2001 African U-17 Championship

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2001 African U-17 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Seychelles
City Victoria, Mahé
Dates 17 February - 3 March
Teams 8 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Nigeria (1st title)
Runners-up  Burkina Faso
Third place  Mali
Fourth place No fourth place.[1]
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 51 (3.4 per match)
1999
2003

The 2001 African U-17 Championship was a football competition organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament took place in Seychelles. The top three teams qualified for the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship. Guinea, one of the finalists, was disqualified from the tournament on the day of the final, because of government interferences in Guinean federation, what forced the final to be postponed one day. Guinea was replaced by Burkina Faso.

Qualification[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

The first leg matches were played on either the 14th or 16 April 2000. The second leg matches were played on either the 28th or 30 April 2000. The winners advanced to the First Round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Eritrea  2 – 4  Burundi 1 – 2 1 – 2
Swaziland  2 – 6  Tanzania 1 – 2 1 – 4
Malawi  4 – 0  Mauritius 3 – 0 1 – 0
Equatorial Guinea  5 – 0  São Tomé and Príncipe 4 – 0 1 – 0
Rwanda  1 – 2  Mozambique 0 – 1 1 – 1
Madagascar  3 – 4  Lesotho 1 – 1 2 – 3
Zimbabwe  5 – 2  Botswana 1 – 1 4 – 1
Sierra Leone  0 – 1  Gambia 0 – 0 0 – 1
Libya  0 – 8 d[2]  Chad 0 – 3 0 – 5
Kenya  2 – 0  Somalia 2 – 0 [3]
Namibia  w/o  Gabon
Senegal  w/o  Guinea-Bissau
Sudan  w/o  Congo
Togo  w/o  Algeria
Liberia  w/o  Ivory Coast

First round[edit]

The first leg matches were played on either 23 or 25 June 2000. The second leg matches were played on either 7 or 9 July 2000. The winners advanced to the second round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Namibia  2 – 7  Cameroon 2 – 1 0 – 6
Tanzania  0 – 2  Burundi 0 – 0 0 – 2
Senegal  2 – 3  Nigeria 2 – 0 0 – 3
Malawi  3 – 2  Angola 1 – 0 2 – 2
Equatorial Guinea  2 – 3  South Africa 2 – 1 0 – 2
Mozambique  3 – 1  Kenya 2 – 0 1 – 1
Lesotho  4 – 5  Ethiopia 0 – 5 4 – 0
Zimbabwe  1 – 3  Zambia 0 – 1 1 – 2
Gambia  2 – 1  Ghana 1 – 0 1 – 1
Libya  0 – 11  Burkina Faso 0 – 5 0 – 6
Morocco  3 – 9  Mali 1 – 5 2 – 4
Tunisia  0 – 3  Guinea 0 – 0 0 – 3
Sudan  w/o  Egypt
Liberia  w/o  Algeria

Second round[edit]

The first leg matches were played on either 11 or 12 November 2000. The second leg matches were played on either 24, 25 or 26 November. The winners advanced to the finals.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Burundi  3 – 4  Cameroon 2 – 2 1 – 2
Malawi  1 – 4  Nigeria 1 – 1 0 – 3
Mozambique  2 – 1  South Africa 1 – 0 1 – 1
Zambia  1 – 1 (p 3 – 4)  Ethiopia 1 – 0 0 – 1
Burkina Faso  1 – 1 (p 4 – 2)  Gambia 1 – 0 0 – 1
Mali  6 – 0  Sudan 3 – 0 3 – 0
Algeria  w/o  Guinea 1 – 5 w/o

Qualified teams[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Legend
Advanced to semi-finals

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Burkina Faso 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
 Mali 3 2 0 1 10 2 +8 6
 Cameroon 3 1 1 1 7 3 +4 4
 Seychelles 3 0 0 3 1 17 −16 0


17 Feb 2001
Seychelles  0 – 5  Cameroon

17 Feb 2001
Mali  0 – 1  Burkina Faso

20 Feb 2001
Cameroon  1 – 2  Mali



23 Feb 2001
Seychelles  0 – 8  Mali

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Nigeria 3 2 1 0 9 3 +6 7
 Guinea 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4 5
 Ethiopia 3 1 1 1 3 5 -2 4
 Mozambique 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0


18 Feb 2001
Nigeria  2 – 2  Guinea

18 Feb 2001
Mozambique  1 – 2  Ethiopia

21 Feb 2001
Guinea  4 – 0  Mozambique

21 Feb 2001
Ethiopia  1 – 4  Nigeria

24 Feb 2001
Guinea  0 – 0  Ethiopia

24 Feb 2001
Nigeria  3 – 0  Mozambique

Knock-out stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
Feb 27 - Victoria
  Burkina Faso  1  
  Guinea[1]  2  
 
Mar 3 - Victoria
      Nigeria  3
    Burkina Faso  0
Third place
Feb 27 - Victoria
  Nigeria  1 (4)   Mali  -
  Mali  1 (3)    No contender[1]   -

Semi-finals[edit]


27 Feb 2001
Nigeria  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Mali
  Penalties  
4–3

Third place match[edit]

Cancelled (Originally, 2 March 2001)
Mali  [1] No contender

Final[edit]

3 March 2001 (originally scheduled on 2 March 2001)
Nigeria  3–1  Burkina Faso

Winners[edit]

2001 CAF Under-17 Championship
Nigeria
Nigeria
First title

Countries to participate in 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship[edit]

The 3 teams which qualified for 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Guinea was banned from all international activity on March 2 because of irregularities and interferences of his government in his national federation. Therefore, the Guinean team, who were due to play the final on these very day, was disqualified from the tournament. The final was rearranged for March 3, and Burkina Faso, who lose the semifinal against Guinea, were declared as finalists. The third-place match was not played, and the fourth-place was left vacant.
  2. ^ Chad was disqualified for fielding an over-aged player (Ousmane Mahamat).
  3. ^ One-match round.

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