CAF AFCON group stage in numbers

Edwin  - CEO January 26, 2024
Updated 2024/01/27 at 3:56 AM
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One, two, three, four, and five!

Soccer Football - Africa Cup of Nations - Group E - Tunisia v Namibia - Stade Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Korhogo, Ivory Coast - January 16, 2024 
Namibia's Lubeni Haukongo celebrates with teammates after the match REUTERS/Luc GnagoNamibia stuns Tunisia to secure first-ever AFCON victory


The Round of 16 of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 is hours from commencing.


The group phase provided exciting storylines and results that will live forever in the history books of the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON.


Caroline has put together the group stage in numbers.




Namibia and Mauritania recorded their first win in the history of the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON. Namibia beat Tunisia 1-0, and Mauritania beat Algeria 1-0.




Senegalese youngster Lamine Camara scored the competition’s first two goals in a game. He did so against Gambia when Senegal won the game 3-0.




Equatorial Guinea’s captain scored the first hat trick (three) of the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON Côte d’Ivoire 2023 against Guinea Bissau at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium on match day two. It’s the first hat trick in the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON since 2008, when Soufiane Alloudi scored for Morocco against Namibia.




Cotê d’Ivoire’s Seko Fofana scored the competition’s first goal against Guinea Bissau at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan. It took him just four minutes to score.




Emilio Nsue leads the top scorers chart with 5 goals. He only failed to score in the opening game against Nigeria.


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