1990 African Cup of Nations

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1990 African Cup of Nations
  • كأس أمم إفريقيا 1990
  • Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 1990
CAN Algerie 1990 logo.png
African Cup of Nations 1990 official logo
Tournament details
Host countryAlgeria
Dates2 – 16 March
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Algeria (1st title)
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place Zambia
Fourth place Senegal
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored30 (1.88 per match)
Attendance587,000 (36,688 per match)
Top scorer(s)Algeria Djamel Menad (4 goals)
Best player(s)Algeria Rabah Madjer
1988
1992

The 1990 African Cup of Nations was the 17th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Algeria. Just like in 1988, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Algeria won its first championship, beating Nigeria in the final 1−0.

Qualified teams[edit]

Participating nations

The 8 qualified teams are:

Venues[edit]

Algiers
Locations of the 1990 African Cup of Nations venues
Annaba
Stade 5 Juillet 1962 Stade 19 Mai 1956
Capacity: 95,000 Capacity: 56,000
Olimpiai Komplexum, szemben az 1962. július 5.-e Stadion. Fortepan 100571.jpg Stade 19 Mai 1956 (Annaba).jpg

Match officials[edit]

Referees
Invited referees

Squads[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Top two placed teams advanced to the Semi-finals

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Algeria 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 6
 Nigeria 3 2 0 1 3 5 −2 4
 Ivory Coast 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2
 Egypt 3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0
Algeria 5–1 Nigeria
Madjer Goal 36'58'
Menad Goal 69'72'
Amani Goal 88'
Report Okocha Goal 82'
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Shizuo Takada (Japan)

Ivory Coast 3–1 Egypt
A. Traoré Goal 53'60'
Maguy Goal 73'
Report Abdelrahman Goal 75'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Ally Hafidhi (Tanzania)

Nigeria 1–0 Egypt
Yekini Goal 8' Report
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Laurent Petcha (Cameroon)

Algeria 3–0 Ivory Coast
Menad Goal 23'
Chérif El-Ouazzani Goal 81'
Oudjani Goal 82'
Report
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Idrissa Sarr (Mauritania)

Nigeria 1–0 Ivory Coast
Yekini Goal 3' Report
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Abdellali Naciri (Morocco)

Algeria 2–0 Egypt
Amani Goal 39'
Saïb Goal 43'
Report
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: Eganaden Cadressen (Mauritius)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Zambia 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 5
 Senegal 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 4
 Cameroon 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 2
 Kenya 3 0 1 2 0 3 −3 1
Zambia 1–0 Cameroon
Chikabala Goal 58' Report
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Naji Jouini (Tunisia)

Senegal 0–0 Kenya
Report
Attendance: 8,000

Zambia 1–0 Kenya
Makwaza Goal 40' Report
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Mawukpona Hounnake-Kouassi (Togo)

Senegal 2–0 Cameroon
Diallo Goal 45'
N'Dao Goal 56'
Report
Attendance: 12,000

Zambia 0–0 Senegal
Report
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Mohamed Hussam El-Dine (Egypt)

Cameroon 2–0 Kenya
Maboang Goal 28'69' Report
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Badou Jasseh (Gambia)

Knockout stage[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
12 March – Annaba
 
 
 Zambia 0
 
16 March – Algiers
 
 Nigeria 2
 
 Nigeria 0
 
12 March – Algiers
 
 Algeria 1
 
 Algeria 2
 
 
 Senegal 1
 
Third place
 
 
15 March – Algiers
 
 
 Zambia 1
 
 
 Senegal 0

Semi-finals[edit]

Zambia 0–2 Nigeria
Report Okechukwu Goal 18'
Yekini Goal 77'
Attendance: 12,000

Algeria 2–1 Senegal
Menad Goal 4'
Amani Goal 62'
Report Serrar Goal 20' (o.g.)
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Shizuo Takada (Japan)

Third place match[edit]

Zambia 1–0 Senegal
Chikabala Goal 73' Report
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Naji Jouini (Tunisia)

Final[edit]

Algeria 1–0 Nigeria
Oudjani Goal 38' Report

Winners[edit]

 Africa Cup of Nations 1990 Champions 

Algeria
1st title

Statistics and awards[edit]

Player of the Tournament[edit]

1 Algeria Rabah Madjer (76 pts)
2 Algeria Tahar Chérif El-Ouazzani
3 Algeria Djamel Menad
Nigeria Rashidi Yekini
Zambia Webster Chikabala

CAF Team of the Tournament[edit]

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

Algeria Antar Osmani

Algeria Ali Benhalima
Cameroon André Kana-Biyik
Ivory Coast Arsène Hobou
Zambia Samuel Chomba

Algeria Djamel Amani
Algeria Rabah Madjer
Algeria Tahar Chérif El-Ouazzani
Nigeria Moses Kpakor

Algeria Djamel Menad
Zambia Webster Chikabala

Scorers[edit]

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

References[edit]

External links[edit]