1979 CECAFA Cup

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1979 CECAFA Cup
Tournament details
Host countryKenya
DatesNovember 3–17
Teams7 (from CECAFA confederations)
Final positions
Champions Malawi (2nd title)
Runners-up Kenya
Tournament statistics
Matches played14
Goals scored49 (3.5 per match)
1978
1980

The 1979 CECAFA Cup was the 7th edition of annual CECAFA Cup, an international football competition consisting of the national teams of member nations of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA). The tournament was held in Kenya from November 3 to November 17 and saw seven teams competing in the competition. It was held in Kenya, and was won by Malawi.

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Kenya 5 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4
 Tanzania 4 3 1 2 0 7 5 +2
 Zambia 3 3 1 1 1 5 6 -1
 Uganda 0 3 0 0 3 5 10 -5
Kenya 0 – 0 Tanzania

Uganda 1 – 2 Zambia

Zambia 2 – 2 Tanzania

Kenya 3 – 1 Uganda

Tanzania 5 – 3 Uganda

Kenya 3 – 1 Zambia

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Malawi 4 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8
 Zanzibar 1 2 0 1 1 1 5 -4
 Sudan 1 2 0 1 1 1 5 -4

It is unclear why Zanzibar was placed the second over Sudan; probably by drawing lot

Malawi 4 – 0 Zanzibar

Malawi 4 – 0 Sudan

Zanzibar 1 – 1 Sudan

Semifinals[edit]

Malawi 1 – 1 Tanzania
Malawi 4 – 0
(Replay)
 Tanzania

Kenya 2 – 0 Zanzibar

Third place match[edit]

Tanzania 2 – 1 Zanzibar

Final[edit]

Malawi 3 – 2 Kenya

References[edit]

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