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Read about new records set at this year’s AfCON - Adomonline.com

Read about new records set at this year’s AfCON - Adomonline.com

To highlight a few, André Ayew (Ghana) tied Rigobert Song (Cameroon) for the most matches played at the Africa Cup of Nations – 36 – and both Youssef Msakni (Tunisia) and André Ayew tied the record for the most appearances in the Africa Cup Of Nations with this being their 8th appearance.

Egypt extended their record as the nation with the most appearances at AFCON with this being their 26th appearance, while Nigeria extended their record for the most medals won (16 in total).

Youssef Msakni (Tunisia) and André Ayew (Ghana) tied the record for the most appearances in the Africa Cup of Nations with this being their 8th appearance, joining Rigobert Song (Cameroon) and Ahmed Hassan (Egypt)

Ivory Coast ended the record for the longest streak of host countries not winning Africa Cup of Nations, which has lasted since 2006 – Egypt was the last hosting country that won

After placing 2nd, Nigeria extended their record as the nation with the most amount of medals (gold, bronze and silver) – they have now won 16 medals in total, with Egypt (13 medals) and Ghana (10 medals) in second and third place, respectively

Egypt extended its record for the most overall appearances at the Africa Cup of Nations since this was their 26th appearance

Tunisia extended its record for most consecutive appearances – this was their 16th consecutive appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations

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