Tag: Afcon

What’s holding back Rwanda’s football?

Not since 2004 has the Rwanda football team qualified for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Over the past decade the national team has not only struggled to put up promising results but has also failed to attract as much attention among Rwandan fans. Sports Analyst, Ivan Mugisha joins CNBC Africa for more.

West Africa vs North Africa affair as #AFCON2019 enters semi-finals

With four teams left in this year's African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nnamdi Obanya, Head of Rhythm FM Network joins CNBC Africa for more.

Op-Ed: Sports as a business and a brand in Africa

At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of almost empty stadiums is a powerful narrative. But not the kind that African sports, African football, or corporate sponsors deserve.