Football at the All-Africa Games

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Football at the All-Africa Games
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Founded 1965
Region Africa (CAF)
Number of teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Current champions  Ghana M
(1st title)
 Cameroon W
(1st title)
Most successful team(s)  Cameroon M
(4 titles)
 Nigeria W
(2 titles)

The men's Association football tournament has been held at every session of the All-Africa Games since 1965. Women's competition was added in 2003.

Since the 1991 All-Africa Games, age limit for men teams is under-23, same as the age limit in football competitions at the Summer Olympics.

Men's tournament[edit]

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1965
Details
Brazzaville, Congo
Congo
0–0
after two extra time
(7–2)
match won by corner kicks obtained

Mali

Ivory Coast
1–0
Algeria
1969 Bamako, Mali Disrupted by military coup Disrupted by military coup
1973
Details
Lagos, Nigeria
Nigeria
2–0
Guinea

United Arab Republic
2–1
Ghana
1978
Details
Algiers, Algeria
Algeria
1–0
Nigeria

Ghana
1–0
Malawi
1987
Details
Nairobi, Kenya
Egypt
1–0
Kenya

Malawi
3–1
Cameroon
1991
Details
Cairo, Egypt
Cameroon
1–0
Tunisia

Nigeria
3–0
Zimbabwe
1995
Details
Harare, Zimbabwe
Egypt
3–1
Zimbabwe

Nigeria
1–1
(4–1)
on penalties

Guinea
1999
Details
Johannesburg, South Africa
Cameroon
0–0
(4–3)
on penalties

Zambia

South Africa
2–0
Uganda
2003
Details
Abuja, Nigeria
Cameroon
2–0
Nigeria

Ghana
2–2
(4–1)
on penalties

Zambia
2007
Details
Algiers, Algeria
Cameroon
1–0
Guinea

Tunisia
1–0
Zambia
2011
Details
Maputo, Mozambique
Ghana
1–1
(4–2)

on penalties

South Africa

Cameroon
1–1
(5–4)
on penalties

Senegal

Participating nations[edit]

Numbers refer to the final placing of each team at the respective Games.

Nation 65 73 78 87 91 95 99 03 07 11 Years
 Algeria 4 Y 1 Y Y Y Y 7
 Burkina Faso Y 1
 Cameroon Y 4 1 1 1 1 3 7
 Congo 1 Y Y 3
 DR Congo Y 1
 Ivory Coast 3 Y Y 3
 Egypt 3 Y 1 Y 1 Y Y 7
 Ghana 4 3 3 Y 1 5
 Guinea 2 4 2 3
 Kenya 2 1
 Libya Y 1
 Madagascar Y Y 2
 Malawi 4 3 2
 Mali 2 Y Y Y 4
 Mauritius Y Y Y 3
 Mozambique Y 1
 Nigeria 1 2 3 3 2 5
 Senegal Y Y 4 3
 South Africa 3 Y Y 2 4
 Tanzania Y 1
 Togo Y 1
 Tunisia Y 2 3 3
 Uganda Y Y 4 Y 4
 Zambia Y 2 4 4 4
 Zimbabwe 4 2 2

Women's tournament[edit]

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
2003
Details
Abuja, Nigeria
Nigeria
1–0
South Africa

Cameroon
1–0
Mali
2007
Details
Algiers, Algeria
Nigeria
4–0
South Africa

Ghana
3–1
Algeria
2011
Details
Maputo, Mozambique
Cameroon
1–0
Ghana

Algeria
3–0
South Africa

Participating nations[edit]

Numbers refer to the final placing of each team at the respective Games.

Nation 03 07 11 Years
 Algeria Y 4 3 3
 Cameroon 3 1 2
 DR Congo Y 1
 Ethiopia Y Y 2
 Ghana 3 2 2
 Guinea Y 1
 Mali 4 1
 Mozambique Y 1
 Nigeria 1 1 2
 Senegal Y 1
 South Africa 2 2 4 3
 Tanzania Y 1
 Zimbabwe Y Y 2

Medal table[edit]

Overall[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cameroon (CMR) 5 0 2 7
2  Nigeria (NGR) 3 2 2 7
3  Egypt (EGY) 2 0 1 3
4  Ghana (GHA) 1 1 3 5
5  Algeria (ALG) 1 0 1 2
6  Congo (CGO) 1 0 0 1
7  South Africa (RSA) 0 3 1 4
8  Guinea (GUI) 0 2 0 2
9  Tunisia (TUN) 0 1 1 2
10  Kenya (KEN) 0 1 0 1
 Mali (MLI) 0 1 0 1
 Zambia (ZAM) 0 1 0 1
 Zimbabwe (ZIM) 0 1 0 1
14  Ivory Coast (CIV) 0 0 1 1
 Malawi (MAW) 0 0 1 1
Total 13 13 13 39

Men[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cameroon 4 0 1 5
2  Egypt 2 0 1 3
3  Nigeria 1 2 2 5
4  Ghana 1 0 2 3
5  Algeria 1 0 0 1
 Congo 1 0 0 1
7  Guinea 0 2 0 2
8  South Africa 0 1 1 2
 Tunisia 0 1 1 2
10  Kenya 0 1 0 1
 Mali 0 1 0 1
 Zambia 0 1 0 1
 Zimbabwe 0 1 0 1
14  Ivory Coast 0 0 1 1
 Malawi 0 0 1 1

Women[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Nigeria 2 0 0 2
2  Cameroon 1 0 1 2
3  South Africa 0 2 0 2
4  Ghana 0 1 1 2
5  Algeria 0 0 1 1

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