2011 Nile Basin Tournament

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2011 Nile Basin Tournament
2011-Nile-Basin-Tournament-logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host country Egypt
City Cairo, Ismaillia
Dates 5–17 January
Teams 7
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Egypt
Runners-up  Uganda
Third place  DR Congo
Fourth place  Kenya
Tournament statistics
Matches played 14
Goals scored 37 (2.64 per match)
Top scorer(s) Egypt Al-Sayed Hamdy (6 Goals)
Best player Egypt Ahmed Samir Farag

The 2011 Nile Basin Tournament was an association football tournament organized by the Egyptian Football Association. The tournament was contested in January 2011.[1]

All fixtures are listed on FIFA.com with a 'Friendly' weight status which means that results will affect the participating nations' FIFA World Rankings.

Participants[edit]

A map of Africa showing the qualified nations.

Sudan requested not to be drawn with Uganda as they have been drawn against each other in the 2011 African Championship of Nations tournament.[2]

Matches[edit]

Teams finishing in 1st and 2nd position will qualify for semi-final stage whilst team that finishes in 3rd position will qualify for 5th place play-off.

Group stage[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advance to the semi-finals
Groups third advance to the fifth place match

Tie-breaking criteria[edit]

If two or more teams end the group stage with the same number of points, their ranking is determined by the following criteria:[3]

  1. points earned in the matches between the teams concerned;
  2. goal difference in the matches between the teams concerned;
  3. number of goals scored in the matches between the teams concerned;
  4. goal difference in all group matches;
  5. number of goals scored in all group matches;
  6. fair play points system taking into account the number of yellow and red cards;
  7. drawing of lots by the organising committee.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
 Uganda 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
 Tanzania 3 0 2 1 3 7 –4 2
 Burundi 3 0 1 2 2 7 –5 1

All times are Egypt Standard Time is at UTC+2.

5 January 2011
16:45
Uganda  3 – 1  Burundi
Kaweesa Goal 34'
Ssemakula Goal 55'
Kasule Goal 89'
report Habarugira Goal 38'
Police Academy Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Mahmoud Ashour (Egypt)

5 January 2011
19:15
Egypt  5 – 1  Tanzania
Hamdy Goal 5'57'
Aboutrika Goal 12'
Haroub Goal 24' (o.g.)
Ali Goal 78'
report Gumbo Goal 82'
Arab Contractors Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Mohamed Hussein El Fadil (Sudan)

8 January 2011
17:00
Tanzania  1 – 1  Burundi
Shadrack Nsajigwa Goal 75' (pen.) report Tambwe Hamisi Goal 50'
Police Academy Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Ojwang Osano (Kenya)

8 January 2011
19:15
Egypt  1 – 0  Uganda
Gedo Goal 90+3' report
Arab Contractors Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Musungayi Mpunga (Congo DR)

11 January 2011
14:45
Uganda  1 – 1  Tanzania
Y. Mugalu Goal 65' report A. Machupa Goal 24'
Police Academy Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Mohamed Hussein El Fadil (Sudan)

11 January 2011
19:15
Egypt  3 – 0  Burundi
Gedo Goal 2'
Ali Goal 11'
Hamdy Goal 80'
report
Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia
Referee: Ojwang Osano (Kenya)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 DR Congo 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 6
 Kenya 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
 Sudan 2 0 0 2 1 3 –2 0
5 January 2011
14:45
Kenya  1 – 0  Sudan
Collins Okoth Goal 17' (pen.) report
Arab Contractors Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Onesimo Ndayisenga (Burundi)

8 January 2011
14:45
DR Congo  1 – 0  Kenya
Lofo Bongeli Goal 27' (pen.) report
Police Academy Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Denis Batte (Uganda)

11 January 2011
16:45
Sudan  1 – 2 DR Congo 
Muhannad Tahir Goal 71' report Matondo Salakiaku Goal 36'
Lofo Bongeli Goal 90' (pen.)
Arab Contractors Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Orden Mbaga (Tanzania)

Knockout Stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
14 January 2011 - Cairo
  Egypt  5  
  Kenya  1  
 
17 January 2011 - Cairo
      Egypt  3
    Uganda  1
Third place
14 January 2011 - Cairo 17 January 2011 - Cairo
  DR Congo  0   DR Congo  1
  Uganda  1     Kenya  0

Semi-Final[edit]

14 January 2011
16:00
DR Congo  0 - 1  Uganda
report Habeb Kofoma Goal 23'
Petro Sport Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Mahmoud Ashour (Egypt)

14 January 2011
19:20
Egypt  5 - 1  Kenya
Ahmad Belal Goal 13'69'90'
Hamdy Goal 21'
Gomaa Goal 25'
report Opondo Goal 67'
Petro Sport Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Onesimo Ndayisenga (Burundi)

5th Place Playoff[edit]

16 January 2011
14:00
Tanzania  0 - 2  Sudan
report Hytham Mostafa Karar Goal 52'
Ala'a Eldin Yousif Goal 61'
Police Academy Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Denis Batte (Uganda)

3rd Place Playoff[edit]

17 January 2011
14:49
DR Congo  1 - 0  Kenya
Kasongo Goal 31' report
Arab Contractors Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Mohamed Hussein El Fadil (Sudan)

Final[edit]

17 January 2011
18:28
Egypt  3 - 1  Uganda
Hamdy Goal 38'70'
Gedo Goal 81'
report Manoya Eric Goal 84' (pen.)
Military Academy Stadium, Cairo
Referee: Musungayi Mpunga (Congo DR)

Winner[edit]

 Nile Basin Tournament
2011 Winner 

Egypt
First title


2nd Place 3rd Place
 Uganda  DR Congo


4th Place 5th Place 6th Place 7th Place
 Kenya  Sudan  Tanzania  Burundi

Prize money[edit]

Final
position
Money awarded
to team
1 $150,000
2 $120,000
3 $100,000
4 $60,000
5 $50,000
6 $50,000
7 $50,000

Awards[edit]

Scorers[edit]

Media Coverage[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Egypt to face Tanzania in friendly tournament opener". filgoal.com. 18 December 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Egypt and Zambia in Nile Basin tournament opener". CAFonline.com. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Regulations of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Angola 2010, art. 72, p. 29". Archived from the original on 6 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-09. 

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