What is Copa Africana de Naciones?
La Copa Africana de Naciones (en francés, Coupe dAfrique des Nations) es la competición de selecciones nacionales de fútbol organizada por la Confederación Africana de Fútbol. Se ha llevado a cabo en intervalos regulares de dos años desde 1968.
What is the African Cup of football?
O Campeonato Africano das Nações ( português angolano), também conhecido como Taça das Nações Africanas ( português europeu) ou Copa Africana de Nações ( português brasileiro), é a principal competição de futebol entre seleções do continente africano.
How many countries participate in the Africa Cup of Nations?
En la primera Copa Africana de Naciones de 1957 participaron solamente tres países: Egipto, Etiopía y Sudán. Desde entonces se han ido sumando más hasta incluir casi la totalidad de los países africanos, haciendo necesaria una etapa clasificatoria. El número de participantes de la etapa final del torneo ha alcanzado los 16 equipos desde 1998 .
Which country has won the African Cup three times in a row?
Egypt became the first African nation to win three consecutive cups and joined Mexico, Argentina, and Iran who also won their continent cup three times in a row.
Which country has hosted the African Cup of Nations the most?
This is the fifth time that Egypt will host the African Cup after 1959, 1974, 1986 and the 2006 to become the country that has hosted it for the most times in the continent. The CAF increased in 2019, the prize money to be shared among the teams participating in the Africa Cup of Nations.
How many teams are in the Africa Cup of Nations?
The competition was expanded to 16 teams for the second tournament, held in Sudan in 2011. The tournament was won by Tunisia, in the wake of the Tunisian Revolution. The tournament is now held every two years, alternating with the Africa Cup of Nations .
When was the Africa Cup of Nations first held?
The first tournament was held in 2009. It was hosted by Ivory Coast and won by DR Congo. The competition was expanded to 16 teams for the second tournament, held in Sudan in 2011. The tournament was won by Tunisia, in the wake of the Tunisian Revolution. The tournament is now held every two years, alternating with the Africa Cup of Nations .
How many countries qualified for the 2006 World Cup in Africa?
51 African countries entered the race for 5 spots at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in a qualification process that doubled as one for the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations. In the final qualification round, teams were organized into five groups of six teams, with winners qualifying for the World Cup and the top three for the continental tournament.