Football at the 1997 Jeux de la Francophonie

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1997 Football at the Jeux de la Francophonie
Tournament details
Host country Madagascar
City Antananarivo
Dates 28 August - 6 September
Teams 10 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Canada (2nd title)
Runners-up  Congo
Third place  Cameroon
Fourth place  Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 41 (2.56 per match)
All statistics correct as of 20 July 2010.

Each nation brought their under-20 teams to compete in a group and knockout tournament. The top teams and the best second placed team advanced to the knockout stage of the competition. Canada won the tournament after a penalty shootout with Congo.

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Congo 5 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2
 Canada 4 3 1 1 1 2 2 0
 Niger 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1
 Benin 3 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1


Canada  2 – 0  Niger
Clarke Goal 65'
Johnson Goal 75'


Niger  2 – 1  Benin


Canada  0 – 0  Congo


Congo  1 – 1  Niger


Benin  2 – 0  Canada


Congo  2 – 0  Benin

Group B[edit]

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Cameroon 6 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3
 France 3 2 1 0 1 3 4 -1
 Seychelles 0 2 0 0 2 2 4 -2


Cameroon  3 – 1  France


France  2 – 1  Seychelles

Group C[edit]

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Madagascar 6 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4
 Gabon 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1
 Mauritius 0 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3


Gabon  2 – 1  Mauritius


Madagascar  2 – 0  Gabon

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
-
  Canada  1  
  Cameroon  0  
 
-
      Canada  0 (5)
    Congo  0 (3)
Third place
- -
  Congo  4   Cameroon  2
  Madagascar  3     Madagascar  1

See also[edit]