Celebrated Ghanaian Reggae/Dancehall musician, Emmanuel Andrew Samini, well known in showbiz scenes as Samini has been featured on the official theme song for the African Cup Of Nations(AFCON) 2021.
The 2021 AFCON official theme song titled “African Smile” was composed by Collectif African Smile.
Before the song was officially released as the theme song, three songs were submitted with “AfricanSmile” recording 86.32 votes, beating singer Grace Bethel’s by 1.61 votes.
With 78 votes, Gorge Samba and Taty Eyoung’s collaboration came in third.
Salatiel, Timi Dakolo, Assia, Hakim, Jaylann, Rayen Youssef, Tukkiman, Imilo Iechanceux, and Mylmo are among the singers included in the 5-minute song.
In addition, the official mascot for Africa’s biggest extravaganza has been dubbed ‘Mola,’ which is a Cameroonian phrase for a friend or relative. On Sunday, January 9, 2022, the AFCON will begin.
As a reminder, the AFCON 2021 has been scheduled for Cameroon from Sunday, January 9 to Sunday, February 6, 2022.