CAN 2021: 100% Web Media Sport News Africa launches the first fully Pan-African Fantasy League | Business

BRAZZAVILLE, Congo – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 13, 2022–

The 100% web-based sports media Sport News Africa (SNA) announces the official launch of its Pan-African program fancy championship, a first for the continent. The league will offer players the opportunity to compete online and for free, via the African Fantasy Stars by Sport News Africa platform, in a similar fashion to the football matches which will take place from January 9 to February 6, 2022, in Cameroon, as part of the of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

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African Fantasy Stars works on the same principle as a classic Fantasy League. The player is in charge of a selection and must recruit the players of his choice with, however, constraints in terms of budget and players within the same national selection (3 maximum). It designates its tactical configuration, its players in key positions and, depending on the relevance of the choices made and the results obtained in inhabit games, receives a certain number of points.

“This phenomenon has met with great success in recent years with the takeover of major national and international football leagues such as the Premier League and UEFA. Nonetheless, this is the first time that a fully Pan-African fantasy football league has been created. of course we are proud of it, »Declared Séné Ossebi-Douniam, Managing Director of Sport News Africa, recalling the novelty of this initiative.

In accordance with the CAN schedule, players will be able to compete with friends or compete for nearly a month for the title of African Fantasy Stars League champion with the possibility of winning many prizes including flat screens, smartphones, but above all an exceptional prize pool of € 10,000 for the big winner.

“The CAN is the equivalent of the Euro or the Copa America for the continent. It was therefore important for us to allow football lovers, especially in Africa, to participate in a fun and stimulating way. We thank our partners and hope that this initiative will increase the pleasure of the fans who will follow the competition. “concluded Olivier Lombard, Director of Operations for Sport News Africa.

Supported by the Congolese online sports betting platform Congo Bet, African Fantasy Stars is part of the system set up by Sport News Africa for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations – also with a Live Scoreboard and a mini-site , both dedicated to this benchmark competition for African football.

About Sport News Africa:

Sport News Africa (SNA) is a pan-African sports news media that aims to become the benchmark for African sports news across the continent and in the diaspora through a network of corresponding journalists in 16 African countries. Sport News Africa provides its 500,000 monthly visitors with exclusive content by highlighting sportsmen and actors of African culture on the continent and in the world through a hundred publications written per week and audiovisual productions (interviews, video reports, reports). SNA wants to be a showcase of the world of sport and culture in Africa and participates in the influence of African athletes and artists beyond their borders. Sport News Africa has a large social media community, with nearly 250,000 subscribers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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