Egypt beat Congo 4-nil at the Nasser Stadium in Cairo on Monday (11 March) to take third place in the African Nations Cup soccer championship.
SV Egypt kick off (left to right in white) and lose ball to Congo
SV Small crowd in stadium
SV Egypt in possession attacking and score first goal (Abdou scoring)
SV Crowd applauds
MV Score board
MV Play -- Egypt attacking and scoring second goal (Shehata scoring)
MV Crowd cheer
SECOND HALF SV Play in Egyptian half
SV Reserve members of Congo team watching game from sidelines
SV Goresha scores Egypt's third goal
SV Spectators applaud
SV Egypt scores fourth goal (Shehata scoring)
MV Egyptian spectators cheer
MV Players exchange shirts
Initials AE/21.38 AE/21.55
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Background: Egypt beat Congo 4-nil at the Nasser Stadium in Cairo on Monday (11 March) to take third place in the African Nations Cup soccer championship.
Egypt led 2-nil at half-time with goals from forwards, Abdou and Sehata. Goresha scored Egypt's third goal, and Sehata scored again ten minutes before the end of the match.
The match attracted little interest from Cairo soccer followers--reportedly because Egypt had earlier been knocked out of the running for first place by Zaire. Only about 1,000 people watched the match, and the Nasser stadium--with a capacity of 100,000, looked almost bare.
The African Nations Cup final between Zaire and Zambia, was to be played the next day.