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
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Founded1996
RegionAfrica (CAF)
Number of teams8
Current champions Morocco (2nd title)
Most successful team(s) Egypt (3 titles)
2020 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]

ResultsEdit

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
1996
Details
 
Egypt
 
Egypt
n/a  
Ghana
 
Zimbabwe
n/a  
Somalia
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]
 
Morocco
5 – 0  
Egypt
 
Angola
2 – 0  
Libya

^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 nationsEdit

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place
  Egypt 3 (1996*, 2000*, 2004) 3 (2008, 2016, 2020)
  Morocco 2 (2016, 2020*) 1 (2000) 2 (2004, 2008)
  Libya 1 (2008*) 1 (2000) 1 (2020)
  Mozambique 1 (2004) 1 (2016) 1 (2008)
  Ghana 1 (1996)
  Angola 1 (2020)
  Guinea-Bissau 1 (2004)
  Zimbabwe 1 (1996)
  Somalia 1 (1996)
  South Africa 1 (2000)
  Zambia 1 (2016)
* = hosts

Medal SummaryEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Egypt3306
2  Morocco2125
3  Libya1012
4  Mozambique0112
5  Ghana0101
6  Angola0011
  Guinea-Bissau0011
  Zimbabwe0011
Totals (8 nations)66719

Participating nationsEdit

Team  
1996
 
2000
h/a
2004
 
2008
 
2011
 
2016
 
2020
Years
  Angola × × × R1 R1 3rd 3
  Cameroon × × × R1 × 1
  Congo DR 5th × × × × × 1
  Egypt 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 6
  Equatorial Guinea × × × × × R1 1
  Ghana 2nd × × × × × 1
  Guinea-Bissau × × SF × × × 1
  Guinea × × × × × R1 1
  Libya × 3rd × 1st R1 4th 4
  Mauritius •• 1
  Morocco × 2nd SF 3rd 1st 1st 5
  Mozambique × × 2nd 4th 3rd R1 4
  Nigeria × × × R1 × × 1
  Somalia 4th × × × × × 1
  South Africa × 4th R1 R1 R1 •• 5
  Tunisia × × × R1 R1 × 2
  Zambia × × × R1 4th 2
  Zimbabwe 3rd × × × × × 1
Total 5 4 5 10 0 8 8
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
  •  ••  – Withdrew before or during tournament
  •      – To be determined
  •    — Hosts

General StatisticsEdit

As of 2020

Pos Team Editions Pld W D L GF GA Dif Pts
1   Egypt 6 25 19 4 2 163 59 +104 58
2   Morocco 5 20 12 2 6 82 43 +39 38
3   Libya 4 17 10 2 5 55 43 +12 32
4   Mozambique 6 20 9 3 8 79 68 +11 30
5   Angola 3 12 5 1 6 40 44 –4 16
6   Ghana 1 4 3 0 1 42 9 +33 9
7   Zimbabwe 1 4 2 1 1 21 16 +5 7
8   Nigeria 1 4 1 1 2 9 12 –3 4
9   Tunisia 2 7 2 0 5 19 24 –5 6
10   Zambia 2 8 2 1 5 27 42 –15 7
11   South Africa 4 12 2 0 10 33 102 -69 6
12   Equatorial Guinea 1 3 1 0 2 6 12 -6 3
13   Guinea 1 3 1 0 2 8 17 -9 3
14   Cameroon 1 4 0 1 3 6 22 -16 1
15   Somalia 1 4 0 1 3 5 31 –26 1
16   Congo DR 1 4 0 1 3 14 45 –31 1
17   Guinea-Bissau 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18   Mauritius 1 3 0 0 3 2 10 -8 0

Table as of February 2020. Source:

FIFA Futsal World Cup QualifiersEdit

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • QF – Quarterfinals
  • R2 – Round 2 (1989–2008, second group stage, top 8; 2012–present: knockout round of 16)
  • R1 – Round 1
  •      – Hosts
  •    – Not a CAF member
  • Q – Qualified for upcoming tournament
Team  
1989
 
1992
 
1996
 
2000
 
2004
 
2008
 
2012
 
2016
 
2020
Total
  Algeria R1 1
  Angola Q 1
  Egypt R1 R2 R1 R1 R2 QF Q 7
  Libya R1 R1 2
  Morocco R1 R1 Q 3
  Mozambique R1 1
  Nigeria R1 1
  Zimbabwe R1 1

SponsorshipEdit

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.[3] Due to this sponsorship, the Africa Futsal Cup of Nations is named "Total Africa Futsal Cup of Nations".

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ AfricaNews (2017-04-18). "Total to sponsor CAF competitions for the next eight years". Africanews. Retrieved 2017-04-18.

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