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2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group B

Group B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations took place from 22 to 30 June 2019. The group consisted of Burundi, Guinea, Madagascar and Nigeria.[1]

Madagascar and Nigeria as the top two teams, along with Guinea as one of the four best third-placed teams, advanced to the round of 16.

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Zone Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
April 2019[nb 1] June 2019
B1   Nigeria WAFU Group E winners 17 November 2018 18th 2013 Winners (1980, 1994, 2013) 42 45
B2   Guinea WAFU Group H winners 18 November 2018 12th 2015 Runners-up (1976) 68 71
B3   Madagascar COSAFA Group A runners-up 16 October 2018 1st Debut 107 108
B4   Burundi CECAFA Group C runners-up 23 March 2019 1st Debut 136 134

Notes

  1. ^ The rankings of April 2019 were used for seeding for the final draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Madagascar 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Nigeria 3 2 0 1 2 2 0 6
3   Guinea 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
4   Burundi 3 0 0 3 0 4 −4 0
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

In the round of 16:[2]

MatchesEdit

Nigeria vs BurundiEdit

Nigeria  1–0  Burundi
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nigeria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Burundi
GK 16 Daniel Akpeyi
RB 12 Shehu Abdullahi   42'
CB 2 Ola Aina
CB 22 Kenneth Omeruo
LB 5 William Troost-Ekong
CM 8 Peter Etebo
CM 4 Wilfred Ndidi
RW 10 John Obi Mikel (c)   58'
AM 13 Samuel Chukwueze
LW 18 Alex Iwobi
CF 14 Paul Onuachu   73'
Substitutions:
DF 20 Chidozie Awaziem   42'
FW 7 Ahmed Musa   58'
FW 9 Odion Ighalo   73'
Manager:
  Gernot Rohr
GK 1 Jonathan Nahimana
RB 14 Omar Ngandu
CB 19 Frédéric Nsabiyumva
CB 8 Gaël Duhayindavyi
LB 15 Omar Moussa
DM 5 Gaël Bigirimana
RW 17 Cédric Amissi
AM 20 Francis Mustafa   59'
LW 10 Shasiri Nahimana   63'   76'
CF 7 Fiston Abdul Razak
CF 18 Saido Berahino (c)   90+2'
Substitutions:
FW 3 Elvis Kamsoba   59'
DF 22 Christophe Nduwarugira   76'
FW 21 Mohamed Amissi   90+2'
Manager:
Olivier Niyungeko

Man of the Match:
Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria)[4]

Assistant referees:
Berhe Tesfagiorghis (Eritrea)
Mohammed Ibrahim (Sudan)
Fourth official:
Ahmad Heeralall (Mauritius)

Guinea vs MadagascarEdit

Guinea  2–2  Madagascar
Report
Attendance: 5,342[5]
Referee: Amin Omar (Egypt)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guinea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Madagascar
GK 22 Aly Keita
RB 18 Mikael Dyrestam
CB 3 Issiaga Sylla
CB 6 Simon Falette
LB 15 Julian Jeanvier
CM 4 Amadou Diawara
CM 7 Mady Camara   62'
CM 13 Ibrahima Cissé
RW 10 François Kamano   78'
CF 16 Ibrahima Traoré (c)
LW 21 Sory Kaba   86'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Naby Keïta   62'
FW 19 Bengali-Fodé Koita   78'
FW 2 Mohamed Yattara   86'
Manager:
  Paul Put
GK 23 Melvin Adrien
RB 5 Pascal Razakanantenaina
CB 21 Thomas Fontaine
CB 20 Romain Métanire   65'
LB 22 Jérôme Mombris
CM 15 Ibrahim Amada   53'   64'
CM 6 Marco Ilaimaharitra   81'
CM 13 Anicet Abel
RW 9 Faneva Imà Andriatsima (c)
CF 2 Carolus Andriamatsinoro   73'
LW 12 Lalaïna Nomenjanahary
Substitutions:
MF 18 Rayan Raveloson   64'
FW 11 Paulin Voavy   73'
Manager:
  Nicolas Dupuis

Man of the Match:
Anicet Abel (Madagascar)[6]

