AFCON 2023: CAF unveils official match ball

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has unveiled the official match ball for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

The official match ball is named after Ivorian legendary forward Laurent Pokou.

The official ball, POKOU, features the three main colours of the Cote d’Ivoire flag. white,orange and green while incorporating the latest technology that will revolutionise the game on the continent and beyond.

The 2023 AFCON will run from January 13 to February 11, 2024, in the cities of Abidjan, Bouake, Korhogo, San Pedro, and Yamoussoukro.

Host Cote d’Ivoire will take on the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau in the opening fixture at the Alhassan Quattara Stadium, Ebimpe, January 13 2024.

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