The 2009 African Youth Championship
is a football tournament for Under 20 players. It was held in Rwanda
from the 18th of January until the 1st of February 2009.
The competition consisted of three rounds of two legged
matches. Some countries have a bye to the First Round. The winners of the Second Round matches qualified for the Finals in Rwanda.
The first leg was played on either the 18th, 19th or 20 April 2008. The second leg was held on either the 2nd, 3rd or 4 May 2008. The winners advanced to the First Round.
Congo, Nigeria, Zambia, Gambia, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Cameroon, Benin, Morocco, Tunisia, Mali, Ghana, Angola, Gabon, South Africa and Burkina Faso all received byes to the First Round.
The First Round first leg matches were held on the 27th, 28th and 29 June 2008. The second legs were held on the 11th, 12th and 13 July 2008. The winners qualified for the Second Round.|}
The first legs were played on the 26th, 27th and 28 September. The second legs were played on the 11th, 12th and 13 October. The winners qualified for the Finals.
It was played on 18 January-1 February 2009.
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- 1 goal