The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced Ecobank as the Official Sponsor of the Total Energies CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Côte d'Ivoire 2023.
AFCON, the biggest football event in Africa, will kick off on January 13 and end on February 14, 2024.
In a statement on the CAF website on Wednesday, quoting Jeremy Awori, Chief Executive Officer of the Ecobank Group, it was mentioned, “The TotalEnergies CAF AFCON highlights the pride Africans across the world would feel during the matches.
“We are proud to associate Ecobank with CAF to contribute to the success of TotalEnergies AFCON Côte d’Ivoire 2023.
“It brings communities together, fully aligning with Ecobank’s commitment to drive regional integration.
“It is an honour for Ecobank to play a key role in bringing millions of Africans together to live their passion for football, making sure that loyal customers benefit from this experience,” he said.
As an official sponsor, the bank will reward some of its customers across its vast footprint by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to experience matches in person at this pan-African celebration.
Awori urged customers to look out for AFCON promotions and adverts in their markets or at their Ecobank affiliates' official social media pages.
He stated that the partnership with CAF demonstrates the bank's commitment to its pan-African heritage and reinforces its connection with hundreds of millions of Africans.