The Africa Cup of Nations starts tomorrow, January 9th, and I wanted to tell you about who the previous winners and top goal scorers were.
Who won AFCON 2019? Algeria beat Senegal 1-0 in the final.
Who has won the most AFCON tournaments? Egypt with 7 wins, which is two more wins than second place Cameroon with 5.
Who won the Golden Boot (top goal scorer) in AFCON 2019? Odion Ighalo, who plays for Nigeria and scored 5 goals.
Who won player of the tournament in 2019? Ismaël Bennacer, who played for the winners, Algeria.
Who won the Golden Gloves in AFCON 2019? (Best Goalkeeper) Rais M’bolhi who was in between the posts for Algeria.
Who had the most assists in the 2019 tournament? 1st place was a tie between Ismaël Bennacer (Algeria) and Franck Kessie (Ivory Coast) who both had 3 assists.
Who has the most goals in all AFCON tournaments combined? Samuel Eto'o (Cameroon) with 18 goals.
So I hope you will watch AFCON throughout January, and maybe some new records will be set