African Nations Cup


Has been played since 1957, and is thereby older than the corresponding European championship. The tournament is held every two years, and the number of teams participating in the final tournament has continually increased and reached 16 for the first time in 1998.


Palmares

1957 Egypt
1959 Egypt
1962 Ethiopia
1963 Ghana
1965 Ghana
1968 Congo (Kinshasa)
1970 Sudan
1972 Congo (Brazzaville)
1974 Zaire
1976 Morocco
1978 Ghana
1980 Nigeria
1982 Ghana
1984 Cameroon
1986 Egypt
1988 Cameroon
1990 Algeria
1992 Ivory Coast
1994 Nigeria
1996 South Africa
1998 Egypt
2000 Cameroon
2002 Cameroon
2004 Tunisia
2006 Egypt
2008 Egypt
2010 Egypt
2012 Zambia
2013 Nigeria
2015

Countrywise list of winners

Egypt                     7

Cameroon                  4
Ghana                     4

Nigeria                   3

Congo (Kinshasa)          2  [includes Zaire]

Algeria                   1
Congo (Brazzaville)       1
Ethiopia                  1
Ivory Coast               1
Morocco                   1
South Africa              1
Sudan                     1
Tunisia                   1
Zambia                    1

Finals

1957    Egypt               4-0 Ethiopia
        [Final tournament in Sudan]
1959    Egypt               2-1 Sudan
        [Final tournament in Egypt]
1962    Ethiopia            4-2 Egypt            [aet]
        [Final tournament in Ethiopia]
1963    Ghana               3-0 Sudan
        [Final tournament in Ghana]
1965    Ghana               3-2 Tunisia          [aet]
        [Final tournament in Tunisia]
1968    Congo (Kinshasa)    1-0 Ghana
        [Final tournament in Ethiopia]
1970    Sudan               1-0 Ghana
        [Final tournament in Sudan]
1972    Congo (Brazzaville) 3-2 Mali
        [Final tournament in Cameroon]
1974    Zaire               2-2 Zambia           [aet]
 replay Zaire               2-0 Zambia
        [Final tournament in Egypt]
1976    Morocco             1-1 Guinea                     [group format]
        [Final tournament in Ethiopia]
1978    Ghana               2-0 Uganda
        [Final tournament in Ghana]
1980    Nigeria             3-0 Algeria
        [Final tournament in Nigeria]
1982    Ghana               1-1 Libya            [aet, 7-6 pen]
        [Final tournament in Libya]
1984    Cameroon            3-1 Nigeria
        [Final tournament in Ivory Coast]
1986    Egypt               0-0 Cameroon         [aet, 5-4 pen]
        [Final tournament in Egypt]
1988    Cameroon            1-0 Nigeria
        [Final tournament in Morocco]
1990    Algeria             1-0 Nigeria
        [Final tournament in Algeria]
1992    Ivory Coast         0-0 Ghana            [aet, 11-10 pen]
        [Final tournament in Senegal]
1994    Nigeria             2-1 Zambia
        [Final tournament in Tunisia]
1996    South Africa        2-0 Tunisia
        [Final tournament in South Africa]
1998    Egypt               2-0 South Africa
        [Final tournament in Burkina Faso]
2000    Cameroon            2-2 Nigeria          [aet, 4-3 pen]
        [Final tournament in Nigeria and Ghana]
2002    Cameroon            0-0 Senegal          [aet, 3-2 pen]
        [Final tournament in Mali]
2004    Tunisia             2-1 Morocco
        [Final tournament in Tunisia]
2006    Egypt               0-0 Ivory Coast      [aet, 4-2 pen]
        [Final tournament in Egypt]
2008    Egypt               1-0 Cameroon
        [Final tournament in Ghana]
2010    Egypt               1-0 Ghana       
        [Final tournament in Angola]
2012    Zambia              0-0 Ivory Coast      [aet, 8-7 pen]
        [Final tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea]
2013    Nigeria             1-0 Burkina Faso
        [Final tournament in South Africa]
2015
        [Final tournament in Equatorial Guinea]

               winners   finalists   semifinalists
Egypt             7          8          14
Ghana             4          8          12
Cameroon          4          6           8
Nigeria           3          7          14
Congo-Kinshasa    2          2           4   [includes Zaire]
Ivory Coast       1          3           9
Tunisia           1          3           6
Zambia            1          3           6
Sudan             1          3           4
Algeria           1          2           6
Ethiopia          1          2           5
Morocco           1          2           5
South Africa      1          2           3
Congo-Brazzaville 1          1           2  
Mali                         1           6
Senegal                      1           4
Burkina Faso                 1           2
Uganda                       1           2
Guinea                       1           1
Libya                        1           1
                 29         58         114   [only 3 teams in 1957, 1959]


All-Time Tables African Nations Cup

List of Winning Coaches


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Last updated: 27 Nov 2014

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