Africa Cup of Nations 1972

CompetitionsContinentalAfrica Cup of Nations1972

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Group A


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Cameroon
1555
61st
1582up
57th
321052+35
2.
Mali
1626
42nd
1610down
46th
30305503
3.
Kenya
1361
100th
1379up
95th
302134-12
4.
Togo
1534
64th
1505down
67th
302146-22
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
February 23rd, 1972 in Cameroon1563 (+8)
58th (+3)
1563
+8
58th
+3
Cameroon
2 - 1
Kenya
1563 (+8)
58th (+3)
1353
-8
101st
-1
February 24th, 1972 in Cameroon1620 (-6)
44th (-2)
1620
-6
44th
-2
Mali
3 - 3
Togo
1620 (-6)
44th (-2)
1540
+6
62nd
+2
February 26th, 1972 in Cameroon1588 (+25)
57th (+1)
1588
+25
57th
+1
Cameroon
2 - 0
Togo
1588 (+25)
57th (+1)
1515
-25
66th
-4
February 26th, 1972 in Cameroon1369 (+16)
99th (+2)
1369
+16
99th
+2
Kenya
1 - 1
Mali
1369 (+16)
99th (+2)
1604
-16
49th
-5
February 28th, 1972 in Cameroon1582 (-6)
57th (-1)
1582
-6
57th
-1
Cameroon
1 - 1
Mali
1582 (-6)
57th (-1)
1610
+6
46th
+2
February 28th, 1972 in Cameroon1379 (+10)
95th (+4)
1379
+10
95th
+4
Kenya
1 - 1
Togo
1379 (+10)
95th (+4)
1505
-10
67th
-1

Group B


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Zaire
1724
31st
1744up
27th
312042+24
2.
Congo
1607
48th
1637up
40th
31115503
3.
Morocco
1688
36th
1689up
35th
30303303
4.
Sudan
1705
33rd
1654down
39th
302146-22
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
February 25th, 1972 in Cameroon1613 (+6)
47th (+1)
1613
+6
47th
+1
Congo
1 - 1
Morocco
1613 (+6)
47th (+1)
1682
-6
36th
-
February 25th, 1972 in Cameroon1706 (+1)
33rd (-)
1706
+1
33rd
-
Sudan
1 - 1
Zaire
1706 (+1)
33rd (-)
1723
-1
31st
-
February 27th, 1972 in Cameroon1684 (+2)
36th (-)
1684
+2
36th
-
Morocco
1 - 1
Sudan
1684 (+2)
36th (-)
1704
-2
33rd
-
February 27th, 1972 in Cameroon1749 (+26)
26th (+5)
1749
+26
26th
+5
Zaire
2 - 0
Congo
1749 (+26)
26th (+5)
1587
-26
57th
-11
February 29th, 1972 in Cameroon1637 (+50)
40th (+16)
1637
+50
40th
+16
Congo
4 - 2
Sudan
1637 (+50)
40th (+16)
1654
-50
39th
-6
February 29th, 1972 in Cameroon1689 (+5)
35th (+1)
1689
+5
35th
+1
Morocco
1 - 1
Zaire
1689 (+5)
35th (+1)
1744
-5
27th
-1

Playoff Round


Semi-finals Final Winner
Cameroon
0
Congo
3
Congo
1
Congo
Zaire
3
Mali
2
Mali
4
3rd place
Cameroon
5
Zaire
2

Semi-final

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 2nd, 1972 in Cameroon1554 (-28)
61st (-4)
1554
-28
61st
-4
Cameroon
0 - 1
Congo
1554 (-28)
61st (-4)
1665
+28
38th
+2
March 2nd, 1972 in Cameroon1644 (+34)
41st (+6)
1644
+34
41st
+6
Mali
4 - 3
Zaire
1644 (+34)
41st (+6)
1710
-34
32nd
-5

3rd place

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 4th, 1972 in Cameroon1605 (+51)
51st (+10)
1605
+51
51st
+10
Cameroon
5 - 2
Zaire
1605 (+51)
51st (+10)
1659
-51
39th
-7

Final

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 5th, 1972 in Cameroon1688 (+23)
35th (+2)
1688
+23
35th
+2
Congo
3 - 2
Mali
1688 (+23)
35th (+2)
1621
-23
45th
-4