The attention of Arab football fans is turning to one of the most important classics of the African Nations Cup, in the match between Egypt and Sudan for the fourth group of the tournament.
Egypt has 3 points as the third in the group compared to one point for the fourth Sudanese team.
The first match in the history of the African Nations Cup
The match between Egypt and Sudan was the first match to be held in the history of the African Championship, in the first edition hosted by Sudan in 1957.
On February 10, 1957, the Egyptian team won 2-1, as Raafat Attia scored the first goal in the history of the competition after 21 minutes with a penalty kick, then tied Bora Bashir for Sudan “S 58” before Mohamed Diab Al-Attar “Al-Diba” scored Egypt’s winning goal in the minute 72.
Egypt won the title in the end, by defeating the Ethiopian team by four goals.
Winner crowned Africa Cup of Nations
Since then, the team that wins the meeting of Egypt and Sudan in the African Nations Cup has been crowned with the title in the end.
Egypt won the 1959 edition in Cairo 2-1 over Sudan with a double by Essam Bahij, while Siddiq Mohamed scored for Sudan.
The Egyptian team crowned the title after winning 4 points from two matches, while Sudan came in second with two points, then Ethiopia was third without credit.
In 1970, the Sudanese team achieved its only title in the African Nations, in a march that saw the Egyptian team beat the Egyptian team 2-1 in the semi-finals after extra time.
Sudan waited until the 83rd minute to score the first goal through Ahmed Bakheet, but Hassan El Shazly equalized the result after one minute, but Bakheet led Sudan to win with a second goal in the 102nd minute.
After that, Sudan managed to win its only continental title after defeating Ghana in the final with a single goal.
The last meeting between Egypt and Sudan in the tournament was in the 2008 edition in Ghana, and ended with the Pharaohs winning 3-0 during the group stage. The goals were scored at that time by Hosni Abd Rabbo “S 29” and Mohamed Aboutrika two goals “78 and 83”.
Egypt later completed its way to the title, as it led the second group with seven points, before achieving the title in the final with a 1-0 victory over Cameroon, while Sudan exited the first round without credit.
The only time that the two teams met in the African Nations Cup and neither of them won the title was in the 1963 edition in Ghana, and the positive tie was settled 2-2 in the group stage match.
Egypt advanced in the first 7 minutes through the doubles of Mustafa El-Shazly and Mohamed Morsi Hussein, but Sudan returned with the result in the second half through Nasr El-Din Abbas “Jeksa” goals in the 60th and 75th minutes.
Sudan topped the group and played the final against Ghana, but lost by 3-0, while Egypt came again to play for third place against Ethiopia and win 3-0 to win the bronze.
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