Key facts - Total U-23 AFCON

Team Facts Total U-23 AFCON


66 matches

157 goals

Average of 2.4 goals per match

Top scorer

Zambian Fashion Sakala was top scorer

with five goals in the qualifiers

Egypt, Nigeria & South Africa have qualified for every edition

Participated at the last edition in 2015

Egypt, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia

2 debutants

Cameroon and Ghana 

All 8 teams have previously participated at the Olympics