(CNN) Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal 1-0 thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah’s early deflected goal. After going behind, Senegal dominated for the remainder of the match but was unable to find an equalizing goal.
Who won the African Nations Cup 2019?
Сборная Алжира по футболу
What medal did Nigeria win in Afcon 2019?
Odion Ighalo’s second-minute goal, his fifth of the tournament, handed Nigeria’s Super Eagles the bronze medal in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in Cairo tonight.
How many African nations won Nigeria Cup?
The Nigeria national football team represents Nigeria in men’s international football. Governed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), they are three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners, with their most recent title in 2013.
Which country won last African Cup of Nation?
Algeria won the final 1–0 for their second Africa Cup of Nations title, and their first since 1990.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations Final.
|The Cairo International Stadium in Cairo hosted the final.|
|Event||2019 Africa Cup of Nations|
|Man of the Match||Raïs M’Bolhi (Algeria)|
|Referee||Sidi Alioum (Cameroon)|
Which year Nigeria won African Cup of Nation?
2013 Africa Cup of Nations Final
|FNB Stadium in Johannesburg hosted the final|
|Event||2013 Africa Cup of Nations|
|Date||10 February 2013|
|Venue||FNB Stadium, Johannesburg|
|Man of the Match||John Obi Mikel (Nigeria)|
How many times has Cameroon won the African Cup of Nations?
They were the first African team to reach the quarter-final of the FIFA World Cup in 1990, losing to England in extra time. They have also won five Africa Cup of Nations and Olympic gold in 2000. The team represents Cameroon both in FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF).
What is the national sport of Nigeria?
Sports and recreation
Football is a national obsession in Nigeria. The national team, the Super Eagles, led by such outstanding players as Nwanko Kanu and Jay-Jay Okocha, reached the World Cup finals in 1994, 1998, and 2002 and won the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.
What sport does Nigeria Recognise as its official sport?
Football was first introduced to Nigeria by the British at the start of the twentieth century. The first recorded football match in Nigeria was in 1904. By 1950, football had become the national game of the country.
Who is the highest goal scorer in Africa?
Unsurprisingly, Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s all-time top scoring African player, having netted 164 goals across two stints with the Londoners.
Who is Nigeria top scorer?
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How many countries qualify for African Nations Cup?
Africa Cup of Nations: Ranking all 24 qualifiers.
How many times has Algeria won the African Cup of Nations?
The North African team has qualified for four World Cups in 1982, 1986, 2010 and 2014. Algeria has won the Africa Cup of Nations twice, once in 1990, when they hosted the tournament, and again in Egypt in 2019.