AFCON 1959 Facts & Figures
- Dates: 22 May 1959 – 29 May 1959
- 2nd edition
- Teams: 3
- Matches played: 3
- Goals scored: 8
- Most goals scored in a match: 4
CAIRO, May. 29, 1959 (AMP) — United Arab Republic 1959 : Egypt defeated Sudan by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 1-0), in a AFCON final round game (Final Tournament) on Friday. Egypt won the 2nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, Sudan finished second.
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1959 AFCON Finals
Details: Final Tournament
The 3 teams qualified for the 1959 Africa Cup of Nations:
1959 AFCON Qualification