The CAN trophy lands in Morocco
As part of a tour that will take him to 18 countries on the continent
The African Cup of Nations (CAN) football trophy has arrived in Morocco, as part of a tour that will take it to 18 countries on the continent. The trophy, which arrived in Casablanca on Sunday from Tunisia, will drop anchor in Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday, the General Manager of Total Energies Maroc (CAF partner), Tarek Moufaddal, said during the grail presentation ceremony. . “The Moroccan stopover is a real source of pride for us, our partners and Moroccan football fans,” he said.
According to him, Morocco is a great football nation and this “discipline has tremendous unifying potential”. This is a foretaste of the CAN which will take place in January in Cameroon, he continued, adding that the Moroccan stage is part of the trophy tour in 18 African countries. of the 24 qualified for the high mass of the African round ball, a total of more than 90,000 km to cover. He stressed, in this sense, that after his arrival at Casablanca international airport, the trophy went to meet football fans at Total service stations, noting that Total Energies, which signed a partnership with CAF in 2016, supports African football through ten competitions, for a total of more than 1,500 matches. During the final phase of the CAN, Morocco will play in Group C alongside Ghana, the Comoros Islands and Gabon.