1957 African Cup of Nations

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1957 African Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host countrySudan
Dates10-16 February
Final positions
Champions Egypt
Runners-up Ethiopia
Third place Sudan
Tournament statistics
Matches played2
Goals scored7 (3.5 per match)
Attendance60,000 (30,000 per match)
1959 →

The 1957 African Cup of Nations was the 1st edition of The tournament. It was hosted in Sudan.

Final tournament[change | change source]


Semifinals[change | change source]

Sudan 1–2 Egypt
Al-Bashir Goal 58' Ateya Goal 21' (pen.)
El-Diba Goal 72'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Gebeyehu Doube (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia w/o South Africa

Final[change | change source]

Egypt 4–0 Ethiopia
El-Diba Goal 2'7'68'89'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Mohammed Youssef (Sudan)

References[change | change source]

  1. Khaled Abul-Oyoun; Ken Knight; Neil Morrison; Karel Stokkermans (3 October 2013). "African Nations Cup 1957". Retrieved 14 May 2018.