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Where to watch AFCON 2023

The TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations commences this afternoon with the clash between hosts, Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau. A plethora of thrilling matches are set to captivate African football fans throughout the upcoming weeks. CAFOnline presents the top 10 group stage fixtures. WHERE TO WATCH AFCON

  • Francophone Africa, Watch on New World TV
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  • This includes countries like Togo, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burundi, and Burkina Faso
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  • All the African Countries –  including Ghana, Nigeria, Angola, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Malawi, and South Africa. Watch on DSTV and GOTV
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  • Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Guinea, and Senegal – Watch on STAR TIMES
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  • French-speaking African countries, including Senegal, Ivory Coast, and Cameroon – Watch on CANAL+
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  • South Africa – Watch on SABC
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  • United Kingdom (UK) and the Republic of Ireland – Watch on SKY SPORTS
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  • Nigeria – Watch on NTA
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  • Ghana – Watch on GHANA TV (GTV) 
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  • France, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Japan – Watch on BEINSPORTS
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  • Other Countries – Watch on BBC (United Kingdom), LaLiga+ (Spain), SportItalia (Italy), Sports Digital (Germany & Switzerland), SportTV (Portugal), Viaplay (Nordics), and Band TV (Brazil)


  1. Senegal – Gambia: 15th January, 14:00 GMT – on the surface, this match may seem one-sided, but the intense rivalry between these neighboring nations adds an intriguing element. It’s a classic David versus Goliath encounter that shouldn’t be missed.
  1. Cote d’Ivoire – Nigeria: 18th January, 17:00 GMT A clash between two former African champions, boasting a combined total of five titles. Hosts Cote d’Ivoire have triumphed twice in the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON, while the Super Eagles have secured victory three times. This promises to be an action-packed showdown.
  1. Egypt – Ghana: 18th January, 20:00 GMT. Whenever these two nations meet, sparks fly. With a remarkable 11 TotalEnergies AFCON titles between them, both teams are eager to add to their illustrious collection.
  1. Senegal – Cameroon: 19th January, 17:00 GMT. The battle of the African lions is undeniably one of the standout fixtures. The Lions of Teranga face off against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in a match that guarantees excitement.
  1. Algeria – Burkina: 20th January, 14:00 GMT. Previous encounters between these two teams have been filled with suspense. They meet once again on the 20th, hoping to secure a confidence-boosting victory at the start of the tournament.
  1. Tunisia – Mali: 20th January, 20:00 GMT

Two teams renowned for their resilience. Whether it’s in the World Cup qualifiers or the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON, clashes between the Aigles de Carthage and Aigles are always nail-biting affairs.

  1. Morocco – DR Congo: 21st January, 14:00 GMT. The Atlas Lions face a formidable opponent in DR Congo. While Morocco may be considered favorites, both sides possess the qualities required to claim victory in what promises to be a closely contested match.
  1. South Africa – Namibia: 21st January, 20:00 GMT
  2. Guinea and Senegal are set to face off in an exhilarating West African derby on 23 January at 17h00 GMT. This highly anticipated match guarantees excitement as Guinea aims to cause an upset against the reigning champions, while the Lions of Teranga are determined to defend their title.
  3. On the other hand, the clash between Tanzania and DR Congo on 24 January at 20h00 GMT promises to be a thrilling encounter. The Tanzanian championship has witnessed a surge in talent and popularity, with numerous Congolese players showcasing their skills in the East African nation. This derby not only showcases the battle for supremacy but also highlights the growth of Tanzanian football in recent years.

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