Amílcar Cabral Cup
|Region||West Africa (Zone 2)|
|Number of teams||8|
The Amílcar Cabral Cup was an international association football tournament for Western African nations. The competition originally was played on an annual basis until 1989, since when it has been played on a biennial basis.
The following eight teams have regularly participated in the tournament. The teams are all in Confederation of African Football's (CAF) Zone 2, i.e. Western Africa. In some years, when a team withdrew a guest team was invited, like Benin in 2001.
Note: There are contradictory reports of this match. According to the RSSSF page for the 1988 tournament, the match ended in 0–0 and Guinea won 4–2 on penalties. On a list of international matches of 1988, the match ended in 0–0 and Guinea won 3–2 on penalties. According to a head-to-head search between Guinea and Mali on FIFA website, Guinea won 3–2 in regular time.
Most Amílcar Cabral Cup wins
|8 times||Senegal||1979, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 2001|
|5 times||Guinea||1981, 1982, 1987, 1988, 2005|
|3 times||Mali||1989, 1997, 2007|
|2 times||Sierra Leone||1993, 1995|
|1 time||Cape Verde||2000|
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