Afro-beat singer, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will together with two other musicians Hakim from Egypt and Dobet Gnahore from Ivory Coast perform the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) theme song at the opening ceremony.
In a post on CAF’s official Twitter handle, the continental football body confirmed that Femi would perform the official song for this year’s AFCON alongside Hakim and Gnahore.
The AFCON Organizing Committee have chosen three international singers to perform the #AFCON2019 official song in the opening ceremony :
— TOTAL AFCON 2019 (@TotalAFCON2019) June 19, 2019
The three international musicians are expected to sing “Metgamaeen” (We Are Together) produced by Synergy together on stage in Cairo, Egypt, Hakim, and Gnahore perform in Arabic and French, Femi to perform in English