Football at the 2005 Jeux de la Francophonie
|Dates||5 December - 17 December|
|Teams||12 (from 3 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Ivory Coast (1st title)|
|Third place||Burkina Faso|
|Goals scored||73 (2.81 per match)|
Each nation brought their under-20 teams to compete in a group and knockout tournament. The top two teams and the two best second placed teams advanced to the knockout stage of the competition. Côte d'Ivoire won the tournament after a 3-0 win over Senegal.