AFCON 2021 theme song released: Ghanaian reggae-dancehall icon, Samini featured.

The theme song for African’s biggest football tournament has been released, and Samini has been featured.

The song for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations titled ‘African Smile’ was composed by “Collectif Africa Smile”. The multiple award winning Ghanaian reggae-dancehall icon dropped his verse at almost the end of the song.

Out of the three songs submitted, ‘African Smile recorded 86.32 votes, beating singer Grace Bethel’s by 1.61 votes. Also, Gorge Samba and Taty Eyoung’s joint was placed third with 78 votes.

Also, selecting the official mascot, 35 entries were trimmed to 10, then to 6, before settling on the final three. ‘Mola’ emerged on top out of the final three.

Therefore, the official mascot for 2021 Africa cup of Nations is nicknamed ‘Mola’ which represents a friend or a relative in the host country’s language.

Enjoy the theme song below:

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