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Soccer News of Wednesday, 14 January 2004

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African Nations Cup records

Nations Cup records

Most titles won

Egypt (4):1957,1959,1986,1998

Ghana (4):1963,1965,1978,1982

Cameroun (4):1984,1988, 2000, 2002

Most appearances in a final

Ghana (7):1963,1965,1968,1970,1978,1982,1992

Most appearances at the final tournament

Egypt (19):1957,1859,1962,1963,1970,1974,



Most games played at the final


Most wins at the final tournament


Highest goal aggregate over all finals tournament


Most tournament appearances

Alain Goumaine (Coye d'Ivoire):1988,1990,1992,


Most matches played at the final tournament

Alain Goumaine (Cote d'Ivoire) (24)

Most appearances in a final match by a player

Ali El Fanageeli (Egypt) (3):1957,1959,1962

Cecil Jones Attuquayefio (Ghana) (3):1965,1968,1970

Charles Addo Odamettey (Ghana) (3):1963,1965,1968

Stephen Keshi (Nigeria) (3):1984,1988,1994

Most tournament goals

Laurent Pokou (Cote d'Ivoire) (14)

Most goals scores in a single tournament

Mulamba Ndaye (Zaire)(9) 1974

Most goals scored in a match

Laurent Pokou (Cote d'Ivoire) (5)

Fastest goal scored

Ayman Mansour (Egypt4 Gabon 0,1994)23 seconds

Most goals in a match

Egypt6 Nigeria 3,1963

Most goals in a single tournament

Egypt (54),1974

Tournaments with most goals scored

Burkina Faso 98 (93 goals in 32 games)

Highest winning margin

Cote d'Ivoire 6 Ethiopia 1,1970

Youngest competitor

Chiva Star Nzighou (Gabon):16 years, two months, 30 days (Gabon vs South Africa, 2000)

Most experienced referee

Tesfaye Gebreyesus (Ethiopia):1970,1974,1978,1980,1984,1986

Winner as a player and coach

Mahmoud Al Gohari (Egypt):1957,1998

Coach with most titles

Charles Gyamfi (Ghana):3,1963,1965,1982