2015 Africa Cup of Nations

football championship of Africa

The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations was the 30th edition of the tournament. It was hosted in Equatorial Guinea.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations
Copa Africana de Naciones 2015
Campeonato Africano das Nações de 2015
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 2015
Tournament details
Host countryEquatorial Guinea
Dates17 January – 8 February
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Ivory Coast (2nd title)
Runners-up Ghana
Third place Congo DR
Fourth place Equatorial Guinea
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored68 (2.13 per match)
Attendance617,374 (19,293 per match)
Top scorer(s)Tunisia Ahmed Akaïchi
Ghana André Ayew
Equatorial Guinea Javier Balboa
Republic of the Congo Thievy Bifouma
Democratic Republic of the Congo Dieumerci Mbokani
(3 goals each)
Best playerGhana Christian Atsu
Best goalkeeperIvory Coast Sylvain Gbohouo
Fair play award Congo DR
2013
2017

Group StageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Congo 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
2   Equatorial Guinea 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
3   Gabon 3 1 0 2 2 3 –1 3
4   Burkina Faso 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Tunisia 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
2   Congo DR 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
3   Cape Verde 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 3
4   Zambia 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Ghana 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
2   Algeria 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
3   Senegal 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
4   South Africa 3 0 1 2 3 6 –3 1

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Ivory Coast 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
2   Guinea 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
3   Mali 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
4   Cameroon 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
31 January – Bata
 
 
  Congo 2
 
4 February – Bata
 
  Congo DR 4
 
  Congo DR 1
 
1 February – Malabo
 
  Ivory Coast 3
 
  Ivory Coast 3
 
8 February – Bata
 
  Algeria 1
 
  Ivory Coast (pen.)0 (9)
 
1 February – Malabo
 
  Ghana 0 (8)
 
  Ghana 3
 
5 February – Malabo
 
  Guinea 0
 
  Ghana 3
 
31 January – Bata
 
  Equatorial Guinea 0 Third place
 
  Tunisia 1
 
7 February – Malabo
 
  Equatorial Guinea (aet)2
 
  Congo DR (pen.)0 (4)
 
 
  Equatorial Guinea 0 (2)
 


 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Winners 
 
Ivory Coast
2nd title