1992 African Cup of Nations

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1992 African Cup of Nations
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 1992
Tournament details
Host country Senegal
Dates 12 – 26 January
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Ivory Coast (1st title)
Runners-up  Ghana
Third place  Nigeria
Fourth place  Cameroon
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 34 (1.7 per match)
Top scorer(s) Nigeria Rashidi Yekini (4 goals)
Best player Ghana Abedi Pele
Best goalkeeper Ivory Coast Alain Gouaméné
1990
1994

The 1992 African Cup of Nations was the 18th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Senegal. The field expanded to twelve teams, split into four groups of three; the top two teams in each group advanced to the quarterfinals. Côte d'Ivoire won its first championship, beating Ghana on penalty kicks 11−10 after a goalless draw.[1]

Qualified teams

Participating nations

The 12 qualified teams are:

Venues

Dakar
Locations of the 1992 African Cup of Nations venues
Ziguinchor
Stade de l'Amitié Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta
Capacity: 60,000 Capacity: 10,000
Senegal 1 - Cameroon 0 - Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor.jpg ZiguinchorCathédrale.JPG

Squads

First round

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Nigeria 2 2 0 0 4 2 +2 4
 Senegal 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 2
 Kenya 2 0 0 2 1 5 −4 0
Nigeria  2–1  Senegal
Siasia Goal 13'
Keshi Goal 89'
Bocandé Goal 36'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Nizar Watti (Syria)

Nigeria  2–1  Kenya
Yekini Goal 7'15' Weche Goal 89' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,000

Senegal  3–0  Kenya
Sané Goal 46'
Bocandé Goal 68'
Diagne Goal 89'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Yenog Omar (Congo)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
 Zaire 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
 Morocco 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1 1
Cameroon  1–0  Morocco
Kana-Biyik Goal 23'
Attendance: 60,000

Morocco  1–1  Zaire
Rokbi Goal 89' Kona Goal 89'
Attendance: 5,000

Cameroon  1–1  Zaire
Omam-Biyik Goal 15' Tueba Goal 1'
Attendance: 10,000

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ivory Coast 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 3
 Congo 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
 Algeria 2 0 1 1 1 4 −3 1
Ivory Coast  3–0  Algeria
A. Traoré Goal 14'
Fofana Goal 25'
Tiéhi Goal 89'
Report

Ivory Coast  0–0  Congo

Algeria  1–1  Congo
Bouiche Goal 44' Report Tchibota Goal 6'

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ghana 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 4
 Zambia 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 2
 Egypt 2 0 0 2 0 2 −2 0
Zambia  1–0  Egypt
Kalusha Goal 61'

Ghana  1–0  Zambia
Abedi Pele Goal 64'

Ghana  1–0  Egypt
Yeboah Goal 89'

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 
                   
 
January 19 - Dakar
 
 
 Nigeria 1
 
January 23 - Dakar
 
 Zaire 0
 
 Nigeria 1
 
January 20 - Dakar
 
 Ghana 2
 
 Ghana 2
 
January 26 - Dakar
 
 Congo 1
 
 Ghana 0 (10)
 
January 19 - Dakar
 
 Ivory Coast (pen.) 0 (11)
 
 Cameroon 1
 
January 23 - Dakar
 
 Senegal 0
 
 Cameroon 0 (1)
 
January 20 - Dakar
 
 Ivory Coast (pen.) 0 (3) Third place
 
 Ivory Coast 1
 
January 25 - Dakar
 
 Zambia (aet) 0
 
 Nigeria 2
 
 
 Cameroon 1
 

Quarter-finals

Nigeria  1–0  Zaire
Yekini Goal 22'
Attendance: 10,000

Cameroon  1–0  Senegal
Ebongué Goal 89'
Attendance: 35,000

Ivory Coast  1–0
(a.e.t.)
 Zambia
Sié Goal 94'
Attendance: 3,000

Ghana  2–1  Congo
Yeboah Goal 29'
Abedi Pele Goal 57'
Tchibota Goal 52'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ibrahim Faye (Gambia)

Semi-finals

Ghana  2–1  Nigeria
Abedi Pele Goal 43'
Prince Polley Goal 54'
Adepoju Goal 11'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Neji Touini (Tunisia)

Cameroon  0–0
(a.e.t.)
 Ivory Coast
Penalties
Makanaky Penalty missed
Ebwelle Penalty scored
Oman-Biyik Penalty missed
Bell Penalty missed
1–3 Penalty scored Sekana
Penalty scored M. Traoré
Penalty missed Yago
Penalty scored A. Traoré
Attendance: 35,000

Third place match

Nigeria  2–1  Cameroon
Ekpo Goal 75'
Yekini Goal 88'
Maboang Goal 85'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Sinko Zeli (Côte d'Ivoire)

Final

Ivory Coast  0–0
(a.e.t.)
 Ghana
Penalties
Aka Penalty scored
Hobou Penalty scored
Sekana Penalty scored
M. Traoré Penalty scored
Tiéhi Penalty missed
Gadji-Celi Penalty scored
Kouadio Penalty scored
Abouo Penalty scored
Maguy Penalty scored
Sie Penalty scored
Gouamené Penalty scored
Aka Penalty scored
11–10 Penalty scored Baffoe
Penalty scored Lamptey
Penalty scored Naawu
Penalty missed Asare
Penalty scored Yeboah
Penalty scored Mensah
Penalty scored Armah
Penalty scored Abroah
Penalty scored Ampeah
Penalty scored Opoku
Penalty scored Ansah
Penalty missed Baffoe
Attendance: 47,500
  • Ivory Coast: Gouamené - Aka, Abouo, Sekana, Hobou, Gadji-Celi, Maguy, Sié,

Otokoré (53' M. Traoré), Tiéhi, A. Traoré (101' Kouadio)

  • Ghana: Ansah - Ampeah, Mensah, Baffoe, Armah, Gyamfi (51' Naawu), Abroah,

Lamptey, Asare, Yeboah, Opoku

The penalty shootout was significant in that it was the first in the final of a major international tournament that every player on the pitch took a penalty.

Winners

 African Cup of Nations 1992 Champions 

Ivory Coast
1st title

Scorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeeper

Defenders

Midfielders

Forwards

References

  1. ^ Germany, SPIEGEL ONLINE, Hamburg. "They'll Put a Spell on You: The Witchdoctors of African Football - SPIEGEL ONLINE - International". SPIEGEL ONLINE. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 

External links

  • Details at RSSSF
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