AFCON 2021: Silverbird Television To Air Football Tournament

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations also referred to as AFCON 2021/ CAN 2021 scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon will be aired on Silverbird Television.

The tournament, also known as the TotalEnergies 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, which is organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will take place from 9 January to 6 February 2022.

The 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations, the biennial international men’s football championship of Africa.

Due to unfavourable climatic conditions during this period, the tournament which was originally scheduled to be played in June and July 2021 was rescheduled after CAF announced on 15 January 2020 that the tournament has been rescheduled.

As a result of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic across the continent, on 30 June 2020, the CAF moved the tournament for the second time to January, but whilst retained the name 2021 Africa Cup of Nations for sponsorship purposes.

Algeria are the defending champions, having won the 2019 edition.