Femi Kuti to Perform at AFCON ’19 Opening Ceremony

Femi Anikulapo Kuti will be performing live at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Friday, June 21, the event organising Committee has revealed.

Femi Anikulapo Kuti will be performing live at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Friday, June 21, the event organising Committee has revealed.

The Afro-beat legend will perform alongside Hakim and Dobet Gnahore from Egypt and Ivory Coast respectively.

While, Hakim will perform in Arabic, Dobet Gnahore will perform in French, and Kuti will perform in English.

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A post confirming the artistes’ performance on CAF’s official Twitter handle has it that the trio will together perform the official song for this year’s AFCON themed: “Metgamaeen”, meaning ‘We Are Together’, in Cairo, Egypt.