Africa U-17 Cup of Nations

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Africa U-17 Cup of Nations
U17 Afica Cup of Nations.png
Founded1995
RegionAfrica (CAF)
Number of teams8
Current championsFlag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon (2nd title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali (2 titles each)
Soccerball current event.svg 2021 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations

The TotalU-17 Africa Cup of Nations (previously known as the African U-17 Championship) is a bi-annual football competition organised by the sport's African governing body, CAF. The competition has been held since 1995. Between 1985 and 1993 only qualifying competitions for the FIFA U-17 World Cup were played.

Africa The second largest and second most-populous continent, mostly in the Northern and Eastern Hemispheres

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, being behind Asia in both categories. At about 30.3 million km2 including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.2 billion people as of 2016, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Isthmus of Suez and the Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The continent includes Madagascar and various archipelagos. It contains 54 fully recognised sovereign states (countries), nine territories and two de facto independent states with limited or no recognition. The majority of the continent and its countries are in the Northern Hemisphere, with a substantial portion and number of countries in the Southern Hemisphere.

Confederation of African Football governing body of association football in Africa

The Confederation of African Football or CAF is the administrative and controlling body for African association football.

The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship, later changed to its current name in 2007, is the world championship of association football for male players under the age of 17 organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

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On 6 August 2015, the CAF Executive Committee decided to change the name of the tournament from the African U-17 Championship to the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, similar to the senior's version, Africa Cup of Nations. [1]

Africa Cup of Nations main international association football competition in Africa

The CAF Africa Cup of Nations, officially CAN, also referred to as AFCON, or Total Africa Cup of Nations for sponsorship reasons, is the main international association football competition in Africa. It is sanctioned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and was first held in 1957. Since 1968, it has been held every two years. The title holders at the time of a FIFA Confederations Cup qualify for that competition.

In July 2016, Total has secured an eight-year sponsorship package from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to support 10 of its principal competitions, including the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Champions, renamed Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations. [2]

Total S.A. French Energy Company

Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company founded in 1924 and one of the seven "Supermajor" oil companies in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to power generation, transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading. Total is also a large scale chemicals manufacturer.

Results

African U-16 Qualifying for World Cup

YearHostQualifier teams
WinnerWinnerWinner
1985
Details
home & awayFlag of the People's Republic of Congo.svg
Congo
Flag of Guinea.svg
Guinea
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
1987
Details
home & awayFlag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg
Ivory Coast
Flag of Egypt.svg
Egypt
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
1989
Details
home & awayFlag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
Flag of Guinea.svg
Guinea

African U-17 Qualifying for World Cup

YearHostQualifier teams
WinnerWinnerWinner
1991
Details
home & awayFlag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg
Congo
Flag of Sudan.svg
Sudan
1993
Details
home & awayFlag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
Flag of Tunisia (1959-1999).svg
Tunisia

African U-17 Championship

YearHostFinalThird Place Match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird PlaceScoreFourth Place
1995
Details
Flag of Mali.svg Mali Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
3–1
aet
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
Flag of Guinea.svg
Guinea
2–1
aet
Flag of Mali.svg
Mali
1997
Details
Flag of Botswana.svg Botswana Flag of Egypt.svg
Egypt
1–0Flag of Mali.svg
Mali
Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
1–0Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg
Ethiopia
1999
Details
Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
3–1Flag of Burkina Faso.svg
Burkina Faso
Flag of Mali.svg
Mali
1–0Flag of Cameroon.svg
Cameroon
2001
Details
Flag of the Seychelles.svg Seychelles Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
3–0Flag of Burkina Faso.svg
Burkina Faso
Flag of Mali.svg
Mali
No fourth place [3]
2003
Details
Flag of Eswatini.svg Swaziland Flag of Cameroon.svg
Cameroon
1–0
aet
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg
Sierra Leone
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
3–1Flag of Egypt.svg
Egypt
2005
Details
Flag of The Gambia.svg Gambia Flag of The Gambia.svg
Gambia
1–0Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg
Ivory Coast
1–0Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
2007
Details
Flag of Togo.svg Togo Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
1–0
aet
Flag of Togo.svg
Togo
Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
1–0Flag of Tunisia.svg
Tunisia
2009
Details
Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria Flag of The Gambia.svg
Gambia
3–1Flag of Algeria.svg
Algeria
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg
Burkina Faso
2–0Flag of Malawi.svg
Malawi
2011
Details
Flag of Rwanda.svg Rwanda Flag of Burkina Faso.svg
Burkina Faso
2–1Flag of Rwanda.svg
Rwanda
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg
Congo
2–1Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg
Ivory Coast
2013
Details
Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg
Ivory Coast
1–1
(5 – 4)
on penalties
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
Flag of Tunisia.svg
Tunisia
1–1
(11 – 10)
on penalties
Flag of Morocco.svg
Morocco
2015
Details
Flag of Niger.svg Niger Flag of Mali.svg
Mali
2–0Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
Flag of Guinea.svg
Guinea
3–1Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria

