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Africa U-23 Cup of Nations

CAF U-23 Championship
Founded 2011
Region CAF (Africa)
Number of teams 8
Current champions  Gabon
Most successful team(s)  Gabon (1 title)
2011 CAF U-23 Championship

The CAF U-23 Championship is the main international football competition for CAF nations, played by under 23 years old players. It is held every four years with the top three teams qualifying automatically to the Olympic Games and the fourth placed finisher playing in a play-off against a team from the Asian Football Confederation. The inaugural edition of the competition is held in Morocco from November 26 to December 10, 2011.[1]


  • Results 1
  • Successful national teams 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up Third Place Score Fourth Place
2 – 1

2 – 0
 DR Congo

Successful national teams

Rank Team Champions Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
1  Gabon 1 (2011)
2  Morocco 1 (2011)
3  Egypt 1 (2011)
4  Senegal 1 (2011)

See also


  1. ^ Inaugural U-23 African Championship draw held in Cairo

External links

  • Official page at
  • African Youth Championship (
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