From 1985 to 1993 only qualifying competitions for the U-17 World Cup were played. Since 1995 there is a biannual African championship.
U-16 1985 only qualifying competition for U-17 World Championship 1987 only qualifying competition for U-17 World Championship 1989 only qualifying competition for U-17 World Championship U-17 1991 only qualifying competition for U-17 World Championship 1993 only qualifying competition for U-17 World Championship 1995 Ghana 1997 Egypt 1999 Ghana 2001 Nigeria 2003 Cameroon 2005 Gambia 2007 Nigeria 2009 Gambia 2011 Burkina Faso 2013 Ivory Coast 2015 Mali 2017 Mali 2019 Cameroon 2021 cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic 2023 Senegal
2 Cameroon Gambia Ghana Mali Nigeria 1 Burkina Faso Egypt Ivory Coast Senegal
Year Winners Score Runners-Up Third Venue 1995 Ghana 3-1 Nigeria [aet] Guinea Mali 1997 Egypt 1-0 Mali Ghana Botswana 1999 Ghana 3-1 Burkina Faso Mali Guinea 2001 Nigeria 3-0 Burkina Faso Mali [*] Seychelles 2003 Cameroon 1-0 Sierra Leone [aet] Nigeria Swaziland 2005 Gambia 1-0 Ghana Ivory Coast Gambia 2007 Nigeria 1-0 Togo [aet] Ghana Togo 2009 Gambia 3-1 Algeria Burkina Faso Algeria 2011 Burkina Faso 2-1 Rwanda Congo-Brazzav. Rwanda 2013 Ivory Coast 1-1 Nigeria [5-4p] Tunisia Morocco 2015 Mali 2-0 South Africa Guinea Niger 2017 Mali 1-0 Ghana Guinea Gabon 2019 Cameroon 0-0 Guinea [5-3p] Angola Tanzania 2021 cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic 2023 Senegal 2-1 Morocco Burkina Faso Algeria [*] Guinea had qualified for the final (instead of Burkina Faso) but were banned by FIFA on the eve of the match
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