Africa Cup of Nations 1972

CompetitionsContinentalAfrica Cup of Nations1972

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Group A


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Cameroon
1554
61st
1582up
57th
321052+35
2.
Mali
1625
41st
1611down
46th
30305503
3.
Kenya
1400
88th
1413up
85th
302134-12
4.
Togo
1534
64th
1507down
66th
302146-22
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
February 23rd, 1972 in Cameroon1563 (+9)
58th (+3)
1563
+9
58th
+3
Cameroon
2 - 1
Kenya
1563 (+9)
58th (+3)
1391
-9
90th
-2
February 24th, 1972 in Cameroon1619 (-6)
44th (-3)
1619
-6
44th
-3
Mali
3 - 3
Togo
1619 (-6)
44th (-3)
1540
+6
63rd
+1
February 26th, 1972 in Cameroon1588 (+25)
57th (+1)
1588
+25
57th
+1
Cameroon
2 - 0
Togo
1588 (+25)
57th (+1)
1515
-25
66th
-3
February 26th, 1972 in Cameroon1405 (+14)
87th (+3)
1405
+14
87th
+3
Kenya
1 - 1
Mali
1405 (+14)
87th (+3)
1605
-14
50th
-6
February 28th, 1972 in Cameroon1582 (-6)
57th (-1)
1582
-6
57th
-1
Cameroon
1 - 1
Mali
1582 (-6)
57th (-1)
1611
+6
46th
+3
February 28th, 1972 in Cameroon1413 (+8)
85th (+2)
1413
+8
85th
+2
Kenya
1 - 1
Togo
1413 (+8)
85th (+2)
1507
-8
66th
-

Group B


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Zaire
1724
31st
1743up
28th
312042+24
2.
Congo
1607
50th
1636up
40th
31115503
3.
Morocco
1684
36th
1686up
35th
30303303
4.
Sudan
1702
33rd
1652down
39th
302146-22
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
February 25th, 1972 in Cameroon1612 (+5)
47th (+3)
1612
+5
47th
+3
Congo
1 - 1
Morocco
1612 (+5)
47th (+3)
1679
-5
37th
-1
February 25th, 1972 in Cameroon1704 (+2)
33rd (-)
1704
+2
33rd
-
Sudan
1 - 1
Zaire
1704 (+2)
33rd (-)
1722
-2
31st
-
February 27th, 1972 in Cameroon1681 (+2)
37th (-)
1681
+2
37th
-
Morocco
1 - 1
Sudan
1681 (+2)
37th (-)
1702
-2
33rd
-
February 27th, 1972 in Cameroon1748 (+26)
26th (+5)
1748
+26
26th
+5
Zaire
2 - 0
Congo
1748 (+26)
26th (+5)
1586
-26
57th
-11
February 29th, 1972 in Cameroon1636 (+50)
40th (+16)
1636
+50
40th
+16
Congo
4 - 2
Sudan
1636 (+50)
40th (+16)
1652
-50
39th
-6
February 29th, 1972 in Cameroon1686 (+5)
35th (+2)
1686
+5
35th
+2
Morocco
1 - 1
Zaire
1686 (+5)
35th (+2)
1743
-5
28th
-2

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)
1664
+28
38th
+2
March 2nd, 1972 in Cameroon1645 (+34)
41st (+6)
1645
+34
41st
+6
Mali
4 - 3
Zaire
1645 (+34)
41st (+6)
1709
-34
32nd
-4

3rd place

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 4th, 1972 in Cameroon1605 (+51)
52nd (+9)
1605
+51
52nd
+9
Cameroon
5 - 2
Zaire
1605 (+51)
52nd (+9)
1658
-51
39th
-7

Final

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 5th, 1972 in Cameroon1688 (+24)
34th (+3)
1688
+24
34th
+3
Congo
3 - 2
Mali
1688 (+24)
34th (+3)
1621
-24
45th
-4