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Football lovers were treated to a spectacular opening ceremony before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match between Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau at the Stade Olympique Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan on Saturday night. 

The lively show lasted about 40 minutes and featured performances from African musicians and dancers showcasing the sounds and bright colours that are synonymous with the continent.

Earlier in the day, the streets of Abidjan were buzzing with excitement as fans flocked from across Africa, transforming Cote d’Ivoire’s economic hub into a sea of colour and noise as the hype moved into overdrive.