Africa Cup of Nations, Previous Winners List And Prize Money Pool Distribution Of AFCON

Africa Cup of Nations, Previous Winners List And Prize Money Pool Distribution Of AFCON

The Africa Cup of Nations or the AFCON 2022 will be starting from January 9, 2022, to February 6, 2022, in Cameroon, know its all time winners list and prize money

The Africa Cup of Nations 2021 is sponsored by TotalEnergies, a French oil, and gas company.

The 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations is all set to start after several postponing due to bad climate and then the Covid-19 pandemic. The Cup will be played in the cities of Douala, Yaoundé, Garoua, Bafoussam, and Limbe of Cameroon. The Africa Cup of Nations 2021 is organized and managed by the Confederation of African Football or the CAF.

Let us take a look at the previous winners right from the first edition back in 1957.

Africa Cup Of Nations Previous Winners List (1957- 2019)

1957: Egypt

1959: United Arab Republic (Egypt)

1962: Ethiopia

1963: Ghana

1965: Ghana

1968: Democratic Republic of the Congo

1970: Sudan

1972: People’s Republic of the Congo

1974: Zaire

1976: Morocco

1978: Ghana

1980: Nigeria

1982: Ghana

1984: Cameroon

1986: Egypt

1988: Cameroon

1990: Algeria

1992: Ivory Coast

1994: Nigeria

1996: South Africa

1998: Egypt

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2000: Cameroon

2002: Cameroon

2004: Tunisia

2006: Egypt

2008: Egypt

2010: Egypt

2012: Zambia

2013: Nigeria

2015: Ivory Coast

2017: Cameroon

2019: Algeria

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AFCON Most Wins 

Egypt: 7 ( 1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010)

Cameroon: 5 (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)

Ghana: 4 (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982)

Nigeria: 3 (1980, 1994, 2013)

Ivory Coast: 2 (1992, 2015)

Algeria: 2 (1990, 2019)

Democratic Republic of Congo: 2 (1968, 1974)

Zambia: 1 (2012)

Tunisia: 1 (2004)

Sudan: 1 (1970)

Ethiopia: 1 (1962)

Morocco: 1 (1976)

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South Africa: 1 (1996)

Congo: 1 (1972)

Africa Cup of Nations 2021: AFCON Prize Money

The detailed prize money for the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 has not been disclosed yet. Stay tuned!

Here is the detailed prize money breakdown of the Africa Cup of Nations 2019.

Winner: $4.5m

Runners-up: $2.5m

Third Place: $2m

Fourth Place: $2m

Quarterfinalists: $800,000

The TOTAL prize money of the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 was $14.2m

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