Assistant referees:
Mahmoud Abou El-Regal (Egypt)
Tahssen Abo El Sadat (Egypt)
Fourth official:
Ibrahim Nour El Din (Egypt)

Nigeria vs GuineaEdit

Nigeria  1–0  Guinea
Report
Attendance: 10,388[7]
Referee: Helder Martins de Carvalho (Angola)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nigeria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guinea
GK 1 Daniel Akpeyi
RB 6 Leon Balogun
CB 22 Kenneth Omeruo
CB 20 Chidozie Awaziem
LB 2 Ola Aina
CM 4 Wilfred Ndidi
CM 8 Peter Etebo   90'
RW 15 Moses Simon   90+4'
AM 7 Ahmed Musa (c)   62'
LW 18 Alex Iwobi   78'
CF 9 Odion Ighalo   88'
Substitutions:
MF 13 Samuel Chukwueze   78'
FW 14 Paul Onuachu   88'
MF 17 Samuel Kalu   90+4'
Manager:
  Gernot Rohr
GK 12 Ibrahim Koné
RB 18 Mikael Dyrestam   73'
CB 5 Ernest Seka   65'
CB 6 Simon Falette   27'
LB 3 Issiaga Sylla
CM 4 Amadou Diawara
CM 13 Ibrahima Cissé
RW 16 Ibrahima Traoré (c)
AM 8 Naby Keïta   71'
LW 10 François Kamano   82'
CF 21 Sory Kaba
Substitutions:
FW 20 Lass Bangoura   71'
DF 14 Ousmane Sidibé   73'
FW 19 Bengali-Fodé Koita   82'
Manager:
  Paul Put

Man of the Match:
Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria)[8]

Assistant referees:
Jerson dos Santos (Angola)
Arsénio Maringule (Mozambique)
Fourth official:
Beida Dahane (Mauritania)

Madagascar vs BurundiEdit

Madagascar  1–0  Burundi
Report
Attendance: 4,900[9]
Referee: Haythem Guirat (Tunisia)[10]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Madagascar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Burundi
GK 23 Melvin Adrien
RB 20 Romain Métanire
CB 22 Jérôme Mombris   81'
CB 5 Pascal Razakanantenaina
LB 21 Thomas Fontaine
CM 13 Anicet Abel
RW 6 Marco Ilaimaharitra
AM 12 Lalaïna Nomenjanahary   74'
LW 15 Ibrahim Amada   61'
CF 9 Faneva Imà Andriatsima (c)
CF 2 Carolus Andriamatsinoro   51'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Paulin Voavy   51'
FW 10 Njiva Rakotoharimalala   61'
MF 18 Rayan Raveloson   74'
Manager:
  Nicolas Dupuis
GK 1 Jonathan Nahimana
RB 6 Karim Nizigiyimana
CB 22 Christophe Nduwarugira
CB 19 Frédéric Nsabiyumva
LB 14 Omar Ngandu
CM 5 Gaël Bigirimana
CM 8 Gaël Duhayindavyi
RW 10 Shassiri Nahimana   46'
AM 7 Fiston Abdul Razak
LW 17 Cédric Amissi   58'   82'
CF 18 Saido Berahino (c)   61'
Substitutions:
MF 2 Enock Sabumukama   46'
FW 21 Mohamed Amissi   61'
FW 9 Laudit Mavugo   82'
Manager:
Olivier Niyungeko

Man of the Match:
Marco Ilaimaharitra (Madagascar)[11]

Assistant referees:[10]
Anouar Hmila (Tunisia)
Attia Amsaaed (Libya)
Fourth official:
Sadok Selmi (Tunisia)

