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
1704up
33rd
312053+24
3.
Zambia
1548
58th
1567up
55th
311132+13
4.
Upper Volta
1348
103rd
1316down
110th
300329-70
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 5th, 1978 in Ghana1697 (+10)
35th (-)
1697
+10
35th
-
Ghana
2 - 1
Zambia
1697 (+10)
35th (-)
1538
-10
61st
-3
March 5th, 1978 in Ghana1709 (+9)
32nd (+2)
1709
+9
32nd
+2
Nigeria
4 - 2
Upper Volta
1709 (+9)
32nd (+2)
1339
-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 Ghana1556 (+18)
55th (+5)
1556
+18
55th
+5
Zambia
2 - 0
Upper Volta
1556 (+18)
55th (+5)
1321
-18
108th
-5
March 10th, 1978 in Ghana1696 (+5)
35th (-)
1696
+5
35th
-
Ghana
3 - 0
Upper Volta
1696 (+5)
35th (-)
1316
-5
110th
-2
March 10th, 1978 in Ghana1704 (-11)
33rd (-)
1704
-11
33rd
-
Nigeria
0 - 0
Zambia
1704 (-11)
33rd (-)
1567
+11
55th
-

Group B


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Uganda
1484
70th
1572up
55th
320174+34
2.
Tunisia
1704
33rd
1707up
32nd
312042+24
3.
Morocco
1661
37th
1615down
46th
311124-23
4.
Congo
1551
56th
1506down
67th
301214-31
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 6th, 1978 in Ghana1664 (+3)
37th (-)
1664
+3
37th
-
Morocco
1 - 1
Tunisia
1664 (+3)
37th (-)
1701
-3
34th
-1
March 6th, 1978 in Ghana1529 (+45)
63rd (+7)
1529
+45
63rd
+7
Uganda
3 - 1
Congo
1529 (+45)
63rd (+7)
1506
-45
67th
-11
March 9th, 1978 in Ghana1678 (+14)
36th (+1)
1678
+14
36th
+1
Morocco
1 - 0
Congo
1678 (+14)
36th (+1)
1492
-14
69th
-2
March 9th, 1978 in Ghana1721 (+20)
30th (+4)
1721
+20
30th
+4
Tunisia
3 - 1
Uganda
1721 (+20)
30th (+4)
1509
-20
66th
-3
March 11th, 1978 in Ghana1506 (+14)
67th (+2)
1506
+14
67th
+2
Congo
0 - 0
Tunisia
1506 (+14)
67th (+2)
1707
-14
32nd
-2
March 11th, 1978 in Ghana1572 (+63)
55th (+11)
1572
+63
55th
+11
Uganda
3 - 0
Morocco
1572 (+63)
55th (+11)
1615
-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)
1688
-19
34th
-2
March 14th, 1978 in Ghana1606 (+34)
49th (+6)
1606
+34
49th
+6
Uganda
2 - 1
Nigeria
1606 (+34)
49th (+6)
1670
-34
36th
-3
March 16th, 1978 in Ghana1732 (+17)
27th (+5)
1732
+17
27th
+5
Ghana
2 - 0
Uganda
1732 (+17)
27th (+5)
1589
-17
52nd
-3

3rd place

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 16th, 1978 in Ghana1671 (+1)
36th (-)
1671
+1
36th
-
Nigeria
1 - 1
Tunisia
1671 (+1)
36th (-)
1687
-1
34th
-