Binance Becomes Official Sponsor of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2021)

Main Takeaways: 

  • Binance proclaims its partnership with the Confederation of African Football (CAF), as an official sponsor of the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments, the largest worldwide males’s soccer championship in Africa.

  • This will make Binance the unique cryptocurrency & blockchain sponsor for the AFCON 2021 tournaments.

  • The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations tournaments will maintain from January 9 until February 6, 2022 in Cameroon.

We are thrilled to announce Binance as an official sponsor of the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments, happening from January 9 until February 6, 2022, in Cameroon. 

What To Expect

  • Binance may also be the official accomplice of the Assist of the Day / Binance Assist of the Week / Binance Assist of the Tournament, which can be promoted throughout CAF’s social media channels and throughout all six venues in 5 cities in Cameroon.

The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations kicked off on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at 5 PM (WAT) at Olembe Stadium in Yaounde, with the host nation Cameroon dealing with Burkina Faso. More than 160 nations will dwell broadcast the match with an viewers of over 300 million. 

 Veron Mosengo-Omba, CAF’s General Secretary stated, “I am delighted to welcome Binance as an official sponsor of the AFCON tournament this year. Through this partnership with CAF, Binance will connect further with its users and the African community through football. CAF is ready to embrace blockchain-based technology and its impact on the future of African football development. I am certain that together with Binance, we can take African football to a new level.”


As half of our mission to drive blockchain adoption and allow better entry to monetary companies for the world’s unbanked, Binance has supplied free crypto education classes to over 541,000 Africans since 2020, on matters starting from person safety to constructing a profession in blockchain. Yi He, co-founder, and CMO of Binance stated; “With a population of 1.2 billion Africans and the prevalence of blockchain technology & its use cases, we believe the African continent could lead the future of the blockchain industry. We will continue to put in our efforts in pushing the mainstream adoption of crypto so that more people can understand crypto, and understand Binance.”

The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations tournament starts the sports calendar of the year for Africa. Emmanuel Babalola, Binance Director for Africa said; “Football is the most popular sport in Africa, one that unites the entire continent and as the leading blockchain ecosystem, we are proud to be an official sponsor of the AFCON tournament. This corroborates our mission to take crypto mainstream across the continent.”

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