CAF Launches Official AFCON Match Ball ‘Toghu’


As part of the countdown to Africa’s biggest sporting event, CAF announced the launch of the official match ball named “Toghu” for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled to hold in Cameroon in January 2022.

The new official match ball, named “Toghu” after the traditional outfit that is very popular in Cameroon, will be used by the 24 teams during the 52 matches to be played at the competition between 9th January 2022 and 6th February 2022.

‘Toghu’ is a multi-coloured and finely embroidered outfit. A ‘Toghu’ was initially designed for Royalty in the North West region of Cameroon but has since been adopted as Cameroonians outfit for special occasions.

Designed to meet the highest standards in the game, the ball features simple technological features including a smart panel configuration and it is also FIFA-approved to be used at highest levels of the game.


Chidi Nwoke/CAF.

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