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1994 African Cup of Nations

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Host country  Tunisia
Champions  Nigeria (2nd title)
Fourth place  Mali
Best player  Rashidi Yekini
Top scorer  Rashidi Yekini
Venue(s)  3 (in 2 host cities)
Runners-up  Zambia
Matches played  20
Dates  26 Mar 1994 – 10 Apr 1994
Teams  12
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Champion  Nigeria national football team
Third place  Ivory Coast national football team
Similar  1992 African Cup of N, 1996 African Cup of N, 1998 African Cup of N, 1990 African Cup of N, 2000 African Cup of N

The 1994 African Cup of Nations was the 19th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Tunisia, who replaced original hosts Zaire. Just as in 1992, the field of twelve teams was split into four groups of three. Nigeria won its second championship, beating Zambia in the final 2−1.


The Zambian team was recently constituted, following an air disaster in which eighteen players and several staff members of the previous team had been killed.

Qualified teams

The 12 qualified teams are:

* Senegal replaced Algeria (disqualified)

First round

Teams highlighted in green progress to the Quarter Finals.


5 goals
  • Rashidi Yekini
  • 4 goals
  • Joël Tiéhi
  • 2 goals
    1 goal

    CAF Team of the Tournament


  • Ahmed Shobair
  • Defenders

  • Frank Amankwah
  • Harrison Chongo
  • Elijah Litana
  • Benedict Iroha
  • Midfielders

  • Serge-Alain Maguy
  • Jay-Jay Okocha
  • Daniel Amokachi
  • Abedi Pele
  • Forwards

  • Joël Tiéhi
  • Rashidi Yekini
  • References

    1994 African Cup of Nations Wikipedia