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1992 African Cup of Nations

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)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions 23x15px Ivory Coast (1st title)
Runners-up 23x15px Ghana
Third place 23x15px Nigeria
Fourth place 23x15px Cameroon
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 34 (1.7 per match)
Top scorer(s) 23x15px Rashidi Yekini (4 goals)
Best player 23x15px Abedi Pele
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The 1992 African Cup of Nations was the 18th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer 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.

Qualified teams

The 12 qualified teams are:

Venues

Dakar Ziguinchor
Stade de l'Amitié Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta
Capacity: 60,000 Capacity: 10,000
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Squads

First round

Group A

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

January 12, 1992
Nigeria 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Senegal
Siasia Goal 13'
Keshi Goal 89'
Bocandé Goal 36'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Nizar Watti (Syria)


Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Cameroon 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 4
23x15px Zaire 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
23x15px Morocco 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1 1

January 12, 1992
Cameroon 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Morocco
Kana-Biyik Goal 23'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 60,000

January 14, 1992
Morocco 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Zaire
Rokbi Goal 89' Kona Goal 89'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 5,000

January 16, 1992
Cameroon 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Zaire
Omam-Biyik Goal 15' Tueba Goal 1'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 10,000

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Ivory Coast 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 4
23x15px Congo 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
23x15px Algeria 2 0 1 1 1 4 −3 1


Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Ghana 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 4
23x15px Zambia 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 2
23x15px Egypt 2 0 0 2 0 2 −2 0

January 13, 1992
Zambia 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Egypt
Kalusha Goal 61'


January 17, 1992
Ghana 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Egypt
Yeboah Goal 89'

Knockout stage

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Quarter-finals

January 19, 1992
Nigeria 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Zaire
Yekini Goal 22'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Idrissa Sarr (Mauritania)

January 19, 1992
Cameroon 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Senegal
Ebongué Goal 89'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Kiichiro Tachi (Japan)


January 20, 1992
Ghana 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Congo
Yeboah Goal 29'
Abedi Pele Goal 57'
Tchibota Goal 52'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ibrahim Faye (Gambia)

Semi-finals

January 23, 1992
Ghana 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Nigeria
Abedi Pele Goal 43'
Prince Polley Goal 54'
Adepoju Goal 11'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Neji Touini (Tunisia)

Third place match

January 25, 1992
Nigeria 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Cameroon
Ekpo Goal 75'
Yekini Goal 88'
Maboang Goal 85'
Stade de l'Amitié, Dakar
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Zeli (Côte d'Ivoire)

Final

  • 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

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Ivory Coast
1st title
 African Cup of Nations 1992 Champions 

Scorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals

1 goal

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeeper

Defenders

Midfielders

Forwards

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