Frequent question: Who won the African Cup of Nations?

Hosts Ghana Nigeria
Winners Cameroon
Score 2–2 (a.e.t.) (4–3 p)
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place South Africa

Who won Africa Cup of Nations 2021?

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria beat Benin after qualifying

Nigeria defeated Benin 1-0 after already having qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday due a draw between Lesotho and Sierra Leone.

Who won Africa Cup of Nations 2019?

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Which countries have won the African Cup of Nations?

General statistics by tournament

Year Hosts Champions (titles)
2012 Gabon Equatorial Guinea Zambia (1)
2013 South Africa Nigeria (3)
2015 Equatorial Guinea Ivory Coast (2)
2017 Gabon Cameroon (5)

Who will host Africa Cup of Nation 2021?

Algeria are the defending champions after winning the 2019 edition.

2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Coupe d’Afrique des Nations 2021
Tournament details
Host country Cameroon
Dates 9 January – 6 February 2022
Teams 24 (from 1 confederation)
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Who has won the most African Cup of Nations?

Egypt is the most successful nation in the cup’s history, winning the tournament a record of seven times (including when Egypt was known as the United Arab Republic between 1958 and 1961).

Who won the Africa Cup of Nations 2012?

Zambia national football team

Who is the African defending champion?

Defending champions Morocco have reached the final of the African Nations Championship after comfortably defeating hosts Cameroon 4-0 in the semi-finals.

How many times has Ghana won the African Cup of Nations?

That trophy was permanently awarded to Ghana in 1978 when it became the first country to win the tournament three times. The next trophy, known as the African Unity Cup, was awarded permanently to Cameroon in 2000 when that team claimed its third championship since 1978.

Who is the highest goal scorer in Africa?

Unsurprisingly, Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s all-time top scoring African player, having netted 164 goals across two stints with the Londoners.

Did Drogba won African Cup of Nation?

Most impressively, perhaps, while Drogba only won two Afcon POTY awards, he made the podium on a further seven occasions.

What year did Nigeria win the African Cup of Nations?

Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations in 1980 and 1994, and were losing finalists in 1984, 1988, 1990 and 2000. Despite this, Nigeria were not favorites coming into the tournament due to a decline in its fortunes, as a result of which Nigeria did not even qualify for the tournament in 2012.

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Is Zambia qualified for Afcon 2021?

Group H of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification tournament was one of the twelve groups that decided the teams which qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals tournament. The group consisted of four teams: Algeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana.

Standings.

Team v t e Zambia
Pts 7
3–3
1–2

Which country is hosting the next African Cup of Nations?

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6 in 2022.

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