1970 African Cup of Nations qualification

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This page details the process of qualifying for the 1970 African Cup of Nations.

Qualifying Tournament[edit]

First round[edit]


17 November 1968
Zambia  2 – 2  Mauritius
8 December 1968
Mauritius  2 – 3  Zambia

Zambia won 5–4 on aggregate.


16 February 1969
Kenya  0 – 1  Tanzania
1 March 1969
Tanzania  1 – 1  Kenya

Tanzania won 2–1 on aggregate.


9 March 1969
Algeria  2 – 0  Morocco
22 March 1969
Morocco  1 – 0  Algeria

Algeria won 2–1 on aggregate.


10 August 1969
Guinea  4 – 0  Togo
24 August 1969
Togo  1 – 1  Guinea

Guinea won 5–1 on aggregate.


10 August 1969
Uganda  1 – 1  Cameroon
24 August 1969
Cameroon  2 – 0  Uganda

Cameroon won 3–1 on aggregate.


United Arab Republic progress, Somalia withdrew.



Mali  w / o  Upper Volta

Mali progress, Upper Volta withdrew.



Niger  w / o  Nigeria

Niger progress, Nigeria withdrew.



Senegal  w / o  Sierra Leone

Senegal progress, Sierra Leone withdrew.

Second round[edit]


17 August 1969
Ghana  6 – 0  Niger
21 September 1969
Niger  1 – 9  Ghana

Ghana won 15–1 on aggregate.


19 September 1969
United Arab Republic  1 – 0  Algeria
28 September 1969
Algeria  1 – 1  United Arab Republic

United Arab Republic won 2–1 on aggregate.


8 October 1969
Ethiopia  7 – 0  Tanzania
22 October 1969
Tanzania  1 – 2  Ethiopia

Ethiopia won 9–1 on aggregate.


8 October 1969
Mali  0 – 0  Ivory Coast
22 October 1969
Ivory Coast  4 – 0  Mali

Cote d'Ivoire won 4–0 on aggregate.


8 October 1969
Senegal  1 – 1  Guinea
22 October 1969
Guinea  4 – 3  Senegal

Guinea won 5–4 on aggregate.


8 October 1969
Zambia  2 – 2  Cameroon
22 October 1969
Cameroon  2 – 1  Zambia

Cameroon won 4–3 on aggregate.

Qualified teams[edit]

The 8 qualified teams are:

External links[edit]