Football in Africa: a visual quiz

After Cote d’Ivoire’s dramatic 9-8 win on penalties over Ghana in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final in Equatorial Guinea earlier this year, we bring you a visual quiz to test your knowledge – and maybe teach you something – about Africa’s rich tradition of football.

Click on the image you think is the correct answer.

Who scored the very first goal in the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa?

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In what year did South Africa return to international football, after decades of exclusion during the apartheid regime?

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Who was the first black African to play professional football in Europe?

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What is louder than the blast of a vuvuzela, the plastic trumpet much loved by South African football fans?

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What South African football slang term means to pass the ball between an opponent’s legs?

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In what decade was the first official recorded football match played in South Africa?

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Which of these teams has NOT made it to the quarter-finals of the Fifa World Cup?

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Who is the most expensive African footballer in English Premier League history?

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Which African team’s nickname is NOT that of a wild animal?

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The first Africa Cup of Nations was held in 1957. Which country hosted the tournament?

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Which iconic South African footballer has an English indie rock band named in his honour?

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