Burkina Faso: Final score 1-0, Nigeria win 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria are Africa Cup of Nations champions for the first time since 1994.
Which country won the 2013 African Cup of Nation?
Nigeria won its third Africa Cup of Nations championship with a 1–0 victory over Burkina Faso in the final. Nigeria participated in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil as the representative from CAF.
Which year did Nigeria won Africa Cup of Nations?
Sunday Mba scored the only goal as Nigeria won the final 1–0.
2013 Africa Cup of Nations Final.
|FNB Stadium in Johannesburg hosted the final|
|Event||2013 Africa Cup of Nations|
|Man of the Match||John Obi Mikel (Nigeria)|
Which countries have won the African Cup of Nations?
General statistics by tournament
|2012||Gabon Equatorial Guinea||Zambia (1)|
|2013||South Africa||Nigeria (3)|
|2015||Equatorial Guinea||Ivory Coast (2)|
How many African nations won Nigeria Cup?
The Nigeria national football team represents Nigeria in men’s international football. Governed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), they are three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners, with their most recent title in 2013.
Who has the most African Cup of Nations?
Africa Cup of Nations
|Current champions||Algeria (2nd title)|
|Most successful team(s)||Egypt (7 titles)|
|2021 Africa Cup of Nations|
Who won African Cup of Nations 2021?
Algeria are the defending champion by winning 1–0 over Senegal in the 2019 edition.
2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
|Coupe d’Afrique des Nations 2022|
|Venue(s)||6 (in 5 host cities)|
|← 2019 2023 →|
Did Nigeria qualify?
Nigeria defeated Benin 1-0 after already having qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday due a draw between Lesotho and Sierra Leone.
Which country won the last African Cup of Nations?
The Africa 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.
Africa Cup of Nations.
Did Nigeria qualify for Nations Cup?
Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification tournament was one of the twelve groups that decided the teams which qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals tournament.
|Team v t e||Nigeria|
Who is the greatest African footballer?
Greatest African Footballers of All-Time
- Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) A favourite amongst the hardcore Chelsea supporters, Didier Drogba, is one of the greatest African strikers ever. …
- Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast) …
- Abedi Pele (Ghana) …
- Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon) …
- George Weah (Liberia) …
- Honourable Mentions.
Who is the top goal scorer in Africa?
#1 Samuel Eto’o
He retires as the Africa Cup of Nations’ all-time top scorer, netting 18, and clinched the Golden Boot on two occasions.
Who won the Africa Cup of Nations 2012?
Zambia national football team
Who is the best player in Nigeria 2020?
In this Pulse Picks 2020 list, we write on the best 10 Nigerian footballers of 2020.
- Victor Osimhen (Lille/Napoli) …
- Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) …
- Simy Nwankwo (Crotone) …
- Zaidu Sanusi (Santa Clara/Porto) …
- Semi Ajayi (West Brom) …
- Paul Onuachu (Genk) …
- Frank Onyeka (FC Midtjylland) …
- Joe Aribo (Rangers)
Who brought football to Nigeria?
The game of soccer came into Nigeria through the British Colonia masters in the early 20th century. The popularity of the game later increased resulting in the formation of clubs and competitions organised for them. In 1945 the Governors cup competition was started.
Who gave Nigeria name?
Like so many modern African states, Nigeria is the creation of European imperialism. Its very name – after the great Niger River, the country’s dominating physical feature – was suggested in the 1890s by British journalist Flora Shaw, who later became the wife of colonial governor Frederick Lugard.