It is an exciting moment for football fans all over the world with a number of tournaments going down al at the same time. First, the World Cup final was played only 11 months ago; South America’s Copa America is underway and so is the Women’s World Cup going down in France. Then there is the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) showbiz - lighting up the continent all the way from Cairo, Egypt to South Africa’s Cape Town.
Opinions, photos and memes have taken up social media and as the AFCON goes down, our attention has been drawn to the bubbly stadium stands. Dancing, smiling for cameras and sharing their love with the world, AFCON fans are known to never disappoint when it comes to cheering their home teams. While, in football, the cheering squads are male dominated, here are some passionate women who have nothing but warmth to share with the footballing world: