2007 African U-17 Championship

The 2007 African U-17 Championship was a football competition organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament took place in Togo. For the first time, the top four teams qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup (because of his expansion from 16 teams to 24) instead of three, as it has been on previous tournaments.

2007 African U-17 Championship
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Tournament details
Host countryTogo
CityLomé
DatesMarch 10 - 25
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Nigeria (2nd title)
Runners-up Togo
Third place Ghana
Fourth place Tunisia
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored49 (3.06 per match)
2005
2009

QualificationEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
  Togo 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6 Advanced to the semifinals and qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  Tunisia 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3 5
  South Africa 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4 Eliminated and missed out on the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  Gabon 3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 1
Togo  2–0  South Africa

Gabon  0–0  Tunisia

South Africa  3–1  Gabon

Tunisia  3–0  Togo

South Africa  2–2  Tunisia

Togo  2–1  Gabon

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
  Nigeria 3 3 0 0 12 1 +11 9 Advanced to the semifinals and qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  Ghana 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 6
  Burkina Faso 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3 Eliminated and missed out on the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  Eritrea 3 0 0 3 0 17 -17 0
Ghana  3–1  Burkina Faso

Nigeria  8–0  Eritrea

Burkina Faso  1–2  Nigeria

Eritrea  0–6  Ghana

Burkina Faso  3–0  Eritrea

Nigeria  2–0  Ghana

Knock-out stageEdit

SemifinalsEdit

Togo  2–1  Ghana

Nigeria  2–0  Tunisia

Third place matchEdit

Ghana  1–0  Tunisia

FinalEdit

Togo  0–1  Nigeria

WinnersEdit

2007 CAF Under-17 Championship
 
Nigeria
Second title

External linksEdit