African Cup Of Nations:Top 5 National Team with the highest Number of Appearance

African Cup Of Nations: Top 5 National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

Top 5 National Team with the Highest Number of AppearanceAfrica Continent is ready for another month of football entertainment, the 33rd edition of the tournament will be hosted by Cameroon. They will be welcoming the 24 countries to his homeland to contest for the trophy.
In this post, we will take a look at the top 5 National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

Top five countries with the most appearances

National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

  • EGYPT

Egypt the nine times Africa champions came first on this list, having appeared 24 times out of 32 times which the championship has held,1957 was their first appearance, and they competed alongside with two other countries, Sudan and Ethiopia, Sudan hosted the tournaments, Egypt win the first-ever African Cup of nation beating Ethiopia 4-0 in the finals. Egypt won the nations cup seven times, two times runner up and third place three times.

Egypt has won the nations cup seven times lifting the cup in the following years:

years                               Host Nations

1957                                Sudan

1959                                 Egypt

1986                                 Egypt

1998                                 Burkina Faso

2006                                 Egypt

2008                                 Ghana

2010                                 Angola

 

National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

  • IVORY COAST

Ivory Coast came second in the teams with the most appearances, appearing 23 times in the competition, they appeared first in 1965, but their greatest accomplishments were winning 1992 African Cup of Nations, against Ghana on penalties at the Stade Leopold Senghor in Dakar, Senegal. Their second success came in the 2015 edition, again defeating Ghana on penalties at the Estadio de Bata in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. They have only won the cup twice, despite coming second on the list, hopefully, they will be looking forward to winning their third.

Years                      Host Nation

1992.                       Senegal

2015.                         Equatorial Guinea

 

National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

. GHANA

The west African country came third on the list having appeared 22  times ahead of their west Africa Neighbour Nigeria, they came into the tournament in 1963 and dominated in the 1960s, the Ghana National Football Team has won the tournament four times, five times runner up and third place once. Ghana has won the tournament four times in the following years:

years                               Host Nations

1963                              Ghana

1965                               Tunisia

1978                               Ghana

1982                               Libya

National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

 

. TUNISIA

The North Africa country is 4th on the list with 19 appearances, they appeared in the competition first in 1962, and their highest accomplishment is winning the competition once in 2004 where they are also the host country.

Year.             Host Nation

2004.             Tunisia

 

National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

  • CAMEROON

Cameroon currently the African champions came fifth on the list, although they have the same number of appearances with Tunisia. Tunisia got their 19th appearance before them. The Indomitable lions appeared first in 1970 and won the competition five times.

Year.              Host Nation

1984.            Ivory Coast

1988.             Morocco

2000.             Ghana & Nigeria

2017.             Gabon

African Cup Of Nations: Top 5 National Team with the Highest Number of Appearance

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