Madagascar vs NigeriaEdit

Madagascar  2–0  Nigeria
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Madagascar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nigeria
GK 23 Melvin Adrien
RB 20 Romain Métanire
CB 5 Pascal Razakanantenaina   74'
CB 21 Thomas Fontaine
LB 22 Jérôme Mombris
CM 6 Marco Ilaimaharitra   80'
CM 13 Anicet Abel
CM 15 Ibrahim Amada   86'
RW 2 Carolus Andriamatsinoro
CF 9 Faneva Imà Andriatsima (c)   62'
LW 12 Lalaïna Nomenjanahary
Substitutions:
FW 19 William Gros   62'
DF 4 Gervais Randrianarisoa   74'
MF 18 Rayan Raveloson   86'
Manager:
  Nicolas Dupuis
GK 1 Ikechukwu Ezenwa
RB 20 Chidozie Awaziem
CB 6 Leon Balogun
CB 5 William Troost-Ekong
LB 2 Ola Aina
CM 8 Peter Etebo
CM 10 John Obi Mikel (c)   59'
RW 7 Ahmed Musa
AM 19 John Ogu   46'
LW 17 Samuel Kalu   73'
CF 9 Odion Ighalo
Substitutions:
MF 4 Wilfred Ndidi   46'
MF 18 Alex Iwobi   59'
MF 15 Moses Simon   73'
Manager:
  Gernot Rohr

Man of the Match:
Carolus Andriamatsinoro (Madagascar)[13]

Assistant referees:
Zakhele Thusi Siwela (South Africa)
El Hadji Malick Samba (Senegal)
Fourth official:
Issa Sy (Senegal)

Burundi vs GuineaEdit

Burundi  0–2  Guinea
Report
Attendance: 5,753[14]
Referee: Noureddine El Jaafari (Morocco)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Burundi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guinea
GK 1 Jonathan Nahimana
RB 6 Karim Nizigiyimana   69'
CB 14 Omar Ngandu
CB 19 Frédéric Nsabiyumva
LB 22 Christophe Nduwarugira   12'
CM 5 Gaël Bigirimana (c)
CM 4 Pierre Kwizera
RW 12 Hussein Shabani
AM 20 Francis Mustafa   16'
LW 21 Mohamed Amissi   57'
CF 7 Fiston Abdul Razak   68'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Gaël Duhayindavyi   76'   16'
FW 17 Cédric Amissi   57'
FW 18 Saido Berahino   68'
Manager:
Olivier Niyungeko
GK 12 Ibrahim Koné
RB 18 Mikael Dyrestam
CB 5 Ernest Seka
CB 6 Simon Falette
LB 3 Issiaga Sylla   18'
CM 13 Ibrahima Cissé
CM 4 Amadou Diawara
RW 2 Mohamed Yattara   79'
AM 10 François Kamano   63'
LW 16 Ibrahima Traoré
CF 21 Sory Kaba   85'
Substitutions:
FW 20 Lass Bangoura   63'
FW 9 José Kanté   79'
MF 7 Mady Camara   85'
Manager:
  Paul Put

Man of the Match:

Assistant referees:
Azgaou Lahcen (Morocco)
Mustapha Akarkad (Morocco)
Fourth official:
Youssef Essrayri (Tunisia)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The AFCON 2019 games revealed". CAFonline.com. Confederation of African Football. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Regulations of the Africa Cup of Nations" (PDF). Confederation of African Football.
  3. ^ "Nigeria vs. Burundi". ESPN. 22 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  4. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (22 June 2019). "After his stellar performance, @Ndidi25 has been selected as the Total Man of the Match. Congrats!" (Tweet). Retrieved 22 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "Guinea vs. Madagascar". ESPN. 22 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  6. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (22 June 2019). "And the winner of the Total Man of the Match is A. Andrianantenaina!" (Tweet). Retrieved 22 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  7. ^ "Nigeria vs. Guinea". ESPN. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  8. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (26 June 2019). "@omeruo22 has been selected as the Total Man of the Match, well done!" (Tweet). Retrieved 27 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ "Madagascar vs. Burundi". ESPN. 27 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  10. ^ a b "MADBDI Referees". Confederation of African Football. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  11. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (27 June 2019). "And the winner of the Total Man of the Match is M. Ilaimaharitra!" (Tweet). Retrieved 27 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  12. ^ "Madagascar vs. Nigeria". ESPN. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  13. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (30 June 2019). "The jury has given his verdict! A. Carolus is the Total Man of the Match !" (Tweet). Retrieved 30 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  14. ^ "Burundi vs. Guinea". ESPN. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.

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