Football at the 1963 Friendship Games

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Football at the 1963 Friendship Games
Tournament details
Host country Senegal
Dates April 11-21
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Senegal (1st title)
Runners-up  Belgian Congo
Third place  Dahomey
Fourth place  Tunisia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28
1961
1965

The third edition of the football tournament at the Friendship Games was held in Dakar, Senegal, from April 11 to 21, 1963. Sixteen teams competed in four groups of four with the winning team from each group qualifying through to the knockout stage. This would be the last edition of the football tournament with it being changed to the All-African Games in 1965.

Group Stage[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Senegal 3 2 1 0 10 4 +6 5
 Nigeria 3 2 0 1 5 5 0 4
 Cameroon 3 1 0 2 4 5 –1 2
 Niger 3 0 1 2 3 8 –5 1
April 12
Senegal  3–0  Cameroon
Dakar


April 12
Nigeria  2–0  Niger
Dakar


April 14
Nigeria  1–4  Senegal
Dakar


April 14
Cameroon  3–0  Niger
Dakar


April 16
Cameroon  1–2  Nigeria
Dakar


April 16
Niger  3–3  Senegal
Dakar

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Dahomey 3 2 1 0 7 1 +6 5
 Madagascar 3 2 0 1 8 1 +7 4
 Liberia 3 0 2 1 2 7 –5 2
 Chad 3 0 1 2 1 9 –8 1
April 12
Madagascar  0–1  Dahomey
Dakar


April 12
Liberia  1–1  Chad
Dakar


April 14
Dahomey  1–1  Liberia
Dakar


April 14
Chad  0–3  Madagascar
Dakar


April 16
Madagascar  5–0  Liberia
Dakar


April 16
Dahomey  5–0  Chad
Dakar

Group C[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 6
 Gabon 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 4
 Upper Volta 3 1 0 2 4 7 –3 2
 Gambia 3 0 0 3 2 10 –8 0
April 12
Tunisia  6–0  Gambia
Dakar


April 12
Gabon  3–0  Upper Volta
Dakar


April 14
Gabon  0–1  Tunisia
Dakar


April 14
Upper Volta  2–1  Gambia
Dakar


April 16
Gambia  1–2  Gabon
Dakar


April 16
Tunisia  3–2  Upper Volta
Dakar

Group D[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgian Congo 3 1 2 0 5 1 +4 4
 Congo 3 1 2 0 7 4 +3 4
 Ivory Coast 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
 Mauritania 3 1 0 2 2 8 –6 2
April 12
Congo  2–2  Ivory Coast
Dakar


April 12
Belgian Congo  4–0  Mauritania
Dakar


April 14
Belgian Congo  1–1  Congo
Dakar


April 14
Mauritania  1–0  Ivory Coast
Dakar


April 16
Congo  4–1  Mauritania
Dakar


April 16
Ivory Coast  0–0  Belgian Congo
Dakar

Knockout Stage[edit | edit source]

Bracket[edit | edit source]

 
Semi-finalsGold medal match
 
      
 
18 April - Dakar
 
 
 Senegal1
 
20 April - Dakar
 
 Tunisia0
 
 Senegal3
 
18 April - Dakar
 
 Belgian Congo0
 
 Dahomey1
 
 
 Belgian Congo (aet)2
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
20 April - Dakar
 
 
 Tunisia0
 
 
 Dahomey2

Semi-finals[edit | edit source]

April 18
Senegal  1–0  Tunisia
Dakar


April 18
Belgian Congo  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Dahomey
Dakar

Bronze medal match[edit | edit source]

April 20
Tunisia  0–2  Dahomey
Dakar

Gold medal match[edit | edit source]

April 20
Senegal  3–0  Belgian Congo
Dakar

References[edit | edit source]

Template:All-African Games Football