2011 African Nations Championship qualification

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The qualification phase for the 2011 African Championship of Nations begins in March 2010. These games do not count towards the FIFA ranking.

The inaugural edition of the competition featured eight teams, this edition will feature sixteen.

Qualification Zones[edit]

Qualification is divided into the CAF Zoning system. Each Zone has 2 or 3 teams that will qualify for the final tournament in 2011.

Zone Number of participating teams Number of qualifying teams Number of teams not entered
North Zone 4 2 1 (Egypt)
Zone West A 5 2 4 (Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia)
Zone West B 6 3 1 (Benin)
Central Zone 5 3 3 (Central African, Chad, São Tomé & Príncipe)
Central-East Zone 10 (including host Sudan) 3 (including host Sudan) 0
Southern Zone 11 3 3 (Comoros, Lesotho, Mauritius)
Total 41 16 12

North Zone[edit]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Algeria Algeria (a) 2–2 Libya Libya 1–0 1–2
Tunisia Tunisia (a) 3–3 Morocco Morocco 1–1 2–2
Algeria  1–0  Libya
Youcef Ghazali Goal 48' Report
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Morocco Bouchaib El Ahrach
Libya  2–1  Algeria
Younes Al Shibani Goal 26' (pen.)
Ahmed Zuway Goal 62'
Report Sofiane Hanitser Goal 90'

Tunisia  1–1  Morocco
Report
Morocco  2–2  Tunisia
Ribat Goal 32' (pen.)
Slimani Goal 85'
Report Khelifa Goal 75'
Meriah Goal 83' (pen.)

Tunisia and Algeria qualify for the final tournament.

Zone West A[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
 Mauritania w/o Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Mauritania withdrew.[1]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Guinea Guinea 1–3 Mali Mali 1–1 0–2
Senegal Senegal 1–1 (4–3p) Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 1–0 0–1
Guinea  1–1  Mali
Mali  2–0  Guinea

Senegal  1–0  Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone  1–0  Senegal
Penalties
3–4

Mali and Senegal qualify for the final tournament.

Zone West B[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Togo Togo 1–6 Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire 1–2 0–4
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 0–1 Ghana Ghana 0–0 0–1
Niger Niger 2–0 Nigeria Nigeria 2–0 0–0
Togo  1–2  Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast  4–0  Algeria

Burkina Faso  0–0  Ghana
Ghana  1–0  Burkina Faso

Niger  2–0  Nigeria
Nigeria  0–0  Niger

Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana and Niger qualify for the final tournament.

Central Zone[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Congo Republic of the Congo w/o Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea withdrew.

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Congo Republic of the Congo 1–4 Cameroon Cameroon 1–1 0–3
Gabon Gabon 2–3 Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo 1–2 1–1
Congo  1–1  Cameroon
Cameroon  3–0  Congo

Gabon  1–2  DR Congo
DR Congo  1–1  Gabon

Cameroon and DR Congo qualify for the final tournament.

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Gabon Gabon 3–0 Republic of the Congo Congo 3–0 * w/o
Gabon  3–0 *  Congo
Congo  Canceled  Gabon
  • Congo withdrew. Match was awarded 3–0 to Gabon.

Gabon qualify for the final tournament.

Central-East Zone[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Djibouti Djibouti 0–1 Somalia Somalia N/P 0–1
Somalia  Not Played  Djibouti

Djibouti  0–1  Somalia
Report Yusuf Osman Goal 73'

There was only one leg played due to Somalia being unable to host international fixtures.[2]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Burundi Burundi 1-5 Uganda Uganda 1–1 0–4
Ethiopia Ethiopia w/o Kenya Kenya w/o 0–3 *
Eritrea Eritrea w/o Rwanda Rwanda w/o 0–3 *
Somalia Somalia 0-6 Tanzania Tanzania N/P 0–6
Burundi  1–1  Uganda
Uganda  4–0  Burundi

Ethiopia  Canceled  Kenya
Kenya  3–0 *  Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia withdrew. Match was awarded 3–0 to Kenya.

Eritrea  Canceled  Rwanda
Rwanda  3–0 *  Eritrea
  • Eritrea withdrew. Match was awarded 3–0 to Rwanda.

Somalia  Not Played  Tanzania
Tanzania  6–0  Somalia

There was only one leg played due to Somalia being unable to host international fixtures.

Second Round[edit]

The Tanzania vs Rwanda match was pushed forward to May 1 due to Rwanda’s hosting of the CECAFA Kagame Cup from 15–29 May.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Uganda Uganda (a) 2–2 Kenya Kenya 1–0 1–2
Tanzania Tanzania 1–2 Rwanda Rwanda 1–1 0–1
Uganda  1–0  Kenya
Kenya  2–1  Uganda

Tanzania  1–1  Rwanda
Rwanda  1–0  Tanzania

Uganda and Rwanda qualify for the final tournament, along with host Sudan.

Southern Zone[edit]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Botswana Botswana 1–2 South Africa South Africa 0–0 1–2
Seychelles Seychelles 2–1 Namibia Namibia 1–0 1–1
Madagascar Madagascar 0–2 Angola Angola 0–0 0–2
Swaziland Swaziland 1–5 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1–2 0–3
Malawi Malawi 3–1 Mozambique Mozambique 3–0 0–1

Zambia receive bye to Second Round.

Botswana  0–0  South Africa
South Africa  2–1  Botswana

Seychelles  1–0  Namibia
Namibia  1–1  Seychelles

Madagascar  0–0  Angola
Angola  2–0  Madagascar

Swaziland  1–2  Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe  3–0  Swaziland

Malawi  3–0  Mozambique
Mozambique  1–0  Malawi

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Africa South Africa 2–1 Zambia Zambia 1–0 1–1
Seychelles Seychelles 2–6 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2–4 0–2
Angola Angola 3–1 Malawi Malawi 1–1 2–0
South Africa  1–0  Zambia
Zambia  1–1  South Africa

Seychelles  2–4  Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe  2–0  Seychelles

Angola  1–1  Malawi
Malawi  0–2  Angola

Angola, South Africa and Zimbabwe qualify for the final tournament.

Qualified[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sierra Leone get CHAN bye". BBC. 3 November 2009. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Somalia eject Djibouti in CHAN qualifier". CAFonline.com. Archived from the original on 15 January 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2010.