2011 CAF Beach Soccer Championship

The 2011 CAF Beach Soccer Championship were the qualifiers for African national beach soccer teams to determine the two teams that qualify for the 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. They took place from 15–19 June 2011 at a temporary stadium at the Ain Diab beach in Casablanca, Morocco[1] for the first time. All previous CAF qualifiers were held in Durban, South Africa.

2011 CAF Beach Soccer Championship
2011 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualification (CAF)
Tournament details
Host countryMorocco
Dates15–19 June 2011
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Senegal (2nd title)
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place Egypt
Fourth place Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored131 (8.73 per match)
Top scorer(s)Senegal Pape Jean Koukpaki, Senegal Babacar Fall, and Nigeria Isiaka Olawale (8 goals)
Best player(s)Nigeria Isiaka Olawale
2009
2013

Participating teamsEdit

Nine teams, the same number of teams that participated in the 2009 qualifiers, confirmed their participation in the competition:[2]

It was originally announced that Congo DR would field a team for this tournament, but were forced to withdraw due to what is termed as 'serious administrative problems.'[3]

Group stageEdit

Due to Congo DR's withdrawal, it was determined that the nine teams will be divided into three groups of three, with the teams in each group participating in a round-robin format. The winners of each group, along with the best second-place finisher, will advance to the knockout round.

The draw to determine the groupings and schedule for the nine teams was held in Casablanca on 13 June 2011.[4]

All match times are correct to that of local time in Casablanca, being Western European Summer Time, (UTC +1).

Group AEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
  Egypt 2 2 0 0 7 3 +4 6
  Morocco 2 1 0 1 7 8 −1 3
  Libya 2 0 0 2 8 11 −3 0
Morocco  7 – 5  Libya
M. Mokhtari   3',   31'
El Boudi (o.g.)   5'
N. El Hadaoui   25',   26'
A. Atlassi   26',   34'
Report Al-Edressi   22',   36'
Mansur   30'
Eisa   35'
Sertawi   36'

Egypt  4 – 3  Libya
Youssef   1'
Moustafa   18'
Aly   22'
Osman   28'
Report Shaebi   15'
Al-Edressi   25'
Errwimed   35'

Morocco  0 – 3  Egypt
Report Aly   6',   10'
Moustafa   23'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
  Nigeria 2 2 0 0 13 7 +6 6
  Madagascar 2 1 0 1 6 5 +1 3
  South Africa 2 0 0 2 4 11 −7 0
Nigeria  5 – 3  Madagascar
V. Tale   16',   25'
M. Najere   19'
M. Shehu   34'
O. Okemmiri   36'
Report T. Tsiliva   5'
A. Rakotoson   8',   10'

South Africa  0 – 3  Madagascar
Report Flavien   5'
A. Rakotoson   31'
Bernardin   35'

Nigeria  8 – 4  South Africa
M. Shehu   1'
I. Olawale   5',   18',   20',   31'
M. Najere   18'
I. Ibenegbu   20'
A. Abu   28'
Report Mbhele   6'
Coles   21',   34'
Penn   27'

Group CEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
  Senegal 2 2 0 0 12 6 +6 6
  Algeria 2 1 0 1 9 12 −3 3
  Ivory Coast 2 0 0 2 5 8 −3 0
Senegal  9 – 4  Algeria
P. Koukpaki   4',   5',   6',   19'
V. Diagne   9'
B. Fall   29',   31',   31'
A. Diakhate   33'
Report S. Zerrouki   17'
M. Haddou   19'
M. Haniched   33'
A. Mezouar   35'

Ivory Coast  3 – 5  Algeria
D. Kabletchi   3'
F. Aka   19'
L. Djimi   36'
Report M. Haddou   5',   19'
F. Moussouni   18',   25'
F. Ghazi   20'

Senegal  3 – 2  Ivory Coast
P. Koukpaki   9'
S. Ndour   27'
B. Fall   35'
Report Daouda   6'
L. Ehounou   9'

Knockout stageEdit

Semi-finals Final
      
A1   Nigeria 7
W2   Madagascar 6
SF1   Nigeria 4
SF2   Senegal 7
B1   Senegal 4
C1   Egypt 2 3rd/4th Place match
SF1   Madagascar 4(0)
SF2   Egypt 4(1)

Seventh PlaceEdit

Libya  4 – 6  Ivory Coast
Al-Edressi   14',   26'
Attia   21'
Mansur   27'
Report Koutouan   8'
Daouda   20',   23',   30'
B. Enam   27'
L. Djimi   34'

SemifinalsEdit

Nigeria  7 – 6  Madagascar
I. Ibenegbu   4',   14',   26',   29'
O. Okemmiri   20'
M. Najere   26'
I. Olawale   32'
Report Flavien   2'
Bernardin   17'
F. Domoina   20'
T. Tsiliva   23',   25',   26'
Senegal  4 – 2  Egypt
S. Ndour   21',   22'
B. Fall   28',   31'
Report A. Serie   23'
Aly   31'

Fifth PlaceEdit

Morocco  7 – 5  Algeria
S. Yassine   9',   20',   35'
Talal   9',   18'
N. El Hadaoui   14',   25'
Report F. Moussouni   8',   30'
A. Mezouar   9'
M. Maza   21'
M. Hadou   33'

Third PlaceEdit

Madagascar  4 – 4 (a.e.t.)  Egypt
T. Tsiliva   21',   32'
Bernardin   35'
Rasta   39'
Report Youssef   11',   29'
Osman   24'
A. Serie   37'
Penalties
T. Tsiliva  
Bernardin  
0 – 1   A. Serie
  Moustafa

FinalEdit

Nigeria  4 – 7  Senegal
I. Olawale   12',   27',   32'
A. Abu   33'
Report P. Koukpaki   2',   16',   27'
N. Sylla   24'
B. Fall   24',   24'
S. Ndour   27'

WinnersEdit

 (2011) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Qualification (CAF) Winners: 
 
Senegal
second title

AwardsEdit

Best Player (MVP)
  Isiaka Olawale
Top Scorer
  Pape Jean Koukpaki,   Babacar Fall, and   Isiaka Olawale
8 goals
Best Goalkeeper
  Al Seyni Ndiaye
FIFA Fair Play Award
  Mustapha El Hadaoui

Teams QualifyingEdit

Team
1st Place   Senegal
2nd Place   Nigeria

Final PlacementEdit

Rank Team
1   Senegal
2   Nigeria
3   Egypt
4   Madagascar
5   Morocco
6   Algeria
7   Ivory Coast
8   Libya
9   South Africa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Casablanca to host Africa Qualifier". www.beachsoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-06-01.
  2. ^ "10 teams confirmed for Africa Qualifier". www.beachsoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-06-01.
  3. ^ "Three groups of three". www.beachsoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-06-01.
  4. ^ "Africa Qualifier Casablanca officially drawn". www.beachsoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-06-01.

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