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African Nations cup


1962, Ethiopia

Ethiopia hosted the third tournament that witnessed new comers such as Tunisia and Uganda.

The Ethiopians proved their strength and stamina by reaching the final against Egypt, the match was locked at 2-2 at the end of the 90 minutes, but Ethiopia eventually won it 4-2 in the championships’ first ever extra time period.


1963, Ghana

Ghana got their first trophy that year. They were led by their famous trainer Charles Giamphy. The “Black Stars” shined to win 3-0 in the final against Sudan.

1965, Tunisia

Ghana succeeded to defend their title in Tunisia, overcoming the hosts in the final 3-1 after extra time. Only 2 players from the winning team of 2 years ago participated in this tournament.

1968, Ethiopia

As a sign of increasing popularity of the game in the dark continent, 8 teams participated in this tournament, and for the first time participating teams had to go through qualifying matches.

Ghana reached its third consecutive final, but this time they lost to Congo Kinshasa thanks to a Pierre Calala goal. Loran Pokou, the Ivory Coast player scored 6 goals to add to his 8 of the previous competition.

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3 Comments

  1. AM OVERWEM THAT THE AFRICA NATIONS CUP HAS BEEN A VERY REMARKABLE TO THE AFRICAN MOTHER LAND AND THE REST OF THE WORLD.CAF IS ALSO DOING A GREAT JOB WE MUST GIVE EXCELENT TO THEM FOR THE GOOD WORK DONE SO FAR TO AFRICA FOTHBALL.
    UBAH MICHAEL

  2. i want to see cameroons points

  3. WAO THATS WAS PRETY GOOD OF THE MOTHER LAND AFRICA BEEING INTERESTED IN FOOTBALL LONG AGO.I LUV FOOTBALL AND THOSE FISRT FOUR COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPARTED THE EGYPTIANS HAVE SHOWN IT ALL THAT THEY ARE ONE OF THE FIRST CONTRIBUTOR TO SOCCER IN AFRICA..THEY ARE THE DEFFENDING CHAMPION TILL DATE AM PROUD OF EGYPT….HENRY FROM NIGERIA

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