1998 African Cup of Nations

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1998 African Cup of Nations
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 1998
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African Cup of Nations 1998 official logo
Tournament details
Host country Burkina Faso
Dates 7 – 28 February
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 3 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Egypt (4th title)
Runners-up  South Africa
Third place  DR Congo
Fourth place  Burkina Faso
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 93 (2.91 per match)
Attendance 412,800 (12,900 per match)
Top scorer(s) Egypt Hossam Hassan
South Africa Benedict McCarthy
(7 goals each)
Best player South Africa Benedict McCarthy
1996
2000

The 1998 African Cup of Nations in Burkina Faso was the 21st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (ACN), the national football championship of Africa, administered by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Just like in 1996, the field of sixteen teams was split into four groups of four. Egypt won its fourth ACN championship, beating South Africa in the final 2−0.

Qualification[edit]

Participating teams[edit]

Participating nations

Teams excluded[edit]

Nigeria was banned from entering the 1998 African Cup of Nations qualifying because of withdrawing from the 1996 Cup after having already qualified for the finals, while the other teams were banned for withdrawing during qualification for the 1996 Cup.

Squads[edit]

Venues[edit]

Bobo-Dioulasso Ouagadougou
Stade Municipal Stade du 4-Août
Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 40,000
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Ouagadougou
Stade Municipal
Capacity: 30,000
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First round[edit]

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Quarter Finals.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 7
 Burkina Faso 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 6
 Guinea 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Algeria 3 0 0 3 2 5 −3 0
Burkina Faso  0–1  Cameroon
Tchami Goal 20'
Attendance: 30,000

Algeria  0–1  Guinea
Oularé Goal 19'
Attendance: 3,000

Cameroon  2–2  Guinea
Tchami Goal 9'
Womé Goal 44'
Oularé Goal 46'77'
Attendance: 2,000

Burkina Faso  2–1  Algeria
K. Ouédraogo Goal 65' (pen.)
Traoré Goal 77'
Saïb Goal 82' (pen.)
Attendance: 35,000

Burkina Faso  1–0  Guinea
Kambou Goal 85'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Omer Yengo (Congo)

Cameroon  2–1  Algeria
Job Goal 47'
Tchami Goal 65'
Dziri Goal 40'
Attendance: 1,000

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6
 DR Congo 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
 Ghana 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
 Togo 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 3
DR Congo  2–1  Togo
Tondelua Goal 57' (pen.)73' (pen.) Tchangai Goal 90'
Attendance: 4,000

Ghana  2–0  Tunisia
Nyarko Goal 8'
Gargo Goal 90'
Attendance: 12,000

Tunisia  2–1  DR Congo
Ben Slimane Goal 31'
Tlemcani Goal 76'
Kimoto Goal 36'
Attendance: 1,000

Togo  2–1  Ghana
Doté Goal 26'
Kader Goal 90'
Johnson Goal 83' (pen.)
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Omer Yengo (Congo)

DR Congo  1–0  Ghana
Kisombe Goal 77'

Tunisia  3–1  Togo
Tlemcani Goal 9'
Ben Slimane Goal 12'
Gabsi Goal 80'
Assignon Goal 4' (pen.)

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ivory Coast 3 2 1 0 10 6 +4 7
 South Africa 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3 5
 Angola 3 0 2 1 5 8 −3 2
 Namibia 3 0 1 2 7 11 −4 1
South Africa  0–0  Angola

Ivory Coast  4–3  Namibia
Tiéhi Goal 2'39'
Bakayoko Goal 34'
Diabaté Goal 83'
Shivute Goal 46'73'
Mannetti Goal 70'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Karim Dahou (Algeria)

Ivory Coast  1–1  South Africa
Ouattara Goal 88' Mkhalele Goal 8' (pen.)
Attendance: 10,000

Angola  3–3  Namibia
Lázaro Goal 46'
Paulo Silva Goal 67' (pen.)
Miguel Pereira Goal 86'
Uri Khob Goal 20'51'
Nauseb Goal 33'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

Ivory Coast  5–2  Angola
Guel Goal 8'23'
Tiéhi Goal 43'81' (pen.)
Bakayoko Goal 56'
Paulo Silva Goal 27'
Quinzinho Goal 52'
Attendance: 4,000

South Africa  4–1  Namibia
McCarthy Goal 8'11'19'21' Uutoni Goal 68'
Attendance: 9,500
Referee: Karim Dahou (Algeria)

