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1986 African Cup of Nations

1986 African Cup of Nations
كأس الأمم الأفريقية 1986
Tournament details
Host country Egypt
Dates 7 - 21 March
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Egypt (3rd title)
Runners-up  Cameroon
Third place  Ivory Coast
Fourth place  Morocco
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 31 (1.94 per match)
Top scorer(s) Roger Milla (4 goals)
Best player Roger Milla

The 1986 African Cup of Nations was the 15th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, a football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Egypt. Just like in 1984, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Egypt won its third championship, beating Cameroon on penalty kicks 5−4 after a goalless draw.

Contents

  • Qualified teams 1
  • Squads 2
  • Venues 3
  • First round 4
    • Group A 4.1
    • Group B 4.2
  • Knockout stage 5
    • Semifinals 5.1
    • Third place match 5.2
    • Final 5.3
  • Winners 6
  • Scorers 7
  • CAF Team of the Tournament 8
  • External links 9

Qualified teams

The 8 qualified teams are:

Squads

Venues

Cairo
Locations of the 1986 African Cup of Nations venues
Alexandria
Cairo International Stadium Alexandria Stadium
Capacity: 90,000 Capacity: 15,000

First round

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 4
 Ivory Coast 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 4
 Senegal 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 4
 Mozambique 3 0 0 3 0 7 −7 0
7 March 1986
Senegal  1–0  Egypt
Youm Goal 67' Report

7 March 1986
Ivory Coast  3–0  Mozambique
A. Traoré Goal 25'74'
N'Dri Goal 86'
Report

10 March 1986
Senegal  2–0  Mozambique
Fall Goal 28'
Bocandé Goal 83'
Report
Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Festus Okubule (Nigeria)

10 March 1986
Egypt  2–0  Ivory Coast
Gharib Goal 73'
Abdelhamid Goal 83'
Report
Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Bester Kalombo (Malawi)

13 March 1986
Ivory Coast  1–0  Senegal
A. Traoré Goal 71' Report

13 March 1986
Egypt  2–0  Mozambique
Abouzeid Goal 13'15' Report
Cairo International Stadium, Cairo
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Ally Hafidhi (Tanzania)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 3 2 1 0 7 5 +2 5
 Morocco 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 Algeria 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
 Zambia 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
8 March 1986
Algeria  0–0  Morocco
Report
Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Ali Bennaceur (Tunisia)

8 March 1986
Cameroon  3–2  Zambia
Milla Goal 46'
M'Fédé Goal 67'82' (pen.)
Report Chabala Goal 65'
Bwalya Goal 77' (pen.)
Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Idrissa Traoré (Mali)

11 March 1986
Algeria  0–0  Zambia
Report
Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Karim Camara (Guinea)

11 March 1986
Cameroon  1–1  Morocco
Milla Goal 89' Report Krimau Goal 63'
Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Frank Valdemarca (Zimbabwe)

14 March 1986
Morocco  1–0  Zambia
Chilengi Goal 18' (o.g.) Report
Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Simon Bantsimba (Congo)

14 March 1986
Cameroon  3–2  Algeria
Kana-Biyik Goal 66'70'
Milla Goal 72'
Report Madjer Goal 61'
Maroc Goal 73'
Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Badou Jasseh (Gambia)

Knockout stage

Semi-finals Final
17 March – Alexandria
   Cameroon   1  
   Ivory Coast   0  
 
21 March – Cairo
       Cameroon   0 (4)
     Egypt (p)   0 (5)
Third place
17 March – Cairo 20 March – Cairo
   Egypt   1    Ivory Coast   3
   Morocco   0      Morocco   2

Semifinals

17 March 1986
Cameroon  1–0  Ivory Coast
Milla Goal 46' Report

17 March 1986
Egypt  1–0  Morocco
Abouzeid Goal 79' Report

Third place match

20 March 1986
Ivory Coast  3–2  Morocco
Ben Salah Goal 8'
Kassi-Kouadio Goal 38'68' (pen)
Report Rhiati Goal 44'
Sahil Goal 85'

Final

Winners

 African Cup of Nations 1986 Champions 

Egypt
3rd title

Scorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

Thomas N'Kono

André Kana-Biyik
Ali Shehata
Roger Mendy
Rabei Yassin

Emile Mbouh
Magdi Abdelghani
Moustafa Abdou
Taher Abouzaid

Roger Milla
Kalusha Bwalya

External links

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