1978 African Cup of Nations qualification
|Qualification for championships (CAF)|
This page details the qualification of the 1978 African Cup of Nations
Mauritius won 4–3 on aggregate.
Algeria won 5–3 on aggregate.
Congo won 4–2 on aggregate.
Tunisia won 5–4 on aggregate.
Guinea won 5–0 on aggregate.
Ethiopia won 4–2 on aggregate.
Senegal won 3–1 on aggregate.
Nigeria won 3–1 on aggregate.
Ivory Coast won but later were disqualified. See next section.
Mali had a walkover to the next round.
Uganda had a walkover to the next round.
Zambia had a walkover to the next round.
Gabon received a bye to the next round.
2-2 on aggregate; Zambia won 6–5 in penalty shootout.
Congo won 6–5 on aggregate.
Uganda won 2–1 on aggregate.
Nigeria won 4–3 on aggregate.
Tunisia won 5–3 on aggregate.
Both teams were disqualified, and Upper Volta, losers to Côte d'Ivoire in the first round, were given a place in the finals.
The 8 qualified teams are: