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The CEDEAO Cup was an international men's football tournament for nations in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS; Communauté Economique Des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, CEDEAO). The tournament was held biannually between 1983 and 1991, and may also have taken place in 1977, but few data are known.

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General statisticsEdit

Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
1977
Details
Nigeria  
Nigeria
unclear
1983
Details
Ivory Coast  
Ivory Coast
2–1
1–0
 
Nigeria
unclear
1985
Details
Senegal  
Senegal
Group system  
Ivory Coast
 
Guinea
1987
Details
Liberia  
Ivory Coast
2–1  
Liberia
 
Senegal
1–0  
Burkina Faso
1990
Details
Nigeria  
Nigeria
1–1  
Senegal
 
Ivory Coast
1–0  
Liberia
1991
Details
Ivory Coast  
Ivory Coast
1–0  
Senegal
 
Ghana
1–0  
Nigeria

Most CEDEAO Cup winsEdit

Wins Nation Year(s)
3 times   Ivory Coast 1983, 1987, 1991
2 times   Nigeria 1977, 1990
1 time   Senegal 1985

1983 CEDEAO CupEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

First qualifying roundEdit

Benin   1–1   Mauritania
Mauritania   2–0   Benin

Niger   2–0   Senegal
Senegal   2–0   Niger

2–2 on aggregate; Senegal won on penalty shootout.


Sierra Leone   0–1   Gambia
Gambia   0–1   Sierra Leone

1–1 on aggregate; Gambia won on penalty shootout.


Guinea   1–1   Mali
Mali   1–1   Guinea

2–2 on aggregate; Mali won on penalty shootout.


Guinea-Bissau   2–0   Togo
Togo   3–0   Guinea-Bissau

Nigeria   w/o   Ghana

Ghana withdrew; Nigeria advanced.

Second qualifying roundEdit

Gambia   1–1   Mali
Mali   0–0   Gambia

Mali advanced, possibly by away goals rule.


Mauritania   0–4   Togo

The return round was not played. Togo advanced.


Nigeria   1–0   Senegal
Senegal   0–1   Nigeria

Nigeria advanced.

Final roundEdit

The final round was held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Semi-finalsEdit

Ivory Coast   1–1 (a.e.t.)   Mali

Ivory Coast won on penalties


Togo   5–2   Nigeria

Third place matchEdit

Mali   0–0 (a.e.t.)   Nigeria

Unknown who won the match

FinalEdit

Ivory Coast   (Abandoned)   Togo

Abandoned at 2–1 in extra time (105').


Replay
Ivory Coast   1–0   Togo

1985 CEDEAO CupEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

First roundEdit

Mali   4–0   Togo
Togo   3–0   Mali

Second roundEdit

Guinea   1–1   Mali
Mali   1–1   Guinea
Penalties
2–4

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  Senegal 2 2 0 0 5 1 4
  Ivory Coast 2 1 0 1 1 2 2
  Guinea 2 0 0 2 1 4 0
25 December 1985 Senegal   3–1   Guinea
27 December 1985 Ivory Coast   1–0   Guinea
29 November 1985 Senegal   2–0   Ivory Coast

1987 CEDEAO CupEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Ivory Coast   3–0   Togo
Togo   1–0   Ivory Coast

Final roundEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Ivory Coast   1–0   Senegal
Liberia   1–0   Burkina Faso

Third place matchEdit

Senegal   1–0   Burkina Faso

FinalEdit

Ivory Coast   2–1   Liberia

1990 CEDEAO CupEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

The qualifying tournament was held in Liberia.

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  Liberia 2 1 1 0 3 1 3
  Ghana 2 0 2 0 2 2 2
  Guinea 2 0 1 1 1 3 1
26 November 1989 Guinea   1–1   Ghana
28 November 1989 Liberia   2–0   Guinea
29 November 1989 Liberia   1–1   Ghana

Final roundEdit

  • The final round was played in Nigeria.
  • Nigeria qualified as hosts, Ivory Coast as holders. Circumstances of Senegal's qualification were unclear.

Semi-finalsEdit

Senegal   1–0   Liberia

Nigeria   2–0   Ivory Coast

Third place matchEdit

Ivory Coast   1–0   Liberia

FinalEdit

Nigeria   1–1   Senegal

Some sources record the score as 0–0. Nigeria won on penalty shootout.

1991 CEDEAO CupEdit

Held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Semi-finalsEdit

Senegal   3–2   Ghana
Sarr   22'
Diagne   60'
Sène   88'
Akonnor   62'
Yaw   75'
Ivory Coast   2–0   Nigeria
Sié   10'
A. Traoré   30'

Third place matchEdit

Ghana   1–0   Nigeria

FinalEdit

Ivory Coast   1–0   Senegal
A. Traoré   7'

ReferencesEdit