Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations

It is of course Africa which is the region of the world that the Africa Cup of Nations is held and regarding just how long this soccer tournament has been held, the very first year is was established was way back in the year 1957, so it is very fair and true to say that it has been around for quite some time!

There are 24 teams that will all be playing against each other in the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament and the one related competition is the FIFA Confederations Cup.

There have been plenty of teams that have won the cup many times, however the current champions at the time of me putting together this guide is Cameroon and it is the fifth time in total that they have so far won the title and took the cup home with them.

However, the one team that does have a very good track record in this event is Egypt, for to date they have won the title a very impressive seven times, and with some luck in playing they are sure to win it several items in the future too.

As someone who may have a keen interest in soccer tournament such as this one, if you wish to learn more about it or even find out about any up and coming matches or where you can purchase tickets for any of those matches then please do feel free to check out and read through the Africa Cup of Nations website, for it really is jam packed full of additional information!

Africa Cup of Nations Winning Teams

As the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament has been around since 1957 there has of course been plenty of teams over the years that have won the Africa Cup of Nations title, and below you are going to find a listing of the most recent winners and plenty of additional relevant information too.

In 1994 the host nation that year was Tunisia and in the final game of the tournament is was Nigeria that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 2–1 and the team they beat to win the title was Zambia.

During 1996 the host nation that year was South Africa and in the final game of the tournament is was South Africa that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 2–0 and the team they beat to win the title was Tunisia.

1998 the host nation that year was Burkina Faso and in the final game of the tournament is was Egypt that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 2–0 and the team they beat to win the title was South Africa.

In 2000 the host nation that year was Ghana and in the final game of the tournament is was Nigeria that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 4-3 and the team they beat to win the title was Cameroon.

During 2002 the host nation that year was Mali and in the final game of the tournament is was Cameroon that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 3–2 and the team they beat to win the title was Senegal.

In 2004 the host nation that year was Tunisia and in the final game of the tournament is was Tunisia that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 2–1 and the team they beat to win the title was Morocco.

During 2006 the host nation that year was Egypt and in the final game of the tournament is was Egypt that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 4–2 and the team they beat to win the title was the Ivory Coast.

2008 the host nation that year was Ghana and in the final game of the tournament is was Egypt that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 1–0        and the team they beat to win the title was Cameroon.

In 2010 the host nation that year was Angola and in the final game of the tournament is was Egypt that were crowned the champions for the score they achieved in that final was 1–0 and the team they beat to win the title was Ghana.

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