African Nations Cup African Nations Cup Winners The Winning Coaches
African Nations Cup Statistics
6 Titles Won : Highest
Egypt:
1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008

4 Titles Won
Ghana:
1963, 1965, 1978, 1982
Cameroon: 1984, 1988, 2000, 2002

Most Appearances At The Finals : EGYPT (28)
1957, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1970, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008

Most Appearances In A Final: GHANA (7)
1963, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1978, 1982, 1992

Most Matches Played In The Finals :
EGYPT (74)

Most Wins In The Finals :
Egypt (38)

Most Goals In The Finals :
Egypt (114)

Most Nations Cup Appearances By A Player :
Alain Gouamene - Ivory Coast (7)
1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000

Most Matches Played :
Alain Gouamene of the Ivory Coast played 24 games in seven tournaments

Most Appearances In The Final : 3
Ali El Fanageeli - Egypt: 1957, 1959, 1962
Cecil Jones Attaquayefio - Ghana:
1965, 1968, 1970
Charles Addo Odametey - Ghana:
1963, 1965, 1968

Most Goals In The Finals :
Laurent Pokou of the Ivory Coast scored 14 in two tournaments - 1968 & 1970

Most Goals Scored In A Single Tournament :
Mulumba Ndaye of Zaire scored 9 goals in 1974

Most Goals Scored By An Individual In One Match :
Laurent Pokou scored five goals as the Ivory Coast beat Ethiopia 6-1 - 1970

Fastest Ever Goal :
Ayman Mansour, EGYPT (23 SECONDS)

Most Goals Scored In One Match : 9
Egypt 6-3 Nigeria, 1963

Most Goals In A Single Tournament : 54
Egypt 1974, under the old eight-team system

Tournament with most goals scored :
Burkina Faso 1998 produced 93 goals in 32 games

Highest Winning Margin : 5
Ivory Coast 6-1 Ethiopia - 1970

Youngest Ever Player :
Chiva Star Nzighou (Gabon) 16 years, two months, 30 days at the 2000 finals

Most Performances By A Referee In The Finals : 6
Tesfaye Gebreyesus (Ethiopia/Eritrea)
1970, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1986

Nations Cup Winner As Player And Coach :
Mahmoud El-Gohary of Egypt in 1959 and 1998

Most Nations Cup Wins By A Coach : 3
Charles Gyamfi of Ghana won in 1963, 1965 & 1982