African World Cup history

In the history of the World Cup, a total of 13 African nations have made it to the final tournament. First African participant was Egypt already 1934. Record participant is Cameroon.

Cameroon 1982, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014
Nigeria 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014
Algeria 1982, 1986, 2010, 2014
Tunisia 1978, 1998, 2002, 2006
Morocco 1970, 1986, 1994, 1998
Ivory Coast 2006, 2010, 2014
Ghana 2006, 2010, 2014
South Africa 1998, 2002, 2010
Egypt 1934, 1990
Angola 2006
Togo 2006
Senegal 2002
Zaire (DR Congo) 1974

Standings:

CAF   Team M W D L Goals Points
1   Cameroon 23 4 7 12 18:43 -25 19
2   Nigeria 17 5 3 9 20:26 -6 18
3   Ghana 12 4 3 5 13:16 -3 15
4   Algeria 13 3 3 7 13:19 -6 12
5   Ivory Coast 9 3 1 5 13:14 -1 10
6   South Africa 9 2 4 3 11:16 -5 10
7   Morocco 13 2 4 7 12:18 -6 10
8   Senegal 5 2 2 1 7:6 1 8
9   Tunisia 12 1 4 7 8:17 -9 7
10   Angola 3 0 2 1 1:2 -1 2
11   Egypt 4 0 2 2 3:6 -3 2
12   Togo 3 0 0 3 1:6 -5 0
13   Zaire (DR Congo) 3 0 0 3 0:14 -14 0

All games are scored according to the 3-point rule and after 90 or 120 minutes respectively.

All matches of African teams at the world championships so far:

2014 in Brazil
13.06.2014 Group A: Mexico – Cameroon 1-0 (0-0)
15.06.2014 Group C: Ivory Coast – Japan 2-1 (0-1)
16.06.2014 Group F: Iran – Nigeria 0-0
16.06.2014 Group G: USA – Ghana 2-1 (1-0)
17.06.2014 Group H: Belgium – Algeria 2-1 (0-1)
18.06.2014 Group A: Cameroon – Croatia 0-4 (0-1)
19.06.2014 Group C: Colombia – Ivory Coast 2-1 (0-0)
21.06.2014 Group G: Germany – Ghana 2-2 (0-0)
21.06.2014 Group F: Nigeria – Bosnia-Herzegowina 1-0 (0-0)
22.06.2014 Group H: Rep. of Korea – Algeria 2-4 (0-3)
23.06.2014 Group A: Cameroon – Brazil 1-4 (1-2)
24.06.2014 Group C: Greece – Ivory Coast 2-1 (1-0)
25.06.2014 Group F: Nigeria – Argentina 2-3 (1-2)
26.06.2014 Group G: Portugal – Ghana 2-1 (1-0)
26.06.2014 Group H: Algeria – Russia 1-1 (0-1)
30.06.2014 Last 16: France – Nigeria 2-0 (0-0)
30.06.2014 Last 16: Germany – Algeria 2-1 aet (0-0, 0-0)

2010 in South Africa
11.06.2010 Group A: South Africa – Mexico 1-1 (0-0)
12.06.2010 Group B: Argentina – Nigeria 1-0 (1-0)
13.06.2010 Group C: Slovenia – Algeria 1-0 (0-0)
13.06.2010 Group D: Serbia – Ghana 0-1 (0-0)
14.06.2010 Group E: Japan – Cameroon 1-0 (1-0)
15.06.2010 Group G: Ivory Coast- Portugal 0-0
16.06.2010 Group A: South Africa – Uruguay 0-3 (0-1)
17.06.2010 Group B: Greece – Nigeria 2-1 (1-1)
18.06.2010 Group C: England – Algeria 0-0
19.06.2010 Group D: Ghana – Australia 1-1 (1-1)
19.06.2010 Group E: Cameroon – Denmark 1-2 (1-1)
20.06.2010 Group G: Brazil – Ivory Coast 3-1 (1-0)
22.06.2010 Group A: France – South Africa 1-2 (0-2)
22.06.2010 Group B: Rep. of Korea – Nigeria 2-2 (1-1)
23.06.2010 Group C: USA – Algeria 1-0 (0-0)
23.06.2010 Group D: Germany – Ghana 1-0 (0-0)
24.06.2010 Group E: Netherlands – Cameroon 2-1 (1-0)
25.06.2010 Group G: Ivory Coast – Nordkorea 3-0 (2-0)
26.06.2010 Last 16: USA – Ghana 1-2 aet (0-1, 1-1)
02.07.2010 Quarter Final: Uruguay – Ghana 4-2 pen (0-1, 1-1, 1-1)

