Femi kuti to perform alongside others at the 2019 AFCON opening

Femi kuti to perform alongside others at the 2019 AFCON opening

The 2019 AFCON is set to kick off with Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti alongside other, performing at the opening ceremony on June 21, 2019 . The announcement was made by the Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) In a post on CAF’s official Twitter handle, the continental footballing body

The 2019 AFCON is set to kick off with Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti alongside other, performing at the opening ceremony on June 21, 2019 .

The announcement was made by the Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) In a post on CAF’s official Twitter handle, the continental footballing body confirmed that Femi would perform the official song for this year’s AFCON alongside Hakim and Gnahore.

The 2019 AFCON is set to kick start from June 21 2019 with the new expanded 24 teams on Friday in Egypt, it will be precided with a colourful opening ceremony.

Kuti, a four-time Grammy award nominee will be joined by two other musicians Hakim from Egypt and Dobet Gnahore from Ivory Coast.

The Afrobeat singer will perform in English, while Hakim and Gnahore perform in Arabic and French respectively.

The three international musicians will sing “Metgamaeen” (We Are Together) produced by Synergy together on stage in Cairo, Egypt.

Although Femi had previously performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa at the Soccer City Stadium on June 11, 2010 in Johannesburg.

The Host, Egypt will play Zimbabwe in the opening match while the Super Eagles will take on debutants Burundi in their opening fixture on Saturday

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