6 Questions Answered About AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS

6 Questions Answered About AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS

The CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), officially French: Coupe d'Afrique des Nations (CAN), also referred to as TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations after its headline sponsor, and sometimes as African Cup of Nations,[1][2] is the main international men's association football competition in Africa.

It is sanctioned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), and was first held in 1957. Since 1968, it has been held every two years, switching to odd-numbered years in 2013. The current champions are Algeria, who won their second title at the 2019 tournament in Egypt.

Most successful team(s): Egypt (7 titles)
Current champions: Algeria (2nd title)
Number of teams: 24 (finals)
Founded: 1957; 65 years ago

The origin of the African Nations Cup dates from June 1956, when the creation of the Confederation of African Football was proposed during the third FIFA congress in Lisbon.

Africa Cup of Nations CAF give 30 gold medals to the winner, 30 silver medals to the finalist, 30 bronze medals to the team ranked third and 30 diplomas to the team ranked fourth in the final tournament.

How to Watch Africa Cup of Nations 2022 for Free

You can watch football matches for free on the following satellite channels:

1. Football HD

Yahsat 52.5°E
11785 H 27500
Biss Key

2. BBC Red Button (BBCi / BBC Interactive / BBC RB 1)Intelsat 27.5°W

11495 V 44100
Biss Key

Astra 28.2°E
10773 H 22000

3. TVT International (TV Togo International)

Eutelsat 9°E
11900 H 27500

Eutelsat 10°E
4039 R 2222
FTA (C-Band)

4. TM 2 (ORTM 2)

Intelsat 31.5°W
12339 V 8573

Intelsat 31.5°W
12320 V 2060
Biss Key

5. Programme National

Nile sat 7°W
11680 H 27500
Biss Key

Ses 22°W
12674 H 20255
Biss Key

AlcomSat 24.8°W
12232 H 15910
Biss Key

6. IRIB Varesh

Badr 26°E
12265 H 30000
FTA/Biss Key

Badr 26°E
11881 H 27500
FTA/Biss Key (DVB-S2)

Intelsat 62°E
11555 V 30000
FTA/Biss Key
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