2012 Africa Cup of Nations Group A

Group A of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations ran from 21 January until 29 January. It consisted of Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Senegal and Zambia. The matches were held at Equatorial Guinea. Zambia and Equatorial Guinea progressed to the quarterfinals.

StandingsEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Top two placed teams advanced to the quarterfinals
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Zambia 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 7
  Equatorial Guinea 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 6
  Libya 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  Senegal 3 0 0 3 3 6 −3 0

All times are West Africa Time (UTC+1).

Equatorial Guinea vs. LibyaEdit

Equatorial Guinea  1–0  Libya
Balboa   87' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equatorial Guinea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Libya
GK 1 Danilo
DF 3 Kily
DF 15 Lawrence Doe
DF 4 Rui
DF 5 Fousseny Kamissoko
MF 14 Ben Konaté
MF 6 Juvenal (c)
FW 11 Javier Balboa
FW 12 Thierry Fidjeu   74'
FW 10 Iván Bolado   69'
FW 8 Randy   68'
Substitutions:
MF 17 Narcisse Ekanga   69'
FW 9 Rodolfo Bodipo   74'   85'
MF 20 Daniel Ekedo   85'
Manager:
  Gílson Paulo
GK 1 Samir Aboud (c)
DF 3 Abdulaziz Belraysh
DF 5 Younes Al Shibani
DF 14 Ali Salama
DF 2 Rabea Al-Laafi
MF 10 Ahmed Sa'ad   82'
MF 23 Djamal Mohamed
MF 15 Marwan Mabrouk   54'
MF 17 Walid El Khatroushi   60'
MF 6 Muhammad al Sanaani   75'
FW 19 Ahmed Zuway
Substitutions:
FW 20 Ihaab Boussefi   54'
MF 8 Abdallah Sharif   90+3'   60'
MF 16 Abubakr al Abaidy   82'   75'
Manager:
  Marcos Paqueta

Assistant referees:
Songuifolo Yeo (Ivory Coast)
Jason Damoo (Seychelles)
Fourth official:
Khalid Abdel Rahman (Sudan)

Senegal vs. ZambiaEdit

Senegal  1–2  Zambia
N'Doye   73' Report Mayuka   12'
Kalaba   20'
Attendance: 17,500[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senegal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zambia
GK 1 Bouna Coundoul
DF 5 Souleymane Diawara
DF 18 Guirane N'Daw   35'
DF 6 Kader Mangane
DF 3 Ludovic Sané
MF 22 Cheikh M'Bengue
MF 2 Rémi Gomis   27'
MF 21 Mohamed Diamé
FW 7 Moussa Sow   66'
FW 8 Mamadou Niang (c)   46'
FW 19 Demba Ba
Substitutions:
FW 11 Dame N'Doye   27'
MF 10 Issiar Dia   46'
FW 15 Papiss Cissé   66'
Manager:
Amara Traoré
GK 16 Kennedy Mweene   44'
DF 5 Hijani Himoonde
DF 2 Francis Kasonde
DF 4 Joseph Musonda   86'
DF 13 Stophira Sunzu
MF 8 Isaac Chansa   70'
MF 17 Rainford Kalaba
MF 19 Nathan Sinkala
FW 11 Christopher Katongo (c)
FW 20 Emmanuel Mayuka   81'
FW 3 Chisamba Lungu
Substitutions:
DF 23 Nyambe Mulenga   70'
MF 14 Noah Chivuta   81'
FW 12 James Chamanga   86'
Manager:
  Hervé Renard

Assistant referees:
Evarist Menkouande (Cameroon)
Yanoussa Moussa (Cameroon)
Fourth official:
Ali Lemghaifry (Mauritania)

Libya vs. ZambiaEdit

Libya  2–2  Zambia
Saad   5'48' Report Mayuka   29'
C. Katongo   54'
Attendance: 1,500[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Libya
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zambia
GK 1 Samir Aboud (c)
DF 5 Younes Al Shibani
DF 11 Muhammad al Maghrabi
DF 14 Ali Salama
DF 17 Walid El-Khatroushi   18'
MF 10 Ahmed Saad Osman
MF 23 Djamal Mahamat
MF 2 Rabea Al-Laafi   77'
MF 16 Abubakr al Abaidy   72'
FW 6 Muhammad al Sanaani
FW 19 Ahmed Zuway
Substitutions:
FW 20 Ihaab Boussefi   18'
DF 3 Abdulaziz Belraysh   72'
MF 8 Abdallah Sharif   77'
Manager:
  Marcos Paqueta
GK 16 Kennedy Mweene
DF 5 Hijani Himoonde
DF 2 Francis Kasonde   31'
DF 4 Joseph Musonda
DF 13 Stophira Sunzu
MF 8 Isaac Chansa
MF 17 Rainford Kalaba
MF 19 Nathan Sinkala
MF 11 Christopher Katongo (c)
FW 20 Emmanuel Mayuka   25'
FW 3 Chisamba Lungu   53'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Collins Mbesuma   31'   74'
DF 6 Davies Nkausu   53'
MF 10 Felix Katongo   74'
Manager:
  Hervé Renard


