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How AFCON proved its critics wrong

The drama and action at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations saw the competition in Cameroon become among the greatest in the history of Africa’s showcase football tournament as it continues to draw more and more viewers towards African football. After many pundits from outside the continent expressed doubt that the competition could successfully be carried out with Covid-19 looming large, James Yékú writes that Africa did brilliantly to prove critics wrong and recaps just how adamantly opposed forces such as European football were to the carrying out of the tournament.

How AFCON proved its critics wrong (Al Jazeera)