When is the AFCON final, who is playing and where can you watch?

The 2024 Africa Cup of Nations is nearly over, and all that remains is two matches, but when is the AFCON final, and who is playing?

A total of 49 of 51 AFCON matches are already over, and all that remains is the bronze medal match and then the AFCON final.

Twenty-four teams started the tournament a month ago, and after Wednesday's two semi-finals, only two teams remain.

AFCON final
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When is the AFCON final?

The AFCON final takes place on Sunday, 11 February at Alassane Ouattara Stadium, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Kick-off time for the AFCON final is 20:00 local time, or 21:00 (9pm) in Nigeria.

Who is playing in the AFCON final?

Nigeria will face Ivory Coast in the final after both teams won their respective semi-finals on Wednesday night.

The Super Eagles booked their place in the final after a dramatic penalty shootout win over South Africa, after the game finished 1-1 at the end of extra time.

Ivory Coast advanced to the final after a 1-0 win over DR Congo in the other semi-final.

Nigeria and Ivory Coast have already played at the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations, where the Super Eagles won 1-0.

Where to watch the AFCON final

CAF is committed to ensuring widespread access to the tournament by making all the AFCON matches free-to-air throughout the continent.

The AFCON fixtures today are no exception.

  • In Nigeria, you can watch the final on AfroSport, alongside SuperSport and GoTV.
  • GTV is the primary broadcaster in Ghana if you want to watch the AFCON matches.
  • Viewers in South Africa can catch the AFCON fixtures on SuperSport and SABC.
  • CANAL+ will provide French-language coverage of the AFCON matches Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • beIN Sport will cover the Middle East, North Africa, France, the United States, and Australia.
  • Sky Sports will broadcast the matches for UK and Ireland viewers.
  • Netherlands fans should tune in to ZIGGO Sport if they want to watch the AFCON fixtures.

Additionally, CAF's own media channels will showcase the AFCON final in selected countries.

When is the AFCON final, who is playing and where can you watch?
Barend Prins

Barend has covered nearly every sport under the sun at some point, but has focused mostly on football over the last decade. He is a keen Liverpool fan whose heart has also been broken by the South African cricket team many times. In his spare time, Barend dreams of helping George RR Martin finish A Song of Ice and Fire.