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CAF QUALIFIERS

The African qualifiers were made up of two rounds and a preliminary round. The first round and preliminary round are both knockout over two legs. The twelve remaining teams are put into three groups of four teams with the winner of each group qualifying for the Olympics. The best runner-up in the three groups qualifies for a play-off with the Oceania winner.

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND

HOME 1ST LEG HOME 2ND LEG 1ST LEG 2ND LEG AGGREGATE
Congo DR Libya     Libya withdrew
Seychelles Mauritius 0-2 0-4 0-6
Kenya Tanzania 1-0 0-2 1-2
Uganda Sudan 2-1 0-0 2-1
Botswana Swaziland 3-0 2-2 5-2
Namibia Mozambique 0-0 3-3 3-3 
Mali Guinea-Bissau     Guinea-Bissau withdrew
Congo Equatorial Guinea 1-0 1-1 2-1

 

FIRST ROUND

HOME 1ST LEG HOME 2ND LEG 1ST LEG 2ND LEG AGGREGATE
Uganda Zambia 1-0 1-2 2-2
Nigeria Namibia 4-0 2-3 6-3
Angola Botswana 4-2 4-0 8-2
Zimbabwe Mauritius 4-1 0-0 4-1
Cameroon Congo 5-0 0-0 5-0
Guinea Gabon 4-1 1-0 5-1
Ghana Tanzania 2-1 2-1 4-2
Togo South Africa 2-2 0-1 2-3
Algeria Cote d'Ivoire 1-3 1-1 2-4
Tunisia Senegal 1-1 1-2 2-3
Mali Egypt 1-1 1-3 2-4
Congo DR Morocco 1-2 0-0 1-2

 

SECOND ROUND

Group A

TEAM

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Nigeria 6 4 0 2 12 7 12
Angola 6 4 0 2 13 9 12
Zimbabwe 6 4 0 2 11 11 12
Uganda 6 0 0 6 3 12 0

 

Group B

TEAM

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Cameroon 6 5 0 1 12 4 15
South Africa 6 4 1 1 12 6 13
Ghana 6 2 1 3 7 9 7
Guinea 6 0 0 6 4 16 0

 

Group C

TEAM

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Morocco 6 4 1 1 11 8 13
Egypt 6 3 2 1 11 7 11
Cote d'Ivoire 6 2 2 2 12 10 8
Tunisia 6 0 1 5 5 5 1

These results mean that Nigeria, Cameroon and Morocco qualify for the Olympics with South Africa reaching the AFC/OFC play-off.

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