What is the first African country to host the FIFA World Cup?

South Africa despite beating the 1998 World Cup winners France, in their final group game were eliminated, the first for a host of such a tournament.

Which African country has won the FIFA 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

Who is the richest club in Africa?

In the African region, the most valuable football team as of the 2020/2021 season was the Egyptian El Ahly, with a market value of 25.53 million euros.

Characteristic Market value in million euros
El Ahly SC (Egypt) 25.53
Pyramids FC (Egypt) 20.15
Zamalek SC (Egypt) 19.45
Mamelodi Sundowns FC (South Africa) 18.98

Who is the king of football in Africa?

— Amy Lawrence in The Guardian on The wonder of Weah. Named African Footballer of the Year three times and the first African to win the Ballon d’Or and be named FIFA World Player of the Year, Weah’s prominence in the 1990s led him to be nicknamed “King George”.

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