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2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group F

Group F of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations took place from 25 June to 2 July 2019. The group consisted of Benin, defending champions Cameroon, Ghana and Guinea-Bissau.[1]

Ghana and Cameroon as the top two teams, along with Benin 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
F1   Cameroon UNIFFAC Group B runners-up 23 March 2019 19th 2017 Winners (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017) 54 51
F2   Ghana WAFU Group F winners 30 November 2018 22nd 2017 Winners (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982) 49 50
F3   Benin WAFU Group D runners-up 24 March 2019 4th 2010 Group stage (2004, 2008, 2010) 91 88
F4   Guinea-Bissau WAFU Group K winners 23 March 2019 2nd 2017 Group stage (2017) 118 118

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   Ghana 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5 Advance to knockout stage
2   Cameroon 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 5
3   Benin 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
4   Guinea-Bissau 3 0 1 2 0 4 −4 1
Source: CAF
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

In the round of 16:[2]

MatchesEdit

Cameroon vs Guinea-BissauEdit

Cameroon  2–0  Guinea-Bissau
Report
Attendance: 5,983[3]
Referee: Noureddine El Jaafari (Morocco)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cameroon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guinea-Bissau
GK 1 André Onana
RB 12 Joyskim Dawa
CB 6 Ambroise Oyongo
CB 5 Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui   78'
LB 4 Banana Yaya
RM 13 Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (c)   79'
CM 10 Arnaud Djoum   67'
CM 14 Georges Mandjeck
LM 8 André-Frank Zambo Anguissa
CF 17 Karl Toko Ekambi   68'
CF 11 Christian Bassogog
Substitutions:
FW 9 Stéphane Bahoken   67'
FW 7 Clinton N'Jie   68'
FW 20 Olivier Boumal   85'   79'
Manager:
  Clarence Seedorf
GK 1 Jonas Mendes
RB 2 Nadjack
CB 22 Mamadu Candé
CB 14 Juary Soares
LB 5 Rudinilson Silva   58'
DM 10 Pelé
RW 7 Zezinho Djafal (c)
AM 18 Piqueti Djassi   76'
LW 20 Sori Mané
CF 13 Frédéric Mendy   81'
CF 15 Toni Silva   71'
Substitutions:
FW 17 Mama Baldé   71'
FW 11 Jorginho   76'
FW 19 Joseph Mendes   81'
Manager:
Baciro Candé

Man of the Match:
André-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Cameroon)[4]

Assistant referees:
Lahcen Azgaou (Morocco)
Mustapha Akarkad (Morocco)
Fourth official:
Redouane Jiyed (Morocco)

Ghana vs BeninEdit

Ghana  2–2  Benin
Report
Attendance: 8,094[5]
Referee: Youssef Essrayri (Tunisia)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Benin
GK 1 Richard Ofori
RB 22 Andy Yiadom
CB 14 Lumor Agbenyenu
CB 21 John Boye   37'   55'
LB 15 Kasim Nuhu   77'
CM 11 Mubarak Wakaso
CM 5 Thomas Partey
RW 10 André Ayew (c)   89'
AM 7 Christian Atsu
LW 23 Thomas Agyepong   36'
CF 9 Jordan Ayew
Substitutions:
MF 19 Samuel Owusu   36'   59'
DF 4 Jonathan Mensah   59'
MF 6 Afriyie Acquah   89'
Manager:
James Kwesi Appiah
GK 1 Fabien Farnolle
RB 2 Séidou Barazé
CB 6 Olivier Verdon
CB 11 Emmanuel Imorou
CB 3 Khaled Adénon (c)
LB 13 Moise Adilehou   62'
RM 10 Mickaël Poté
CM 14 Cebio Soukou   83'
CM 8 Jordan Adéoti
LM 15 Sessi D'Almeida   46'   63'
CF 9 Steve Mounié   90'
Substitutions:
MF 18 Mama Séïbou   62'
FW 20 Jodel Dossou   63'
FW 7 David Djigla   83'
Manager:
  Michel Dussuyer

