The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has officially confirmed the dates for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d’Ivoire in 2023, starting with the first game.
The first game is set to take place at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan, on January 13, 2024.
CAF, Africa’s football governing body, announced that the top 24 African countries will play in a tournament that will last four weeks and end on February 11, 2024. This will be the 34th time the tournament has been held. It was held in Cote d’Ivoire for the first time in 1984, when Cameroon won the tournament.
As the TotalEnergies AFCON 2023 qualifiers get closer to the end, the road to Cote d’Ivoire is becoming clearer as the world gets ready for Africa’s biggest football show.
Six countries—Algeria, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, and Senegal, the African champions—joined Cote d’Ivoire, the host country, in qualifying for the competition.
Veron Mosengo-Omba, CAF’s general secretary, also confirmed that the final draw for the 2023 AFCON will take place in September 2023. The governing body stated that the date and place would be set in due time.
Since the last few months, interest in CAF competitions has been growing quickly. CAF claims that next year’s edition of its biggest competition, which is also Africa’s biggest event, will have the most people watching on TV and in the stadiums.
The governing body has made great strides in recent competitions to improve the experience of watching and being at the games. They have done this with the help of cutting-edge broadcast technology and digital engagement.
The end result is a world-class product that is used in real time all over the world.