Which team will win the AFCON 2022? Favourites and Dark Horses: 2022 AFCON Latest News
The 2022 AFCON has been an interesting ride as the competition enters its business run. Alley Sport discusses “Which team will win the AFCON 2022?” and ranks their chances.
The 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations have seen shocking upsets, interesting games and stars carrying their national sides. The competition gets underway it’s quarterfinal stage, with some major challengers and title favourites already knocked out of the tournament. Alley Sport assesses the chances of the remaining sides and gives insight on who can potentially lift the African crown in the month of February.
Which team will win the AFCON 2022? Ranking the favourites
Senegal were the finalists of the 2019 AFCON, and look the favourites to win the set piece this time around. Morocco and Cameroon are the other two sides capable of challenging Senegal to the title. Egypt are one of the stronger teams remaining in the competition, but have been shaky since the group stage, unlike the other teams who have already found their rhythm. An interesting battle would be if Senegal and Egypt make it to the final, with Liverpool teammates- Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah battle out in a mouth watering clash.
Some interesting stories at the AFCON 2022: Dark Horses of the tournament
Equatorial Guinea pulled out one of the biggest shocks of the tournament, dumping out reigning champions Algeria from the competition. Burkina Faso are another fairy tale story of the competition after seeing off Gabon in a penalty shoot out, securing a quarterfinal game against Tunisia. It would be difficult to see one these sides to overcome the remaining journey, but every fan loves an underdog story, which has been recurring in the 2022 AFCON.
AFCON 2022: Livestream
Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the African Cup of Nations 2022 on the Sky Sports Network. The viewers in the United States can catch all the AFCON action on the beIn Sports network, the official broadcasters of AFCON in North America.
The broadcast rights of 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations in India have been taken by Sony Pictures Sports Network, which means fans can watch the tournament live on the Sony Six/Sony ESPN channels. Viewers can also watch the game on the Sony LIV app.
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