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1990 African Cup of Nations

1990 African Cup of Nations
  • كأس الأمم الإفريقية 1990
  • Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 1990
  • CAN 1990
  • AFCON 1990
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African Cup of Nations 1990 official logo
Tournament details
Host country Algeria
Dates 2 – 16 March
Teams(from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions 23x15px Algeria (1st title)
Runners-up 23x15px Nigeria
Third place 23x15px Zambia
Fourth place 23x15px Senegal
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 30 (1.88 per match)
Attendance 587,000 (36,688 per match)
Top scorer(s) 23x15px Djamel Menad (4 goals)
Best player 23x15px Rabah Madjer
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The 1990 African Cup of Nations was the 17th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Algeria. Just like in 1988, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Algeria won its first championship, beating Nigeria in the final 1−0.

Qualified teams

The 8 qualified teams are:

1Egypt participated with the B team, it's refuse to participate with the A team because incidents in the 2nd leg match of the final round of the 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification in Cairo.[1]

Venues

Algiers
Locations of the 1990 African Cup of Nations venues
Annaba
Stade 5 Juillet 1962 Stade 19 Mai 1956
Capacity: 95,000 Capacity: 56,000
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Match officials

Referees
Referees invitees

Squads

Group Stage

Key to colours in group tables
Top two placed teams advanced to the Semi-finals

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Algeria 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 6
23x15px Nigeria 3 2 0 1 3 5 −2 4
23x15px Ivory Coast 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2
23x15px Egypt 3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0

2 March 1990
Algeria 23x15px 5–1 23x15px Nigeria
Madjer Goal 36'58'
Menad Goal 69'72'
Amani Goal 88'
Report Okocha Goal 82'
Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Shizuo Takada (Japan)

2 March 1990
Ivory Coast 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Egypt
A. Traoré Goal 53'60'
Maguy Goal 73'
Report Abdelrahman Goal 75'
Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Ally Hafidhi (Tanzania)

5 March 1990
Nigeria 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Egypt
Yekini Goal 8' Report
Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Laurent Petcha (Cameroon)

5 March 1990
Algeria 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Ivory Coast
Menad Goal 23'
Chérif El-Ouazzani Goal 81'
Oudjani Goal 82'
Report
Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Idrissa Sarr (Mauritania)

8 March 1990
Nigeria 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Ivory Coast
Yekini Goal 3' Report
Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Abdellali Naciri (Morocco)

8 March 1990
Algeria 23x15px 2–0 23x15px Egypt
Amani Goal 39'
Saïb Goal 43'
Report
Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: Eganaden Cadressen (Mauritius)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Zambia 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 5
23x15px Senegal 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 4
23x15px Cameroon 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 2
Template:Country data KEN 3 0 1 2 0 3 −3 1

3 March 1990
Senegal 23x15px 0–0 Template:Country data KEN
Report
Stade 19 Mai 1956, Annaba
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Idrissa Traoré (Mali)

6 March 1990
Zambia 23x15px 1–0 Template:Country data KEN
Makwaza Goal 40' Report
Stade 19 Mai 1956, Annaba
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Mawukpona Hounnake-Kouassi (Togo)


9 March 1990
Zambia 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Senegal
Report
Stade 19 Mai 1956, Annaba
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Mohamed Hussam El-Dine (Egypt)

9 March 1990
Cameroon 23x15px 2–0 Template:Country data KEN
Maboang Goal 28'69' Report
Stade 19 Mai 1956, Annaba
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Badou Jasseh (Gambia)

Knockout stage

Semi-finals Final
12 March – Annaba
  23x15px Zambia   0  
  23x15px Nigeria   2  
 
16 March – Algiers
      23x15px Nigeria   0
    23x15px Algeria   1
Third place
12 March – Algiers 15 March – Algiers
  23x15px Algeria   2   23x15px Zambia   1
  23x15px Senegal   1     23x15px Senegal   0

Semi-finals


12 March 1990
Algeria 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Senegal
Menad Goal 4'
Amani Goal 62'
Report Serrar Goal 20' (o.g.)
Stade 5 Juillet 1962, Algiers
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Shizuo Takada (Japan)

Third place match

Final

Winners

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Algeria
1st title
 Africa Cup of Nations 1990 Champions 

Statistics and Awards

Player of the Tournament

1 23x15px Rabah Madjer (76 pts)
2 23x15px Tahar Chérif El-Ouazzani
3 23x15px Djamel Menad
23x15px Rashidi Yekini
23x15px Webster Chikabala

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

23x15px Antar Osmani

23x15px Ali Benhalima
23x15px André Kana-Biyik
23x15px Arsène Hobou
23x15px Samuel Chomba

23x15px Djamel Amani
23x15px Rabah Madjer
23x15px Tahar Chérif El-Ouazzani
23x15px Moses Kpakor

23x15px Djamel Menad
23x15px Webster Chikabala

Scorers

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goal

References

  1. ^ "Algeria 1990 - Desert War One". BBC World Service. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 

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