Egypt to take on Tunisia in a classic Men's African Championship final

30 July 2015

Cairo, Egypt, July 29, 2015- Egypt will meet Tunisia in the final of the 2015 Men's African Nations Championship at 17:00 local time at Cairo Stadium Complex in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday.

 

 The match will be transferred live through the Nile Sport Channel on Nile sat.

 

 This is the 10th encounter between the two African giants in 20 editions making 50% of the finals. Egypt will seek their 8th title to equalise the Tunisian record after they gained the cup in 7 editions including the last 5 in 1976, 1983, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013.

 

 On the other hand Tunisia need to come back to lead the continental VB after 12 years since their last crowned in 2003. The North African country had 8 cups under their name in 1967, 1971, 1979, 1987, 1995, 1997, 1999 and 2003.

 

History of Men's African Nations Championship

No

Year

Host

Champions

2nd

3rd

4th

1

1967

Tunis

Tunisia

Algeria

Guinea

Libya

2

1971

Cairo

Tunisia

Egypt

Madagascar

Cameroon

3

1976

Tunis

Egypt

Tunisia

Morocco

Senegal

4

1979

Tripoli

Tunisia

Libya

Madagascar

Senegal

5

1983

Port Said

Egypt

Tunisia

Algeria

Cameroon

6

1987

Tunis

Tunisia

Cameroon

Algeria

Egypt

7

1989

Abidjan

Cameroon

Algeria

Egypt

Cote d'Ivoire

8

1991

Cairo

Algeria

Egypt

Tunisia

Cameroon

9

1993

Alger

Algeria

Tunisia

Egypt

Seychelles

10

1995

Tunis

Tunisia

Egypt

Algeria

Morocco

11

1997

Lagos

Tunisia

Cameroon

Algeria

Nigeria

12

1999

Cairo

Tunisia

Egypt

Algeria

Cameroon

13

2001

Port Harcourt

Cameroon

Nigeria

South Africa

Mauritius

14

2003

Cairo

Tunisia

Egypt

Cameroon

Algeria

15

2005

Cairo

Egypt

Tunisia

Cameroon

Morocco

16

2007

Durban

Egypt

Tunisia

Cameroon

South Africa

17

2009

Tetouan

Egypt

Algeria

Cameroon

Morocco

18

2011

Tangier

Egypt

Cameroon

Tunisia

Algeria

19

2013

Sousse

Egypt

Tunisia

Morocco

Cameroon

20

2015

Cairo