1973 Palestine Cup of Nations

The 1973 Palestine Cup was the 2nd edition of the Palestine Cup of Nations, it was held in Libya between 11 and 26 August. Ten nations took part in the competition of which Tunisia won.[1]

1973 Palestine Cup
كأس فلسطين 1973
Tournament details
Host countryLibya
Dates11 – 26 August
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Tunisia (1st title)
Runners-up Syria
Third place Algeria
Fourth place Iraq
Tournament statistics
Matches played24

Participated teams

The 10 participated teams are:

Squads

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 4400133+108
 Syria 4211167+95
 Egypt 420284+44
 Palestine 411239−63
 North Yemen 4004215−130
Syria 1–1 Palestine
Nanu  ?'  ?'
Egypt 6–1 North Yemen
Khalil  ?', ?'
Abdel Azim  20', 41', 65'
El Shaikh  62'
 ?'

Tunisia 4–1 Syria
Habita  44', 58', 73'
Akid  86'
Sman  ?'
Attendance: 5.000

Tunisia 1–0 Egypt
Habita  39'
Referee: 20.000
Syria 7–1 North Yemen
Saeed  ?', ?', ?'
Sman  ?'
Shahrestan  ?'
Tatesh  ?'
Serur  ?'
 ?'

Egypt 2–0 Palestine
Abdel Azim  25'
El Shaikh  65'
Tunisia 2–0 North Yemen
Chakroun  63'
Akid  66'
Attendance: 5.000

Syria 2–0 Egypt
Shahrestan  20', 45'
Tunisia 6–2 Palestine
Akid
Chakroun
Habita
Al-Khatib
Temime

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Algeria 4310191+187
 Iraq 422051+46
 Libya 4121124+84
 United Arab Emirates 402237−42
 South Yemen 4013127−261
Libya 2–2 United Arab Emirates
Al-Aswad  ?'
Sedki  ?'
Rabi  ?'
Suhail  ?'
Iraq 2–0 South Yemen
Laibi  ?'
Hanoon  ?'

Algeria 2–0 United Arab Emirates
Belbahri  70'
Fergani  76'
Libya 10–0 South Yemen

Algeria 0–0 Iraq

Algeria 15–1 South Yemen
Safsafi  1'
Akli  6', 16', 35', 55', 64', 65'
Djebbar  7', 80'
Benmessaoud  8', 53'
Fendi  10', 89'
Guedioura  51', 76'
 ?'
Libya 0–0 Iraq

United Arab Emirates 1–3 Iraq
Abdel Rahman  ?' Laibi  ?', ?'
Hassan  ?'
Libya 0–2 Algeria
Ighil  35'
Belbahri  60'

Knockout stage

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
12 January – Tripoli
 
 
 Tunisia2
 
13 January – Tripoli
 
 Iraq0
 
 Tunisia4
 
12 January – Benghazi
 
 Syria0
 
 Algeria0 (5)
 
 
 Syria (p)0 (6)
 
Third place
 
 
14 January – Tripoli
 
 
 Algeria (p)0 (3)
 
 
 Iraq0 (0)

Semifinals

Tunisia 2–0 Iraq
Habita  7'
Chakroun  15'
Attendance: 5.000

Algeria 0–0 Syria
Penalties
2–3

Third place match

Algeria 0–0 (a.e.t.) Iraq
Penalties
3–0 Hassan
Farhan
Yousif

Final

Tunisia 4–0 Syria
Chakroun  42'
Akid  73'
Khouini  88'
Mahlami  ?' (o.g.)
report
Attendance: 30,000

Winners

 1973 Palestine Cup Winners 

Tunisia
First title

References

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