2010 Africa Cup of Nations Group A

Group A was one of four groups of national teams competing at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations. The group's first round of matches began on January 10 and its last matches were played on January 18. Most matches were played at the Estádio 11 de Novembro in Luanda and featured the host Angola, joined by Mali, Algeria, and Malawi. The opening day saw an extraordinary game which saw Mali come four goals down to tie Angola 4-4, although it was Angola that made it to the second round.[1]

StandingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Angola 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
  Algeria 3 1 1 1 1 3 −2 4[a]
  Mali 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1 4[a]
  Malawi 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Algeria finished ahead of Mali due to winning the match between the teams (see tie-breaking criteria).

Angola vs MaliEdit

Angola  4–4  Mali
Flávio   36'42'
Gilberto   67' (pen.)
Manucho   74' (pen.)
Report Keita   79'90+3'
Kanouté   88'
Yatabaré   90+4'

Malawi vs AlgeriaEdit

  Malawi3–0  Algeria
Mwafulirwa   17'
Kafoteka   35'
Banda   48'
Report

Mali vs AlgeriaEdit

Mali  0–1  Algeria
Report Halliche   43'

Angola vs MalawiEdit

Angola  2–0  Malawi
Flávio   49'
Manucho   55'
Report

Angola vs AlgeriaEdit

Angola  0–0  Algeria
Report

Mali vs MalawiEdit

Mali  3–1  Malawi
Kanouté   1'
Keita   3'
Bagayoko   85'
Report Mwafulirwa   58'

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stephen Fottrell (10 January 2010). "Angola 4-4 Mali". bbc.com. Retrieved 29 January 2014.