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2012 Africa Cup of Nations knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations ran from 4 February, and ended with the final on 12 February. The top two placed teams from each preliminary group advanced to this stage.

Contents

Qualified teamsEdit

Group Winners Runners-up
A   Zambia   Equatorial Guinea
B   Ivory Coast   Sudan
C   Gabon   Tunisia
D   Ghana   Mali

BracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
4 February – Bata
 
 
  Zambia3
 
8 February – Bata
 
  Sudan0
 
  Zambia1
 
5 February – Franceville
 
  Ghana0
 
  Ghana (aet)2
 
12 February – Libreville
 
  Tunisia1
 
  Zambia (p)0 (8)
 
5 February – Libreville
 
  Ivory Coast0 (7)
 
  Gabon1 (4)
 
8 February – Libreville
 
  Mali (p)1 (5)
 
  Mali0
 
4 February – Malabo
 
  Ivory Coast1 Third place
 
  Ivory Coast3
 
11 February – Malabo
 
  Equatorial Guinea0
 
  Ghana0
 
 
  Mali2
 

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

QuarterfinalsEdit

Zambia vs. SudanEdit

Zambia  3–0  Sudan
Sunzu   15'
C. Katongo   66'
Chamanga   86'
Report
Attendance: 200[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zambia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sudan
GK 16 Kennedy Mweene
DF 5 Hijani Himoonde
DF 4 Joseph Musonda
DF 13 Stophira Sunzu
DF 6 Davies Nkausu
MF 8 Isaac Chansa
MF 17 Rainford Kalaba
MF 19 Nathan Sinkala   45+1'
MF 3 Chisamba Lungu   56'
FW 11 Christopher Katongo (c)   89'
FW 20 Emmanuel Mayuka   64'
Substitutions:
DF 2 Francis Kasonde   56'
FW 12 James Chamanga   64'
MF 21 Jonas Sakuwaha   89'
Manager:
  Hervé Renard
GK 21 Akram Salim
DF 3 Mowaia Bashir
DF 5 Ala'a Yousif   30'
DF 15 Ahmed Al-Basha   37'
DF 6 Mosaab Omer
MF 19 Mohamed Bashir
MF 23 Hamid Nizar   42'
MF 8 Haitham Mustafa (c)   69'
FW 9 Masawi   36'   65'
FW 10 Muhannad Tahir   45+2'
FW 17 Mudathir El-Tahir
Substitutions:
DF 13 Amer Kamal   30'
FW 7 Ramadan Agab   42'
MF 12 Bader Galag   69'
Manager:
Mohamed Abdalla


Assistant referees:
Jason Damoo (Seychelles)
Angesom Ogbamariam (Eritrea)
Fourth official:
Mohamed Benouza (Algeria)


Ivory Coast vs. Equatorial GuineaEdit

Ivory Coast  3–0  Equatorial Guinea
Drogba   35'69'
Y. Touré   81'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ivory Coast
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equatorial Guinea
GK 1 Boubacar Barry
DF 4 Kolo Touré
DF 3 Arthur Boka
DF 22 Sol Bamba
DF 5 Didier Zokora   76'
MF 19 Yaya Touré
MF 14 Kafoumba Coulibaly   86'
MF 6 Jean-Jacques Gosso
MF 15 Max Gradel   84'
FW 11 Didier Drogba (c)
FW 10 Gervinho
Substitutions:
FW 12 Wilfried Bony   76'
FW 8 Salomon Kalou   84'
DF 21 Emmanuel Eboué   86'
Manager:
François Zahoui
GK 1 Danilo
DF 3 Kily
DF 15 Lawrence Doe
DF 4 Rui
DF 5 Fousseny Kamissoko   83'
MF 14 Ben Konaté
MF 11 Javier Balboa
MF 17 Narcisse Ekanga   70'
MF 6 Juvenal (c)   80'
FW 20 Daniel Ekedo   46'
FW 8 Randy
Substitutions:
FW 12 Thierry Fidjeu   46'
FW 10 Iván Bolado   70'
FW 19 Raúl Fabiani   83'
Manager:
  Gílson Paulo

Assistant referees:
Jean-Claude Birumushahu (Burundi)
Felicien Kabanda (Rwanda)
Fourth official:
Badara Diatta (Senegal)


