Africa Cup of Nations 1978

CompetitionsContinentalAfrica Cup of Nations1978

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Group A


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Ghana
1687
35th
1696up
35th
321062+45
2.
Nigeria
1700
34th
1705up
33rd
312053+24
3.
Zambia
1552
56th
1570up
55th
311132+13
4.
Upper Volta
1347
103rd
1315down
110th
300329-70
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 5th, 1978 in Ghana1697 (+10)
35th (-)
1697
+10
35th
-
Ghana
2 - 1
Zambia
1697 (+10)
35th (-)
1542
-10
60th
-4
March 5th, 1978 in Ghana1709 (+9)
32nd (+2)
1709
+9
32nd
+2
Nigeria
4 - 2
Upper Volta
1709 (+9)
32nd (+2)
1338
-9
103rd
-
March 8th, 1978 in Ghana1691 (-6)
35th (-)
1691
-6
35th
-
Ghana
1 - 1
Nigeria
1691 (-6)
35th (-)
1715
+6
32nd
-
March 8th, 1978 in Ghana1560 (+18)
55th (+4)
1560
+18
55th
+4
Zambia
2 - 0
Upper Volta
1560 (+18)
55th (+4)
1320
-18
109th
-6
March 10th, 1978 in Ghana1696 (+5)
35th (-)
1696
+5
35th
-
Ghana
3 - 0
Upper Volta
1696 (+5)
35th (-)
1315
-5
110th
-1
March 10th, 1978 in Ghana1705 (-10)
33rd (-)
1705
-10
33rd
-
Nigeria
0 - 0
Zambia
1705 (-10)
33rd (-)
1570
+10
55th
-

Group B


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Uganda
1489
69th
1575up
55th
320174+34
2.
Tunisia
1705
33rd
1708up
32nd
312042+24
3.
Morocco
1662
37th
1616down
46th
311124-23
4.
Congo
1550
57th
1507down
67th
301214-31
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 6th, 1978 in Ghana1665 (+3)
37th (-)
1665
+3
37th
-
Morocco
1 - 1
Tunisia
1665 (+3)
37th (-)
1702
-3
34th
-1
March 6th, 1978 in Ghana1533 (+44)
62nd (+7)
1533
+44
62nd
+7
Uganda
3 - 1
Congo
1533 (+44)
62nd (+7)
1506
-44
67th
-10
March 9th, 1978 in Ghana1679 (+14)
36th (+1)
1679
+14
36th
+1
Morocco
1 - 0
Congo
1679 (+14)
36th (+1)
1492
-14
69th
-2
March 9th, 1978 in Ghana1723 (+21)
30th (+4)
1723
+21
30th
+4
Tunisia
3 - 1
Uganda
1723 (+21)
30th (+4)
1512
-21
66th
-4
March 11th, 1978 in Ghana1507 (+15)
67th (+2)
1507
+15
67th
+2
Congo
0 - 0
Tunisia
1507 (+15)
67th (+2)
1708
-15
32nd
-2
March 11th, 1978 in Ghana1575 (+63)
55th (+11)
1575
+63
55th
+11
Uganda
3 - 0
Morocco
1575 (+63)
55th (+11)
1616
-63
46th
-10

Playoff Round


Semi-final

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 14th, 1978 in Ghana1715 (+19)
32nd (+3)
1715
+19
32nd
+3
Ghana
1 - 0
Tunisia
1715 (+19)
32nd (+3)
1689
-19
34th
-2
March 14th, 1978 in Ghana1609 (+34)
48th (+7)
1609
+34
48th
+7
Uganda
2 - 1
Nigeria
1609 (+34)
48th (+7)
1671
-34
36th
-3
March 16th, 1978 in Ghana1733 (+18)
27th (+5)
1733
+18
27th
+5
Ghana
2 - 0
Uganda
1733 (+18)
27th (+5)
1591
-18
51st
-3

3rd place

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 16th, 1978 in Ghana1672 (+1)
36th (-)
1672
+1
36th
-
Nigeria
1 - 1
Tunisia
1672 (+1)
36th (-)
1688
-1
34th
-