AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS RECORDS AT A GLANCE

Alain Gouamene played in seven tournaments for the Ivory Coast

Alain Gouamene played in seven tournaments for the Ivory Coast

Most titles won: 4

Egypt: 1957, 1959, 1986, 1998

Ghana: 1963, 1965, 1978, 1982

Cameroon: 1984, 1988, 2000, 2002

Most appearances at the finals: Egypt (20)

1957, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1970, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006

Most appearances in a final: Ghana (7)

1963, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1978, 1982, 1992

Most matches played in the finals: Egypt (72)

Most wins in the finals: Egypt (36)

Most goals in the finals: Egypt (112)

Most Nations Cup appearances by a player:

Alain Gouamene - Ivory Coast (7):

1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000

Burkina Faso 1998 produced plenty of goals and cheers for fans

Most matches played:

Alain Gouamene of the Ivory Coast played 24 games in seven tournaments

Most appearances in the final: 3

Ali El Fanageeli - Egypt: 1957, 1959, 1962

Cecil Jones Attaquayefio - Ghana: 1965, 1968, 1970

Charles Addo Odametey - Ghana: 1963, 1965, 1968

Most goals in the finals:

Laurent Pokou of the Ivory Coast scored 14 in two tournaments - 1968 and 1970

Most goals scored in a single tournament:

Mulumba Ndaye of Zaire scored 9 goals in 1974

Most goals scored by an individual in one match:

Laurent Pokou scored five goals as the Ivory Coast beat Ethiopia 6-1 in the 1970 edition

Fastest ever goal:

Ayman Mansour, Egypt (23 seconds)

Most goals scored in one match: 9

Egypt 6, Nigeria 3 (1963)

Most goals in a single tournament: 54

Egypt 1974, under the old eight-team system

Tournament with most goals scored:

Burkina Faso 1998 produced 93 goals in 32 games

Egypt's Mahmoud El-Gohary won the Nations Cup as player and coach

Highest winning margin: 5

Ivory Coast 6, Ethiopia 1 (1970)

YOUNGEST EVER PLAYER: Chiva Star Nzighou (Gabon)

16 years, two months, 30 days at the 2000 finals

Most performances by a referee in the finals: 6

Tesfaye Gebreyesus (Ethiopia/Eritrea)

1970, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1986

Nations Cup winner as player and coach:

Mahmoud El-Gohary of Egypt in 1959 and 1998

Most Nations Cup wins by a coach: 3

Charles Gyamfi of Ghana won in 1963, 1965 and 1982

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