Afcon has lost its charm

Author, Mr Moses Banturaki. PHOTO/FILE.

What you need to know:

  • I don’t see how this tournaments can produce the next El Hadji Diouf

Such has been the underwhelming appeal of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in recent years that it is hard to imagine that the current version is already a week old. Could it be that the empty stands, patchy pitches, and catnapping dignitaries have all conspired to make Afcon a boring side show to be rushed through, just so everyone can quickly get on with the rest of their lives?

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