Africa Cup of Nations

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Africa Cup of Nations
Founded10 February 1957
RegionAfrica
Number of teams16
Current champions Cameroon (5th title)
Most successful club(s) Egypt (7 titles)
WebsiteOfficial website
2019 Africa Cup of Nations

The Africa Cup of Nations, officially CAN (French: Coupe d'Afrique des Nations), also known as the African Cup of Nations, African Nations Cup or AFCON, is the main international association football tournament in Africa. It is held every two years, and the winners that win at the time of the FIFA Confederations Cup automatically qualify for that tournament.

The team with the most titles is Egypt, with 7 titles. The most recent winner was Cameroon in 2017 after winning over Egypt in the final.[1]

Results[change | change source]

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place Total top four
 Egypt 7 (1957, 1959*, 1986*, 1998, 2006*, 2008, 2010) 2 (1962, 2017) 3 (1963, 1970, 1974*) 3 (1976, 1980, 1984) 15
 Cameroon 5 (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017) 2 (1986, 2008) 1 (1972*) 1 (1992) 9
 Ghana 4 (1963*, 1965, 1978*, 1982) 5 (1968, 1970, 1992, 2010, 2015) 1 (2008*) 4 (1996, 2012, 2013, 2017) 14
 Nigeria 3 (1980*, 1994, 2013) 4 (1984, 1988, 1990, 2000*) 7 (1976, 1978, 1992, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010) 14
 Ivory Coast 2 (1992, 2015) 2 (2006, 2012) 4 (1965, 1968, 1986, 1994) 2 (1970, 2008) 10
 Congo DR 2 (1968, 1974) 2 (1998, 2015) 1 (1972) 5
 Zambia 1 (2012) 2 (1974, 1994) 3 (1982, 1990, 1996) 6
 Tunisia 1 (2004*) 2 (1965*, 1996) 1 (1962) 2 (1978, 2000) 6
 Sudan 1 (1970*) 2 (1959, 1963) 1 (1957*) 4
 Algeria 1 (1990*) 1 (1980) 2 (1984, 1988) 2 (1982, 2010) 6
 Morocco 1 (1976) 1 (2004) 1 (1980) 2 (1986, 1988*) 5
 Ethiopia 1 (1962*) 1 (1957) 1 (1959) 2 (1963, 1968*) 5
 South Africa 1 (1996*) 1 (1998) 1 (2000) 3
 Congo 1 (1972) 1 (1974) 2
 Mali 1 (1972) 2 (2012, 2013) 3 (1994, 2002*, 2004) 6
 Burkina Faso 1 (2013) 1 (2017) 1 (1998*) 3
 Senegal 1 (2002) 3 (1965, 1990, 2006) 4
 Uganda 1 (1978) 1 (1962) 2
 Guinea 1 (1976) 1
 Libya 1 (1982*) 1
 Equatorial Guinea 1 (2015*) 1

* hosts

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