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1963 African Cup of Nations

1963 African Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host country Ghana
Dates 24 November – 1 December
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Ghana (1st title)
Runners-up  Sudan
Third place  United Arab Republic
Fourth place  Ethiopia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
Goals scored 33 (4.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) Hassan El-Shazly
(6 goals)
Best player Hassan El-Shazly

The 1963 African Cup of Nations was the fourth edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the association football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Ghana. For the third consecutive time the hosts won the African Cup. The format changed: two groups of 3 teams each, the winners played the final, the runners-up could only play Third Place final. The final in Accra on 1 December saw the hosts winning 3-0 on Sudan, after the first half finished 0−0.

Contents

  • Qualified teams 1
  • Squads 2
  • Venues 3
  • Group stage 4
    • Group A 4.1
    • Group B 4.2
  • Knockout stage 5
    • Third place match 5.1
    • Final 5.2
  • Winners 6
  • Scorers 7
  • External links 8

Qualified teams

The 6 qualified teams are:

Squads

Venues

Accra
Locations of the 1963 African Cup of Nations venues
Kumasi
Accra Sports Stadium Kumasi Sports Stadium
Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 40,500

Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Top one placed teams advanced to the final
Top 2nd placed teams advanced to the 3rd Place Match

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ghana 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 3
 Ethiopia 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 2
 Tunisia 2 0 1 1 3 5 −2 1
24 November 1963
Ghana  1–1  Tunisia
Mfum Goal 9' Jedidi Goal 36'

26 November 1963
Ghana  2–0  Ethiopia
Acquah Goal Goal

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Sudan 2 1 1 0 6 2 +4 3
 United Arab Republic 2 1 1 0 8 5 +3 3
 Nigeria 2 0 0 2 3 10 −7 0
24 November 1963
United Arab Republic  6–3  Nigeria
Riza Goal 30'32'
El-Shazly Goal 42'44'81'87'
Okepe Goal 78'
Bassey Goal 82'
Onya Goal 89'

26 November 1963
United Arab Republic  2–2  Sudan
El-Shazly Goal 5'
Riza Goal 7'
Jaxa Goal 60'75'

Knockout stage

Third place match

Final

1 December 1963
Ghana  3–0  Sudan
Aggrey-Fynn Goal 62' (pen.)
Acquah Goal 72'82'

Winners

 African Cup of Nations 1963 Champions 

Ghana
1st title

Scorers

6 goals
4 goals
2 goals
1 goal

External links

  • Details at RSSSF
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