1957 African Cup of Nations
Sudan 1957
Tournament details
Host countryFlag of Sudan.png Sudan
Dates10 February - 16 February
Teams(from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Egypt.png Egypt
Runner-upFlag of Ethiopia.png Ethiopia
Third placeFlag of Sudan.png Sudan
Tournament statistics
Matches played3
Goals scored(2.33 per match)
Top scorer(s)Flag of Egypt Al Diba (5 goals)

The 1957 African Cup of Nations was the first edition of the African Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted in Sudan.


Final Tournament


10 February 1957
Sudan Flag of Sudan.png 1 – 2 Flag of Egypt.png Egypt Khartoum National Stadium, Sudan
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Flag of Ethiopia Guebeyehu Doube
Seddik Manzul Soccerball 58' Raafat Ateya Soccerball 21' (pen)
Al-Diba (Mohamed Diab El-Attar) Soccerball 72'


16 February 1957
Egypt Flag of Egypt.png 4 – 0 Flag of Ethiopia.png Ethiopia Khartoum National Stadium, Sudan
Attendance: 30.000
Referee: Flag of Sudan Mohammed Youssef
Al-Diba (Mohamed Diab El-Attar) SoccerballSoccerballSoccerballSoccerball


5 goals

1 goal


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