Gabon vs. MaliEdit

Gabon  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Mali
Mouloungui   54' Report Diabaté   85'
Penalties
Poko  
Mbanangoyé  
Mouloungui  
Aubameyang  
Manga  
4–5   Diabaté
  Yatabaré
  Kanté
  B. Traoré
  Keita
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gabon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mali
GK 1 Didier Ovono
DF 5 Bruno Ecuele Manga
DF 17 Moïse Brou Apanga
DF 3 Edmond Mouele   75'
DF 22 Charly Moussono
MF 18 Cédric Moubamba   35'   93'
MF 14 Lévy Madinda   102'
MF 15 André Biyogo Poko
MF 11 Eric Mouloungui
FW 10 Daniel Cousin (c)   69'
FW 9 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Substitutions:
FW 20 Fabrice Do Marcolino   74'   69'
MF 8 Lloyd Palun   93'
MF 13 Bruno Zita Mbanangoyé   102'
Manager:
  Gernot Rohr
GK 16 Soumbeïla Diakité
DF 5 Cédric Kanté (c)
DF 3 Adama Tamboura
DF 4 Ousmane Berthé
DF 14 Drissa Diakité   21'
MF 12 Seydou Keita
MF 7 Abdou Traoré   63'
MF 15 Bakaye Traoré
MF 18 Samba Sow   75'
FW 20 Samba Diakité
FW 10 Modibo Maïga   85'
Substitutions:
FW 6 Mustapha Yatabaré   63'
FW 9 Cheick Diabaté   75'
Manager:
  Alain Giresse

Assistant referees:
Redouane Achik (Morocco)
Albdelhak Etchiali (Algeria)
Fourth official:
Daniel Bennett (South Africa)

Ghana vs. TunisiaEdit

Ghana  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Tunisia
John Mensah   9'
A. Ayew   100'
Report Khelifa   41'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tunisia
GK 16 Adam Larsen Kwarasey
DF 5 John Mensah (c)   52'
DF 21 John Boye   23'
DF 14 Masahudu Alhassan
DF 7 Samuel Inkoom
MF 11 Sulley Muntari   64'
MF 6 Anthony Annan   113'
MF 20 Kwadwo Asamoah
MF 8 Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu   76'
FW 3 Asamoah Gyan   99'
FW 10 André Ayew
Substitutions:
DF 15 Isaac Vorsah   52'
FW 13 Jordan Ayew   64'
FW 12 Prince Tagoe   99'
Manager:
  Goran Stevanović
GK 16 Aymen Mathlouthi
DF 3 Karim Haggui (c)   31'
DF 20 Aymen Abdennour   108'
DF 12 Khalil Chemmam
DF 2 Bilel Ifa   81'
MF 6 Hocine Ragued
MF 14 Mejdi Traoui
MF 21 Jamel Saihi   68'
MF 15 Zouheir Dhaouadi   105'
FW 19 Saber Khelifa
FW 7 Youssef Msakni
Substitutions:
FW 17 Issam Jemâa   68'
DF 18 Anis Boussaïdi   81'
MF 10 Oussama Darragi   105'
Manager:
Sami Trabelsi


Assistant referees:
Evarist Menkouande (Cameroon)
Djibril Camara (Senegal)
Fourth official:
Gehad Grisha (Egypt)


SemifinalsEdit

Zambia vs. GhanaEdit

Zambia  1–0  Ghana
Mayuka   78' Report
Attendance: 12,000[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zambia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana
GK 16 Kennedy Mweene
RB 6 Davies Nkausu
CB 13 Stophira Sunzu   52'
CB 5 Hijani Himoonde
LB 4 Joseph Musonda
CM 19 Nathan Sinkala
CM 2 Francis Kasonde   10'   66'
RW 17 Rainford Kalaba
LW 11 Christopher Katongo (c)
SS 8 Isaac Chansa   70'
CF 12 James Chamanga   46'
Substitutions:
FW 20 Emmanuel Mayuka   46'
MF 3 Chisamba Lungu   66'
Manager:
  Hervé Renard
GK 16 Adam Larsen Kwarasey
RB 7 Samuel Inkoom
CB 21 John Boye   15'
CB 5 John Mensah (c)   72'
LB 17 Lee Addy
CM 9 Derek Boateng   63'   83'
CM 6 Anthony Annan
RW 10 André Ayew   87'
LW 13 Jordan Ayew
SS 20 Kwadwo Asamoah
CF 3 Asamoah Gyan   74'
Substitutions:
DF 15 Isaac Vorsah   72'
FW 12 Prince Tagoe   74'
MF 11 Sulley Muntari   87'
Manager:
  Goran Stevanović


Assistant referees:
Redouane Achik (Morocco)
Jean-Claude Birumushahu (Burundi)
Fourth official:
Djamel Haimoudi (Algeria)

