African Games 1965

QUALIFYING STAGE

Zone 1

Final
27-12-64 Algeria       1-0 Tunisia
14- 3-65 Tunisia       0-0 Algeria
         Libya and Morocco reportedly withdrew

Zone 2

Semifinals
  -12-64 Mali          bt  Gambia
  -12-64 Gambia        lt  Mali
NB: Mauritania reportedly withdrew, Senegal qualified for the final

Final
 7- 3-65 Senegal       3-0 Mali
14- 3-65 Mali          4-0 Senegal

Zone 3 

NB: tournament in Abidjan

25-12-64 Ivory Coast   1-1 Guinea        [HT 0-1]
26-12-64 Ghana         5-1 Liberia       [HT 1-0]
30-12-64 Ivory Coast   4-2 Liberia       [HT 2-1]
31-12-64 Ghana         3-3 Guinea        [HT 2-1]
 1- 1-65 Guinea        3-3 Liberia       [HT 1-3]
 2- 1-65 Ivory Coast   1-0 Ghana         [HT 1-0]

 1.IVORY COAST  3  2  1  0  6- 3  5
 2.Ghana U-23   3  1  1  1  8- 5  3
 3.Guinea       3  0  3  0  7- 7  3
 4.Liberia      3  0  1  2  6-12  1
NB: Ghana represented by their U-23 team, aka "New Horizons"

Zone 4 

NB: tournament in Lagos

27-12-64 Nigeria       1-2 Togo
28-12-64 Niger         2-4 Dahomey
29-12-64 Nigeria       6-1 Upper Volta
30-12-64 Niger         0-3 Togo
31-12-64 Upper Volta   2-0 Dahomey
 1- 1-65 Nigeria       4-0 Niger
 2- 1-65 Nigeria       1-1 Dahomey       [abandoned at half-.time; Dahomey walked off]
 3- 1-65 Togo          2-1 Upper Volta
 4- 1-65 Togo          2-2 Dahomey
 5- 1-65 Niger         2-2 Upper Volta

 1.TOGO          4  3  1  0   9- 4  11
 2.Nigeria       3  2  0  1  11- 3   7 [*]
 3.Upper Volta   4  1  1  2   6-10   7
 4.Dahomey       3  1  1  1   6- 6   6 [*]
 5.Niger         4  0  1  3   4-13   5
NB: 3-2-1 points system.
[*] Nigeria presumably were awarded the match against Dahomey but this is not confirmed

Zone 5 

NB: tournament in Léopoldville; played as double round robin (1-3 and 5-7 Apr)

 ?- 4-65 Congo-Léopdv. bt  Chad
 ?- 4-65 Cameroon      bt  Central African Republic
 ?- 4-65 Chad          unk Central African Republic
 ?- 4-65 Congo-Léopdv. 3-2 Cameroon
 ?- 4-65 Cameroon      bt  Chad
 ?- 4-65 Congo-Léopdv. bt  Central African Republic
 ?- 4-65 Congo-Léopdv. bt  Chad
 ?- 4-65 Cameroon      bt  Central African Republic
 ?- 4-65 Chad          unk Central African Republic
 ?- 4-65 Congo-Léopdv. 3-1 Cameroon
 7- 4-65 Cameroon      9-0 Chad
 7- 4-65 Congo-Léopdv. 8-2 Central African Republic

 1.CONGO-LÉOP.  6  6  0  0   -  12
 2.Cameroon     6  4  0  2   -  10
 3.Central Afr. 6  -  -  -   -   6
 4.Chad         6  -  -  -   -   4
NB: Points totals inconsistent with 2 points for a win; possibly 1 point was awarded
    for losses, in which case one match between Chad and the Central African Republic
    was not played.

Zone 6 

NB: tournament in Kampala; Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan were also in this zone but
    failed to reply to Uganda's correspondence; Ethiopia claimed they failed to
    receive an invitation

23- 3-65 Uganda        1-3 Kenya         [HT 0-1]
25- 3-65 Egypt         4-3 Kenya
27- 3-65 Uganda        5-1 Egypt

 1.UGANDA       2  1  0  1  6- 4  2
 2.Kenya        2  1  0  1  6- 5  2
 3.Egypt        2  1  0  1  5- 8  2
NB: Egypt known as United Arab Republic at the time

Zone 7 

NB: tournament in Dar es Salaam; Burundi, Malawai, Rwanda and Zambia were also in
    this zone but presumably withdrew

13- 3-65 Tanzania      1-5 Madagascar
15- 3-65 Tanzania      2-1 Madagascar

 1.MADAGASCAR   2  1  0  1  6- 3  2
 2.Tanzania     2  1  0  1  3- 6  2


FINAL TOURNAMENT (Congo-Brazzaville, July 18-25)

FIRST ROUND

Group 1
19- 7-65 Congo-Brazz.  2-1 Uganda
19- 7-65 Mali          1-2 Togo
20- 7-65 Congo-Brazz.  7-2 Togo
20- 7-65 Mali          5-1 Uganda
21- 7-65 Congo-Brazz.  1-2 Mali      [score also reported as 0-2]
21- 7-65 Togo          1-1 Uganda 

  1.MALI         3  2  0  1  8- 4  4
  2.CONGO-BRAZZ. 3  2  0  1 10- 5  4
  3.Togo         3  1  1  1  5- 9  3
  4.Uganda       3  0  1  2  3- 8  1

Group 2
19- 7-65 Ivory Coast   1-0 Algeria
19- 7-65 Madagascar    0-7 Congo-Léopoldville
20- 7-65 Ivory Coast   5-0 Madagascar
20- 7-65 Algeria       4-1 Congo-Léopoldville
21- 7-65 Ivory Coast   1-1 Congo-Léopoldville
21- 7-65 Algeria       1-0 Madagascar

  1.IVORY COAST  3  2  1  0  7- 1  5
  2.ALGERIA      3  2  0  1  5- 2  4
  3.Congo-Léop.  3  1  1  1  9- 5  3
  4.Madagascar   3  0  0  3  0-13  0 

FIFTH TO EIGHTH PLACE CLASSIFICATION

SEMIFINALS
         Congo-Léop.   5-1 Togo               [or 5th place playoff, on 25-7 ?]
         Uganda        5-0 Madagascar         [or 7th place playoff, on 25-7 ?]

SEVENTH PLACE MATCH
         Togo          1-0 Madagascar

FIFTH PLACE MATCH
         Congo-Léopvl. 6-2 Uganda


FIRST TO FOURTH PLACE CLASSIFICATION

SEMIFINALS

24- 7-65 Ivory Coast   0-1 Congo-Brazzaville
24- 7-65 Mali          2-1 Algeria           [after 2 extra times]
           [Mali scored the winner in the 136th minute]

THIRD PLACE MATCH

25- 7-65 Ivory Coast   2-0 Algeria

FINAL

25- 7-65 Congo-Brazz.  0-0 Mali              [after 2 extra times (30 then 20 minutes)]
         Congo-Brazzaville won by having obtained 7 corners as opposed to Mali's 2.
           [also reported as 10 corners to 1]


Overview File

1973


About this document

Sources included: Daily Times (Lagos)

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

Prepared and maintained by Erik Garin, Mark Cruickshank, Neil Morrison and Mikael Jönsson for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Erik Garin, Mark Cruickshank, Neil Morrison and Mikael Jönsson
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013

(C) Copyright Erik Garin, Mark Cruickshank, Neil Morrison, Mikael Jönsson 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.