Has any African country won the World Cup?

1978: Tunisia registers the first African win at the tournament – defeating Mexico. … 2010: South Africa host the Football World Cup, inspire the world with the vuvuzela and a missed penalty in the 90th minute that cost Ghana a place in the semi–final.

Which African countries have won the World Cup?

Overview

Country # Years
Egypt 3 1934, 1990, 2018
Ghana 3 2006, 2010, 2014
South Africa 3 1998, 2002, 2010
Senegal 2 2002, 2018

How many African teams qualified for 2022?

2022 FIFA World Cup qualification (CAF)

Tournament details
Dates 4 September 2019 – March 2022
Teams 54 (from 1 confederation)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28

Who is Nigeria top scorer?

Players

# Name Goals
1 Rashidi Yekini 37
2 Segun Odegbami 23
3 Yakubu 21
4 Ikechukwu Uche 19

Who gave Nigeria name?

The name Nigeria was suggested in the late 19th Century by British journalist Flora Shaw, who would later marry the British colonial administrator Lord Frederick Lugard.

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