Mali vs. Ivory CoastEdit

Mali  0–1  Ivory Coast
Report Gervinho   45'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mali
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ivory Coast
GK 16 Soumbeïla Diakité
RB 14 Drissa Diakité   46'
CB 4 Ousmane Berthé   6'
CB 5 Cédric Kanté (c)
LB 3 Adama Tamboura
CM 15 Bakaye Traoré
CM 20 Samba Diakité   89'
RW 6 Mustapha Yatabaré   73'
LW 18 Samba Sow   84'
SS 12 Seydou Keita   7'
CF 9 Cheick Diabaté
Substitutions:
DF 23 Ousmane Coulibaly   46'
FW 11 Garra Dembélé   73'
MF 17 Mahamane Traoré   84'
Manager:
  Alain Giresse
GK 1 Boubacar Barry
RB 6 Jean-Jacques Gosso
CB 4 Kolo Touré
CB 22 Sol Bamba
LB 17 Siaka Tiéné   90+3'
CM 9 Cheick Tioté   83'
CM 5 Didier Zokora
AM 19 Yaya Touré   90'
RF 10 Gervinho
CF 11 Didier Drogba (c)
LF 8 Salomon Kalou   79'
Substitutions:
MF 18 Abdul Kader Keïta   79'
MF 13 Didier Ya Konan   90'
Manager:
François Zahoui

Assistant referees:
Jason Damoo (Seychelles)
Angesom Ogbamariam (Eritrea)
Fourth official:
Slim Jedidi (Tunisia)


Third place matchEdit

Ghana  0–2  Mali
Report Diabaté   23'80'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mali
GK 16 Adam Larsen Kwarasey
RB 4 John Paintsil (c)
CB 19 Jonathan Mensah
CB 15 Isaac Vorsah   47'   64'
LB 17 Lee Addy
CM 6 Anthony Annan
CM 23 Mohammed Abu   46'
AM 20 Kwadwo Asamoah   68'
RW 7 Samuel Inkoom   35'
LW 10 André Ayew
CF 13 Jordan Ayew   26'
Substitutions:
FW 12 Prince Tagoe   35'
MF 11 Sulley Muntari   46'
DF 14 Masahudu Alhassan   68'
Manager:
  Goran Stevanović
 
GK 1 Oumar Sissoko
RB 23 Ousmane Coulibaly
CB 2 Abdoulaye Maïga
CB 5 Cédric Kanté (c)
LB 3 Adama Tamboura
DM 15 Bakaye Traoré   56'
CM 20 Samba Diakité
CM 12 Seydou Keita
RW 11 Garra Dembélé   86'
LW 18 Samba Sow   42'   86'
CF 9 Cheick Diabaté
Substitutions:
MF 8 Souleymane Keita   86'
FW 6 Mustapha Yatabaré   86'
Manager:
  Alain Giresse

Man of the Match:
Cheick Diabaté (Mali)

Assistant referees:
Peter Edibe (Nigeria)
Moffat Champiti (Malawi)
Fourth official:
Bakary Gassama (Gambia)


FinalEdit


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zambia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ivory Coast
GK 16 Kennedy Mweene
RB 6 Davies Nkausu
CB 13 Stophira Sunzu
CB 5 Hijani Himoonde
LB 4 Joseph Musonda   12'
RM 3 Chisamba Lungu
CM 8 Isaac Chansa
CM 19 Nathan Sinkala
LM 17 Rainford Kalaba
CF 11 Christopher Katongo (c)
CF 20 Emmanuel Mayuka
Substitutions:
DF 23 Nyambe Mulenga   69'   12'   74'
MF 10 Felix Katongo   74'
Manager:
  Hervé Renard
 
GK 1 Boubacar Barry
RB 6 Jean-Jacques Gosso
CB 4 Kolo Touré
CB 22 Sol Bamba   66'
LB 17 Siaka Tiéné
RM 5 Didier Zokora   75'
CM 19 Yaya Touré   87'
LM 9 Cheick Tioté   63'
AM 10 Gervinho
AM 8 Salomon Kalou   63'
CF 11 Didier Drogba (c)
Substitutions:
MF 15 Max Gradel   63'
MF 13 Didier Ya Konan   75'
FW 12 Wilfried Bony   87'
Manager:
François Zahoui

Assistant referees:
Bechir Hassani (Tunisia)
Evarist Menkouande (Cameroon)
Fourth official:
Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)


NotesEdit

  1. ^ Original kick-off at 20:00 but CAF announced on 9 February 2012 that the final would be delayed by half an hour due to "technical and logistical reasons".[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "2012 African Nations Cup Fixtures and Results". ESPN Soccernet. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Africa Cup of Nations final kick-off delayed". BBC.com. 9 February 2012.

External linksEdit