2006 in Germany
10.06.2006 Group C: Argentina – Ivory Coast 2-1 (2-0)
11.06.2006 Group D: Angola – Portugal 0-1 (0-1)
12.06.2006 Group E: Italy – Ghana 2-0 (1-0)
13.06.2006 Group G: Rep. of Korea – Togo 2-1 (0-1)
14.06.2006 Group H: Saudi Arabia – Tunisia 2-2 (0-1)
16.06.2006 Group C: Netherlands – Ivory Coast 2-1 (2-1)
16.06.2006 Group D: Angola – Mexico 0-0
17.06.2006 Group E: Czech Rep. – Ghana 0-2 (0-1)
19.06.2006 Group G: Togo – Switzerland 0-2 (0-1)
19.06.2006 Group H: Spain – Tunisia 3-1 (0-1)
21.06.2006 Group C: Ivory Coast – Serbia and Montenegro 3-2 (1-2)
21.06.2006 Group D: Iran – Angola 1-1 (0-0)
22.06.2006 Group E: Ghana – USA 2-1 (2-1)
23.06.2006 Group G: Togo – France 0-2 (0-0)
23.06.2006 Group H: Ukraine – Tunisia 1-0 (0-0)
27.06.2006 Last 16: Brazil – Ghana 3-0 (2-0)

2002 in Japan and Rep. of Korea
31.05.2002 Group A: France – Senegal 0-1 (0-1)
01.06.2002 Group E: Ireland – Cameroon 1-1 (0-1)
02.06.2002 Group B: Paraguay – South Africa 2-2 (1-0)
02.06.2002 Group F: Argentina – Nigeria 1-0 (0-0)
05.06.2002 Group H: Russia – Tunisia 2-0 (0-0)
06.06.2002 Group A: Denmark – Senegal 1-1 (1-0)
06.06.2002 Group E: Cameroon – Saudi Arabia 1-0 (0-0)
07.06.2002 Group F: Sweden – Nigeria 2-1 (1-1)
08.06.2002 Group B: South Africa – Slovenia 1-0 (1-0)
10.06.2002 Group H: Tunisia – Belgium 1-1 (1-1)
11.06.2002 Group A: Senegal – Uruguay 3-3 (3-0)
11.06.2002 Group E: Cameroon – Germany 0-2 (0-0)
12.06.2002 Group B: South Africa – Spain 2-3 (1-2)
12.06.2002 Group F: Nigeria – England 0-0
14.06.2002 Group H: Tunisia – Japan 0-2 (0-0)
16.06.2002 Last 16: Sweden – Senegal 1-2 aet (1-1, 1-1)
22.06.2002 Quarter Final: Senegal – Turkey 0-1 aet (0-0)

1998 in France
10.06.1998 Group A: Morocco – Norway 2-2 (1-1)
11.06.1998 Group B: Cameroon – Austria 1-1 (0-0)
12.06.1998 Group C: France – South Africa 3-0 (1-0)
13.06.1998 Group D: Spain – Nigeria 2-3 (1-1)
15.06.1998 Group G: England – Tunisia 2-0 (1-0)
16.06.1998 Group A: Brazil – Morocco 3-0 (2-0)
17.06.1998 Group B: Italy – Cameroon 3-0 (1-0)
18.06.1998 Group C: South Africa – Denmark 1-1 (0-1)
19.06.1998 Group D: Nigeria – Bulgaria 1-0 (1-0)
22.06.1998 Group G: Colombia – Tunisia 1-0 (0-0)
23.06.1998 Group A: Scotland – Morocco 0-3 (0-1)
23.06.1998 Group B: Cameroon – Chile 1-1 (0-1)
24.06.1998 Group C: South Africa – Saudi Arabia 2-2 (1-1)
24.06.1998 Group D: Nigeria – Paraguay 1-3 (1-1)
26.06.1998 Group G: Tunisia – Romania 1-1 (1-0)
28.06.1998 Last 16: Nigeria – Denmark 1-4 (0-2)

