1957 African Cup of Nations
كأس أمم أفريقيا 1957
Tournament details
Host country Sudan
Dates 10 – 16 February
Teams 3 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions 23x15px Egypt (1st title)
Runners-up 23x15px Ethiopia
Third place 23x15px Sudan
Tournament statistics
Matches played 2
Goals scored 7 (3.5 per match)
Attendance 57,000 (28,500 per match)

The 1957 African Cup of Nations was the first edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Sudan, and three teams participated: Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia. The tournament has the fewest goals to be scored, as well as the fewest games to be played, at any African Cup of Nations tournament.



10 February 1957
Sudan 23x15px 1–3 23x15px Egypt
Municipal Stadium, Khartoum
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Gebeyehu Doube (Ethiopia)

10 February 1957
Ethiopia 23x15px w/o 23x15px South Africa


16 February 1957
Egypt 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Ethiopia
Municipal Stadium, Khartoum
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Mohammed Youssef (Sudan)

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