AFCON 2021

AFCON 2021. Tournament Kicks Off With A Glittering Opening Ceremony

Afcon 2021 Kick off ceremony

Elvis Kang


YAOUNDÉ: The greatest show on the Africa continent, the TotalEnergies Africa Cup Nations carnival, began with a coruscating opening ceremony, which encapsulated the colour, culture and nature of the Cameroonian people, hosting the big football party for the first
time since 1972

The anti-tournament protests continued even hours before the ceremony but the din was lost when thousands of football lovers from across Africa thronged the Olembe Stadium and watched the spectacle unfold with invigorating

However, a few stands were still empty when the 30-minute ceremony
began.A giant LED Afcon Trophy, placed at the centre of the stadium, displayed the welcome message in different languages, and hundred of different Cameroon culture started to trickle in

Dressed as flowers the artists represented the nature of the country with background music, which had no drum tunes as yet.

Then on show was the diversity of the Cameroonian people, their dance and martial arts

Congolese singer Fally Ipupa surfaced
along with his dance to grace the event with his hit song “Amore”

The official Afcon song– We Stand For Africa was also presented in the ceremony, in which about 500 people showed the vibrant colors of Cameroon concluded in a jiffy was the speech of the Caf President Dr. Patrice Motsepe

The ceremony went off well and thousands of spectators are now waiting for the action to begin as hosts Cameroon will take on Burkina Faso in the tournament-opener in a short while from now.

The Present of the republic of Cameroon His Excellency President Paul Biya In not many worlds declared the tournament Opened


Elvis Kang

Elvis Kang is a graduate With a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON Online University Has worked with Eternity Gospel Radio 📻 Limbe Presently a sports Consultant with CAM1 TV Limbe

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