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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 country Equatorial Guinea
Dates 17 January – 8 February
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Côte d'Ivoire (2nd title)
Runners-up  Ghana
Third place  Congo DR
Fourth place  Equatorial Guinea
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 68 (2.13 per match)
Attendance 617,374 (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 player Ghana Christian Atsu
Best goalkeeper Côte d'Ivoire Sylvain Gbohouo
Fair play award  Congo DR
2013
2017

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

Group Stage

Group A

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 B

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 C

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 D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Côte d'Ivoire 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 stage

 
Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 
                   
 
31 January – Bata
 
 
 Congo 2
 
4 February – Bata
 
 Congo DR 4
 
 Congo DR 1
 
1 February – Malabo
 
 Côte d'Ivoire 3
 
 Côte d'Ivoire 3
 
8 February – Bata
 
 Algeria 1
 
 Côte d'Ivoire (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 

Côte d'Ivoire
2nd title

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