Man of the Match:
Jordan Ayew (Ghana)[6]
Assistant referees:
Yamen Mellouchi (Tunisia)
Ahmed Taha (Egypt)
Fourth official:
Amin Omar (Egypt)

Cameroon vs GhanaEdit

Cameroon  0–0  Ghana
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cameroon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana
GK 1 André Onana
RB 2 Collins Fai
CB 22 Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik
CB 5 Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui
LB 3 Gaëtan Bong   74'
CM 8 André-Frank Zambo Anguissa   82'
CM 14 Georges Mandjeck (c)
CM 6 Ambroise Oyongo
RW 11 Christian Bassogog
CF 7 Clinton N'Jie
LW 17 Karl Toko Ekambi   74'
Substitutions:
FW 13 Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting   74'
FW 9 Stéphane Bahoken   74'
MF 15 Pierre Kunde   82'
Manager:
  Clarence Seedorf
GK 1 Richard Ofori
RB 22 Andy Yiadom
CB 15 Kasim Nuhu   64'
CB 4 Jonathan Mensah
LB 17 Baba Rahman
CM 5 Thomas Partey
CM 11 Mubarak Wakaso
RW 7 Christian Atsu   15'
AM 10 André Ayew (c)   87'
LW 20 Kwadwo Asamoah   78'
CF 9 Jordan Ayew
Substitutions:
MF 19 Samuel Owusu   15'
FW 3 Asamoah Gyan   78'
FW 8 Owusu Kwabena   87'
Manager:
James Kwesi Appiah

Man of the Match:
André-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Cameroon)[8]

Assistant referees:
Mohammad Ibrahim (Sudan)
Gilbert Cheruiyot (Kenya)
Fourth official:
Mustapha Ghorbal (Algeria)

Benin vs Guinea-BissauEdit

Benin  0–0  Guinea-Bissau
Report
Attendance: 9,212[9]
Referee: Pacifique Ndabihawenimana (Burundi)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Benin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guinea-Bissau
GK 1 Fabien Farnolle
RB 2 Séidou Barazé
CB 3 Khaled Adénon
CB 6 Olivier Verdon
LB 11 Emmanuel Imorou
CM 8 Jordan Adéoti   38'
RM 10 Mickaël Poté   90'
CM 15 Sessi D'Almeida   65'
CM 17 Stéphane Sessègnon
LM 14 Cebio Soukou   60'   64'
CF 9 Steve Mounié
Substitutions:
FW 20 Jodel Dossou   64'
MF 18 Mama Séïbou   65'
FW 7 David Djigla   90'
Manager:
  Michel Dussuyer
GK 1 Jonas Mendes
RB 21 Nanú   10'
CB 4 Marcelo Djaló
CB 14 Juary Soares
LB 22 Mamadu Candé
CM 3 Burá
CM 20 Sori Mané
CM 10 Pelé   69'
RW 17 Mama Baldé   86'
CF 13 Frédéric Mendy
LW 18 Piqueti   90+2'
Substitutions:
MF 8 João Jaquité   69'
FW 11 Jorginho   86'
FW 9 Romário Baldé   90+2'
Manager:
Baciro Candé

Man of the Match:
Piqueti (Guinea-Bissau)[10]

Assistant referees:
Abouelregal Mahmoud (Egypt)
Lionel Andrianantenaiana (Madagascar)
Fourth official:
Eric Otogo-Castane (Gabon)

