CAN 2015: Facts and figures

Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015Sixty-one (61) goals have been registered in 28 matches so far at the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. Forty-five (45) of the goals was at the group stage (15 in Group C, 11 in Group D, 10 in Group A and 9 in Group B) with the other 16 at the quarters. Of the 28 matches, 13 have ended in stalemates with 10 of them in 1-1 draws.

 

Total goals scored: 61 goals

The general average is 2.17 goals against 1.87 at the end of the group phase

Scorers

3. Ahmed Akaïchi (TUN), Thievy Bifouma (CGO), Javier Balboa (EQG)

2. Wilfried Bony, Alain Gradel Max (CIV), Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu (GHA), Jeremy Bokila, Dieumerci Mbokani (COD)

1. Nabil Bentaleb, Faouzi Ghoulam, Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani, Hilal Soudani (ALG), Aristide Bance (BUR), Benjamin Moukandjo, Ambroise Oyongo (CMR), Heldon (CPV), Dore Fodebory, Fabrice Ondama, Prince Oniangue (CGO), Gervinho, Seydou Doumbia (CIV), Iban Edu, Emilio Nsue (EQG), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Malick Evouna (GAB), Kwesi Appiah, Asamoah Gyan, John Boye (GHA), Kevin Constant, Ibrahima Traore, Mohamed Yattara (GUI), Modibo Maiga, Bakary Sako, Sambou Yatabare (MLI), Yannick Bolasie, Joel Kimwaki (COD), Oupa Manyisa, Mandla Masango, Thuso Phala (RSA), Mame Biram Diouf, Mbodji Kara, 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 have been awarded, 5 have been converted and 2 missed;

– Successful penalties

Heldon (CPV) against Tunisia

Andre Ayew (GHA) against Senegal

Javier Balboa (EQG) against Gabon

Kevin Constant (GUI) against Mali

Javier Balboa (EQG) against Tunisia

– Missed penalties:

Tokelo Rantie (RSA) against Algeria

Seydou Keita (MLI) against Guinea

 

Fastest Goal

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

 

Late Goals

Gervinho (CIV) 90 + 4 against Algeria

Javier Balboa (EQG) 90 + 3 (penalty) against Tunisia

Moussa Sow (SEN) 90 + 3 against Ghana

Asamoah Gyan (GHA) 90 + 2 against Algeria

 

Highest Scoring teams

7: Ghana

6: Algeria, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo

5: Equatorial Guinea, Tunisia

3: South Africa, Guinea, Mali, Senegal

2: Cameroon, Gabon, Zambia

1: Burkina Faso, Cape Verde

 

Best defence (after the quarterfinals)

1: Cape Verde

2: Equatorial Guinea

3: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Mali, Zambia

4: Burkina Faso, Congo, Senegal

5: Algeria, Tunisia,

6: South Africa, Congo, Guinea,

 

Goals per quarter hour (minutes in bracket)

1-15: 7

16-30: 4

31-45: 5

46-60: 11

61-75: 16

76-90: 12

 

Goals in Additional time: 5

Goals in Extra time: 1

 

Sixteen (16) goals have been scored in the first half, forty-four (44) in the second half and one (1) in extra time.

 

General statistics since 1996

 

Edition No. of goals Average Teams Matches
2013 69 2.15 16 32
2012 76 2.37 16 32
2010 71 2.21 15 29
2008 99 3 16 32
2006 72 2.25 16 32
2004 88 2.73 16 32
2002 51 1.59 16 32
2000 73 2.28 16 32
1998 93 2.9 16 32
1996 78 2.68 15 29

 

Cautions

Seventy-four (74) yellow cards have been recorded 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, DR Congo

4: South Africa, Congo, Senegal

5: Ghana

6: Gabon, Guinea, Mali

7: Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Tunisia, Zambia

9: Algeria

 

Ranking of 5th to 16th place

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5: Congo

6: Algeria

7: Tunisia

8: Guinea

9: Senegal

10: Mali

11: Cape Verde

12: Gabon

13: Cameroon, Zambia

15: South Africa

16: Burkina Faso