AFCON 2021 Kicks Off After One Year Postponement

AFCON 2021 Kicks Off After One Year Postponement

By Celestine Ajayi

One year after the African Cup of Nations, AFCON was postponed due to COVID 19 fears, the continental showpiece is finally underway in Cameroon.

Cameroon is hosting the showpiece, fifty years after last hosting the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon kicks off the continental showpiece on Sunday targeting a sixth title while hoping the spectre of the coronavirus does not overshadow the tournament.

It was all shades of bright and colorful at the opening event of the games which had stalled for a year, over COVID-19 concerns.

Fally Ipupa, Congolese singer-songwriter, performed during the opening ceremony of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2021 football tournament at Stade d’Olembé in Yaounde, Cameroon.

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