The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and TOTAL have reached an agreement under which the French oil major will become the official sponsor of African football for the next eight years.
TOTAL will support CAF’s ten principal competitions, starting with the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which has a global audience.
Renamed the TOTAL Africa Cup of Nations, the tournament will be held in Gabon from January 14th to February 5th, 2017.
“We are delighted to partner with CAF, because Africa is part of TOTAL’s makeup,” commented Patrick Pouyanné, President and Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL.
As the title sponsor of 10 CAF competitions, TOTAL will be seen at more than 1,500 matches during: (1. The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), 2. The African Nations Championship (CHAN), CAF inter-club competition (3. CAF Champions League, 4. CAF Confederation Cup and 5. CAF Super Cup), Youth competitions (6. U-23, 7. U-20 and 8. U-17 Africa Cup of Nations),9. The Women Africa Cup of Nations and 10. Futsal Africa Cup of Nations.