Here are the top 10 African national teams with most AFCON titles in history
Which African national team has lifted the most AFCON titles? We gathered some information from Transfermarkt for some of the best national teams in the world, that is, their all-time performing stats.
This article will tell you about the top 10 African national teams with most AFCON titles in history. Can you guess who won the 2002 Golden Boot? (Hint – He is Dutch legend)
Most AFCON Titles
- Egypt – 7 titles
- Cameroon – 5 titles
- Ghana – 4 titles
- Nigeria – 3 titles
- Algeria – 2 titles
- Ivory coast – 2 titles
- Republic of Congo – 2 titles
- Senegal – 1 title
- Tunisia – 1 title
- South Africa – 1 title
Senegal has lifted their first AFCON title after defeating Mohamed Salah’s Egypt 4-2 on penalties. Sadio Mane shared a post on his Instagram in which he was seen sleeping with his AFCON trophy.
Talking about the penalty shootout, Mane scored the winning penalty to grab the shootout win over his club teammate’s nation.
Senegal captain Kalidou Koulibaly: “We feel happy. We knew it would be hard to win the Africa Cup of Nations but today we made it.
“Our team deserved to win this title. We had been looking for this for a long time and now we have it. This team is magnificent.
“It was a tough game and a tough tournament. We made it with our team and our power. Our goalkeeper is the best in the world and we win the title.”
Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy: “We are proud. We never won it before. We worked really hard to win this trophy and today we won as a group and as a country and that is why I am super proud.
“The shooters in the penalties did really well, I tried to do my best to save one shot and I did that, so I am super happy!”
Answer to the question above – Ruud van Nistelrooy