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CAF launch official AFCON match ball

CAF launch official AFCON match ball

The Confederation of African Football have launched the official match ball of TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Cameroon next year.

The Match Ball “Toghu” named after a popular Cameroonian outfit will be used through out the entire tournament.

A statement from CAF reads: “As part of the countdown to Africa’s biggest sporting event, CAF today announced the launch of the official match ball for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations.

“The new official match ball, named “Toghu” after the traditional outfit that is very popular in Cameroon, will be used by the 24 teams during the 52 matches to be played at the competition between 09 January 2022 and 06 February 2022.”

‘Toghu’ is a multi-coloured and finely embroidered outfit. A ‘Toghu’ was initially designed for Royalty in the North West region of Cameroon but has since been adopted Cameroonians as an outfit for special occasions.

Designed to meet the highest standards in the game, the ball features simple technological features including a smart panel configuration and it’s FIFA-approved to be used at highest levels of the game.

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