Details of our coverage of AFCON 2017 across our product range is detailed below. 

Video for Digital

Our Video for Digital output for AFCON '17 will be focused on major star players during the tournament itself, rather than individual nations. Our coverage will include:

  • The best viral moments from throughout the competition
  • Daily Social news clips 

The following output is available on request and comprises of pre and in-tournament video:

  • 10 stars to watch powered by Opta data
  • 60 second highlights of every match (TBC)
  • 5 Things, 60 second match previews

This output is available across multiple languages, please note that there may be geoblocking restrictions.

Video for Broadcasters

Our Video for Broadcasters output will be produced in longer soundbites so that broadcasters/digital publishers can edit accordingly. 

  • Extraordinary goals and bizarre moments from throughout the competition
  • News and press conference video coverage focused on the major stories (pre and post-match)
  • Higlights of every match (TBC)
  • 5 Things, 60 second match previews

Please note that there may be geoblocking restrictions to our output as listed above. 


Our experienced and dedicated editorial team will cover every minute of the 31st edition of the African Cup of Nations. 


  • Articles as we build up to the tournament
  • Slidelist profiles all 16 competing nations


  • Breaking news detailing injury updates, selection issues and match reaction from every fixture
  • Match previews, Live Text Commentaries and detailed match reports from every fixture 
  • Quote pieces from selected games
  • Daily blog collating the latest breaking news, photos and social embeds. Available for each day of the tournament.


  • Post-tournament analysis on how the champions won the trophy
  • Slidelist detailing the best 11 players of the tournament

We will also have Opta powered editorial content available in the following forms: 

  • Concise, Opta Facts for every game 
  • Editorial Helpdesk on-hand to answer bespoke requests both before and during the tournament
  • Data-driven infographics 


For more information on our coverage, please contact us using the below form or email us at