Kick-off for the Cup of Nations

. 4 cities ??

. 6 stadiums ??

. 24 teams ?

. 52 matches ??

  • 1 host, Egypt ????

AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS 2019

READY FOR KICK-OFF


RECORDS ??

Egypt ?? is the most successful team with seven trophies. Cameroon?? are five-time African champions, while Ghana?? have won the competition four times.

THEY'RE BACK ??

  • Nigeria, with 14 podium-finishes and three championships, return after having missed the last two editions
  • Tanzania are back after a 39-year absence

THE DEBUTANTS ??

  • Mauritania, 103rd in the FIFA Ranking
  • Madagascar, 108th
  • Burundi, 134th

GOALSCORERS ?

Ghanaians Andre Ayew and Asamoah Gyan are the top active goalscorers in the competition with eight goals. The all-time goalscoring record in the competition is held by Samuel Eto’o, who scored 18 goals.


DID YOU KNOW? ??

Current Morocco head coach, Frenchman Herve Renard, is the only coach to have won the competition with two different nations: Zambia in 2012 and C?te d'Ivoire in 2015.

STARS ??

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