African U-17 Championship

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African U-17 Championship
Founded 1995
Region Africa (CAF)
Number of teams 8
Current champions  Mali (2015)
Most successful team(s)  Ghana
 Nigeria
 Gambia
(2 titles each)
2015 African U-17 Championship

The African U-17 Championship is a bi-annual football competition organised by the sport's African governing body, CAF. The competition has been held since 1995. Between 1985 and 1993 only qualifying competitions for the FIFA U-17 World Cup were played.

Results[edit]

African U-16 Qualifying for World Cup[edit]

Year Host Qualifier teams
Winner Winner Winner
1985
Details
home & away
Congo

Guinea

Nigeria
1987
Details
home & away
Ivory Coast

Egypt

Nigeria
1989
Details
home & away
Nigeria

Ghana

Guinea

African U-17 Qualifying for World Cup[edit]

Year Host Qualifier teams
Winner Winner Winner
1991
Details
home & away
Ghana

Congo

Sudan
1993
Details
home & away
Ghana

Nigeria

Tunisia

African U-17 Championship[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up Third Place Score Fourth Place
1995
Details
Mali Mali
Ghana
3–1
aet

Nigeria

Guinea
2–1
aet

Mali
1997
Details
Botswana Botswana
Egypt
1–0
Mali

Ghana
1–0
Ethiopia
1999
Details
Guinea Guinea
Ghana
3–1
Burkina Faso

Mali
1–0
Cameroon
2001
Details
Seychelles Seychelles
Nigeria
3–0
Burkina Faso

Mali
No fourth place[1]
2003
Details
Swaziland Swaziland
Cameroon
1–0
aet

Sierra Leone

Nigeria
3–1
Egypt
2005
Details
The Gambia Gambia
Gambia
1–0
Ghana

Ivory Coast
1–0
South Africa
2007
Details
Togo Togo
Nigeria
1–0
aet

Togo

Ghana
1–0
Tunisia
2009
Details
Algeria Algeria
Gambia
3–1
Algeria

Burkina Faso
2–0
Malawi
2011
Details
Rwanda Rwanda
Burkina Faso
2–1
Rwanda

Congo
2–1
Ivory Coast
2013
Details
Morocco Morocco
Ivory Coast
1–1
(5 – 4)
on penalties

Nigeria

Tunisia
1–1
(11 – 10)
on penalties

Morocco
2015
Details
Niger Niger
Mali
2–0
South Africa

Guinea
3–1
Nigeria
2017
Details
Madagascar Madagascar

Total Wins[edit]

Team Champions Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
 Nigeria 2 (2001, 2007) 2 (1995, 2013) 1 (2003) 1 (2015)
 Ghana 2 (1995, 1999) 1 (2005) 2 (1997, 2007)
 Gambia 2 (2005, 2009)
 Burkina Faso 1 (2011) 2 (1999, 2001) 1 (2009)
 Mali 1 (2015) 1 (1997) 2 (1999, 2001) 1 (1995)
 Ivory Coast 1 (2013) 1 (2005) 1 (2011)
 Cameroon 1 (2003) 1 (1999)
 Egypt 1 (1997) 1 (2003)
 South Africa 1 (2015) 1 (2005)
 Algeria 1 (2009)
 Rwanda 1 (2011)
 Sierra Leone 1 (2003)
 Togo 1 (2007)
 Guinea 2 (1995, 2015)
 Tunisia 1 (2013) 1 (2007)
 Congo 1 (2011)
 Ethiopia 1 (1997)
 Malawi 1 (2009)
 Morocco 1 (2013)

Participating nations[edit]

Team Mali
1995
Botswana
1997
Guinea
1999
Seychelles
2001
Swaziland
2003
The Gambia
2005
Togo
2007
Algeria
2009
Rwanda
2011
Morocco
2013
Niger
2015
Years
 Algeria 2nd 1
 Angola GS GS 2
 Botswana GS GS GS 3
 Burkina Faso 2nd 2nd GS GS 3rd 1st 6
 Cameroon 4th GS 1st GS GS 5
 Congo 3rd GS 2
 Ivory Coast GS 3rd 4th 1st GS 5
 Egypt 1st 4th GS 3
 Eritrea GS 1
 Ethiopia 4th GS GS 3
 Gabon GS GS 2
 Gambia GS 1st 1st GS 4
 Ghana 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd GS 6
 Guinea 3rd GS GS GS 3rd 5
 Mali 4th 2nd 3rd 3rd GS GS 1st 7
 Malawi 4th 1
 Morocco 4th 1
 Mozambique GS GS 2
 Niger GS 1
 Nigeria 2nd GS 1st 3rd GS 1st 2nd 4th 8
 Rwanda 2nd 1
 Senegal GS 1
 Seychelles GS 1
 Sierra Leone 2nd 1
 South Africa 4th GS 2nd 3
 Sudan GS 1
 Swaziland GS 1
 Togo 2nd 1
 Tunisia GS 4th 3rd 3
 Zambia GS 1
 Zimbabwe GS GS GS GS 4
Legend

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ There is no fourth place after disqualification of Guinea by the FIFA (African U-17 Championship 2001)

External links[edit]