How to Stream the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

The 33rd edition of the Africa cup of nations (Afcon 2021, rescheduled to 2022 because of COVID-19) is currently ongoing in Cameroon. And the finals and closing ceremony will hold on the 6th of February. Exactly 24 African countries qualified for the competition (Including some first timers like Comoros), and are all competing for the prestigious trophy. 52 games will be played in the competition in six stadiums hosted across five cities. They include the cities of Douala, Yaounde, Limbe, Bafossam and Garoua..

Afcon Match Schedule

Group StageJanuary 9, 2022 – January 20, 2022.
Round of 16 (Knock out)January 23, 2022 – January 25, 2022
Quarter-finalsJanuary 29, 2022 – January 30, 2022
Semi-finalsFebruary 2, 2022 – February 3, 2022
Final/Third place play-offFebruary 6, 2022

How to Stream the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations


Showmax Mobile

Showmax is a South Africa-based streaming service that puts out a range of content in different categories including Action, Animation, Biography, Documentary, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Crime, Drama, Faith, Horror, Music, News, and Live sport (athletics, professional boxing, football). Lovers of football get to live stream football matches from the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, UEFA Europa and UEFA Conference leagues, the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and of course, the 2021 Africa cup of nations.

Advertisement - Continue reading below

Showmax will be showing all 52 games of the Africa cup of nations; including build-ups and post-match assessments. Showmax is available in about 36 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, including the UK. Furthermore, you will need to subscribe to the Showmax Pro plan to watch live matches on your mobile phone, Desktop, or Smart TV.

Related: Showmax Pro: Affordable Live Football Streaming

beIN Sports

If you live outside sub-Saharan Africa (in the U.S and Canada), to stream live matches of the on-going Africa cup of nations, you can use beIN Sports. beIN Sports is the exclusive broadcaster of AFCON 2021 in the United States Canada. All matches are shown Live. You just need to download beIN’s standalone streaming service, BeIN Sports Connect.


We have already seen a lot of drama since the competition began. We have seen highly ranked countries like Nigeria, Algeria, and Ghana get knocked out of the competition. And you can expect it to get even more interesting as we enter the knock out stage of the competition.


Sign up to our Newsletter for expert advice and tips of how to get the most out of your Tech Gadgets

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.