12 Jan 1968 – 21 Jan 1968
| 2 (in 2 host cities)|
| Congo-Kinshasa (1st title)|
DR Congo national football team
Ivory Coast national football team
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The 1968 African Cup of Nations was the sixth edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Ethiopia. The field expanded to eight teams, split into two groups of four; the top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals. Congo-Kinshasa won its first championship, beating Ghana in the final 1−0.
Prior to this tournament, the African Cup of Nations were held once every three years, following 1968 they were held once every two years.
1968 African Cup of Nations Wikipedia
The 8 qualified teams are:6 goals