General Statistics of Orange AFCON 2015

General Statistics of Orange AFCON 2015
12 February 2015 10:29

Goals

68 goals were scored in the 32 matches during the entire competition. It consists of 45 gooals at the group phase, 16 at the quarter finals, seven (7) at the semis and none in the third-place and final respectively.

 

Of the 32 matches, 15 ended in stalemates, 10 of which finished 1-1. The general average is 2.12 goals per match (1.87 at the end of the group phase)

 

Scorers

3 - Thievy Bifouma (CGO), Javier Balboa (EQG),  Andre Ayew (GHA), Dieumerci Mbokani (COD), Ahmed Akaïchi (TUN)

2 - Wilfried Bony, Gervinho, Max Alain Gradel (CIV), Christian Atsu (GHA), Jeremy Bokila (COD)

1 -
Nabil Bentaleb, Faouzi Ghoulam, Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani, Hilal Soudani (ALG), Aristide Bance (BFA), Benjamin  Moukandjo, Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo (CMR), Heldon (CPV), Dore Fodebory, Fabrice Ondama, Prince Oniangue (CGO), Seydou Doumbia, Serge Kanon, Yaya Touré (CIV), Iban Edu, Emilio Nsue (EQG), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Malick Evouna (GAB), Kwesi Appiah, Asamoah Gyan, Jordan  Ayew, John  Boye, Mubarak Wakaso (GHA), Kevin Constant, Ibrahima Traore, Mohamed Yattara (GUI), Modibo Maïga, Bakary Sako, Sambou Yatabare (MLI), Yannick Bolasie, Joël Kimwaki (COD), Oupa Manyisa, Mandla Masango, Thuso Phala (RSA), Mame Biram Diouf, Kara Mbodji, Moussa Sow (SEN), Mohamed Ali Moncer, Yassine Chikhaoui  (TUN), Emmanuel Mayuka, Given Singuluma (ZAM)

 

Own goal

Thulani Hlastshwayo (RSA) against Algeria


Penalties

Seven (7) penalties were awarded; five of which were converted and two missed;

- Converted penalties:
Heldon (CPV) against Tunisia
Andre Ayew (GHA) against Senegal

Javier Balboa (EQG) against Gabon
Kevin Constant (GUI) against le Mali
Javier Balboa (EQG) against Tunisia
Dieumerci Mbokani (COD) against Côte d’Ivoire
Jordan Ayew (GHA) against Equatorial Guinea

 

-Missed penalties:

Tokelo Rantie (RSA) against Algeria

Seydou Keita (MLI) against Guinea

 

Fastest goal

Given Singuluma (ZAM) 1 min 4 sec against DR Congo

 

Late Goals

Gervinho (CIV) 90+4, against Algeria

Javier Balboa (EQG) 90+3, against Tunisia

Moussa Sow (SEN)  90+3 against Ghana
Asamoah Gyan (GHA) 90+2 against Algeria

Dieumerci Mbokani (COD) 90+1 against Congo

Javier Balboa (EQG) 102 min during extra time against Tunisia

 

Biggest win: Ghana (3-0 against Guinea and 3-0 against Equatorial Guinea)

2 matches which went into extra time: Equatorial Guinea – Tunisia (quarter-final) and Cote d’Ivoire- Ghana (final)

 

In accordance with the regulations, the third place match between DR Congo and Equatorial Guinea ended 0-0 during normal, but went straight into penalties.

 

Mubarak Wakaso scores 1,500th AFCON goal

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso went into the history books with his goal against hosts Equatorial Guinea in added-on time of the first half counting as the 1500th goal in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations since its inception in 1957. That encounter was also the 603rd game of the competition.

 

The 1000th goal was scored by Nigerian Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha on 31 January 2004 in Monastir. He converted a penalty in the 64th during the Nigeria-South Africa group phase clash which the Nigerians won 4-0.

 

Highest Scoring teams

10 : Ghana
 9 : Côte d’Ivoire
 7 : DR Congo
 6 : Algeria, Congo,
 5 : Equatorial Guinea, Tunisia
 3 : South Africa, Guinea, Mali, Senegal

 2 : Cameroon, Gabon,  Zambia
 1 : Burkina Faso, Cape Verde

 

Best defence (goals conceded)

1 : Cape Verde,
3 : Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Mali, Zambia
4 : Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal
5 : Algeria, Equatorial Guinea, Tunisia,
6 : South Africa, Congo, Guinea
7 : DR Congo

 

Goals per quarter-hour (minutes in brackets)

  1-15 :   7
16-30 :   6
31-45 :   8
46-60 : 11
61-75 : 18
76-90 : 12

Additional time : 5
Extra time : 1

Twenty-one (21) goals were scored during first half, 46 in the second half and one during extra time.

 

 

Average number of goals since 1996

 

Edition

No. of Goals

Average per match

No. of teams/matches

2015

68

2.12

16/32 matches

2013

69

2.15

16/32 matches

2012

76

2.37

16/32 matches

2010

71

2.21

15/29 matches

2008

99

3

16/32 matches

2006

72

2.25

16/32 matches

2004

88

2.73

16/32 matches

2002

51

1.59

16/32 matches

2000

73

2.28

16/32 matches

1998

93

2.9

16/32 matches

1996

78

2.68

15/29 matches

 

Cautions

87 yellow cards were flashed out and two (2) red cards (straight red card to Ivorian Gervinho against Guinea and a second yellow card to Guinea goalkeeper, Naby Yattara against Ghana)


Cautions per team

0 : Cameroon
1 : Burkina Faso, Cape Verde
4 : South Africa, Congo, Senegal
5 : Ghana
6 : Gabon, Guinea, Mali
7 : Equatorial Guinea, DR Congo, Tunisia, Zambia
9 : Algeria
13 : Côte d’Ivoire

Final Ranking

  1 : Côte d’Ivoire
  2 : Ghana
  3 : DR Congo
  4 : Equatorial Guinea
  5 : Congo
  6 : Algeria
  7 : Tunisia
  8 : Guinea
  9 : Senegal
10 : Mali
11 : Cap Verde
12 : Gabon
13 : Cameroon, Zambia
15 : South Africa
16 : Burkina Faso 

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