The Confederation of African Football, CAF has on Tuesday unveiled the official match ball of the Africa Cup of Nations next year in Cameroon.

The tournament is set to run from 9 January to 6 February 2022. The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will kick the competition off against Burkina-Faso at the Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé.

“As part of the countdown to Africa’s biggest sporting event, CAF yesterday announced the launch of the official match ball for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations,” CAF stated.

The new official match ball, named “Toghu” after the traditional outfit that is very popular in Cameroon, will be used by the 24 teams during the 52 matches to be played at the competition between 09 January 2022 and 06 February 2022.

About ‘Toghu’ – the new match ball

Designed to meet the highest standards in the game, the ball features simple technological features including a smart panel configuration and it’s FIFA-approved to be used at highest levels of the game.

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