CAF Beach Soccer Championship

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The CAF Beach Soccer Championship is the main championship for beach soccer in Africa. The first championship was held in September 2006 in Durban, South Africa, as all following tournaments were until 2011, when the tournament was moved to Casablanca, Morocco. The two finalists of the competition qualify for the following FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. The most successful nation is Senegal, who have won the tournament three of the six times, and have qualified for the World Cup four times.
Now that the World Cup takes place every two years, so will the qualifiers, starting with the qualifiers for the 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

Tournaments[edit]

Year Location Final Third place match
Champion Score Runner-Up Third Place Score Fourth Place
2006 South Africa Durban
Cameroon
5 – 3
Nigeria

Egypt
8 – 3
Côte d'Ivoire
2007 South Africa Durban
Nigeria
6 – 5
Senegal

Côte d'Ivoire
2 – 0
South Africa
2008 South Africa Durban
Senegal
12 – 6
Cameroon

Côte d'Ivoire
6 – 3
Egypt
2009 South Africa Durban
Nigeria
7 – 4
Côte d'Ivoire

Senegal
6 – 4
Egypt
2011 Morocco Casablanca
Senegal
7 – 4
Nigeria

Egypt
4 – 4 aet
(1 – 0) pen

Madagascar
2013 Morocco El Jadida
Senegal
4 – 1
Côte d'Ivoire

Morocco
7 – 2
Nigeria

Successful nations[edit]

Team Titles Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
 Senegal 3 (2008, 2011, 2013) 1 (2007) 1 (2009) -
 Nigeria 2 (2007, 2009) 2 (2006, 2011) - 1 (2013)
 Cameroon 1 (2006) 1 (2008) - -
 Côte d'Ivoire - 2 (2009, 2013) 2 (2007, 2008) 1 (2006)
 Egypt - - 2 (2006, 2011) 2 (2008, 2009)
 Morocco - - 1 (2013) -
 Madagascar - - - 1 (2011)
 South Africa - - - 1 (2007)

Nations who have qualified for the World Cup[edit]

These are the nations who have been successful enough in the competition to qualify to appear in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, to represent Africa. The numbers in brackets shows how many times that country has qualified over the years the tournament has been held.

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