1994 in the USA
19.06.1994 Group B: Cameroon – Sweden 2-2 (1-1)
19.06.1994 Group F: Belgium – Morocco 1-0 (1-0)
21.06.1994 Group D: Nigeria – Bulgaria 3-0 (2-0)
24.06.1994 Group B: Brazil – Cameroon 3-0 (1-0)
25.06.1994 Group D: Argentina – Nigeria 2-1 (2-1)
25.06.1994 Group F: Saudi Arabia – Morocco 2-1 (2-1)
28.06.1994 Group B: Russia – Cameroon 6-1 (3-0)
29.06.1994 Group F: Morocco – Netherlands 1-2 (0-1)
30.06.1994 Group D: Greece – Nigeria 0-2 (0-1)
05.07.1994 Last 16: Nigeria – Italy 1-2 aet (1-1, 1-0)

1990 in Italy
08.06.1990 Group B: Argentina – Cameroon 0-1 (0-0)
12.06.1990 Group F: Netherlands – Egypt 1-1 (0-0)
14.06.1990 Group B: Cameroon – Romania 2-1 (0-0)
17.06.1990 Group F: Ireland – Egypt 0-0
18.06.1990 Group B: Cameroon – Soviet Union 0-4 (0-2)
21.06.1990 Group F: England – Egypt 1-0 (0-0)
23.06.1990 Last 16: Cameroon – Colombia 2-1 aet (0-0)
01.07.1990 Quarter Final: England – Cameroon 3-2 aet (2-2, 1-0)

1986 in Mexico
02.06.1986 Group F: Morocco – Poland 0-0
03.06.1986 Group D: Algeria – Nothern Ireland 1-1 (0-1)
06.06.1986 Group F: Morocco – England 0-0
06.06.1986 Group D: Brazil – Algeria 1-0 (0-0)
11.06.1986 Group F: Portugal – Morocco 1-3 (0-2)
12.06.1986 Group D: Algeria – Spain 0-3 (0-1)
17.06.1986 Last 16: Morocco – Germany 0-1 (0-0)

1982 in Spain
15.06.1982 Group 1: Peru – Cameroon 0-0
16.06.1982 Group 2: Germany – Algeria 1-2 (0-0)
19.06.1982 Group 1: Poland – Cameroon 0-0
21.06.1982 Group 2: Algeria – Austria 0-2 (0-0)
23.06.1982 Group 1: Italy – Cameroon 1-1 (0-0)
24.06.1982 Group 2: Algeria – Chile 3-2 (3-0)

1978 in Argentina
02.06.1978 Group 2: Tunisia – Mexico 3-1 (0-1)
06.06.1978 Group 2: Poland – Tunisia 1-0 (1-0)
10.06.1978 Group 2: Germany – Tunisia 0-0

1974 in Germany
14.06.1974 Group 2: Zaire – Scotland 0-2 (0-2)
18.06.1974 Group 2: Yugoslavia – Zaire 9-0 (6-0)
22.06.1974 Group 2: Zaire – Brazil 0-3 (0-1)

1970 in Mexico
03.06.1970 Group 4: Germany – Morocco 2-1 (0-1)
06.06.1970 Group 4: Peru – Morocco 3-0 (0-0)
11.06.1970 Group 4: Bulgaria – Morocco 1-1 (1-0)

1934 in Italy
27.05.1934 Qualification Round: Hungary – Egypt 4-2 (2-2)