The CAF Under-20 Championship 2013 held in Omar, Algeria belongs to Egypt after the Pharaohs beat Ghana 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out. This is Egypt's fourth CAF U-20 title.
An Aminu Umar brace led Nigeria to the bronze medal with a 2-1 won over Mali.
The qualifying competition was played in Argentina from 9 January to 3 February, with the host cities being Mendoza and San Juan. Ten teams competed (Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay and Bolivia in Group A and Brazil, Uruguay, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela in Group B). The top three teams from each group advanced to the final phase for another round-robin tournament, with the top four teams to qualify for Turkey 2013.
Colombia and Paraguay became the first teams to qualify, securing passage after three matches of the final round, with Uruguay and Chile completing the quartet on the final day of qualifying.