boukthir (Tunisia)

Egypt won 6–2 on aggregate

Pool EEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Malawi   2–0   Kenya 2–0 0–0
Tanzania   2–4   Ghana 0–1 2–3
Uganda   4–7   Guinea 4–4 0–3
Ethiopia   2–4   Burkina Faso 2–1 0–3
Chad   0–1   Liberia 0–1 0–0

First LegEdit

Malawi  2–0  Kenya
Somanje   53'
Nkhwazi   88'
Report
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Paul Phomane (Lesotho)

Tanzania  0–1  Ghana
Report Kuffour   21'
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Eusebio Alfredo (Mozambique)

Uganda  4–4  Guinea
Mubiru   59'
Musisi   73'
Tabula   77'
Kyambadde   89'
Report Thiam   24'
Youla   55',   83'
Feindouno   88'
Attendance: 8,609
Referee: Hailemelak Tessema (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia  2–1  Burkina Faso
Alameraw   48'
Getachew   64'
Report Touré   81'
Attendance: 10,544
Referee: Maxim Itur (Kenya)

Chad  0–1  Liberia
Report Sebwe   44'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Ibrahim Djingarey (Nigeria)

Second LegEdit

Kenya  0–0  Malawi
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Jean-Marie Hicuburundi (Burkina Faso)

Malawi won 2–0 on aggregate


Ghana  3–2  Tanzania
Kuffour   19'
Ahinful   28'
Addo   64'
Report Lungu   44'
Abubakari   54'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Abdou Diouf (Senegal)

Ghana won 4–2 on aggregate


Guinea  3–0  Uganda
Camara   47'
Feindouno   70',   74'
Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali)

Guinea won 7–4 on aggregate


Burkina Faso  3–0  Ethiopia
Zongo   3',   37' (p)
Barro   10'
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Burkina Faso won 4–2 on aggregate


Liberia  0–0  Chad
Report
Attendance: 43,000
Referee: Samuel Kamara (Sierra Leone)

Liberia won 1–0 on aggregate

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