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The 1990 African Cup of Nations was the 17th edition of the African Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Algeria. Just like in 1988, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Algeria won its first championship, beating Nigeria in the final 1-0.

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Final round

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Group A

All matches played in Algiers.

2 March 1990

Algeria  5 - 1  Nigeria
Côte d'Ivoire  3 - 1  Egypt

5 March 1990

Algeria  3 - 0  Côte d'Ivoire
Nigeria  1 - 0  Egypt

8 March 1990

Nigeria  1 - 0  Côte d'Ivoire
Algeria  2 - 0  Egypt
M W D L GF GA Pts
 Algeria 3 3 0 0 10 1 6
 Nigeria 3 2 0 1 3 5 4
 Côte d'Ivoire 3 1 0 2 3 5 2
 Egypt 3 0 0 3 1 6 0

Group B

All matches played in Annaba.

3 March 1990

Zambia  1 - 0  Cameroon
Senegal  0 - 0  Kenya

6 March 1990

Zambia  1 - 0  Kenya
Senegal  2 - 0  Cameroon

9 March 1990

Zambia  0 - 0  Senegal
Cameroon  2 - 0  Kenya
M W D L GF GA Pts
 Zambia 3 2 1 0 2 0 5
 Senegal 3 1 2 0 2 0 4
 Cameroon 3 1 0 2 2 3 2
 Kenya 3 0 1 2 0 3 1

Semi-Finals

12 March 1990 in Annaba.

Zambia  0 - 2  Nigeria

12 March 1990 in Algiers.

Algeria  2 - 1  Senegal

3rd/4th places

15 March 1990 in Algiers.

Zambia  1 - 0  Senegal

Final

16 March 1990 in Algiers.

Algeria  1 - 0  Nigeria
 African Cup of Nations 1990 Champions 

Algeria
1st title

Individual scorers

4 goals


3 goals


2 goals

See also

External links


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