GHANA LEADS THE RANKING !

Picture : Ghana won 4 African Nations Cups, the last in 1982 !

IFFHS STATISTICS

Definition: It a cumulative ranking, it depends on progress in the stages of the tournament.

A table showing the winners of African Nations Cup

WinnersNo. of wins
Egypt7
Cameroon5
Ghana4
Nigeria3
Cote d’Ivoire2
Congo DR2
Zambia1
Tunisia1
South Africa1
Algeria1
Morocco1
Congo1
Sudan1
Ethiopia1

Who’ the best team in the tournament history ? (All editions)

This work will answer these questions

The objectives:-

  1. Fairness toward the teams that progressing in the tournament and do not win.
  2. To maintain the prestige of the tournament.
  3. Determine the level of each team in competition history.

The reasons:-

  1. Passion for the African Nations Cup and its statistics
  2. Increase the editions, the large number of participating teams and the large number of winners

RESULTS

The final result

No #National teamPoints accrued
1Ghana179.4333
2Egypt176.2667
3Nigeria172.2
4Cote d’Ivoire163.0667
5Cameroon154.7667
6Tunisia132.3
7Algeria117.6667
8Congo DR115.2667
9Senegal105.2667
10Zambia103.1667
11Morocco97.26667
12Mali85.1
13South Africa82.4
14Guinea66.93333
15Burkina Faso54
16Angola36.8
17Gabon33
18Sudan31.33333
19Congo30
20Uganda25.6
21Ethiopia23.58333
22Togo23.33333
23Benin22.4
24Kenya18.46667
25Equatorial Guinea18
26Madagascar14.4
27Libya13
28Cape Verde12
29Mozambique8
30Liberia8
31Sierra Leone7
32Zimbabwe6.4
33Namibia4.4
34Guinea-Bissau4.4
35Malawi4
36Rwanda4
37Niger4
38Burundi2.4
39Tanzania2.4
40Mauritania2.4
41Tanzania2
42Namibia2
43Botswana2
44Mauritius1.333333
egypt 2010

Egypt, winner 2010

#National team201720191957-20152017-20191957-2019
1Ghana 109,6159,83333219,6179,433332
2Egypt 149,6152,66666623,6176,266666
3Nigeria 19,215319,2172,2
4Cote d’Ivoire 414,4144,66666618,4163,066666
5Cameroon 169,6129,16666725,6154,766667
6Tunisia 816,8107,524,8132,3
7Algeria 42489,66666728117,666667
8Congo DR 89,697,66666617,6115,266666
9Senegal821,675,66666729,6105,266667
10Zambia103,1666660103,166666
11Morocco 89,679,66666717,697,266667
12Mali49,671,513,685,1
13South Africa 14,46814,482,4
14Guinea 9,657,3333349,666,933334
15Burkina Faso 12421254
16Angola 4,8324,836,8
17Gabon429433
18Sudan 31,333333031,333333
19Congo 29,999999029,999999
20Uganda29,61411,625,6
21Ethiopia 23,583333023,583333
22Togo 221,333333223,333333
23Benin14,4814,422,4
24Kenya 4,813,6666674,818,466667
25Equatorial Guinea18018
26Madagascar14,4014,414,4
27Libya13013
28Cape Verde 12012
29Mozambique808
30Liberia 808
31Sierra Leone 707
32Zimbabwe 22,424,46,4
33Namibia2,422,44,4
34Guinea-Bissau 22,404,44,4
35Malawi 404
36Rwanda 404
37Niger 404
38Burundi 2,402,42,4
39Tanzania 2,402,42,4
40Mauritania 2,402,42,4
41Tanzania202
42Namibia202
43Botswana202
44Mauritius1,33333301,333333
algeria

Algeria, winner 2019

Baghdad-Bounedjah-

Baghdad Bounedjah scored the winning goal for Algeria in the final 2019. He won in 2018 the IFFHS Award “The World’s Best Top Goal Scorer” !

Results 1957-1976

#National team19571959196219631965196819701972197419761957-1976
1Egypt 33335,3333335,333333527,666666
2Congo DR 181,3333335,3333338225,666666
3Ghana 666,6666666,66666625,333332
4Sudan 1,524,581,333333421,333333
5Ethiopia 2,25142141,333333419,583333
6Cote d’Ivoire 35,33333341,33333313,666666
7Guinea 2,6666672,666667712,333334
8Congo 1,3333336,666666411,999999
9Morocco 2,666667810,666667
10Mali88
11Tunisia 214,57,5
12Uganda11,3333332,66666727
13Nigeria 167
14Cameroon 2,66666746,666667
15Zambia6,6666666,666666
16Senegal22,6666674,666667
17Algeria 2,6666672,666667
18Kenya 2,6666672,666667
19Togo 1,3333331,333333
20Mauritius1,3333331,333333

