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1982 African Cup of Nations

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Host country  Libya
Champions  Ghana (4th title)
Fourth place  Algeria
Best player  Fawzi Al-Issawi
Dates  5 Mar 1982 – 19 Mar 1982
Venue(s)  2 (in 2 host cities)
Runners-up  Libya
Matches played  16
Top scorer  George Alhassan
Teams  8
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Champion  Ghana national football team
Third place  Zambia national football team
Similar  1984 African Cup of N, 1957 African Cup of N, 1980 African Cup of N, 1986 African Cup of N, 1990 African Cup of N

The 1982 African Cup of Nations was the 13th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Libya. Just like in 1980, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Ghana won its fourth championship, beating Libya on penalty kicks 7−6 after a 1−1 draw.


Qualified teams

The 8 qualified teams are:

First round

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Semi Finals.

Top scorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal


1982 African Cup of Nations Wikipedia

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