Africa Cup of Nations 1972

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Group A


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Cameroon
1555
61st
1582up
57th
321052+35
2.
Mali
1633
41st
1616down
46th
30305503
3.
Kenya
1363
100th
1381up
95th
302134-12
4.
Togo
1535
64th
1507down
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)
1355
-8
102nd
-2
February 24th, 1972 in Cameroon1626 (-7)
42nd (-1)
1626
-7
42nd
-1
Mali
3 - 3
Togo
1626 (-7)
42nd (-1)
1542
+7
62nd
+2
February 26th, 1972 in Cameroon1588 (+25)
57th (+1)
1588
+25
57th
+1
Cameroon
2 - 0
Togo
1588 (+25)
57th (+1)
1517
-25
66th
-4
February 26th, 1972 in Cameroon1371 (+16)
97th (+5)
1371
+16
97th
+5
Kenya
1 - 1
Mali
1371 (+16)
97th (+5)
1610
-16
47th
-5
February 28th, 1972 in Cameroon1582 (-6)
57th (-)
1582
-6
57th
-
Cameroon
1 - 1
Mali
1582 (-6)
57th (-)
1616
+6
46th
-
February 28th, 1972 in Cameroon1381 (+10)
95th (+2)
1381
+10
95th
+2
Kenya
1 - 1
Togo
1381 (+10)
95th (+2)
1507
-10
67th
-1

Group B


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Zaire
1726
31st
1746up
26th
312042+24
2.
Congo
1609
48th
1639up
40th
31115503
3.
Morocco
1689
36th
1690up
35th
30303303
4.
Sudan
1706
33rd
1655down
39th
302146-22
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
February 25th, 1972 in Cameroon1615 (+6)
47th (+1)
1615
+6
47th
+1
Congo
1 - 1
Morocco
1615 (+6)
47th (+1)
1683
-6
36th
-
February 25th, 1972 in Cameroon1707 (+1)
33rd (-)
1707
+1
33rd
-
Sudan
1 - 1
Zaire
1707 (+1)
33rd (-)
1725
-1
31st
-
February 27th, 1972 in Cameroon1685 (+2)
36th (-)
1685
+2
36th
-
Morocco
1 - 1
Sudan
1685 (+2)
36th (-)
1705
-2
33rd
-
February 27th, 1972 in Cameroon1751 (+26)
26th (+5)
1751
+26
26th
+5
Zaire
2 - 0
Congo
1751 (+26)
26th (+5)
1589
-26
56th
-10
February 29th, 1972 in Cameroon1639 (+50)
40th (+16)
1639
+50
40th
+16
Congo
4 - 2
Sudan
1639 (+50)
40th (+16)
1655
-50
39th
-6
February 29th, 1972 in Cameroon1690 (+5)
35th (+1)
1690
+5
35th
+1
Morocco
1 - 1
Zaire
1690 (+5)
35th (+1)
1746
-5
26th
-

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)
1667
+28
38th
+2
March 2nd, 1972 in Cameroon1650 (+34)
41st (+6)
1650
+34
41st
+6
Mali
4 - 3
Zaire
1650 (+34)
41st (+6)
1712
-34
31st
-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)
1661
-51
39th
-8

Final

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 5th, 1972 in Cameroon1691 (+24)
34th (+3)
1691
+24
34th
+3
Congo
3 - 2
Mali
1691 (+24)
34th (+3)
1626
-24
43rd
-2