Ecobank to reinforce connection with Africa through CAF AFCON Sponsorship

Pan-African banking group, Ecobank, is partnering with the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) to  reinforce its connection with the millions of Africans who will be celebrating the magic of football at TotalEnergies CAF AFCON Côte d’Ivoire 2023.

Ecobank operates in 35 African countries, 16 of these countries are among the 24 African Nations that are competing in the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON Côte d’Ivoire 2023.

CAF officially annouced Ecobank, one of the leading Pan-African banking groups as the latest official sponsor of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations (“AFCON”) Côte d’Ivoire 2023.

The President of CAF Dr Patrice Motsepe said: “CAF is proud to welcome Ecobank as the latest official sponsor of the AFCON in Côte d’Ivoire. One of our objectives is to ensure that CAF Competitions are exciting and appealing to fans and broadcasting spectators in Africa and globally and contribute to the growth and success of our Sponsors and Partners.”

The most popular football event on the Continent, the TotalEnergies AFCON Côte d’Ivoire 2023 will kick-off on Saturday 13 January 2024 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

The Chief Executive Officer of Ecobank Group Mr Jeremy Awori said: “The TotalEnergies AFCON tournament highlights the immense sense of pride that Africans across our Continent and around the World feel during the matches. As the Pan-African bank, we are proud to associate Ecobank with the Confédération Africaine de Football to contribute to the success of TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023, the largest and most-enjoyed football tournament, inspiring passion across Africa. Football transcends borders. It brings communities together, fully aligning with Ecobank’s commitment to drive regional integration. It is an honour for Ecobank to play a key role in bringing millions of Africans together to live their passion for football, making sure that loyal customers benefit from this experience.”

About the Confédération Africaine de Football

Founded in 1957, the Confédération Africaine de Football is the governing body of African football. Headquartered in Egypt, CAF is made up of 54 Member Associations which represent each of the 54 Nations on the African Continent. Its mission is to promote and develop the game of football and increase its popularity in Africa while considering its global, educational, cultural, and humanitarian impact by implementing youth and development programs.


About Ecobank Group (or ‘Ecobank Transnational Incorporated’ or ‘ETI’)

Ecobank Group is the leading private pan-African banking group with unrivalled African expertise. Present in 35 sub-Saharan African countries, as well as France, the UK, UAE and China, its unique pan-African platform provides a single gateway for payments, cash management, trade and investment. The Group employs over 14,000 people and offers Consumer, Commercial, Corporate and Investment Banking products, services and solutions across multiple channels, including digital, to over 32 million customers. For further information, please visit

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