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2010 Africa Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host country Angola
Dates 10 – 31 January
Teams 15
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 played 29
Goals scored 71 (2.45 per match)
Attendance 543,500 (18,741 per match)
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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. Lastly, Nigeria got third place.

Results

Group Stage

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

Group A

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

Group B

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

Group C

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

Group D

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

Knockout stage

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
  Côte d'Ivoire  2
28 January – Benguela
  Algeria (aet)  3  
  Algeria  0
25 January – Benguela
    Egypt  4

 
  Egypt (aet)  3
  Cameroon  1

 

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