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African football AFCON
  • Sports industry in Africa is expected to grow by 8 percent in 3 to 5 years according to advisory giant PwC
  • Currently, milions of Africans, including businesses based in the continent that have pumped millions into the tournament, are following the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON 2023 finals in Ivory Coast.
  • In 2021, Cameroon invested over $800 million in preparations for that year’s AFCON finals.

The 2021 African football continental showpiece—Cup of Nations (AFCON)—saw Cameroon attract millions of spectators both physically and virtually, a scenario that is music to the ears of sponsors. This further fortifies the fact that sports in Africa have the potential to generate billions of dollars.

Fast forward to 2030, Morocco is poised to become the second African country to ever stage a World Cup after South Africa in 2010, marking a historic step in African football and the business value chain that comes with the sport.

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Africas richest Instagram influencers

Hopper HQ, an Instagram scheduling, planning and analytics firm, released the list of the highest paid public figures on the social media service.

The Instagram rich list 2022 comprises big names in the continent who rake in millions per post, considering they have millions of followers.

According to Hopper, top on the Instagram rich list in 2022 is Egyptian professional footballer Mohammed Salah, who plays as a forward for English Premier League side Liverpool. Nigerian singers Davido and Yemi Alade were ranked second and third, respectively.

Africa’s Instagram rich list

  1. Mohamed Salah

The Egyptian winger is ranked the highest paid Instagram influencer in 2022. Salah boasts 52.1 million followers on Instagram. As of Thursday, July 21, he had shared 836 posts.

According to Hopper, Salah earns US$275,000 per post. Salah’s net worth is estimated at US$40 million.

  1. David Adeleke (Davido)

David Adeleke is popularly known by his stage name Davido.