Winners of the Africa Cup of Nations

Here are the winners of every Africa Cup of Nations tournament, a major football tournament for the nations of Africa. It was first held in 1957, and since 1968 has been held every two years.



In the cup’s history, Egypt has been the most successful team. They have won seven times, including when they competed as the United Arab Republic from 1958 to 1971. Cameroon has won the tournament five times, while Ghana has four titles.

Edition Year Champions Score Runners-up
33 2022 SenegalĀ  0-0 (a.e.t.) (4-2 p) Egypt
32 2019 Algeria 1-0 Senegal
31 2017 Cameroon 2-1 Egypt
30 2015 Ivory Coast 0-0 (a.e.t.) (9-8 p) Ghana
29 2013 Nigeria 1-0 Burkina Faso
28 2012 Zambia 0-0 (a.e.t.) (8-7 p) Ivory Coast
27 2010 Egypt 1-0 Ghana
26 2008 Egypt 1-0 Cameroon
25 2006 Egypt 0-0 (a.e.t.) (4-2 p) Ivory Coast
24 2004 Tunisia 2-1 Morocco
23 2002 Cameroon 0-0 (a.e.t.) (3-2 p) Senegal
22 2000 Cameroon 2-2 (a.e.t.) (4-3 p) Nigeria
21 1998 Egypt 2-0 South Africa
20 1996 South Africa 2-0 Tunisia
19 1994 Nigeria 2-1 Zambia
18 1992 Ivory Coast 0-0 (a.e.t.) (11-10 p) Ghana
17 1990 Algeria 1-0 Nigeria
16 1988 Cameroon 1-0 Nigeria
15 1986 Egypt 0-0 (a.e.t.) (5-4 p) Cameroon
14 1984 Cameroon 3-1 Nigeria
13 1982 Ghana 1-1 (a.e.t.) (7-6 p) Libya
12 1980 Nigeria 3-0 Algeria
11 1978 Ghana 2-0 Uganda
10 1976 Morocco 1-1 Guinea
9 1974 Zaire 2-2 (a.e.t.) 2-0 (replay) Zambia
8 1972 PR Congo 3-2 Mali
7 1970 Sudan 1-0 Ghana
6 1968 DR Congo 1-0 Ghana
5 1965 Ghana 3-2 (a.e.t.) Tunisia
4 1963 Ghana 3-0 Sudan
3 1962 Ethiopia 4-2 (a.e.t.) United Arab Republic
2 1959 United Arab Republic 2-1 Sudan
1 1957 Egypt 4-0 Ethiopia


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