2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification Group M

Group M 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: Cameroon, South Africa, Gambia, and Mauritania.[1]

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

Cameroon, the group winner, qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.[3]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification        
1   Cameroon 6 4 2 0 7 2 +5 14 Final tournament 1–0 2–2 2–0
2   Mauritania 6 2 2 2 6 5 +1 8 0–1 3–1 2–1
3   South Africa 6 1 4 1 8 6 +2 7 0–0 1–1 0–0
4   Gambia 6 0 2 4 1 9 −8 2 0–1 0–0 0–4
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

South Africa  0–0  Gambia
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Cameroon  1–0  Mauritania
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Mauritania  3–1  South Africa
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Gambia  0–1  Cameroon
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Mauritania  2–1  Gambia
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Cameroon  2–2  South Africa
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Gambia  0–0  Mauritania
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South Africa  0–0  Cameroon
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Mauritania  0–1  Cameroon
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Gambia  0–4  South Africa
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South Africa  1–1  Mauritania
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Cameroon  2–0  Gambia
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GoalscorersEdit

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The South Africa v Gambia match was delayed from the original kick-off time of 15:00 local time due to late arrival of officials.[4]

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.
  4. ^ "South Africa vs Gambia game delayed". IOL Sport. 13 June 2015.

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