African Games 1973

QUALIFYING STAGE

Qualifying Tournament in Accra

24- 9-72 Ghana         1-1 Sierra Leone
24- 9-72 Ivory Coast   0-0 Liberia
26- 9-72 Ghana         1-0 Liberia
27- 9-72 Ivory Coast   1-0 Sierra Leone
29- 9-72 Liberia       unk Sierra Leone
30- 9-72 Ghana         1-0 Ivory Coast

Table:

 1.GHANA                    3  2  1  0   3- 1  5
 2.Ivory Coast              3  1  1  1   1- 1  3
 3.Sierra Leone             2  0  1  1   1- 2  1
 4.Liberia                  2  0  1  1   0- 1  1
   
Qualifying Tournament in Dakar

NB: also second edition of Tournoi de la zone 2

28- 9-72 Guinea        8-0 Gambia
28- 9-72 Senegal       bt  Mauritania
 1-10-72 Senegal       2-3 Guinea               [or 30- 9?]
 1-10-72 Mali         11-0 Mauritania           [or 30- 9?]
 3-10-72 Guinea       14-0 Mauritania
 3-10-72 Gambia        3-1 Mali
 5-10-72 Gambia        unk Mauritania           [or  6-10?]
 5-10-72 Senegal       1-1 Mali                 [or  6-10?]
 8-10-72 Guinea        4-3 Mali
 8-10-72 Senegal       7-1 Gambia

Table (missing one result and goals of one other match):

 1.GUINEA                   4  4  0  0  29- 5  8
 2.Senegal                  4  2  1  1   ?- ?  5
  .Mali                     4  1  1  2  16- 8  3
  .Gambia                   3  1  0  2   ?- ?  2
 5.Mauritania               3  0  0  3   ?- ?  0

Qualifying Tournament in Dar es Salaam

 6-10-72 Tanzania      4-1 Mauritius
 8-10-72 Mauritius     4-3 Lesotho
10-10-72 Tanzania      4-1 Lesotho

Table:

 1.TANZANIA                 2  2  0  0   8- 2  4
 2.Mauritius                2  1  0  1   5- 7  2
 3.Lesotho                  2  0  0  2   4- 8  0

Qualifying Tournament in Cairo

24-11-72 Egypt         4-2 Somalia
25-11-72 Uganda        1-0 Kenya
27-11-72 Egypt         2-2 Uganda
28-11-72 Kenya         2-2 Somalia
30-11-72 Somalia       1-0 Uganda
 1-12-72 Egypt         1-0 Kenya
       
Table:

 1.EGYPT                    3  2  1  0   7- 4  5
 2.Uganda                   3  1  1  1   3- 3  3
 3.Somalia                  3  1  1  1   5- 6  3
 4.Kenya                    3  0  1  2   2- 4  1

Qualifying Tournament at unknown venue and dates

         Upper Volta   2-0 Niger
         Niger         0-2 Upper Volta
         Benin         3-2 Upper Volta
         Upper Volta   3-1 Benin
         Niger         2-2 Benin
         Benin         2-1 Niger
NB: Upper Volta qualified

Central African Games 1972 (in Brazzaville, Congo-Brazzaville)

NB: results are in chronological order but dates are not confirmed

Congo Brazzaville	    7-1 Chad			 [HT 5-0]
Central African Republic    4-3 Cameroon		 [HT 1-3]
Chad 			    2-1 Central African Republic [HT 1-0]
Congo Brazzaville	    3-0 Gabon
Central African Republic    3-1 Gabon
Cameroon 		    4-1 Chad
Congo Brazzaville	    2-0 Central African Republic
Cameroon 		    4-0 Gabon
Gabon 			    1-0 Chad
Congo Brazzaville	    1-1 Cameroon

Table:

 1.CONGO BRAZZAVILLE        4  3  1  0  13- 2  7
 2.Cameroon                 4  2  1  1  12- 6  5
 3.Central African Republic 4  2  0  2   8- 8  4
 4.Gabon                    4  1  0  3   2-10  2
 5.Chad                     4  1  0  3   4-13  2

NB: unclear whether tie-breaker was goal difference or goal average (in the latter case,
    Chad were fourth and Gabon fifth)

FINAL TOURNAMENT (Nigeria, January 8-16)

FIRST ROUND

Group 1 (Lagos)
 8- 1-73 Nigeria       4-2 Ghana             1.NIGERIA      3  2  1  0  8- 5  5
         Algeria       4-2 Tanzania          2.GHANA        3  2  0  1  5- 4  4
10- 1-73 Nigeria       2-2 Algeria           3.Algeria      3  1  1  1  6- 6  3
         Ghana         1-0 Tanzania          4.Tanzania     3  0  0  3  3- 7  0
12- 1-73 Nigeria       2-1 Tanzania 
         Ghana         2-0 Algeria     

Group 2 (Ibadan)
 8- 1-73 Congo         3-0 Upper Volta       1.GUINEA       3  3  0  0 12- 4  6
         Guinea        4-1 Egypt             2.EGYPT        3  2  0  1  8- 7  4
10- 1-73 Egypt         3-1 Congo             3.Congo        3  1  0  1  5- 8  2
         Guinea        3-2 Upper Volta       4.Upper Volta  3  0  0  3  4-10  0
12- 1-73 Guinea        5-1 Congo
         Egypt         4-2 Upper Volta   

SEMIFINALS

14- 1-73 Nigeria       4-2 Egypt   
         Guinea        2-1 Ghana

THIRD PLACE MATCH

16- 1-73 Egypt         2-1 Ghana

FINAL

16- 1-73 Nigeria       2-0 Guinea


Overview File

1965

1978


About this document

Thanks to Bojan Jovanovic, Pieter Veroeveren and Barrie Courtney for additional information

Sources included: [Bak 96], La Semaine (Brazzaville newspaper), various other contemporary newspapers

Prepared and maintained by Mark Cruickshank, Neil Morrison and Karel Stokkermans for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Mark Cruickshank, Neil Morrison and Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 22 Feb 2013

(C) Copyright Mark Cruickshank, Neil Morrison, Karel Stokkermans and RSSSF 1999/2013
You are free to copy this document in whole or part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All rights reserved.