Egypt beats South Africa 2-0 to win 1998 AFCON

  • Share

OUAGADOUGOU, Feb. 28, 1998 (AMP) — Burkina Faso 1998 : Egypt claimed a fourth Africa Cup of Nations crown with a 2-0 win against South Africa (halftime: 2-0) in the final on Saturday afternoon.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

24366

Overview

South Africa at the AFCON

  • 1 title (1996)
  • 2 appearance (1996)
  • 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
  • Statistics: Champions (1996)

Egypt at the AFCON

  • 3 titles (1957, 1959, 1986)
  • 16 appearances (first in 1957)
  • 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1957)
  • Statistics: Champions (1957, 1959, 1986) Runners-up (1962) Third Place (1963, 1970, 1974) Fourth Place (1976, 1980, 1984)
South Africa
0:2
Egypt
0:2 (0:2)
  • 28 February 1998
  • 16:00
  • Ouagadougou

AFCON History

Africa Cup of Nations History

Read on to know more on the history and origin of the Africa Cup of Nations.

page served in 0.071s (2,6)