The African Cup of Nations 2022
The African Cup of Nations kicks off on the 9th of January 2022 and has been eagerly awaited by football fans all over the world. The tournament is being played in Cameroon and will start with the hosts Cameroon v Burkina Faso on the 9th of January – kick off 4pm in the Stade Omnisport Paul Biya, Olembé.
The African Cup of Nations has caused some controversy as the timing of the tournament will leave many of the English Premier League clubs without key throughout the season. None more so than Liverpool who will be without key players Sadio Mane and Mo Salah. Arsenal, Leicester, Watford and Crystal Palace all have 4 to 5 players who will be missing during the tournament as well. Many EPL fans will be wanting to keep an eye on how their clubs players are getting on as the tournament unfolds. They can tune into the Live African Cup of Nations coverage on SkySports to watch live matches and find out all the latest news and updates as the tournament progresses.
For football fans around the world, the African Cup of Nations is a great way to tune in and watch some of the best footballers in the world compete for the prestigious trophy. In 2019 Algeria shocked many and won the tournament for just the second time in their history. This year, all eyes will be on Egypt who are going into the tournament as early favourites. With one of the best players in the world, who is on top form at the moment in their team, Mo Salah and Egypt will definitely be the team to watch.
How to watch the African Cup of Nations
- SkySports will be showing all 52 games LIVE
- NowTV Monthly SkySports Pass £25
- NowTV Daily Sports Pass £9.98
Keep up to date with all the African Cup of Nations news, interviews, highlights and LIVE coverage with SkySports. A full month of International Football from 9th of January through to 6th of February.
The group stages will be played between the 9th of Jan through to 20th of Jan. The round of 16 will start on 23rd of Jan followed by the quarter-finals on the 29th and 30th of Jan. The semi-finals will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of Feb and then the final will be played out on the 6th of Feb.
One full month, 52 games and some of the top players in the world fighting it out to win the African Cup of Nations. Watch all the games LIVE on SkySports.