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Where is the AFCON being held? Next African Cup of Nations 2023!

Where is the AFCON 2021 taking place?

Next AFCON host country? Where is the next AFCON played 2023?

Where is AFCON 2023? Where is the next AFCON 2023? Where is the next AFCON taking place? On 30 November 2018, CAF stripped Cameroon from hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.However, CAF President Ahmad Ahmad said that Cameroon had agreed to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Watch & Bet on AFCON =>

Consequently, Ivory Coast, original hosts of 2023, will host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, and Guinea, original hosts of 2023, will host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations.

The six stadiums that will eventually host the matches are the Olembe Stadium and Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in the capital Yaoundé, the Kouekong Stadium in Bafoussam, the Limbe Stadium in Limbe, the Japoma Stadium in Doualaand the Roumde Adjia Stadium in Garoua. The Grand Finale is at the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde.

Where is the AFCON being held? Next African Cup of Nations 2023!

Where is the next AFCON taking place?

Where is AFCON 2023? In the previous edition in 2019, Cameroon struggled to get past the round-of-16 and lost 3-2 to Nigeria.

Egypt were the heavy favorites to lift their 8th African Cup of Nations title. However, they suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of South Africa in the round-of-16.

Where is the next AFCON played in 2022?

What is the venue for AFCON? This year, the African Cup of Nations will be held in Cameroon. CAF stripped Cameroon from hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. However, CAF President Ahmad Ahmad said that Cameroon had agreed to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Next AFCON host and venues: Cameroon

The AFCON 2023 will, as I said, take place in Cameroon. This will only be the 2nd time that Cameroon will host the tournament. The last time they hosted was back in 1972. This year, 6 stadiums will host the tournament across four cities.

Japoma Stadium

The Japoma Stadium is one of the largest football stadiums in Cameroon. This stadium was expected to finish by the year 2019 and is a 50,000-seater stadium

This Stadium will host 1/4th of the tournament’s total group-stage matches.

Olembe Stadium

This is the home ground of the Cameroon National Team. It opened in 2018 and this will be the first stadium this stadium will host matches during the African Cup of Nations and also the finals.

Olembe will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2023 African Cup of Nations.

Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo

This is the second stadium in Yaoundwhich will host the African Cup of Nations matches. Formed in 1972, the stadium used to be the home venue of the Cameroonian National Team and was recently renovated in 2016.

Like the Japoma Stadium, the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo will also host 8 matches. Morocco will play all their group games here.

Roumdé Adjia Stadium

The Roumdé Adjia Stadium at Garoua is one of the oldest stadiums in Africa and has a capacity of 30000 people. This Stadium will host 7 matches during the tournament including all of the Group-D matches. It’ll also host two last 16 matches.

Kouekong Stadium

This Stadium is the home ground of Petrojet and will host 8 matches during the competition including all of Tunisia’s group games. Like the Alexandria Stadium, this stadium will also host two knockout matches- a last 16 game and a quarter-final.

Limbe Stadium

This stadium will host all of the matches of former champions Cameroon. It will host a total of 7 matches during the tournament

Where is the next AFCON taking place?

AFCON host countries – most tournaments hosted by these countries!

Where has AFCON been hosted? Here is the list of all past AFCON hosts:

Times Nation Year(s)
5 Egypt 1959, 1974, 1986, 2006, 2019
4 Ghana 1963, 1978, 2000*, 2008
3 Ethiopia 1962, 1968, 1976
Tunisia 1965, 1994, 2004
2 Sudan 1957, 1970
Cameroon 1972, 2021**
Nigeria 1980, 2000*
Ivory Coast 1984, 2023**
South Africa 1996, 2013
Equatorial Guinea 2012*, 2015
Gabon 2012*, 2017
1 Libya 1982
Morocco 1988
Algeria 1990
Senegal 1992
Burkina Faso 1998
Mali 2002
Angola 2010
Guinea 2025**
* Co-hosts
** Upcoming tournament

Where can you watch the 2023 AFCON

Where is the AFCON 2023? If you are in the UK, then you can watch the African Cup of Nations on Eurosport.

Eurosport has the broadcasting rights for the African Cup of Nations in the United Kingdom. So you can watch all the matches on this channel if you are residing in the UK. The Eurosport Player also provides live streaming.

In the United States, beIN Sports will broadcast the tournament and you can stream the matches live via beIN Connect.

Territory Channel
Algeria EPTV
Asia-Pacific BeIN Sports
Australia beIN Sports
Bangladesh Sony SIX
Benin ORTB
Bhutan Sony SIX
Brazil SporTV
Canada beIN Sports (English)
Univision Canada (Spanish)
RDS (French)
Cape Verde RTC
Caribbean Flow Sports
Central America ESPN
Colombia Caracol TV
RCN Television
Democratic Republic of the Congo RTNC
DOMTOM France Télévisions
Egypt Time Sports
Equatorial Guinea RTVGE
France beIN Sports
Gabon GTV
India Sony SIX
Ireland Eurosport Ireland
RTÉ Sport
Israel Sport 5
Italy Fox Sports Italia
Ivory Coast RTI
Cameroon CRTV
Japan NHK
Maldives Sony SIX
MENA beIN Sports
Mexico Televisa
Morocco SNRT
Mauritania TV de Mauritanie
Nepal Sony SIX
Netherlands Fox Sports Netherlands
New Zealand Sky Sport
Pacific Islands Sky Sport
Pakistan Sony SIX
Portugal Eurosport Portugal
San Marino Fox Sports Italia
Senegal RTS
South Africa SABC
South America (except Brazil) ESPN
South Korea JTBC3 Fox Sports
Southeastern Europe Arena Sport 1
Spain Eurosport Spain
Sri Lanka Sony SIX
Sub-Saharan Africa SuperSport (English and Portuguese)
TV5Monde Afrique (French)
Canal+ Sport Afrique
Sweden C More
Togo TVT international
Tunisia ERTT
Turkey Tivibu Spor
United Kingdom Eurosport
United States beIN Sports (English and Spanish)
Vatican City Fox Sports Italia

Where can you place bets on the AFCON 2023?

The African Cup of Nations is a very popular footballing tournament and undoubtedly the biggest footballing prize in Africa.

Betting is also very popular in Africa but the AFCON has people all over the world lacing bets during the course of the tournament.

Hence, if anyone wants to place bets on the AFCON, you can place your bets on bet365 or Unibet. You choose where you want to bet. Usually it’s Unibet that have the best odds on the biggest games.

Where is the African Cup of Nations being held? AFCON 2023!

You can always place bets on the big sites like bet365 and Unibet although there are many sites that offer fine odds.

Don’t forget to read more about how to watch AFCON 2023, what channel is the AFCON on and what time is the AFCON 2023.

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