Which country won the 1980 Africa Nations Cup?

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) recollected how Nigeria defeated Algeria 3-0 to win the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations.

How many Nations Cup has Nigeria won?

Governed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), they are three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners, with their most recent title in 2013.

Nigeria national football team.

FIFA ranking
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 19 (first in 1963)
Best result Champions (1980, 1994, 2013)
African Nations Championship

Which countries have won the African Cup of Nations?

African Cup Of Nations Winners

Sr. No Year Winner
1 2017 Cameroon
2 2015 Ivory Coast
3 2013 Nigeria
4 2012 Zambia

Which country won the African Cup of Nations which was held in Lagos in 1980?

The 1980 African Cup of Nations Final was a football match that took place on 22 March 1980, at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, to determine the winner of the 1980 African Cup of Nations. Nigeria defeated Algeria 3–0 with two goals from Segun Odegbami and a goal from Muda Lawal, to win their first African Cup.

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Who won Afcon in 1980?

Сборная Нигерии по футболу

Who is the greatest African footballer?

1st place – George Weah

For us, George Weah wins the gold medal as the best Africa that has already played football – mainly because he was the only representative of the continent to take the award for best player in the world in history.

Why is Nigeria not in FIFA?

The Nigerian football association did however get a ban from FIFA because the president of Nigeria wa upset at their 2010 performance and tried to get involved and influence and make descisions for the NFA.

Who has the most African Cup of Nations?

Africa Cup of Nations

Founded 1957
Current champions Algeria (2nd title)
Most successful team(s) Egypt (7 titles)
Website www.cafonline.com
2021 Africa Cup of Nations

Which country won the first African Cup of Nations?

The African Cup of Nations was first held in February 1957 in Khartoum, Sudan, where Egypt defeated the host nation in the final to win the Abdel Aziz Abdallah Salem Trophy, named after its donor, an Egyptian who was the first CAF president.

Who is the highest goal scorer in Africa?

Unsurprisingly, Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s all-time top scoring African player, having netted 164 goals across two stints with the Londoners.

Which player scored the winning goal for Nigeria in Tunisia 1994 Africa Cup of Nations?

Nigeria won its second championship, beating Zambia in the final 2–1.

1994 African Cup of Nations.

كأس أمم إفريقيا 1994 Coupe d’Afrique des Nations 1994
Attendance 273,000 (13,650 per match)
Top scorer(s) Rashidi Yekini (5 goals)
Best player(s) Rashidi Yekini
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Who was the head of state when Nigeria first won the African Cup of Nations?

Nigeria hosted the 1980 AFCON, and also won it. Sheun Shagari {the 1st executive president} was in office 1979-1983.

Hai Afrika!