2007 African U-17 Championship

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2007 African U-17 Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Togo
City Lomé
Dates March 10 - 25
Teams 8 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Nigeria (2nd title)
Runners-up  Togo
Third place  Ghana
Fourth place  Tunisia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 49 (3.06 per match)
2005
2009

The 2007 African U-17 Championship was a football competition organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament took place in Togo. For the first time, the top four teams qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup (because of his expansion from 16 teams to 24) instead of three, as it has been on previous tournaments.

Qualification[edit]

Qualified teams[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
 Togo 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6 Advanced to the semifinals and qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
 Tunisia 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3 5
 South Africa 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4 Eliminated and missed out on the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
 Gabon 3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 1

10 March 2007
Togo  2–0  South Africa

10 March 2007
Gabon  0–0  Tunisia

13 March 2007
South Africa  3–1  Gabon

13 March 2007
Tunisia  3–0  Togo

16 March 2007
South Africa  2–2  Tunisia

16 March 2007
Togo  2–1  Gabon

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
 Nigeria 3 3 0 0 12 1 +11 9 Advanced to the semifinals and qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
 Ghana 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 6
 Burkina Faso 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3 Eliminated and missed out on the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
 Eritrea 3 0 0 3 0 17 -17 0

11 March 2007
Ghana  3–1  Burkina Faso

11 March 2007
Nigeria  8–0  Eritrea

14 March 2007
Burkina Faso  1–2  Nigeria

14 March 2007
Eritrea  0–6  Ghana

17 March 2007
Burkina Faso  3–0  Eritrea

17 March 2007
Nigeria  2–0  Ghana

Knock-out stage[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

20 March 2007
Togo  2–1  Ghana

20 March 2007
Nigeria  2–0  Tunisia

Third place match[edit]

24 March 2007
Ghana  1–0  Tunisia

Final[edit]

25 March 2007
Togo  0–1  Nigeria

Winners[edit]

2007 CAF Under-17 Championship
Nigeria
Nigeria
Second title

External links[edit]