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Countries With the most Africa Cup of Nations title

The Africa Cup of Nations brings together the best national teams from across the continent to compete for the title of African champions. Since its inception in 1957, the tournament has seen several teams rise to prominence and establish themselves as powerhouses in African football. One team stands out among the rest when it comes to success in the Africa Cup of Nations. It is none other than Egypt.

The Egyptian national team has won the tournament a record seven times, making them the most successful team in the history of the competition. Egypt’s dominance in the Africa Cup of Nations began in 1957 when they won the inaugural tournament. They followed it up with back-to-back victories in 1959 and 1986. Egypt then went on to win three consecutive tournaments in 2006, 2008, and 2010, cementing their status as the most successful team in the history of the competition.

Another team that has enjoyed considerable success in the Africa Cup of Nations is Cameroon. The Cameroonian national team has won the tournament five times, making them the second most successful team in the history of the competition. Cameroon’s first triumph came in 1984, and they went on to win the tournament again in 1988, 2000, 2002, and 2017.

Ghana is another team that has had a strong presence in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Ghanaian national team has won the tournament four times, with their first victory coming in 1963. They followed it up with wins in 1965, 1978, and 1982. Ghana has consistently been a formidable force in African football and has reached the final of the Africa Cup of Nations on several occasions.

Nigeria is another team that has tasted success in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Nigerian national team has won the tournament three times, with their first victory coming in 1980. They went on to win the tournament again in 1994 and 2013. Nigeria has a rich footballing history and has produced some of Africa’s finest players.

Other teams that have won the Africa Cup of Nations include the Democratic Republic of Congo, with two victories in 1968 and 1974, and Algeria, with two victories in 1990 and 2019.

Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Morocco, South Africa, Sudan, and Tunisia have all won the tournament once.

Countries With the most Africa Cup of Nations title

TeamWinners
 Egypt7 (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010)
 Cameroon5 (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)
 Ghana4 (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982)
 Nigeria3 (1980, 1994, 2013)
 Ivory Coast2 (1992, 2015)
 Algeria2 (1990, 2019)
 DR Congo2 (1968, 1974)
 Zambia1 (2012)
 Tunisia1 (2004)
 Sudan1 (1970)
 Senegal1 (2021)
 Ethiopia1 (1962)
 Morocco1 (1976)
 South Africa1 (1996)
 Congo1 (1972)

As the tournament continues to evolve and attract global attention, it will be interesting to see which teams will emerge as the future champions of African football.

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The Africa Cup of Nations remains a highly anticipated event, and fans from across the continent eagerly await the next edition to witness the passion, excitement, and drama that it brings.

This article was updated 4 weeks ago

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