Which African country has gone far in the World Cup?

Which African country reached semi final in World Cup?

Even though many African and football experts and observer expected a better performance from African teams, especially Cameroon and Nigeria because of the World Cup experience and the club affiliation of their players, only Ghana qualified and almost reached the semi-final.

What’s the farthest an African team has gone in the World Cup?

The furthest any African team has gone at the World Cup is the quarter-finals. Cameroon were the first to do so in 1990, before Senegal (2002) and Ghana (2010) emulated the feat. Africa’s top scorers at the World Cup are Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan (6), Cameroon’s Roger Milla (5) and Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa (4).

Which African country has the highest World Cup appearance?


Country # Years
Nigeria 6 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014, 2018
Morocco 5 1970, 1986, 1994, 1998, 2018
Tunisia 5 1978, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2018
Algeria 4 1982, 1986, 2010, 2014
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Which African country has reached quarter final in World Cup?

Cameroon 1990

He scored two extra-time goals against Colombia in the Round of 16 to secure Cameroon’s place in history as Africa’s first-ever representatives in the quarter-final.

Which African country was the first to host the World Cup?

South Africa despite beating the 1998 World Cup winners France, in their final group game were eliminated, the first for a host of such a tournament.

How many countries are in Africa?

There are 54 countries in Africa today, according to the United Nations. The full list is shown in the table below, with current population and subregion (based on the United Nations official statistics).

How many times has Ghana beat Nigeria?

Ghana–Nigeria football rivalry

Next meeting TBD
Meetings total 56
All-time series Ghana: 25 Draw: 19 Nigeria: 12
Largest victory Ghana 7–0 Nigeria Jalco Cup (1 June 1955)

How many African country is going to World Cup?

Ten African nations have advanced to the third and final hurdle in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup with five play-off finals set to decide what teams make the trip to the Gulf nation next November.

How many countries will represent Africa in the World Cup?

Five nations will represent Africa at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

Has any African team ever won the World Cup?

* Tunisia was the first African team to win a World Cup match, beating Mexico 3-1 in 1978.

Has Africa ever won the soccer World Cup?

The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men’s national association football teams. It took place in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010. … They are also the only national team since 1978 to win a World Cup after losing a game in the group stage.

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