Cabral Cup (Soccer), Confederation of African Foootball, World Soccer

Cabral Cup (Soccer) 1997

Final Group Tables

PWDLFAPts
Group A
*Gambia3210527
*Senegal3120205
Mauritania3021342
Cape Verde Islands3012371
Group B
*Guinea3210507
*Mali3120725
Sierra Leone3111354
Guinea-Bissau30032100
CABRAL Cup Group Tables 1997 [Ref: 1]

Finals

Home TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
Gambia1Mali2
Guinea1Senegal2
3rd Place
Gambia2 (p)Guinea2
Final
Mali1Senegal0
CABRAL Cup Finals Results 1997 [Ref: 1]

Group Results

Home TeamAway Team
Group A
Gambia3Cape Verde Is1
Senegal0Mauritania0
Gambia2Mauritania1
Senegal2Cape Verde Is0
Gambia0Senegal0
Cape Verde Is2Mauritania2
Group B
Sierra Leone2Guinea-Bissau1
Guinea0Mali0
Guinea3Sierra Leone0
Mali6Guinea-Bissau1
Mali1Sierra Leone1
Guinea2Guinea-Bissau1
CABRAL Cup Group Results 1997 [Ref: 1]

Report

Mali won the 1997 Cabral Cup – a Regional Cup in Western Africa held every two years – by defeating Senegal 1-0 in the Final. The eight-team tournament was held at the end of November and beginning of December 1997 in Banjul, Guinea-Bissau. Gambia and Guinea also qualified for the Semi-Finals.

The Tournament was played as two groups of four playing a single round-robin with the top two qualifying for the Semi-Finals. The other four countries were Mauritania, Cape Verde Islands, Sierra Leone and hosts Guinea-Bissau.

References

Magazines

[1] African Soccer (1998) “Cabral Cup: Mali scoop consolation prize” African Soccer. January 1998. pg. 34.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Eoin O’Fearghaill

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 14 June 2020

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