Nigeria’s Afro-beat Star, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled to hold in Egypt.
The Confederation of African Football made this known through its official Twitter handle. The continental football body confirmed that Femi would perform the official song for this year’s AFCON alongside Hakim and Gnahore.
Femi Anikulapo-Kuti 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.
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 2019 AFCON will hold from June 21 to July 19