2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification Group A

Group A of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification tournament was one of the 13 groups to decide the teams which qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals tournament. The group consisted of four teams: Tunisia, Togo, Liberia, and Djibouti.[1]

The teams played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format, between June 2015 and September 2016.[2]

Tunisia, the group winner, qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, while the runners-up Togo also qualified due to being one of the two runners-up with the best records.[3]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification        
1   Tunisia 6 4 1 1 16 3 +13 13 Final tournament 1–0 4–1 8–1
2   Togo 6 3 2 1 11 4 +7 11 0–0 2–1 5–0
3   Liberia 6 3 1 2 11 8 +3 10 1–0 2–2 5–0
4   Djibouti 6 0 0 6 1 24 −23 0 0–3 0–2 0–1
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

Tunisia  8–1  Djibouti
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Togo  2–1  Liberia
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Djibouti  0–2  Togo
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Liberia  1–0  Tunisia
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Djibouti  0–1  Liberia
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Tunisia  1–0  Togo
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Togo  0–0  Tunisia
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Liberia  5–0  Djibouti
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Djibouti  0–3  Tunisia
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Liberia  2–2  Togo
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Tunisia  4–1  Liberia
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Togo  5–0  Djibouti
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GoalscorersEdit

5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of AFCON 2017 qualifiers draw". CAF. 8 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Result of the drawing of lots" (PDF). CAF.
  3. ^ "FORMAT OF 2017 AFCON QUALIFIERS AND 2018 WORLD CUP". CAFonline.com. 22 January 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015.

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