The 2000 edition was hosted jointly by Ghana and Nigeria, who replaced the originally designated host Zimbabwe.
How many times did Nigeria won the African Cup of Nations?
The Nigeria national football team represents Nigeria in men’s international football. Governed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), they are three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners, with their most recent title in 2013.
Who hosted the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations?
2015 Africa Cup of Nations
|Copa Africana de Naciones 2015 Campeonato Africano das Nações de 2015 Coupe d’Afrique des Nations 2015 AFCON 2015 CAN 2015|
|Host country||Equatorial Guinea|
|Dates||17 January – 8 February|
|Teams||16 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||4 (in 4 host cities)|
Who won 2000 African Nations Cup?
The competition was held from 21 June to 19 July 2019, as per the decision of the CAF Executive Committee on 20 July 2017 to move the Africa Cup of Nations from January/February to June/July for the first time. It was also the first Africa Cup of Nations expanded from 16 to 24 teams.
Who gave Nigeria name?
Like so many modern African states, Nigeria is the creation of European imperialism. Its very name – after the great Niger River, the country’s dominating physical feature – was suggested in the 1890s by British journalist Flora Shaw, who later became the wife of colonial governor Frederick Lugard.
Is Nigeria in the World Cup 2022?
Algeria, Nigeria, Cameroon and Tunisia are the latest African sides to book their place in the third round of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, bringing them one step closer to playing in Qatar next year.
Who won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations?
Nigeria won its third Africa Cup of Nations championship with a 1–0 victory over Burkina Faso in the final. Nigeria participated in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil as the representative from CAF.