Definitions for "1978 African Cup of Nations"
The 1978 African Cup of Nations was the 11th edition of the African Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Accra and Kumasi, Ghana. The format of competition changed from 1976: the field of eight teams was still split into two groups of four, but the final group stage was eliminated in favor of the knockout semifinals used in tournaments prior to 1976.