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Getting Ready for Egypt vs Senegal: AFCON Celebrations Over the Years

February 6, 2022
The Algerian National Football Team, celebrating their 2019 AFCON victory. Photo credit: Reuters

Within the world of international football, the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is one of the least celebrated and most overlooked events. But continentally, it has been a source of joy and celebration for decades.

As Egypt prepares for the 2022 AFCON Final, and potentially for breaking its own 7-title record, we remember past moments of celebration in AFCON finals over the past two decades.



The Cameroonian team lifts the trophy after winning 2017 AFCON. Photo credit: BBC.


The Ivory Coast National Football Team celebrate with their former manager Herve Renard. Photo credit: Reuters


Zambia win their first AFCON title in 2012. Photo credit: Deutsche Welle.


Mohamed Zidan and Essam El-Hadary celebrate Egypt’s seventh AFCON title in 2010.


Beloved former Egypt manager Hassan Shehata celebrates Egypt’s 2006 AFCON win. Photo credit: Getty Images.


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