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2004 African Cup of Nations

2004 African Cup of Nations
كأس الأمم الأفريقية 2004
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 2004
African Cup of Nations 2004 official logo
Tournament details
Host country Tunisia
Dates 24 January – 14 February
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Tunisia (1st title)
Runners-up  Morocco
Third place  Nigeria
Fourth place  Mali
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 88 (2.75 per match)
Attendance 553,500 (17,297 per match)
Top scorer(s) Patrick Mboma
Frédéric Kanouté
Jay-Jay Okocha
Francileudo Santos
(4 goals)
Best player Jay-Jay Okocha

The 2004 African Cup of Nations was the 24th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Tunisia. Just like in 2002, the field of sixteen teams was split into four groups of four. Tunisia won their first title, beating Morocco in the final 2−1.[1]

Qualification

Participating countries

Squads

Venues

Radès, Tunis Tunis
Stade 7 Novembre Stade El Menzah
Capacity: 60,000 Capacity: 45,000
Sousse Sfax
Stade Olympique de Sousse Stade Taïeb El Mhiri
Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 30,000
Monastir Bizerte
Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet Stade 15 Octobre
Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 20,000

Group stage

Teams highlighted in green progress to the quarter-finals.

All times local : CET (UTC+1)

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
 Guinea 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
 Rwanda 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 DR Congo 3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0
24 January 2004
19:30
Tunisia  2–1  Rwanda
Jaziri Goal 27'
Santos Goal 57'
Ntaganda Goal 41'
Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Evehe Divine (Cameroon)

25 January 2004
14:00
DR Congo  1–2  Guinea
Masudi Goal 35' T. Camara Goal 68'
Feindouno Goal 81'
Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Abubakar Sharaf (Côte d'Ivoire)

28 January 2004
14:00
Rwanda  1–1  Guinea
K. Kamanzi Goal 90+3' T. Camara Goal 49'
Stade 15 Octobre, Bizerte
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Modou Sowe (Gambia)

28 January 2004
16:15
Tunisia  3–0  DR Congo
Santos Goal 55'87'
Braham Goal 65'
Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Jerome Damon (South Africa)

1 February 2004
14:00
Tunisia  1–1  Guinea
Ben Achour Goal 58' T. Camara Goal 84'
Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Hailemalek Tessama (Ethiopia)

1 February 2004
14:00
Rwanda  1–0  DR Congo
Makasi Goal 74'
Stade 15 Octobre, Bizerte
Attendance: 700
Referee: Falla N'Doye (Senegal)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mali 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
 Senegal 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3 5
 Kenya 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 3
 Burkina Faso 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
26 January 2004
14:00
Kenya  1–3  Mali
Rashid Goal 58' Sissoko Goal 28'
Kanouté Goal 63'81'
Stade 15 Octobre, Bizerte
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Hailemalak Tessema (Ethiopia)

26 January 2004
19:00
Senegal  0–0  Burkina Faso
Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Mohamed Guezzaz (Morocco)

30 January 2004
14:00
Senegal  3–0  Kenya
Niang Goal 4'31'
P. B. Diop Goal 19'
Stade 15 Octobre, Bizerte
Attendance: 13,500
Referee: Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt)

30 January 2004
19:00
Burkina Faso  1–3  Mali
Minoungou Goal 50' Kanouté Goal 34'
Diarra Goal 37'
S. Coulibaly Goal 78'
Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Abdel Hakim Shelmani (Libya)

2 February 2004
14:00
Senegal  1–1  Mali
Beye Goal 45+2' D. Traoré Goal 34'
Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 7,550
Referee: Evehe Divine (Cameroon)

2 February 2004
14:00
Burkina Faso  0–3  Kenya
Ake Goal 51'
Oliech Goal 64'
Baraza Goal 83'
Stade 15 Octobre, Bizerte
Attendance: 4,550
Referee: Modou Sowe (Gambia)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
 Algeria 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Egypt 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Zimbabwe 3 1 0 2 6 8 −2 3
25 January 2004
16:30
Zimbabwe  1–2  Egypt
P. Ndlovu Goal 46' T. Abdel Hamid Goal 58'
Barakat Goal 63'
Stade Taïeb El Mhiri, Sfax
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Lassina Paré (Burkina Faso)

25 January 2004
19:00
Cameroon  1–1  Algeria
M'Boma Goal 43' Zafour Goal 52'
Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

29 January 2004
16:30
Cameroon  5–3  Zimbabwe
M'Boma Goal 31'44'65'
M'Bami Goal 40'67'
P. Ndlovu Goal 8'47' (pen.)
Nyandoro Goal 89'
Stade Taïeb El Mhiri, Sfax
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Abubakar Sharaf (Côte d'Ivoire)