Assistant referees:
Balla Diarra (Mali)
Richard Bouende-Malonga (Congo)
Fourth official:
Rajindraparsad Seechurn (Mauritius)

Equatorial Guinea vs. SenegalEdit

Equatorial Guinea  2–1  Senegal
Randy   61'
Kily   90+3'
Report Sow   89'
Attendance: 35,000[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equatorial Guinea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senegal
GK 1 Danilo   42'
DF 3 Kily   90+4'
DF 15 Lawrence Doe   90+5'   90+5'
DF 4 Rui
DF 5 Fousseny Kamissoko
MF 14 Ben Konaté
MF 6 Juvenal (c)
FW 11 Javier Balboa
FW 12 Thierry Fidjeu   78'
FW 10 Iván Bolado   46'
FW 8 Randy   11'
Substitutions:
MF 17 Narcisse Ekanga   46'
MF 20 Daniel Ekedo   89'   78'
Manager:
  Gílson Paulo
GK 1 Bouna Coundoul
DF 5 Souleymane Diawara
DF 18 Guirane N'Daw
DF 6 Kader Mangane (c)
DF 3 Ludovic Sané
MF 22 Cheikh M'Bengue
MF 10 Issiar Dia   71'
MF 21 Mohamed Diamé   66'
MF 19 Demba Ba   58'
FW 11 Dame N'Doye
FW 15 Papiss Cissé
Substitutions:
MF 14 Deme N'Diaye   58'
FW 7 Moussa Sow   66'
FW 8 Mamadou Niang   71'
Manager:
Amara Traoré


Assistant referees:
Moffat Champiti (Malawi)
Jean-Claude Birumushahu (Burundi)
Fourth official:
Mohamed Benouza (Algeria)

Equatorial Guinea vs. ZambiaEdit

Equatorial Guinea  0–1  Zambia
Report C. Katongo   68'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equatorial Guinea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zambia
GK 1 Danilo
DF 2 Dani Evuy
DF 4 Rui
DF 5 Fousseny Kamissoko
DF 23 Colin
MF 11 Javier Balboa
MF 14 Ben Konaté   85'
MF 6 Juvenal (c)
MF 20 Daniel Ekedo
FW 10 Iván Bolado   76'
FW 12 Thierry Fidjeu   46'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Raúl Fabiani   46'
MF 18 Viera Ellong   76'
MF 7 Rolan de la Cruz   85'
Manager:
  Gílson Paulo
GK 16 Kennedy Mweene
DF 5 Hijani Himoonde
DF 4 Joseph Musonda
DF 13 Stophira Sunzu
DF 6 Davies Nkausu
MF 8 Isaac Chansa   74'
MF 17 Rainford Kalaba   90+2'
MF 19 Nathan Sinkala
MF 11 Christopher Katongo (c)
FW 20 Emmanuel Mayuka   81'
FW 3 Chisamba Lungu
Substitutions:
DF 2 Francis Kasonde   74'
FW 12 James Chamanga   81'
MF 7 Clifford Mulenga   90+2'
Manager:
  Hervé Renard


Assistant referees:
Redouane Achik (Morocco)
Aboubacar Doumbouya (Guinea)
Fourth official:
Gehad Grisha (Egypt)

Libya vs. SenegalEdit

Libya  2–1  Senegal
Boussefi   5'84' Report D. N'Diaye   10'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Libya
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senegal
GK 1 Samir Aboud (c)
DF 5 Younes Al-Shibani
DF 11 Muhammad Al-Maghrabi   44'
DF 3 Abdulaziz Belraysh   67'
DF 14 Ali Salama
MF 10 Ahmed Saad Osman
MF 23 Djamal Mahamat
MF 16 Abubakr Al-Abaidy   61'
MF 6 Mohamed Esnani   58'
FW 19 Ahmed Zuway
FW 20 Ihaab Boussefi
Substitutions:
MF 15 Marwan Mabrouk   58'
MF 8 Abdallah Sharif   61'
DF 2 Rabea Al-Laafi   67'
Manager:
  Marcos Paqueta
GK 16 Khadim N'Diaye
DF 4 Pape Diakhaté
DF 5 Souleymane Diawara
DF 17 Omar Daf   12'
DF 6 Kader Mangane   39'
MF 22 Cheikh M'Bengue
MF 14 Deme N'Diaye   53'   74'
MF 21 Mohamed Diamé
MF 9 Souleymane Camara
FW 8 Mamadou Niang (c)   66'
FW 19 Demba Ba   46'
Substitutions:
FW 15 Papiss Cissé   46'
FW 7 Moussa Sow   66'
MF 10 Issiar Dia   74'
Manager:
Amara Traoré


Assistant referees:
Peter Edibe (Nigeria)
David Shaanika (Namibia)
Fourth official:
Ali Lemghaifry (Mauritania)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Original kick-off at 17:00 but was delayed due to heavy rain.[2]
  2. ^ Original kick-off at 20:00 but was pushed back due to the delay of the Libya–Zambia match.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "2012 African Nations Cup Fixtures and Results". ESPN Soccernet. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Rain delays Libya-Zambia match". ESPNStar.com. 26 January 2012.

External linksEdit