African U-17 Championship 1997

Qualifying tournament

Botswana qualified automatically as hosts.

First round

 24 Aug 1996:
            South Africa  1-1 Angola

 15 Sep 1996:
            Angola        3-0 South Africa      [agg. 4-1]

Second round

            Madagascar    0-1 Zimbabwe
            Ethiopia      1-0 Zambia
            Guinea        0-0 Egypt
            Ghana         4-1 Burkina Faso
            Cameroon      0-1 Ivory Coast
            Mali          2-1 Benin

 1/2 Mar 1997:
            Angola        1-0 Somalia           [one match only]
            Zimbabwe       -  Madagascar        [Zimbabwe qualified]
            Zambia         -  Ethiopia          [Ethiopia qualified]
            Egypt          -  Guinea            [Egypt qualified]
            Burkina Faso   -  Ghana             [Ghana qualified]
            Ivory Coast    -  Cameroon          [Ivory Coast qualified]
            Benin          -  Mali              [Mali qualified]


Final Tournament (Gaborone, Botswana)

Group A
11- 5 Botswana      0-2 Egypt
      Ivory Coast   0-0 Mali
14- 5 Egypt         0-0 Mali
      Botswana      0-7 Ivory Coast
17- 5 Egypt         2-0 Ivory Coast
      Botswana      1-2 Mali

 1.EGYPT        3  2  1  0  4- 0  7
 2.MALI         3  1  2  0  2- 1  5
 3.Ivory Coast  3  1  1  1  7- 2  4
 4.Botswana     3  0  0  3  1-11  0

Group B 
12- 5 Ghana         4-1 Ethiopia
      Zimbabwe      1-1 Angola
15- 5 Ethiopia      4-3 Angola
      Ghana         2-0 Zimbabwe      
18- 5 Ethiopia      5-1 Zimbabwe      
      Angola        3-1 Ghana

 1.GHANA        3  2  0  1  7- 4  6
 2.ETHIOPIA     3  2  0  1 10- 8  6
 3.Angola       3  1  1  1  7- 6  4
 4.Zimbabwe     3  0  1  2  2- 8  1

Semifinals
21- 5 Egypt         1-0 Ethiopia
      Ghana         1-2 Mali

Third Place Match 
24- 5 Ghana         1-0 Ethiopia

Final
24- 5 Egypt         1-0 Mali

Egypt winners.

Egypt, Mali and Ghana qualified for U-17 World Championship 1997.

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