Eager to watch the African Cup of Nations stylized as AFCON 2022 in the USA and Canada? Sit tight as we explain every bit of what you should know about watching your favourite players.
The AFCON 2022 TV rights for the USA and Canada are held by beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Espanol, and beIN SPORTS.
Compared to other international football competitions like the European Football Championship, the AFCON tournament also utilizes a bidding system for Media platforms.
How to watch the AFCON 2022 in the USA
Channel: beIN SPORTS
Channel: beIN SPORTS en Espanol
beIN Sports holds the exclusive rights to broadcast live games, highlights, and replays of every AFCON match.
How to watch AFCON 2022 in Canada
Channel: beIN SPORTS
Online streaming services for every AFCON match in the US and Canada are available on fubo TV and Fanatiz.
To watch the AFCON 2022 in the USA and Canada, Fanatiz cost around 7.99 US Dollar per month, and fuboTV, through its family plan cost around 64.99 US Dollar per month.
Top AFCON players to watch
1. Mohamed Salah – Liverpool
Mohamed Salah is arguably the biggest star of the players currently competing at the AFCON. The Liverpool forward would represent Egypt who’s the tournament most successful side with seven titles.
Salah is known for his creativity, quality style of play, and perfect goal-scoring abilities. Currently, the Egyptian is ranked among the best footballers in the world.
2. Riyad Mahrez – Algeria
Mahrez scored the decisive goal that took Algeria to the AFCON finals in 2019. The Algerian is currently among Pep Guardiola’s most preferred options upfront at Manchester City.
Mahrez is known for his excellent goal-scoring abilities. The Algerian could make the difference for the North Africans, currently the defending Champions.
3. Sadio Mané
Sadio Mané, Liverpool forward, was the main reason behind Senegal’s successful outing during the last edition held in Egypt.
Mané, who’s currently ranked amongst the top 10 playmakers of the English Premier League, poses a significant threat for Senegal’s opponents.
This season, the stats speak well of him. Mané and Senegal finished second during the last AFCON in 2019 hosted by Egypt.
4. Said Benrahma
Benrahma is one of the big names to watch out for in Cameroon. The Algerian has provided five goals and four assists for West Ham United this season.
He’s currently an integral member of David Moyes’s first team at West Ham United.
5. Victor Osimhen Victor Osimhen is a promising footballer lacing his boots for Italian Serie A outfit Napoli. The young Nigerian is one of the fast-rising players on the European continent.
He made a record-breaking switch from Ligue 1 side Lille to Napoli and has since proved his worth by scoring and contributing to the club.
Top AFCON teams to watch
Algeria, Egypt, Cameroon, Nigeria, Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire, Tunisia, Ghana, Sudan, etc.
What the USA and Canada AFCON audience should expect
The AFCON promises to be better compared to the last edition hosted by Egypt in 2019. Cameroon is the host nation, expected to receive thousands of supporters across the world.