Football at the 2005 Jeux de la Francophonie

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2005 Football at the Jeux de la Francophonie
Tournament details
Host country Niger
City Niamey
Dates 5 December - 17 December
Teams 12 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Ivory Coast (1st title)
Runners-up  Senegal
Third place  Burkina Faso
Fourth place  Cameroon
Tournament statistics
Matches played 26
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.

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Burkina Faso 6 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4
 Mali 6 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2
 France 6 3 2 0 1 4 4 0
 Haiti 0 3 0 0 3 2 8 -6
2005-12-05
Burkina Faso  3 – 1  Mali


2005-12-07
Mali  3 – 0  France


2005-12-07
Burkina Faso  4 – 0  Haiti


2005-12-09
France  3 – 1  Burkina Faso


2005-12-09
Mali  3 – 2  Haiti


2005-12-11
France  1 – 0  Haiti

Group B[edit]

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Senegal 9 3 3 0 0 8 3 +5
 DR Congo 6 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1
 Morocco 3 3 1 0 2 4 4 0
 Lithuania* 0 3 0 0 3 0 9 -9
  • Lithuania withdrew
2005-12-05
Senegal  3 – 0  DR Congo


2005-12-05
Morocco  3 – 0 (forfeit)  Lithuania


2005-12-08
DR Congo  3 – 0 (forfeit)  Lithuania


2005-12-08
Senegal  2 – 0  Morocco


2005-12-10
DR Congo  2 – 1  Morocco


2005-12-10
Senegal  3 – 0 (forfeit)  Lithuania

Group C[edit]

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Cameroon 7 3 2 1 0 7 1 +6
 Ivory Coast 7 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4
 Niger 3 3 1 0 2 8 6 +2
 Canada 0 3 0 0 3 1 13 -12
2005-12-06
Ivory Coast  3 – 1  Niger


2005-12-06
Cameroon  5 – 0  Canada
Goal 21'
Goal 36'
Goal 54'
Goal 79'
Goal 82'


2005-12-08
Niger  6 – 1  Canada
Goal 1'
Goal 4'
Goal 28'
Goal 63'
Goal 82'
Goal 89'
Elliott Goal 90'


2005-12-08
Ivory Coast  0 – 0  Cameroon


2005-12-10
Cameroon  2 – 1  Niger


2005-12-10
Ivory Coast  2 – 0  Canada
Teko Goal 43'
Barry Goal 64'

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
12 December -        
  Ivory Coast  1
15 December -
  DR Congo  0  
  Ivory Coast  2
12 December -
    Burkina Faso  1  
  Burkina Faso  1
17 December -
  Niger  0  
  Ivory Coast  3
13 December -
    Senegal  0
  France  0
15 December -
  Senegal  2  
  Senegal  1 Third place
13 December -
    Cameroon  0  
  Cameroon  3   Burkina Faso  0 (5)
  Mali  1     Cameroon  0 (4)
17 December -

See also[edit]

Football at the Jeux de la Francophonie