Femi Kuti will perform at the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, opening ceremony in Egypt as confirmed by the organizing committee.
The our-time Grammy award nominee in 2003, 2010, 2012 and 2013, will be performing alongside two other musicians from Egypt and Ivory Coast – Hakim and Dobet Gnahore. The announcement which confirmed that Femi Kuti will perform at the AFCON 2019 opening ceremony, was made on CAF’s official Twitter handle, the continent’s football body.
The Afrobeat singer will perform in English, while Hakim and Dobet Gnahore perform in Arabic and French respectively. The three international musicians will sing “Metgamaeen” (We Are Together) produced by Synergy together on stage in Cairo, Egypt.