African Nations Cup 1976


Qualifying Tournament

Zaire qualify as holders
Ethiopia qualify as hosts

Preliminary Round
    
         Mali           w/o Lesotho
   
10- 8-75 Morocco        3-0 Gambia
24- 8-75 Gambia         0-3 Morocco
   
         Niger          w/o Benin  

10- 8-75 Somalia        0-2 Burundi
24- 8-75 Burundi        0-1 Somalia

10- 8-75 Togo           1-0 Liberia
24- 8-75 Liberia        0-2 Togo

10-11-74 Tunisia        1-0 Libya
           [Moncef Khouini]
22-11-74 Libya          1-0 Tunisia
         [Tunisia advance on penalties]


First Round

14- 9-75 Burundi        0-3 Egypt
28- 9-75 Egypt          2-0 Burundi

14- 9-75 Cameroon       3-0 Togo
28- 9-75 Togo           4-0 Cameroon

14- 9-75 Congo          1-0 Ivory Coast
28- 9-75 Ivory Coast    2-1 Congo

14- 9-75 Mali           3-1 Ghana
28- 9-75 Ghana          4-0 Mali

14- 9-75 Morocco        4-0 Senegal
28- 9-75 Senegal        2-1 Morocco

14- 9-75 Niger          2-4 Guinea
28- 9-75 Guinea         3-0 Niger

         Nigeria        w/o Central African Republic

14- 9-75 Sudan          1-0 Kenya
28- 9-75 Kenya          0-2 Sudan

         Tanzania       w/o Madagascar

23- 3-75 Tunisia        1-1 Algeria
           [Moheddine Habita; ?]
 6- 5-75 Algeria        1-2 Tunisia
           [?; Moncef Khouini (2)]

14- 9-75 Uganda         4-0 Mauritius
28- 9-75 Mauritius      1-1 Uganda
    
14- 9-75 Zambia         3-3 Malawi
28- 9-75 Malawi         1-6 Zambia

   
Second Round   

26-10-75 Congo          0-1 Nigeria
 9-11-75 Nigeria        2-1 Congo  
         [Nigeria qualify]

26-10-75 Ghana          2-0 Morocco
 9-11-75 Morocco        2-0 Ghana
         [Morocco qualify on pen.] 

26-10-75 Tanzania       1-1 Egypt
 9-11-75 Egypt          5-2 Tanzania
         [Egypt qualify]

26-10-75 Togo           2-2 Guinea
 9-11-75 Guinea         2-0 Togo
         [Guinea qualify]

 6- 7-75 Tunisia        3-2 Sudan
           [Raouf Ben Aziz, Taoufik Belguith, Temine Ben Abdallah; ?]
16- 8-75 Sudan          2-1 Tunisia
           [?; Raouf Ben Aziz]
         [Sudan qualify]

26-10-75 Zambia         2-1 Uganda  
 9-11-75 Uganda         3-0 Zambia
         [Uganda qualify]

Final Tournament (Ethiopia)

Zaire qualify as holders
Ethiopia qualify as hosts

Group A (Addis-Abeba)
29- 2-76 Ethiopia       2-0 Uganda            
           [Sheferaw 2, Tesfaye 83]
29- 2-76 Egypt          1-1 Guinea            
           [Taha Basri 43; Sylla (pen) 44]
 3- 3-76 Egypt          2-1 Uganda            
           [Abdou 26, Taha Basri 32; Denis Obua 21]
 3- 3-76 Guinea         2-1 Ethiopia          
           [N'Jo Léa 15, Petit Sory 85; Sheferaw 40]
 5- 3-76 Guinea         2-1 Uganda
           [N'Jo Léa 2, Bangaly 20; Muguwa 85]
 5- 3-76 Ethiopia       1-1 Egypt
           [Mohamed Ali 46; Chehata 26]

 1.GUINEA          3  2  1  0   5- 3  5
 2.EGYPT           3  1  2  0   4- 3  4
 3.Ethiopia        3  1  1  1   4- 3  3
 4.Uganda          3  0  0  3   2- 6  0

Group B (Dire-Dawa)
 1- 3-76 Nigeria        4-2 Zaire  
           [Baba Otu 28, 44, Ojebodu (pen) 37, Usiyan 90; Kabasu 51,
            Mbungu 58]
 1- 3-76 Morocco        2-2 Sudan   
           [Chérif 1, Abouali 58; Gagarine 9, (pen) 79]
 4- 3-76 Nigeria        1-0 Sudan  
           [Usiyen 8]
 4- 3-76 Morocco        1-0 Zaire  
           [Zahraoui 80]
 6- 3-76 Morocco        3-1 Nigeria
           [Faras 8, Tazi 19, Larbi 81; Ojebode (pen) 5]
 6- 3-76 Zaire          1-1 Sudan
           [Mulamba N'Daye 41; Gagarine 14]

 1.MOROCCO         3  2  1  0   6- 3  5
 2.NIGERIA         3  2  0  1   6- 5  4
 3.Sudan           3  0  2  1   3- 4  2
 4.Zaire           3  0  1  2   3- 6  1


Final Phase (Addis-Abeba)
 9- 3-76 Guinea         1-1 Nigeria           
           [Papa Camara 88; Lawal 55]
 9- 3-76 Morocco        2-1 Egypt             
           [Faras 23, Zahraoui 88; Abu Rehab 34]
11- 3-76 Morocco        2-1 Nigeria           
           [Faras 82, Guezzar 87; Baba Otu 57]
11- 3-76 Guinea         4-2 Egypt             
           [N'Jo Léa 24, 65, Ghanem (og) 53, Morciré 62; Abdou 33, Siaguy 86]
14- 3-76 Nigeria        3-2 Egypt
           [Ilerika 35, 62, Lawal 82; Al-Khatib 7, Ussama 41]
14- 3-76 Morocco        1-1 Guinea
           [Baba 86; Chérif 33]

 1.MOROCCO         3  2  1  0   5- 3  5
 2.Guinea          3  1  2  0   6- 4  4
 3.Nigeria         3  1  1  1   5- 5  3
 4.Egypt           3  0  0  3   5- 9  0

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Authors: Eric Boesenberg, Karel Stokkermans and François Mazet
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