The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy was unveiled in Ghana on Monday, November 27, marking a significant milestone in the buildup to the 34th edition of the tournament set to take place in Ivory Coast.
The trophy, displayed as part of a tour sponsored by TotalEnergies, made its stop in Accra and will continue to other parts of the city.
TotalEnergies, the title sponsors of the competition, facilitated the tour to bring the prestigious trophy closer to fans in selected countries. Accra is the first stop, where the trophy will be showcased for two days as part of pre-tournament activities.
Hussein Nsour, representing the Managing Director of TotalEnergies, expressed pride in being part of the tour and expressed hope that the trophy’s proximity to fans would generate excitement leading up to the start of the competition. “We are proud to be part of this tour, and we hope that it will ignite your passion for the Africa Cup of Nations,” he stated.
“We look forward to the tournament where we will witness the best African football, and we will cheer for our beloved Black Stars, who are ready to make us proud and to bring the trophy back home,” Nsour added.
Former Ghana captain and Brand Ambassador for TotalEnergies, Stephen Appiah, shared his joy at seeing the trophy, stating, “The trophy being here symbolizes hope because we know what is going to happen next year [from] January to February.”
“This is a trophy that I competed and fought for. I didn’t have the chance to lift and seeing it here I am so happy.”
Source : 3news.com
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