Soccer

AFCON: Football to the sound of drums

World superstars out to prove themselves the best in Africa

09 January 2022 - 00:01

African superstars who light up leagues around the world will display exceptional skills as the chase to emerge as the supreme kings of the Confederation of African Football castle under a fizz of confetti on February 6 commences today.

A total of 23 teams, chief among them Egypt and Senegal — led by the Liverpool duo of Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane — will attempt to wrest the Africa Cup of Nations from the grip of holders Algeria...

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