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Morocco 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
 Egypt 3 2 0 1 6 1 +5 6
 Zambia 3 1 1 1 4 6 −2 4
 Mozambique 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7 0
Morocco  1–1  Zambia
Bahja Goal 37' Chilumba Goal 87'

Egypt  2–0  Mozambique
H. Hassan Goal 14'44'
Attendance: 20,000

Egypt  4–0  Zambia
H. Hassan Goal 34'57'71'
Radwan Goal 80'

Morocco  3–0  Mozambique
Chiba Goal 39'
El Khattabi Goal 40'
Fertout Goal 82'

Zambia  3–1  Mozambique
Kilambe Goal 16'
Bwalya Goal 43'
Tembo Goal 73'
Avelino Goal 57'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Falla Ndoye (Senegal)

Morocco  1–0  Egypt
Hadji Goal 90'

Knockout stage[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
February 20, 16:00 - Bobo-Dioulasso
 
 
 Cameroon 0
 
February 25, 16:00 - Ouagadougou
 
 DR Congo 1
 
 DR Congo 1
 
February 22, 16:00 - Ouagadougou
 
 South Africa (aet) 2
 
 Morocco 1
 
February 28, 16:00 - Ouagadougou
 
 South Africa 2
 
 South Africa 0
 
February 21, 17:00 - Ouagadougou
 
 Egypt 2
 
 Tunisia 1 (7)
 
February 25, 20:00 - Bobo-Dioulasso
 
 Burkina Faso (pen) 1 (8)
 
 Burkina Faso 0
 
February 21, 20:00 - Ouagadougou
 
 Egypt 2 Third place
 
 Ivory Coast 0 (4)
 
February 27, 16:00 - Ouagadougou
 
 Egypt (pen) 0 (5)
 
 DR Congo (pen) 4 (4)
 
 
 Burkina Faso 4 (1)
 

Quarterfinals[edit]

Cameroon  0–1  DR Congo
Tondelua Goal 30'

Tunisia  1–1
(a.e.t.)
 Burkina Faso
Gabsi Goal 89' K. Ouédraogo Goal 45' (pen.)
Penalties
Rouissi Penalty scored
Badra Penalty scored
Bouazizi Penalty scored
Chihi Penalty missed
Jelassi Penalty scored
Baya Penalty missed
Gabsi Penalty scored
Ghodhbane Penalty scored
Hicheri Penalty scored
Trabelsi Penalty missed
7–8 Penalty scored S. Traoré
Penalty scored F. Sanou
Penalty scored Nana
Penalty missed Tallé
Penalty scored A. Ouédraogo
Penalty missed Zongo
Penalty scored B. Traoré
Penalty scored Diabaté
Penalty scored Liade Gnonka
Penalty scored Coulibaly
Attendance: 35,000

Ivory Coast  0–0
(a.e.t.)
 Egypt
Penalties
Domoraud Penalty scored
Guel Penalty scored
Diomandé Penalty missed
Bakayoko Penalty scored
Ouattara Penalty scored
4–5 Penalty scored Ramzy
Penalty scored Radwan
Penalty scored Kamouna
Penalty scored Mostafa
Penalty scored Imam
Attendance: 20,000

Morocco  1–2  South Africa
Chiba Goal 36' McCarthy Goal 22'
Nyathi Goal 79'
Attendance: 2,000

Semifinals[edit]

DR Congo  1–2
(a.e.t.)
 South Africa
Bembuana-Keve Goal 48' McCarthy Goal 60'112'
Attendance: 4,000

Burkina Faso  0–2  Egypt
H. Hassan Goal 40'71'

Third place match[edit]

DR Congo  4–4
(a.e.t.)
 Burkina Faso
Mungongo Goal 76'89'
Kasongo Goal 86'
Tondelua Goal 88'
A. Ouédraogo Goal 6'
Barro Goal 52'
Napon Goal 56'
Tallé Goal 86'
Penalties
Simba Penalty scored
Mamale Penalty scored
Kisombe Penalty scored
Selenge Penalty scored
4–1 Penalty missed S. Traoré
Penalty scored F. Sanou
Penalty missed Diabaté
Attendance: 25,000

Final[edit]

South Africa  0–2  Egypt
A. Hassan Goal 5'
Mostafa Goal 13'
Attendance: 40,000

Winners[edit]

 African Cup of Nations 1998 Champions 

Egypt
4th title

Scorers[edit]

7 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

CAF Team of the Tournament[edit]

Goalkeeper

Defenders

Midfielders

Forwards

External links[edit]