2000 African Cup of Nations Final

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2000 African Cup of Nations Final
Event2000 African Cup of Nations
3–4 (penalties)
Date13 February 2000
VenueLagos National Stadium, Lagos
RefereeMourad Daami (Tunisia)

The 2000 African Cup of Nations Final was a football match that took place on 13 February 2000 at the Lagos National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, to determine the winner of the 2000 African Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Cameroon won the title for the third time[1] by beating Nigeria 4–3 on penalties.[2]

Match details[edit]


Nigeria 2 – 2 (a.e.t.) Cameroon
Chukwu Goal 45'
Okocha Goal 47'
Report Eto'o Goal 26'
M'Boma Goal 31'
Okocha Penalty scored
Okpara Penalty scored
Kanu Penalty missed
Ikpeba Penalty missed
Oliseh Penalty scored
3 – 4 Penalty scored M'Boma
Penalty scored Wome
Penalty scored Geremi
Penalty missed Foé
Penalty scored Song
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Mourad Daami ( Tunisia)
GK 1 Ike Shorunmu
DF 3 Celestine Babayaro
DF 5 Iyenemi Furo Yellow card
DF 6 Taribo West
DF 7 Finidi George Substituted off 70'
DF 21 Godwin Okpara
MF 8 Mutiu Adepoju Substituted off 98'
MF 10 Jay-Jay Okocha
MF 15 Sunday Oliseh Yellow card
FW 4 Nwankwo Kanu
FW 18 Raphael Chukwu Substituted off 46'
FW 17 Julius Aghahowa Substituted in 46'
FW 13 Tijani Babangida Substituted in 70'
MF 11 Garba Lawal Substituted in 98'
Netherlands Jo Bonfrere
GK 1 Alioum Boukar
DF 3 Pierre Womé Yellow card
DF 4 Rigobert Song (c) Yellow card
DF 5 Raymond Kalla Substituted off 94'
DF 6 Pierre Njanka Yellow card
DF 8 Geremi Njitap
DF 12 Lauren Etame Mayer
MF 17 Marc-Vivien Foé
MF 20 Salomon Olembé
FW 9 Samuel Eto'o Substituted off 72'[3]
FW 10 Patrick M'Boma
FW 21 Joseph-Désiré Job Substituted in 72'
DF 13 Lucien Mettomo Substituted in 94'
France Pierre Lechantre


  1. ^ Bishara, Motez (January 13, 2017). "Africa Cup of Nations: Mahrez, Aubameyang to shine in Gabon". CNN.
  2. ^ "Africa Cup of Nations 2000". The Shot.
  3. ^ "10 Africa Cup of Nations top scorers". People Daily. January 23, 2017.

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