Africa Futsal Cup of Nations

The Total Africa Futsal Cup of Nations, (known as the African Futsal Championship until 2015 and now named Total CAF Super Cup for sponsorship reasons) is the main national futsal competition of the Confederation of African Football nations. It was first held in 1996 and has been played every four years. It is a qualification to FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Africa Futsal Cup of Nations
Founded1996
RegionAfrica (CAF)
Number of teams8
Current champions Morocco (1st title)
Most successful team(s) Egypt (3 titles)
2016 Africa Futsal Cup of Nations

On 6 August 2015, the CAF Executive Committee decided to change the name of the tournament from the African Futsal Championship to the Africa Futsal Cup of Nations, similar to the football's version, Africa Cup of Nations.[1]

Results

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
1996
Details

Egypt

Egypt
n/a
Ghana

Somalia
n/a
Zimbabwe
2000
Details

Egypt

Egypt
n/a
Morocco

Libya
n/a
South Africa
2004
Details
Home & away
Egypt
10 – 2
3 – 5

Mozambique
 Guinea-Bissau /  Morocco
2008
Details

Libya

Libya
4 – 3 a.e.t.
Egypt

Morocco
3 – 1 a.e.t.
Mozambique
2011
Details

Burkina Faso
Cancelled Cancelled
2016
Details

South Africa

Morocco
3 – 2
Egypt

Mozambique
5 – 5 a.e.t.
(2 – 1) pen

Zambia
2020
Details

Morocco[2]

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.
^Cancelled The 2011 tournament was cancelled. To determine the three African qualifiers to the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup, a separate qualification tournament was held, with Egypt, Libya and Morocco qualifying.

Performance by nations

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place
 Egypt 3 (1996*, 2000*, 2004) 2 (2008, 2016)
 Morocco 1 (2016) 1 (2000) 2 (2004, 2008)
 Libya 1 (2008*) 1 (2000)
 Mozambique 1 (2004) 1 (2016) 1 (2008)
 Ghana 1 (1996)
 Guinea-Bissau 1 (2004)
 Zimbabwe 1 (1996)
 Somalia 1 (1996)
 South Africa 1 (2000)
 Zambia 1 (2016)
* = hosts

Medal Summary

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Egypt3205
2 Morocco1124
3 Libya1012
4 Mozambique0112
5 Ghana0101
6 Guinea-Bissau0011
 Zimbabwe0011
Totals (7 nations)55616

Participating nations

Team
1996

2000
h/a
2004

2008

2011

2016

2020
Years
 Angola ×××R1R1Q3
 Cameroon ×××R11
 Congo DR 5th××××1
 Egypt 1st1st1st2nd2ndQ6
 Equatorial Guinea ×××××Q1
 Ghana 2nd××××1
 Guinea-Bissau ××SF××1
 Guinea ×××××Q1
 Libya ×3rd×1stR1Q4
 Morocco ×2ndSF3rd1stQ5
 Mozambique ××2nd4th3rdQ4
 Nigeria ×××R1×1
 Somalia 4th××××1
 South Africa ×4thR1R1R1Q5
 Tunisia ×××R1R12
 Zambia ×××R14th2
 Zimbabwe 3rd××××1
Total54510088
Legend
  • 1st Champions
  • 2nd Runners-up
  • 3rd Third place
  • 4th Fourth place
  • SF Semifinals
  • 5th 5th place
  • R1 Round 1
  • Q Qualified for upcoming tournament
  •  ×  – Did not enter
  •    – Did not qualify
  •  ×  – Withdrew before qualification
  •      – To be determined
  •    Hosts

General Statistics

As 2016

Pos Team Editions Pld W D L GF GA Dif Pts
1  Egypt 520154114350+9346
2  Libya 3128224832+1626
3  Morocco 4157265942+1720
4  Mozambique 3179357051+1917
4  Ghana 14301429+339
5  Zimbabwe 142112116+57
6  Angola 272142632–67
7  Nigeria 14112912–34
8  Tunisia 272051924–56
9  Zambia 282152742–157
10  South Africa 412201033102-696
11  Cameroon 14013622-161
12  Somalia 14013531–261
13  Congo DR 140131445–311
14  Guinea-Bissau 100000000

Table as of April 2016. Source:[3]

FIFA Futsal World Cup Qualifiers

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • QF – Quarterfinals
  • R2 – Round 2 (19892008, second group stage, top 8; 2012–present: knockout round of 16)
  • R1 – Round 1
  •      – Hosts
  •    – Not an CAF member
  • Q – Qualified for upcoming tournament
Team
1989

1992

1996

2000

2004

2008

2012

2016

2020
Total
 AlgeriaR11
 EgyptR1R2R1R1R2QF6
 LibyaR1R12
 MoroccoR1R12
 MozambiqueR11
 NigeriaR11
 ZimbabweR11

Sponsorship

In July 2016, Total has secured an eight-year sponsorship package from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to support 10 of its principal competitions.[4] Due to this sponsorship, the Africa Futsal Cup of Nations is named "Total Africa Futsal Cup of Nations".

References

  1. "Decisions of CAF Executive Committee on 6 August 2015". CAF. 9 August 2015.
  2. "Decisions of CAF Executive Commitee [sic] - 27 & 28 September 2018". CAF. 29 September 2018.
  3. "FutsalPlanet". Archived from the original on 2016-11-16. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
  4. AfricaNews (2017-04-18). "Total to sponsor CAF competitions for the next eight years". Africanews. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
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