AFCON REACHES 1500 GOAL MARK

The Africa Cup of Nations reached its 1500th goal milestone during the semi-final clash between Ghana and hosts Equatorial Guinea on Thursday, 5 February 2015 in Malabo.

The 1500th goal was scored by Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso, his side’s second goal against the hosts and he goes into the history books as the player to have achieved that historic feat.

Former Nigeria midfielder, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha it will be recalled scored the 1000th goal of the Africa Cup of Nations at the 2004 edition during the group phase meeting with South Africa on 31 January 2004 at the Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium in Monastir. Okocha scored the second goal in the 4-0 win against the South Africans.