Brazzaville, Congo – (work wire) –Sport News Africa (SNA), the 100% web-based sports media, has announced the official launch of its African programme. imagination League, the first of its kind on the continent. The league will provide players with the opportunity to compete online for free, via African fantasy stars from Sport News Africa In a similar situation to the football matches that will be held from January 9 to February 6 2022, in Cameroon, in the framework of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
African Fantasy Stars works on the same principle as the classic Fantasy League. The player is responsible for selection and must recruit players of his choice with budget constraints and players within the same national selection (3 max). He appoints his tactical squad, his players to key positions, and depending on the suitability of the choices and results obtained in alive Games, he receives a certain number of points.
“This phenomenon has been very successful over the past few years with major national and international football leagues such as the Premier League and UEFA taking over. However, this is the first time that a fully African fantasy football league has been created. Of course we are proud with it ,Noting the novelty of this initiative, said Seni Osebi Dunyam, Managing Director of Sport News Africa.
According to the CAN schedule, players will be able to challenge each other with friends or compete for about a month for the title of African Fantasy Stars League champion with the possibility of winning various prizes including flat screens and smartphones, but especially an exceptional prize pool of €10,000 for the big winner.
“The Africa Cup of Nations is equivalent to Euro or Copa America for the continent. It was therefore important for us to allow football fans, especially in Africa, to participate in a fun and stimulating way. We thank our partners and hope that this initiative will increase tenfold the pleasure of the fans who will follow the competition.Olivier Lombard, COO of Sport News Africa concluded.
Powered by the Congo Bet online sports betting platform, African Fantasy Stars is part of the system that Sport News Africa has set up for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations – with a live scoreboard and a small website, both dedicated to this reference competition for African football.
About Africa Sports News:
Sport News Africa (SNA) is an African sports news outlet that aims to become the reference for African sports news on the entire continent and in the diaspora thanks to a network of correspondents in 16 African countries. Sport News Africa provides exclusive content to its 500,000 visitors per month by highlighting athletes and representatives of African culture on the continent and in the world through one hundred written publications per week and audiovisual production (interviews, video features, reports). SNA wants to be a showcase to the world of sport and culture in Africa and to share the impact of African athletes and artists beyond their borders. Sport News Africa has a large community on social networks, with nearly 250,000 subscribers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.