Central African Games


Held three (or four?) times, for teams of Africa's "Zone 4". Possibly served twice (apart from 1972) as qualifying section for the African Games.


Palmares

Year Venue        Champions     Runners-up  
1972 Congo        Congo         Cameroon
1976 Gabon        Cameroon  3-2 Congo
1981 Angola       Zaire         Congo
1987 Congo        Cameroon  2-0 Angola

NB: the 1972 edition was a qualifying tournament for the
    1973 African Games and apparently was not official.

Central African Games 1976 (Gabon, June 28-July 11)


FIRST ROUND
                                    
Group A
30- 6-76 Congo         2-1 Central Afr. Rep. 1.CONGO        3  3  0  0 17- 2  6
 2- 7-76 Congo        11-0 São Tomé/Príncipe 2.CENTRAL AFR. 3  2  0  1  4- 3  4
 2- 7-76 Central Afr.  1-0 Chad              3.Chad         3  1  0  2  6- 5  2
 4- 7-76 Congo         4-1 Chad              4.São Tomé/Pr. 3  0  0  3  1-18  0
 4- 7-76 Central Afr.  2-1 São Tomé/Príncipe
 6- 7-76 Chad          5-0 São Tomé/Príncipe 

Group B
28- 6-76 Gabon         4-1 Burundi           1.CAMEROON     3  2  1  0 10- 0  5
29- 6-76 Cameroon      5-0 Rwanda            2.GABON        3  2  1  0  7- 1  5
 1- 7-76 Burundi       6-2 Rwanda            3.Burundi      3  1  0  2  7-11  2
 3- 7-76 Cameroon      5-0 Burundi           4.Rwanda       3  0  0  3  2-14  0
 5- 7-76 Gabon         3-0 Rwanda
 7- 7-76 Gabon         0-0 Cameroon          
NB: Zaire played all teams in the group hors concours
 1- 7-76 Gabon         1-1 Zaire     
 3- 7-76 Zaire         6-1 Rwanda           
 5- 7-76 Zaire         2-1 Cameroon     
 7- 7-76 Zaire         1-0 Burundi         

SEMIFINALS
 9- 7-76 Cameroon      3-0 Central African Republic
 9- 7-76 Congo         1-0 Gabon

THIRD PLACE MATCH
11- 7-76 Gabon         3-1 Central African Republic

FINAL
Stade du complexe omnisports président Bongo, Libreville; att: 45,000
11- 7-76 Cameroon      3-2 Congo         [aet]
           [Manga Onguéné 16, Milla 26, 118; Dengaki 61, 77]
           [CMR: Nkono; Ename, Doumbé Léa, Tsébo, Nlend, Tatchoum (Kang),
                 Manga Guy, Manga Onguéné, Ayissi, Milla, Eboué (Bahoken);
            CGO: Tandou; Nganga, Lassy, Dengaki, Mounoundzi, Kimbembé, Ebomoa,
                 Bemba (Balekita), Mbama, Ndombo (Wamba), Lakou;
            ref: Jules Onwanlélé]

Central African Games 1981 (Angola, August 21-29)


21- 8-81 Congo         2-1 Gabon             1.ZAIRE        4  2  2  0  6- 3  6
         Angola        0-0 Cameroon          2.Congo        4  2  1  1  6- 4  5
23- 8-81 Zaire         2-0 Cameroon          3.Gabon        4  0  3  1  3- 4  3
         Angola        1-1 Gabon             4.Angola       4  0  3  1  3- 5  3
25- 8-81 Zaire         1-1 Gabon             5.Cameroon     4  0  3  1  0- 2  3
         Angola        1-3 Congo             NB: Cameroon were represented by 
27- 8-81 Zaire         2-1 Congo                 their youth team.
         Cameroon      0-0 Gabon
29- 8-81 Angola        1-1 Zaire
         Congo         0-0 Cameroon

Central African Games 1987 (Congo, April 18-30)


Group 1
18- 4-87 Congo         3-3 Angola            1.ANGOLA       2  1  1  0  5- 4  3
21- 4-87 Angola        2-1 Zaire             2.CONGO        2  0  2  0  3- 3  2
23- 4-87 Congo         0-0 Zaire             3.Zaire        2  0  1  1  1- 2  1

Group 2
20- 4-87 Cameroon      2-0 Gabon             1.CAMEROON     2  2  0  0  5- 0  4
22- 4-87 Gabon         3-1 Chad              2.GABON        2  1  0  1  3- 3  2
24- 4-87 Cameroon      3-0 Chad              3.Chad         2  0  0  2  1- 6  0

SEMIFINALS
27- 4-87 Angola        1-0 Gabon
         Cameroon      3-0 Congo

FIFTH PLACE MATCH
29- 4-87 Zaire         4-0 Chad

THIRD PLACE MATCH
29- 4-87 Congo         3-2 Gabon

FINAL
30- 4-87 Cameroon      2-0 Angola


About this document

Sources: [Bak 96], L'Union (Libreville; for 1976)

With thanks to Martin Arenlind, Mikael Jönsson and Myk Cameron

Prepared and maintained by Karel Stokkermans for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013

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