Did you know that the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations will be the 32nd edition of the tournament? Do you know how and when it all started? If the answer is no, then you are in the right place. So let’s dive back into history and have look at how the idea of a continental tournament for African countries came to life, 62 years ago.
On May 19, the Organizing Committee of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations unveiled the official mascot of the tournament: A footballer Pharaoh named Tut. While Committee Director Mohamed Fadel praised the work done by the creative agency, Tut’s image doesn’t seem to be very original, argues The Cult of Calcio’s contributor Mohamed Ezzat.