29 January 2004
19:00
Algeria  2–1  Egypt
Mamouni Goal 13'
Achiou Goal 86'
Belal Goal 25'
Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)

3 February 2004
14:00
Cameroon  0–0  Egypt

3 February 2004
14:00
Algeria  1–2  Zimbabwe
Achiou Goal 73' A. Ndlovu Goal 65'
Lupahla Goal 71'
Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Morocco 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
 Nigeria 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 6
 South Africa 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2 4
 Benin 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7 0
27 January 2004
14:00
Nigeria  0–1  Morocco
Hadji Goal 77'
Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet, Monastir
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Falla N'Doye (Senegal)

27 January 2004
18:00
South Africa  2–0  Benin
Nomvethe Goal 58'76'
Stade Taïeb El Mhiri, Sfax
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Koman Coulibaly (Mali)

31 January 2004
14:00
Nigeria  4–0  South Africa
Yobo Goal 4'
Okocha Goal 64' (pen.)
Odemwingie Goal 81'83'

31 January 2004
18:00
Morocco  4–0  Benin
Chamakh Goal 17'
Mokhtari Goal 73'
Ouaddou Goal 75'
El Karkouri Goal 80'
Stade Taïeb El Mhiri, Sfax
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)

4 February 2004
18:00
Morocco  1–1  South Africa
Safri Goal 38' (pen.) Mayo Goal 29'
Stade Olympique de Sousse, Sousse
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Hichem Guirat (Tunisia)

4 February 2004
18:00
Nigeria  2–1  Benin
Lawal Goal 35'
Utaka Goal 76'
Latoundji Goal 90'
Stade Taïeb El Mhiri, Sfax
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt)

Knockout stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
7 February – Radès        
  Tunisia  1
11 February – Radès
  Senegal  0  
  Tunisia (p)  1 (5)
8 February – Monastir
    Nigeria  1 (3)  
  Cameroon  1
14 February – Radès
  Nigeria  2  
  Tunisia  2
8 February – Sfax
    Morocco  1
  Morocco (aet)  3
11 February – Sousse
  Algeria  1  
  Morocco  4 Third place
7 February – Tunis
    Mali  0  
  Mali  2   Nigeria  2
  Guinea  1     Mali  1
13 February – Monastir

Quarter-finals

7 February 2004
14:00
Mali  2–1  Guinea
Kanouté Goal 45'
Diarra Goal 90'
Feindouno Goal 15'
Stade El Menzah, Tunis
Attendance: 1,450
Referee: Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt)

7 February 2004
17:00
Tunisia  1–0  Senegal
Mnari Goal 65'
Stade 7 Novembre, Rades
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Ali Bujsaim (United Arab Emirates)

8 February 2004
14:00
Cameroon  1–2  Nigeria
Eto'o Goal 42' Okocha Goal 45'
Utaka Goal 73'

8 February 2004
17:00
Morocco  3–1
(a.e.t.)
 Algeria
Chamakh Goal 90'
Hadji Goal 113'
Zairi Goal 120'
Cherrad Goal 84'
Stade Taïeb El Mhiri, Sfax
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Abdel Hakim Shelmani (Libya)

Semi-finals

11 February 2004
16:00
Tunisia  1–1
(a.e.t.)
 Nigeria
Badra Goal 82' Okocha Goal 67'
  Penalties  
Badra Penalty scored
Santos Penalty scored
Mhedhebi Penalty scored
Ben Achour Penalty scored
Haggui Penalty scored
5–3 Penalty scored Utaka
Penalty missed Odemwingie
Penalty scored Yobo
Penalty scored Udeze
Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

11 February 2004
19:00
Morocco  4–0  Mali
Mokhtari Goal 44'58'
Hadji Goal 80'
Baha Goal 90+1'

Third place match

13 February 2004
20:00
Nigeria  2–1  Mali
Okocha Goal 16'
Odemwingie Goal 52'
Abouta Goal 70'
Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet, Monastir
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Modou Sowe (Gambia)

Final

14 February 2004
14:30
Tunisia  2–1  Morocco
Santos Goal 5'
Jaziri Goal 52'
Mokhtari Goal 38'
Stade 7 Novembre, Radès
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Falla N'Doye (Senegal)

Winners

 2004 African Cup of Nations Champions 

Tunisia
1st title

Scorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

1Possibly 2nd goal Anicet Adjamossi 73og against Morocco

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeeper

Defenders

Midfielders

Forwards

References

  1. ^ "Tunisia win Cup of Nations". BBC Sport. 14 February 2004. Retrieved 2011-03-14. 

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