Results 1978-1996

#National team19781980198219841986198819901992199419961957-19761978-19961957-1996
1Ghana 848410,561025,33333250,575,833332
2Egypt 5584236827,6666664168,666666
3Nigeria 68477791276067
4Cote d’Ivoire 44644129413,6666664760,666666
5Zambia4626610,5126,66666646,553,166666
6Algeria 756468382,6666674749,666667
7Cameroon 487847,546,66666742,549,166667
8Congo DR 266825,6666662247,666666
9Morocco 4655310,6666672333,666667
10Tunisia 523147,52431,5
11Senegal45664,6666672125,666667
12Ethiopia 219,583333221,583333
13Sudan 21,333333021,333333
14Congo 2611,999999819,999999
15Guinea 2312,333334517,333334
16South Africa 1601616
17Mali7,587,515,5
18Uganda77714
19Gabon3801111
20Kenya 2232,66666779,666667
21Libya7077
22Sierra Leone 34077
23Burkina Faso 22044
24Mozambique22044
25Liberia 4044
26Togo 21,33333323,333333
27Tanzania2022
28Malawi 2022
29Angola 2022
30Mauritius1,33333301,333333
egypt.2006

Egypt, winner 2006

Results 1998-2015

#National team19982000200220042006200820102012201320151957-19961998-20151957-2015
1Ghana 4884121410101475,83333284159,833332
2Nigeria 14121212812166786153
3Egypt 1688416161668,66666684152,666666
4Cote d’Ivoire 842141081481660,66666684144,666666
5Cameroon 8161688148249,16666780129,166667
6Tunisia 81041688284831,576107,5
7Zambia4422448164253,16666650103,166666
8Congo DR 12482841247,6666665097,666666
9Algeria 2828102849,6666674089,666667
10Morocco 84414444433,6666674679,666667
11Senegal81481042425,6666675075,666667
12Mali1010441212415,55671,5
13South Africa 1412842282165268
14Guinea 48884817,3333344057,333334
15Burkina Faso 102224214243842
16Angola 44884223032
17Sudan 2821,3333331031,333333
18Congo 2819,9999991029,999999
19Gabon2484111829
20Ethiopia 221,583333223,583333
21Togo 224283,3333331821,333333
22Equatorial Guinea81001818
23Uganda14014
24Kenya 49,666667413,666667
25Libya247613
26Cape Verde 8401212
27Mozambique22448
28Liberia 4448
29Benin224088
30Sierra Leone 707
31Malawi 2224
32Rwanda 4044
33Niger 22044
34Tanzania202
35Namibia2022
36Zimbabwe 2022
37Namibia2022
38Botswana2022
39Mauritius1,33333301,333333
cameroon 17

Cameroon , winner 2017

EXPLANATIONS

Standards

  • The basic rule in the distribution of points:-
  1. (The size of the tournament) equal for (Numbers of teams participating)
  2. Mechanism the distribution of points as next :-
  • %The distance between stages = 100/Number of stages

(%The distance between stages ) = The value of the first stage

  • %The distance between the teams in a stages groups =%The distance between stages/Numbers of teams in group

%The distance between the teams in a stage groups=The value of the last team in the group

  • The value of fourth place = (Previous stage+Semi-Finals)/2
  • The value of Third place = Value Semi-Finals
  • The value of Runners-Up place = (Semi-Finals+ final)/2
  • The value of Winner place = value Final = Numbers of teams participating
  • The basic rule in the distribution of points for League:-
  1. (The size of the tournament) equal for (Numbers of teams participating)
  2. Mechanism the distribution of points as next :-

Points accrued = (Numbers of teams participating – number teams which best)

Overview about tournaments

EditionThe host countryWinnerNumbers of teams participating=SizeLeague or tournamentNumber of stagesstages%The distance between stages
1957SudanEgypt3tournament2Semi-Finals, Final%50
1959EgyptEgypt3League1League%33.333333
1962EthiopiaEthiopia4tournament2Semi-Finals, Final%50
1963GhanaGhana6tournament2Groups, Final%50
1965TunisiaGhana6tournament2Groups, Final%50
1968EthiopiaCongo DR8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1970SudanSudan8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1972CameroonCongo8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1974EgyptCongo DR8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1976EthiopiaMorocco8tournament2Groups, Final group%50
1978GhanaGhana8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1980NigeriaNigeria8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1982LibyaGhana8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1984Cote d’IvoireCameroon8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1986EgyptEgypt8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1988MoroccoCameroon8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1990AlgeriaAlgeria8tournament3Groups, Semi-Finals, Final%33.333333
1992SenegalCote d’Ivoire12tournament4Groups, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Final%25
1994TunisiaNigeria12tournament4Groups, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Final%25
1996South AfricaSouth Africa16tournament4Groups, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Final%25
1998Burkina FasoEgypt16tournament4Groups, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Final