Africa Cup of Nations 1978

CompetitionsContinentalAfrica Cup of Nations1978

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Group A


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Ghana
1684
35th
1693up
35th
321062+45
2.
Nigeria
1704
33rd
1707up
33rd
312053+24
3.
Zambia
1549
59th
1568up
55th
311132+13
4.
Upper Volta
1343
103rd
1312down
111th
300329-70
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 5th, 1978 in Ghana1694 (+10)
35th (-)
1694
+10
35th
-
Ghana
2 - 1
Zambia
1694 (+10)
35th (-)
1539
-10
60th
-1
March 5th, 1978 in Ghana1712 (+8)
32nd (+1)
1712
+8
32nd
+1
Nigeria
4 - 2
Upper Volta
1712 (+8)
32nd (+1)
1335
-8
104th
-1
March 8th, 1978 in Ghana1688 (-6)
35th (-)
1688
-6
35th
-
Ghana
1 - 1
Nigeria
1688 (-6)
35th (-)
1718
+6
31st
+1
March 8th, 1978 in Ghana1557 (+18)
55th (+4)
1557
+18
55th
+4
Zambia
2 - 0
Upper Volta
1557 (+18)
55th (+4)
1317
-18
109th
-5
March 10th, 1978 in Ghana1693 (+5)
35th (-)
1693
+5
35th
-
Ghana
3 - 0
Upper Volta
1693 (+5)
35th (-)
1312
-5
111th
-2
March 10th, 1978 in Ghana1707 (-11)
33rd (-1)
1707
-11
33rd
-1
Nigeria
0 - 0
Zambia
1707 (-11)
33rd (-1)
1568
+11
55th
-

Group B


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Uganda
1486
70th
1574up
55th
320174+34
2.
Tunisia
1711
33rd
1713up
32nd
312042+24
3.
Morocco
1657
38th
1613down
45th
311124-23
4.
Congo
1559
55th
1513down
67th
301214-31
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 6th, 1978 in Ghana1661 (+4)
38th (-)
1661
+4
38th
-
Morocco
1 - 1
Tunisia
1661 (+4)
38th (-)
1707
-4
33rd
-
March 6th, 1978 in Ghana1531 (+45)
63rd (+7)
1531
+45
63rd
+7
Uganda
3 - 1
Congo
1531 (+45)
63rd (+7)
1514
-45
66th
-11
March 9th, 1978 in Ghana1676 (+15)
36th (+2)
1676
+15
36th
+2
Morocco
1 - 0
Congo
1676 (+15)
36th (+2)
1499
-15
67th
-1
March 9th, 1978 in Ghana1727 (+20)
28th (+5)
1727
+20
28th
+5
Tunisia
3 - 1
Uganda
1727 (+20)
28th (+5)
1511
-20
66th
-3
March 11th, 1978 in Ghana1513 (+14)
67th (-)
1513
+14
67th
-
Congo
0 - 0
Tunisia
1513 (+14)
67th (-)
1713
-14
32nd
-4
March 11th, 1978 in Ghana1574 (+63)
55th (+11)
1574
+63
55th
+11
Uganda
3 - 0
Morocco
1574 (+63)
55th (+11)
1613
-63
45th
-9

Playoff Round


Semi-final

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 14th, 1978 in Ghana1712 (+19)
32nd (+3)
1712
+19
32nd
+3
Ghana
1 - 0
Tunisia
1712 (+19)
32nd (+3)
1694
-19
34th
-2
March 14th, 1978 in Ghana1608 (+34)
48th (+7)
1608
+34
48th
+7
Uganda
2 - 1
Nigeria
1608 (+34)
48th (+7)
1673
-34
35th
-2
March 16th, 1978 in Ghana1730 (+18)
28th (+4)
1730
+18
28th
+4
Ghana
2 - 0
Uganda
1730 (+18)
28th (+4)
1590
-18
51st
-3

3rd place

VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
March 16th, 1978 in Ghana1675 (+2)
35th (-)
1675
+2
35th
-
Nigeria
1 - 1
Tunisia
1675 (+2)
35th (-)
1692
-2
34th
-