See all AFCON Winners from 1957–2024

By Stermy 5 Min Read

All AFCON Winners: Hey there! So, you’ve probably heard about this awesome football tournament called AFCON, right? Well, it’s like the Olympics, but just for African countries to show off their soccer skills.

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) stands as one of the most prestigious tournaments in African football, showcasing the continent’s finest talent and providing thrilling matches year after year.

As we delve into the history of this illustrious competition, we uncover the remarkable achievements of certain nations that have consistently excelled on the grand stage.

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Let’s dive into the history of AFCON and see which countries have been totally killing it on the field!

History of AFCON:

The Africa Cup of Nations traces its roots back to 1957 when the inaugural tournament was held in Sudan, with only three participating teams. It is the main international men’s association football competition in Africa sanctioned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Over the years, AFCON has grown exponentially, evolving into a thrilling spectacle that captures the hearts of football fans worldwide.

From its modest beginnings to its current stature as a premier international competition, AFCON has witnessed countless moments of brilliance and unforgettable performances.

Countries with Most AFCON Titles:

In this segment, we take a look at the most successful countries at AFCON.

Egypt: They’ve won the cup a whopping seven times! Seriously, these guys are like the kings of AFCON. They’ve been champions in 1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, and 2010. That’s some serious bragging rights!

Cameroon: These guys are no joke either. They’ve clinched victory five times! Imagine being called the Indomitable Lions – talk about fierce! Cameroon won in 1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, and 2017. That’s some serious roar power!

Ghana: Ghana’s Black Stars have lit up the AFCON stage four times! These dudes know how to bring the heat. They were champions in 1963, 1965, 1978, and 1982. You can bet they’ve got some killer moves!

Nigeria: The Super Eagles of Nigeria have soared to victory three times! Yep, these guys are like the superheroes of African soccer. They won in 1980, 1994, and 2013. Can you imagine the celebrations?!

Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast also joins the list of the Most Successful Countries at AFCON, they won their first Afcon in the year 1992, later won in the year 2015, their second win, and currently the 2024 title holders, after beating Nigerian to win the 2024 Afcon Tournament at the finals on February 11th.

See All Afcon Winners

These countries have each left their mark on AFCON history with their memorable victories over the years. check out the complete list of all Afcon Winners from 1957 to 2024 below.

  1. Egypt – 7 titles
    • 1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010
  2. Cameroon – 5 titles
    • 1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017
  3. Ghana – 4 titles
    • 1963, 1965, 1978, 1982
  4. Nigeria – 3 titles
    • 1980, 1994, 2013
  5. Ivory Coast – 3 titles
    • 1992, 2015, 2024
  6. Algeria – 2 titles
    • 1990, 2019
  7. Congo DR – 2 titles
    • 1968, 1974
  8. Zambia – 1 title
    • 2012
  9. Tunisia – 1 title
    • 2004
  10. Sudan – 1 title
    • 1970
  11. Senegal – 1 title
    • 2021
  12. South Africa – 1 title
    • 1996
  13. Ethiopia – 1 title
    • 1962
  14. Morocco – 1 title
    • 1976
  15. Congo – 1 title
    • 1972
Afcon Winners Ivory Coast wins 2024 afcon

AFCON Winners: So, there you have it! AFCON is not just about kicking a ball around – it’s about passion, skill, and making history. From Egypt’s record-breaking wins to the fierce competition from Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and Ivory Cost, AFCON has seen it all.

Who knows what epic moments await in the next tournament? One thing’s for sure: it’s going to be legendary!

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