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Football at the 1997 Jeux de la Francophonie

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Football at the 1997 Jeux de la Francophonie

1997 Football at the Jeux de la Francophonie
Tournament details
Host country Madagascar
City Antananarivo
Dates 28 August - 6 September
Teams 10 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Canada (2nd title)
Runners-up  Congo
Third place  Cameroon
Fourth place  Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 41 (2.56 per match)

Each nation brought their under-20 teams to compete in a group and knockout tournament. The top teams and the best second placed team advanced to the knockout stage of the competition. Canada won the tournament after a penalty shootout with Congo.

Group stage

Group A

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Congo 5 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2
 Canada 4 3 1 1 1 2 2 0
 Niger 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1
 Benin 3 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1

Canada  2 – 0  Niger
Clarke Goal 65'
Johnson Goal 75'



Niger  2 – 1  Benin



Canada  0 – 0  Congo



Congo  1 – 1  Niger



Benin  2 – 0  Canada



Congo  2 – 0  Benin

Group B

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Cameroon 6 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3
 France 3 2 1 0 1 3 4 -1
 Seychelles 0 2 0 0 2 2 4 -2

Cameroon  3 – 1  France



France  2 – 1  Seychelles



Cameroon  2 – 1  Seychelles

Group C

Nation Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Madagascar 6 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4
 Gabon 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1
 Mauritius 0 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3

Madagascar  3 – 1  Mauritius



Gabon  2 – 1  Mauritius



Madagascar  2 – 0  Gabon

Knockout stage

Semi-finals Final
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  Canada  1  
  Cameroon  0  
 
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      Canada  0 (5)
    Congo  0 (3)
Third place
- -
  Congo  4   Cameroon  2
  Madagascar  3     Madagascar  1

See also

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