2005 African U-17 Championship

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2005 African U-17 Championship
African U-17 Championship 2005
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Tournament details
Host country Gambia
Dates 7 May – 22 May
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Gambia (1st title)
Runners-up  Ghana
Third place  Ivory Coast
Fourth place  South Africa
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 48 (3 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ghana Opoku Agyemang
2003
2007

The 2005 African U-17 Championship was a football competition organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament took place in Gambia. The top three teams qualified for the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

Qualification[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

The first leg matches were played on either the 26th or 27 June 2004. The second leg matches were played on either the 10th or 11 July 2004. The winners advanced to the First Round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rwanda  1 – 2  Tanzania 1 – 1 0 – 1
Central African Republic  3 – 1  Congo 3 – 0 0 – 1
Botswana  2 – 4  Lesotho 1 – 2 1 – 2
Burundi  2 – 1  Namibia 1 – 1 1 – 0
Somalia  w/o  Eritrea
Madagascar  w/o  Mauritius

First round[edit]

The first leg matches were played on either the 20th or 21 November 2004. The second leg matches were played on either the 4th or 5 November 2004. The winners advanced to the Second Round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Senegal  5 – 6  Ivory Coast 1 – 4 4 – 2
Ghana  5 – 2  Tunisia 3 – 1 2 – 1
Mozambique  1 – 8  South Africa 0 – 3 1 – 5
Sudan  1 – 0  Eritrea 1 – 0 0 – 0
Zambia  1 – 4  Tanzania 1 – 2 0 – 2
Mali  4 – 3  Guinea 3 – 1 1 – 2
Sierra Leone  1 – 1 (a)  Nigeria 1 – 1 0 – 0
Cameroon  2 – 2 (a)  Burkina Faso 2 – 1 0 – 1
Libya  w/o  Morocco
Ethiopia  w/o  Egypt
Zimbabwe  w/o  Madagascar
Gabon  w/o  Central African Republic
Angola  w/o  Lesotho
DR Congo  w/o  Burundi

Second round[edit]

The first leg matches were played on either the 8th or 9 January 2005. The second leg matches were played on either the 22nd or 23 January 2005. The winners advanced to the Finals.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Morocco  0 – 3  Ivory Coast 0 – 2 0 – 1
Ethiopia  2 – 4  Ghana 2 – 1 0 – 3
South Africa  8 – 0  Sudan 5 – 0 3 – 0
Tanzania  4 – 1 d[1]  Zimbabwe 3 – 1 1 – 0
Mali  4 – 1  Central African Republic 3 – 0 1 – 1
Angola  1 – 6  Nigeria 1 – 3 0 – 3
Burundi  3 – 5  Burkina Faso 2 – 0 1 – 5

Qualified teams[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Legend
Advanced to semi-finals

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ghana 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6
 Gambia 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
 Mali 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 3
 Burkina Faso 3 1 0 2 3 5 -2 3

7 May 2005
Ghana  3–2  Mali
Michael Goal 9'
Appiah Goal 72' (pen.)
Agyemang Goal
Diabaté Goal 8'
Ansong Goal 51' (o.g.)

10 May 2005
Gambia  3–2  Mali
Jallow Goal 50' (pen.) Goal 64'
Ceesay Goal 59'
M. Traoré Goal 48'
Diabaté Goal 65'

10 May 2005
Burkina Faso  2–1  Ghana
Akaminko Goal 10' (o.g.)
Kiema Goal 14'
Agyemang Goal 80' (pen.)

13 May 2005
Gambia  0–1  Ghana
Agyemang Goal 14'

13 May 2005
Mali  3–1  Burkina Faso
Diabaté Goal 11'
M. Traoré Goal
Diarra Goal 90'
A. Traoré Goal 64'

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Africa 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
 Ivory Coast 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
 Nigeria 3 1 1 1 8 6 +2 4
 Zimbabwe 3 0 0 3 2 10 -8 0
8 May 2005
Nigeria  2–2  South Africa
Zenke Goal 50'
Wuya Goal 78'
Msomi Goal 20'
Nhlapo Goal 43' (pen.)

8 May 2005
Ivory Coast  2–0  Zimbabwe
Fofana Goal 63' Goal 68'

11 May 2005
Nigeria  2–3  Ivory Coast
Wuya Goal 4'
Zenke Goal 84'
Fofana Goal 7'
Kouassi Goal 18'
Kouadio Goal 78'

11 May 2005
South Africa  4–1  Zimbabwe
Nkambule Goal 45'
Siwahla Goal 57'
Nhlapo Goal 65'
Msomi Goal 82'
Mtandavari Goal 34'

14 May 2005
Zimbabwe  1–4  Nigeria
Karuru Goal 40' Zenke Goal 37'
Wuya Goal 43'
Chukwudi Goal 62' Goal 69'

Knock-out stage[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

17 May 2005
Ghana  2 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Ivory Coast
Abubakar Goal 115'
Agyemang Goal 120'

17 May 2005
South Africa  1 – 2  Gambia
Sibeko Goal 18' Sainey Nyassi Goal 48'
Ceesay Goal 51'

Third place playoff[edit]

21 May 2005
Ivory Coast  1 – 0  South Africa
Kouadio Goal 87'

Final[edit]

22 May 2005
Ghana  0 – 1  Gambia
Jallow Goal 87'

Winners[edit]

2005 CAF Under-17 Championship
The Gambia
Gambia
First title

Countries to participate in 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship[edit]

The 3 teams which qualified for 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

Goalscorers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tanzania was disqualified for fielding an over-aged player (Nurdin Bakari) in the preliminary and the first round.

External links[edit]

RSSSF.com: African U-17 Championship 2005