2008 African Futsal Championship

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2008 African Futsal Championship
Tournament details
Host country Libya
Dates 21 March - 31 March
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Libya Libya (1st title)
Runners-up Egypt Egypt
Third place Morocco Morocco
Fourth place Mozambique Mozambique
Tournament statistics
Matches played 24
Goals scored 175 (7.29 per match)
Best player Libya Mohammed Shahout
2004
2011
All statistics correct as of 25 December 2008.

The 2008 African Futsal Championship took place in Tripoli, Libya from 21 March to 30 March 2008. The tournament served as a qualifying tournament for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Brazil.

The tournament was contested by ten teams, split into two groups of five. Group A was contested of hosts Libya, along with Cameroon, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia, while Group 2 consisted of Angola, Egypt, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. The matches were played at two venues in Tripoli: Cortuba and African Union.

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
 Libya 4 4 0 0 19 4 +15 12 Advanced to the semi-finals
 Morocco 4 3 0 1 16 6 +10 9
 Nigeria 4 1 1 2 9 12 –3 4 Eliminated and missed out on the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup
 Tunisia 4 1 0 3 9 15 –6 3
 Cameroon 4 0 1 3 6 22 –16 1

Matches

Match No. Date Time Team 1 Score Team 2 Venue Match Report
2 2008-03-21 14:00  Tunisia 0 – 5  Morocco Cortuba Match Report
4 2008-03-21 20:30  Libya 4 – 0  Nigeria African Union Match Report
5 2008-03-22 18:00  Cameroon 3 – 3  Nigeria African Union Match Report
7 2008-03-22 20:00  Libya 4 – 2  Tunisia African Union Match Report
9 2008-03-23 18:00  Cameroon 1 – 4  Tunisia African Union Match Report
11 2008-03-23 20:00  Libya 4 – 1  Morocco African Union Match Report
15 2008-03-24 18:00  Cameroon 1 – 7  Libya African Union Match Report
16 2008-03-24 20:00  Morocco 2 – 1  Nigeria Cortuba Match Report
17 2008-03-25 18:00  Nigeria 5 – 3  Tunisia Cortuba Match Report
18 2008-03-25 20:00  Morocco 8 – 1  Cameroon African Union Match Report

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
 Egypt 4 2 2 0 20 7 +13 8 Advanced to the semi-finals
 Mozambique 4 2 1 1 25 12 +13 7
 Angola 4 2 1 1 20 19 +1 7 Eliminated and missed out on the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup
 Zambia 4 1 0 3 15 28 –13 3
 South Africa 4 1 0 3 17 31 –14 3

Matches

Match No. Date Time Team 1 Score Team 2 Venue Match Report
1 2008-03-21 12:00  South Africa 4 – 8  Angola Cortuba Match Report
3 2008-03-21 16:00  Egypt 9 – 0  Zambia Cortuba Match Report
6 2008-03-22 18:00  Egypt 8 – 4  South Africa Cortuba Match Report
8 2008-03-22 20:00  Mozambique 9 – 2  Zambia Cortuba Match Report
10 2008-03-23 18:00  Angola 2 – 2  Egypt Cortuba Match Report
12 2008-03-23 20:00  South Africa 3 – 10  Mozambique Cortuba Match Report
13 2008-03-24 18:00  Egypt 1 – 1  Mozambique Cortuba Match Report
14 2008-03-24 20:00  Zambia 8 – 4  Angola African Union Match Report
19 2008-03-25 18:00  Zambia 5 – 6  South Africa Cortuba Match Report
20 2008-03-25 20:00  Angola 6 – 5  Mozambique African Union Match Report

Semi-Finals[edit]

Match No. Date Time Team 1 Score Team 2 Venue Match Report
21 2008-03-28 17:00  Egypt 4 – 1  Morocco African Union Match Report
22 2008-03-28 19:30  Libya 4 – 1  Mozambique African Union Match Report

3rd Place[edit]

2008-03-30
17:00
Morocco  3 – 1 (a.e.t.)  Mozambique
Match Report
African Union

Final[edit]

2008-03-31
19:30
Egypt  3 – 4 (a.e.t.)  Libya
Match Report
African Union

Honors[edit]

 2008 African Futsal Championship 

Libya
1st title

Final Standings[edit]

  1.  Libya (Qualified to 2008 World Cup)
  2.  Egypt (Qualified to 2008 World Cup)
  3.  Morocco
  4.  Mozambique

Best Players[edit]

External links[edit]