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2010 Africa Cup of Nations

football championship of Africa

The 2010 Africa Cup of Nations was the 27th Africa Cup of Nations tournament. It took place in Angola from 10 January to 31 January. Egypt won the tournament after defeating Ghana.[1] Lastly, Nigeria got third place.

2010 Africa Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host countryAngola
Dates10 – 31 January
Teams15
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Egypt (7th title)
Runners-up Ghana
Third place Nigeria
Fourth place Algeria
Tournament statistics
Matches played29
Goals scored71 (2.45 per match)
Attendance543,500 (18,741 per match)
2008
2012

ResultsEdit

Group StageEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the semi-finals.

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Angola 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
  Algeria 3 1 1 1 1 3 −2 4
  Mali 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1 4
  Malawi 3 1 0 2 4 5 –1 3

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ivory Coast 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
  Ghana 2 1 0 1 2 3 –1 3
  Burkina Faso 2 0 1 1 0 1 –1 1
  Togo withdrew

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Egypt 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
  Nigeria 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
  Benin 3 0 1 2 2 5 –3 1
  Mozambique 3 0 1 2 2 7 –5 1

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Zambia 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
  Cameroon 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
  Gabon 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
  Tunisia 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
24 January – Luanda        
   Angola  0
28 January – Luanda
   Ghana  1  
   Ghana  1
25 January – Lubango
     Nigeria  0  
   Zambia  0 (4)
31 January – Luanda
   Nigeria (p)  0 (5)  
   Ghana  0
24 January – Cabinda
     Egypt  1
   Ivory Coast  2
28 January – Benguela
   Algeria (aet)  3  
   Algeria  0
25 January – Benguela
     Egypt  4  
   Egypt (aet)  3
   Cameroon  1  

ReferencesEdit

  1. Fanning, Evan (31 January 2010). "Africa Cup of Nations final: Egypt v Ghana - as it happened! - Evan Fanning" – via www.theguardian.com.