Africa U-17 Cup of Nations

YearHostFinalThird Place Match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird PlaceScoreFourth Place
2017
Details
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon [4] [n 1] Flag of Mali.svg
Mali
1–0Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
Flag of Guinea.svg
Guinea Angola
3–1Flag of Niger.svg
Niger Nigeria
2019
Details
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania [5] Flag of Cameroon.svg
Cameroon
0–0
(5 – 3)
on penalties
Flag of Guinea.svg
Guinea
Flag of Angola.svg
Angola
2–1Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
2021
Details
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco [6] [7] To be playedTo be played

Total Wins

TeamChampionsRunners-upThird-placeFourth-place
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 2 (1995, 1999)2 (2005, 2017)2 (1997, 2007)
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 2 (2001, 2007)2 (1995, 2013)1 (2003)2 (2015, 2019)
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali 2 (2015, 2017)1 (1997)2 (1999, 2001)1 (1995*)
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 2 (2003, 2019)1 (1999)
Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia 2 (2005*, 2009)
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso 1 (2011)2 (1999, 2001)1 (2009)
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 1 (2013)1 (2005)1 (2011)
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 1 (1997)1 (2003)
Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea 1 (2019)3 (1995, 2015, 2017)
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 1 (2015)1 (2005)
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone 1 (2003)
Flag of Togo.svg  Togo 1 (2007*)
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 1 (2009*)
Flag of Rwanda.svg  Rwanda 1 (2011*)
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia 1 (2013)1 (2007)
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg  Congo 1 (2011)
Flag of Angola.svg  Angola 1 (2019)
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 1 (1997)
Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi 1 (2009)
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 1 (2013*)
Flag of Niger.svg  Niger 1 (2017)
* = As hosts

Note: no fourth place finish in 2001 due to Guinea's disqualification.

The 2001 African U-17 Championship was a football competition organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The tournament took place in Seychelles. The top three teams qualified for the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

Guinea national under-17 football team national association football team

The Guinea National Under-17 Football Team, represents Guinea in international football at an under-17 level and is controlled by the Fédération Guinéenne de Football. The team's first appearance on the world stage was in 1985 at the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship.

Participating nations

Team Flag of Mali.svg
1995
Flag of Botswana.svg
1997
Flag of Guinea.svg
1999
Flag of the Seychelles.svg
2001
Flag of Eswatini.svg
2003
Flag of The Gambia.svg
2005
Flag of Togo.svg
2007
Flag of Algeria.svg
2009
Flag of Rwanda.svg
2011
Flag of Morocco.svg
2013
Flag of Niger.svg
2015
Flag of Gabon.svg
2017
Flag of Tanzania.svg
2019
Flag of Morocco.svg
2021
Years
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria ××2nd×1
Flag of Angola.svg  Angola GSGSGS3rd4
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana GSGS×GS3
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso ×2nd2ndGSGS3rd1st6
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon ××4thGS1stGSGSGS1st7
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg  Congo ×××××××3rdGS2
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 1st×4th××GS××3
Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea ×××GS×××××1
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia ×4thGSGS×3
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon ××××GSGSGS×3
Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia ×××GS1st1stGS×4
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 1st3rd1st2nd3rdGS2nd7
Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea 3rdGSGSGS3rd3rd2nd7
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast GS×3rd4th1stGS5
Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi ××4th×××1
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali 4th2nd3rd3rdGSGS1st1st8
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco ×4thGSq3
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique GS××GS2
Flag of Niger.svg  Niger ××××××××GS4th2
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 2ndGS1st3rdGS1st2nd4th4th9
Flag of Rwanda.svg  Rwanda ××××2nd×1
Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal ×××GSGS2
Flag of the Seychelles.svg  Seychelles ×××GS×××××1
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone ×2nd××××1
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 4thGS2nd3
Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan GS××××1
Flag of Eswatini.svg  Eswatini ××GS×××××××1
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania ×××××GSGS2
Flag of Togo.svg  Togo ××××2nd××××1
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia GS4th3rd3
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda ×××××××××××GS1
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia ××GS1
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe GSGSGSGS××××4
Legend

Men's U-17 World Cup Qualifiers

Legend
Team Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
1985
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
1987
Flag of Scotland.svg
1989
Flag of Italy.svg
1991
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
1993
Flag of Ecuador.svg
1995
Flag of Egypt.svg
1997
Flag of New Zealand.svg
1999
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
2001
Flag of Finland.svg
2003
Flag of Peru.svg
2005
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
2007
Flag of Nigeria.svg
2009
Flag of Mexico.svg
2011
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
2013
Flag of Chile.svg
2015
Flag of India.svg
2017
Flag of Brazil.svg
2019
Total
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria R11
Flag of Angola.svg  Angola Q1
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso R13rdR2R14
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon R1Q2
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg  Congo R1R1R23
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt R1QF2
Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia R1R12
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana R11st2nd1st2nd3rdR14thQF9
Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea 4thR1R1R1R1Q6
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 3rdR1R2QF4
Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi R11
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali QFR1QF2nd4th5
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco R21
Flag of Niger.svg  Niger R21
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 1st2ndQF1stQF2ndR11st2nd1st1stQ12
Flag of Rwanda.svg  Rwanda R11
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone R11
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa R11
Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan R11
Flag of Togo.svg  Togo R11
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia R1R2R23

See also

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Notes

  1. Tournament originally set to be hosted by Madagascar, before being switched to Gabon. [4]