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2000 African Cup of Nations

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Host countries  Ghana Nigeria
Champions  Cameroon (3rd title)
Fourth place  Tunisia
Dates  22 Jan 2000 – 13 Feb 2000
Best player  Lauren
Venue(s)  4 (in 4 host cities)
Runners-up  Nigeria
Matches played  32
Top scorer  Shaun Bartlett
Teams  16
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Champion  Cameroon national football team
Third place  South Africa national football team
Similar  2002 African Cup of N, 1998 African Cup of N, 1996 African Cup of N, 1994 African Cup of N, 2004 African Cup of N

Nigeria vs cameroon 2000 african cup of nations final

The 2000 African Cup of Nations was the 22nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the association football championship of Africa (CAF). It was co-hosted by Ghana and Nigeria, who jointly replaced Zimbabwe as host. Just like in 1998, the field of sixteen teams was split into four groups of four. Cameroon won the championship, beating Nigeria in the final 4−3 on penalty kicks.


First round

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Quarter Finals.

All times local: GMT (UTC) and WAT (UTC +1)


5 goals
  • Shaun Bartlett
  • 4 goals
    3 goals
    2 goals
    1 goal

    CAF Team of the Tournament


  • Nader El-Sayed
  • Defenders

  • Papa Malick Diop
  • Khaled Badra
  • Rigobert Song
  • Mohamed Emara
  • Midfielders

  • Billel Dziri
  • Lauren
  • Jay-Jay Okocha
  • Khalilou Fadiga
  • Forwards

  • Patrick Mboma
  • Shaun Bartlett
  • References

    2000 African Cup of Nations Wikipedia