Africa Cup Of Nations Nicknames

African sides have arguably the best nicknames in world football, but how well do you know them? Put your knowledge to the test.

Culture Trip
Created By Culture Trip
On Jan 11, 2017
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Which team are known as 'The Elephants'?

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What does South Africa's nickname - 'Bafana Bafana' - translate as?

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Swaziland are known as 'Sihlangu Semnikati'. What does it translate as?

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Ghana are known as the 'Black Stars', but where does the name come from?

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What is Zambia's nickname?

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Guinea-Bissau are known as 'The Djurtus'. What are 'djurtus'?

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The 'Scorpions' have never qualified for the tournament. Who are they?

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Emmanuel Adebayor will represent Togo in the tournament, but what is their nickname?

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Kenya are known as what?

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Which of these is NOT one of Algeria's nicknames?

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How many African sides have 'Eagles' as part of their nickname?

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Who are nicknamed 'The Nation's Light'?

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And finally, which of these is NOT a nickname of the Tanzania team?

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