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The 1982 African Cup of Nations was the 13th edition of the African 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.

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Squads

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 1982 African Cup of Nations (squads)

Participating teams

Group Stages

Teams in Bold progress to the Semi Finals, teams in italics are eliminated from the tournament.

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Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Libya 4 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2
 Ghana 4 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1
 Cameroon 3 3 0 3 0 1 1 0
 Tunisia 1 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3

Matches:

5 March 1982

 Libya
Ferjani 58'
Issawi 76'
2 - 2  Ghana
Alhassan 28'
Opoku Nti 89'
11 June Stadium
 
 Cameroon
Mbidi 50'
1 - 1  Tunisia
Gabsi 49'
11 June Stadium

9 March 1982

 Cameroon 0 - 0  Ghana 11 June Stadium
 
 Libya
Kamel (og) 42'
El Borosi 83'
2 - 0  Tunisia 11 June Stadium

12 March 1982

 Ghana
Essien 28'
1 - 0  Tunisia 11 June Stadium
 
 Libya 0 - 0  Cameroon 11 June Stadium

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Algeria 5 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
 Zambia 4 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3
 Nigeria 2 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1
 Ethiopia 1 3 0 1 2 0 4 -4

Matches:

7 March 1982

 Nigeria
Keshi 27', 82'
Ademola 40'
3 - 0  Ethiopia 28 March Stadium
 
 Algeria
Merzekane 85'
1 - 0  Zambia 28 March Stadium

10 March 1982

 Zambia
Munshya 68'
1 - 0  Ethiopia 28 March Stadium
 
 Algeria
Madjer 45'
Assad 65'
2 - 1  Nigeria
Isima 44'
28 March Stadium

13 March 1982

 Algeria 0 - 0  Ethiopia 28 March Stadium
 
 Zambia
Kaumba 25'
Njovu 80
Fregence (og) 81'
3 - 0  Nigeria 28 March Stadium

Knockout stage

Semifinals

16 March 1982

Semi Final 1  Ghana
Alhassan 64', 103'
Opoku Nti 90'
3 - 2 (AET)  Algeria
Zidane 29'
Assad 62'
28 March Stadium
 
 
Semi Final 2  Libya
Beshari 38', 84'
2 - 1  Zambia
Kaumba 29
11 June Stadium

Third place playoff

18 March 1982

 Zambia
Kaumba 2'
Munshya 25'
2 - 0  Algeria 11 June Stadium

Final

19 March 1982

 Ghana
Alhassan 35'
1 - 1
aet
 Libya
Beshari 70'
11 June Stadium
Penalties:
7 - 6
 African Cup of Nations 1982 Champions 

Ghana
4th title

Top scorers

4 goals

3 goals

  • Libya Ali Al Beshari (LBY)
  • Zambia Peter Kaumba (ZAM)

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