Today, Saturday, January 13, 2023, is the scheduled start date of the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. The competition will begin with a match between the host country, Ivory Coast, and Guinea-Bissau at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium, also referred to as the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé.
On Sunday, January 14, 2024, at 8:00 p.m., the Black Stars of Group B will play the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde, while Egypt will play Mozambique. Senegal versus Gambia and Mali versus South Africa are the next games in the group, which take place on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
On January 18, 2024, Ivory Coast will play Nigeria on matchday 2, and Senegal will play Cameroon in what should be an exciting match. The continent’s football fans are excited and full of expectations as the tournament gets underway.
The best teams in Africa are ready to enthrall spectators and offer a double football spectacle, while European clubs carry on with their football endeavors.
Since 1998, the coveted trophy has been bestowed upon the North, where Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria have won numerous times; the West, where Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and Senegal triumphed in the most recent edition; and the Centre, where Cameroon and Zambia made significant gains.
Will the winds of glory blow across the Sahara or grace its Western borders is the unanswered question. Will they cross the lush jungles of Africa or venture into the vast Southern desert, which has been dry for 28 years? Could our very own Black Stars pull off an AFCON Miracle for a record-breaking fifth time?