1968 African Cup of Nations qualification

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This page details the process of qualifying for the 1968 African Cup of Nations.

Qualified teams[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Senegal 4 2 1 1 9 6 +3 5
 Guinea 4 2 1 1 9 6 +3 5
 Liberia 4 0 2 2 4 10 –6 2

29 July 1967
Guinea  3–0  Senegal

2 August 1967
Senegal  4–1  Liberia

16 August 1967
Liberia  2–2  Guinea

11 October 1967
Senegal  4–1  Guinea

1 November 1967
Guinea  3–0  Liberia

15 November 1967
Liberia  1–1  Senegal

Playoff

22 November 1967
Senegal  2–1  Guinea

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Algeria 4 4 0 0 9 2 +7 8
 Mali 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 4
 Upper Volta 4 0 0 4 2 10 –8 0


Algeria  1–0  Mali




Mali  0–3  Algeria


Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ivory Coast 4 3 1 0 7 0 +7 7
 Nigeria 4 1 1 2 4 5 –1 3
 Togo 4 1 0 3 3 9 –6 2


Nigeria  4–2  Togo




Togo  1–0  Nigeria

Group 4[edit]

First round



Uganda  2–1  Kenya


Kenya  3–3  Uganda

Second round

Uganda qualified after United Arab Republic withdrew.


Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Congo-Brazzaville 4 2 2 0 4 3 +1 6
 Tunisia 4 1 1 2 5 3 +2 3
 Cameroon 4 1 1 2 4 7 –3 3

5 February 1967
Tunisia  4–0  Cameroon

19 February 1967
Tunisia  1–1  Congo-Brazzaville


16 August 1967
Cameroon  2–0  Tunisia

Awarded 2-0 to Cameroon [1][2]


Awarded 2-0 to Congo-Brazzaville [3][4]



Group 6[edit]

First round

Playoff



Second round

17 September 1967
Congo-Kinshasa  1–0  Tanzania

10 October 1967
 Tanzania 0–1 Congo-Kinshasa 

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References[edit]