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1984 African Cup of Nations

1984 African Cup of Nations
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 1984
Tournament details
Host country Côte d'Ivoire
Dates 4 – 18 March
Teams(from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions 23x15px Cameroon (1st title)
Runners-up 23x15px Nigeria
Third place 23x15px Algeria
Fourth place 23x15px Egypt
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 39 (2.44 per match)
Top scorer(s) 23x15px Taher Abouzaid
(4 goals)
Best player 23x15px Théophile Abega
1982
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The 1984 African Cup of Nations was the 14th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Côte d'Ivoire. Just like in 1982, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Cameroon won its first championship, beating Nigeria in the final 3−1.

Qualified teams

The 8 qualified teams are:

Squads

Venues

Abidjan Bouaké
Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny Stade Bouaké
Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 35,000
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Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advance to the semi-finals

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Egypt 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 5
23x15px Cameroon 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 4
23x15px Ivory Coast 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 2
23x15px Togo 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1





Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Algeria 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 5
23x15px Nigeria 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
23x15px Ghana 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 2
23x15px Malawi 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1

5 March 1984
Ghana 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Nigeria
Opoku N'ti Goal 19' Report Nwosu Goal 13'
Ehilegbu Goal 31'
Stade Bouaké, Bouaké
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Dodou N'Jie (Gambia)

5 March 1984
Algeria 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Malawi
Bouiche Goal 29'
Belloumi Goal 36'
Fergani Goal 38'
Report
Stade Bouaké, Bouaké
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Bakary Sarr (Senegal)

8 March 1984
Malawi 23x15px 2–2 23x15px Nigeria
Waya Goal 7' (pen.)
Msiya Goal 35'
Report Temile Goal 39'41'
Stade Bouaké, Bouaké
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Hassan Abdel Hafiz (Sudan)

8 March 1984
Algeria 23x15px 2–0 23x15px Ghana
Menad Goal 75'
Bensaoula Goal 85'
Report
Stade Bouaké, Bouaké
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Mohamed Bahhou (Morocco)

11 March 1984
Algeria 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Nigeria
Report
Stade Bouaké, Bouaké
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Karim Camara (Guinea)

11 March 1984
Ghana 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Malawi
Amphadu Goal 32' Report
Stade Bouaké, Bouaké
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Salem Mohamed Adal (Libya)

Knockout stage

Semi-finals Final
14 March – Abidjan
  23x15px Egypt (p)   2 (7)  
  23x15px Nigeria   2 (8)  
 
18 March – Abidjan
      23x15px Nigeria   1
    23x15px Cameroon   3
Third place
14 March – Abidjan 17 March – Abidjan
  23x15px Algeria (p)   0 (4)   23x15px Egypt   1
  23x15px Cameroon   0 (5)     23x15px Algeria   3

Semifinals


Third place match

Final

Winners

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Cameroon
1st title
 African Cup of Nations 1984 Champions 

Scorers

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

CAF Team of the Tournament

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

23x15px Joseph-Antoine Bell

23x15px Isaac Sinkot
23x15px Ali Shehata
23x15px Ibrahim Youssef
23x15px Stephen Keshi

23x15px Lakhdar Belloumi
23x15px Théophile Abega
23x15px Taher Abouzaid
23x15px Clement Temile

23x15px Djamel Menad
23x15px Clifton Msiya

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