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

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Where is the African Cup of Nations being held? AFCON 2023 host country? Where is the next AFCON played 2023?

Where is AFCON being held2023? 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 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Watch & Bet on AFCON =>

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

The six stadiums that will eventually host the matches are the Alassane Ouattara Stadium and Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium in the capital Abidjan, the Stade de la Paix in Bouaké, the Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium in Korhogo, the Laurent Pokou Stadium in San-Pédro and the Charles Konan Banny Stadium in Yamoussoukro. The Grand Finale is at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Baidjan.

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

Where is the next AFCON taking place?

Where is AFCON beeing held 2023? In the previous edition in 2021, Senegal defeated Egypt in the finals to secure first-ever trophy in the tournament.

Egypt were the heavy favorites to lift their 8th African Cup of Nations title. However, they suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Senegal in penalties.

Where is the next AFCON played in 2024?

What is the venue for AFCON? This year, the African Cup of Nations will be held in Ivory Coast.

Next AFCON host and venues: Ivory Coast

The AFCON 2023 will, as I said, take place in Ivory Coast. This will only be the 2nd time that Ivory Coast will host the tournament. The last time they hosted was back in 1984. This year, 6 stadiums will host the tournament across five cities.

Alassane Ouattara Stadium

The Alassane Ouattara is one of the largest football stadiums in Ivory Coast. This stadium was expected to finish by the year 2020 and is a 60,000-seater stadium

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

Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium

This is the former home ground of the Ivory Coast National Team. It opened in 1964 and this will be the oldest stadium that will host matches during the African Cup of Nations and also the finals.

The lawn is of international standard and is maintained daily green and glowing.

Stade de la Paix

This is the only stadium in Bouaké that will host the African Cup of Nations matches. Formed in 1984 to host the 1984 African Cup of Nations.

Like the Felix Houpouet Stadium, the Stade de la Paix will also host 8 matches. Burkina Faso will play several of their group games here.

Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium

The Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium was constructed recently in September 2023 and has a capacity of 20000 people. This Stadium will host 8 matches during the tournament including all of the Group-D matches. It’ll also host two last 16 matches.

Laurent Pokou Stadium

This stadium is situated at San Pédro and will host 8 matches during the competition including several Morocco and Zambia’s group games. Like the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, this stadium will also host two knockout matches- a last 16 game and a quarter-final.

Charles Konan Banny Stadium

This stadium will host several matches of champions Senegal. It will host a total of 8 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
Sony ESPN
Benin ORTB
Bhutan Sony SIX
Sony ESPN
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
Ghana GTV/KTV
India Sony SIX
Sony ESPN
Ireland Eurosport Ireland
RTÉ Sport
Israel Sport 5
Italy Fox Sports Italia
Ivory Coast RTI
Cameroon CRTV
Japan NHK
Maldives Sony SIX
Sony ESPN
Mali ORTM
MENA beIN Sports
Mexico Televisa
ESPN
Morocco SNRT
Mauritania TV de Mauritanie
Nepal Sony SIX
Sony ESPN
Netherlands Fox Sports Netherlands
New Zealand Sky Sport
Pacific Islands Sky Sport
Pakistan Sony SIX
Sony ESPN
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
Sony ESPN
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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