The Africa Cup of Nations

The Africa Cup of Nations

The History of an Underappreciated Tournament
Ben Jackson
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The Africa Cup of Nations explores the rich history of one of football’s iconic but often overlooked international tournaments. It brings us all the great teams, managers and players who have lit up the tournament, turning a spotlight on African football and the history of African states. Discover how events off the pitch impacted those on it.

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About the author

Ben Jackson is an African football and history enthusiast who has a Master’s in African Politics from SOAS University in London. He has written for various websites about African history, African politics and African football. Ben is also the editor in chief of Belgian football for Get Football, as well as the founder and host of the Belgian Football Podcast. The Africa Cup of Nations is his first book.

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