Benin vs CameroonEdit

Benin  0–0  Cameroon
Report
Attendance: 14,120[11]
Referee: Sadok Selmi (Tunisia)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Benin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cameroon
GK 16 Saturnin Allagbé
RB 2 Séidou Barazé   54'
CB 3 Khaled Adénon
CB 6 Olivier Verdon
LB 12 David Kiki
RM 20 Jodel Dossou   69'
CM 17 Stéphane Sessègnon (c)
CM 8 Jordan Adéoti
CM 18 Mama Séïbou
LM 7 David Djigla   76'
CF 9 Steve Mounié   45'
Substitutions:
FW 14 Cebio Soukou   69'
FW 10 Mickaël Poté   76'
Manager:
  Michel Dussuyer
GK 1 André Onana
RB 2 Collins Fai   42'   46'
CB 4 Banana Yaya
CB 5 Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui
LB 6 Ambroise Oyongo   90+1'
CM 8 André-Frank Zambo Anguissa   77'
CM 15 Pierre Kunde
CM 10 Arnaud Djoum   20'   66'
RW 17 Karl Toko Ekambi   83'
CF 9 Stéphane Bahoken
LW 13 Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (c)
Substitutions:
FW 7 Clinton N'Jie   46'
FW 20 Olivier Boumal   66'
FW 11 Christian Bassogog   83'
Manager:
  Clarence Seedorf

Man of the Match:
Pierre Kunde (Cameroon)[12]

Assistant referees:
Attia Amsaaed (Libya)
Yamen Mellouchi (Tunisia)
Fourth official:
Haythem Guirat (Tunisia)

Guinea-Bissau vs GhanaEdit

Guinea-Bissau  0–2  Ghana
Report
Attendance: 6,905[13]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guinea-Bissau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana
GK 1 Jonas Mendes
RB 21 Nanu
CB 14 Juary Soares
CB 4 Marcelo Djaló
LB 22 Mamadu Candé (c)   65'
CM 3 Burá   51'   64'
CM 20 Sori Mané
CM 10 Pelé
RW 17 Mama Baldé
CF 19 Joseph Mendes   79'
LW 18 Piqueti Djassi   68'
Substitutions:
MF 16 Moreto Cassamá   64'
FW 15 Toni Silva   68'
FW 13 Frédéric Mendy   79'
Manager:
Baciro Candé
GK 1 Richard Ofori
RB 22 Andy Yiadom
CB 18 Joseph Aidoo   23'
CB 21 John Boye
LB 17 Baba Rahman
RM 19 Samuel Owusu   86'
CM 5 Thomas Partey   83'
CM 11 Mubarak Wakaso
LM 8 Owusu Kwabena   66'
CF 9 Jordan Ayew
CF 10 André Ayew (c)
Substitutions:
MF 6 Afriyie Acquah   66'
FW 13 Caleb Ekuban   83'
MF 20 Kwadwo Asamoah   86'
Manager:
James Kwesi Appiah

Man of the Match:
Mubarak Wakaso (Ghana)[14]

Assistant referees:
Jerson dos Santos (Angola)
Issa Yaya (Chad)
Fourth official:
Beida Dahane (Mauritania)

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. ^ "Cameroon vs. Guinea-Bissau". ESPN. 25 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  4. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (25 June 2019). "After his stellar performance, A. Anguissa has been selected as the Total Man of the Match. Congrats!" (Tweet). Retrieved 25 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "Ghana vs. Benin". ESPN. 25 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  6. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (25 June 2019). "And the winner of the Total Man of the Match is J. Ayew!" (Tweet). Retrieved 25 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  7. ^ "Cameroon vs. Ghana". ESPN. 29 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  8. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (29 June 2019). "After his stellar performance, Zambo Anguissa has been selected as the Total Man of the Match. Congrats!" (Tweet). Retrieved 29 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ "Benin vs. Guinea-Bissau". ESPN. 29 June 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  10. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (29 June 2019). "And the winner of the Total Man of the Match is Piqueti Silva!" (Tweet). Retrieved 29 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ "Benin vs. Cameroon". ESPN. 2 July 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  12. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (2 July 2019). "Pierre Malong has been selected as the Total Man of the Match, well done!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2 July 2019 – via Twitter.
  13. ^ "Guinea-Bissau vs. Ghana". ESPN. 2 July 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  14. ^ Confederation of African Football [@CAF_Online] (2 July 2019). "The jury has given its verdict! WAKASO MUBARAK is the Total Man of the Match !" (Tweet). Retrieved 2 July 2019 – via Twitter.

External linksEdit