June 14, 2024


The group stages of the #AFCON2023 are over let’s take a look at some interesting facts.

A defender, Emilio Nsue is the tournament’s leading scorer with 5 goals in 3 games.

Nsue plays as a Right-back in the Spanish third-tier club CF inter-city and as a striker for the Equatorial Guinea national team.

Egypt qualified for the round of 16 without winning a single game. They drew all their group games.

A Mauritanian Player is called an AK-47. His name is Aboubakar Kamara and he wore jersey no. 47 at Fulham football club.

Algeria and Ghana were eliminated by underdogs.

Following a 1-nil victory over the 2019 AFCON champions Algeria, Mauritania qualified for the first-ever AFCON round of 16.

Host nation, Cote d’Ivoire would have been eliminated from the tournament if they didn’t qualify as one of the best third teams.

Defending champions Senegal are the only team with a 100% group stage record winning all their three matches.

Guinea Bissau and The Gambia are the only teams who didn’t win a single match in the group stages.
Played 3 and lost 3.



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