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African Nations Cup

Contested for the 21st time since its inception in 1957. Held Feb. 7-28, 1998 in Burkina Faso.

First Round

Round Robin; each team plays the other teams in its group once. Note that three points are awarded for a win and one for a tie. (*) indicates team advanced to quarterfinals.

Group AWLTGFGAPts
*Cameroon201537
*Burkina Faso210326
Guinea111334
Algeria030250
RESULTS: Feb. 7—Cameroon 1, Burkina Faso 0; Feb. 8 —Guinea 1, Algeria 0; Feb. 11—Cameroon 2, Guinea 2; Burkina Faso 2, Algeria 1; Feb. 15—Burkina Faso 1, Guinea 0; Cameroon 2, Algeria 1.
Group BWLTGFGAPts
*Tunisia210546
*Congo210436
Ghana120333
Togo120463
RESULTS: Feb. 9—Congo 2, Togo 1; Ghana 2, Tunisia 0; Feb. 12—Tunisia 2, Congo 1; Togo 2, Ghana 1; Feb. 16—Congo 1, Ghana 0; Tunisia 3, Togo 1.
Group CWLTGFGAPts
*Ivory Coast2011067
*South Africa102525
Angola012582
Namibia0217111
RESULTS: Feb. 8—South Africa 0, Angola 0; Ivory Coast 4, Namibia 3; Feb. 11—South Africa 1, Ivory Coast 1; Feb. 12—Angola 3, Namibia 3; Feb. 16—South Africa 5, Namibia 2; Ivory Coast 4, Angola 1.
Group DWLTGFGAPts
*Morocco201517
*Egypt210616
Zambia111464
Mozambique030180
RESULTS: Feb. 9—Zambia 1, Morocco 1; Feb. 10— Egypt 2, Mozambique 0; Feb. 13—Egypt 4, Zambia 0; Morocco 3, Mozambique 0; Feb. 17—Zambia 3, Mozambique 1; Morocco 1, Egypt 0.

Quarterfinals

Feb. 20Congo 2, Cameroon 1
Feb. 21Burkina Faso 1, Tunisia 0 (8-7 P.K.)
Feb. 21Egypt 1, Ivory Coast 0 (5-4 P.K.)
Feb. 22South Africa 2, Morocco 1

Semifinals

Feb. 25South Africa 2, Congo 1
Feb. 25Egypt 2, Burkina Faso 0

Third Place

Feb. 27Congo 4, Burkina Faso 4 (4-1 P.K.)

Final

Feb. 28Egypt 2, South Africa 0

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