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1965 Africa Cup of Nations

The 1965 Africa Cup of Nations was the fifth edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Tunisia. Just like in 1963, the field of six teams was split into two groups of three. Ghana retained its title, beating Tunisia in the final 3−2 a.e.t..

1965 Africa Cup of Nations
كأس أمم إفريقيا 1965
Tournament details
Host country Tunisia
Dates12 – 21 November
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Ghana (2nd title)
Runners-up Tunisia
Third place Ivory Coast
Fourth place Senegal
Tournament statistics
Matches played8
Goals scored31 (3.88 per match)
Top scorer(s)Ghana Ben Acheampong
Ghana Osei Kofi
Ivory Coast Eustache Manglé
(3 goals each)
Best player(s)Ghana Osei Kofi
1963
1968

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
  Congo-Léopoldville 1st none Debut
  Ethiopia 5th 1963 Winners (1962)
  Ghana 2nd 1963 Winners (1963)
  Ivory Coast 1st none Debut
  Senegal 1st none Debut
  Tunisia (host) 3rd 1963 Third place (1962)

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Tunis Sfax
Stade Chedli Zouiten Stade Taïeb Mhiri
   
Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 11,000
Sousse Bizerte
Stade Bou Ali Lahouar Stade Ahmed Bsiri
   
Capacity: 6,500 Capacity: 2,000

Group stageEdit

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 AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Tunisia 2 1 1 0 4 0 +4 3
  Senegal 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 3
  Ethiopia 2 0 0 2 1 9 −8 0
Tunisia  4–0  Ethiopia
Chaïbi   32'
Jedidi   62'
Delhoum   80'
Lahmar   84'

Senegal  0–0  Tunisia

Senegal  5–1  Ethiopia
Camara   3'52'
Guèye   37'
Niang   48'53'
Vassalo   12' (pen.)

Tunisia progress on a toss of a coin

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ghana 2 2 0 0 9 3 +6 4
  Ivory Coast 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 2
  Congo-Léopoldville 2 0 0 2 2 8 −6 0
Ghana  5–2  Congo-Léopoldville
Kofi   13'
Acheampong   18'59'
Attuquayefio   84'89'
Kalala Mukendi   43'45' (pen.)

Ivory Coast  3–0  Congo-Léopoldville
Manglé   14'59'80'

Ghana  4–1  Ivory Coast
Acheampong   20'
Nti   43'
Lutterodt   52'
Kofi   70'
Bléziri   66'

Knockout stageEdit

Third place matchEdit

Senegal  0–1  Ivory Coast
Yoboué   35'

FinalEdit

Ghana  3–2 (a.e.t.)  Tunisia
Odoi   37'96'
Kofi   79'
Chetali   47'
Chaïbi   67'

ScorersEdit

External linksEdit