Johannesburg - Five facts about the African Nations Championship
(CHAN) tournament ahead of the 2016 finals in Rwanda from Saturday:
-- Democratic Republic of Congo defeated Ghana 2-0, Tunisia
outplayed Angola 3-0 and Libya beat Ghana 4-3 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in
the previous three finals.
-- The maiden tournament in 2009 produced 30 goals in 16
matches (average: 1.8), the 2011 finals delivered 59 in 32 games (1.8) and the
2014 tournament provided 73 in 32 matches (2.2).
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-- Zambian Given Singuluma holds the individual record for
goals at a CHAN tournament, scoring five in 2009 in the Ivory Coast, where his
country finished third.
-- DR Congo and Zimbabwe are the only countries to have
qualified for all four CHAN tournaments while Guinea will be the lone debutants
-- Cameroon and Tunisia have never lost a match at the CHAN
finals while Ethiopia and Rwanda have yet to win a game. Zimbabwe have drawn
the most matches -- six of 12.
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