2008 African Futsal Championship

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2008 African Futsal Championship
Tournament details
Host country Libya
Dates 21 March - 30 March
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Libya (1st title)
Runners-up  Egypt
Third place  Morocco
Fourth place  Mozambique
Tournament statistics
Matches played 24
Goals scored 175 (7.29 per match)
Best player Libya Mohammed Shahout
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 will be contested by hosts Libya, along with Cameroon, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia, while Group 2 consists of Angola, Egypt, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. The matches will be played at two venues in Tripoli: Cortuba and African Union.

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Libya 4 4 0 0 19 4 +15 12
 Morocco 4 3 0 1 16 6 +10 9
 Nigeria 4 1 1 2 9 12 –3 4
 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
 Egypt 4 2 2 0 20 7 +13 8
 Mozambique 4 2 1 1 25 12 +13 7
 Angola 4 2 1 1 20 19 +1 7
 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  Mozambique
Match Report
African Union

Final[edit]

2008-03-31
19:30
Egypt  3 – 4  Libya
Match Report
African Union

Honors[edit]

 2008 African Futsal Championship 

Libya
1st title

Final Standing[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]