1Xtra’s Africa Cup of Nations
By BBC 1Xtra x BBC Sounds

We’ve teamed up with BBC Radio 1Xtra to celebrate the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations and highlight the best in African football and sports history. Throughout the games, listeners can expect to hear historical factoids about each of the 24 countries that qualified for the tournament. Each factoid looks at the country’s history and culture, from sports to food to music.


World-famous DJ Larizzle also blessed the 1Xtra airwaves with a special mix highlighting artists from the 24 African countries competing in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Available on BBC Sounds: LISTEN HERE.

Executive Producer: Bernard P. Achampong
Producer: Bernard P. Achampong
Assistant Producer: Christopher Mitchell
Scriptwriter: Christopher Mitchell
Mixing & Mastering: Bernard P. Achampong
Voiceover Artists: Lanre Shonubi and Yvette Twagiramariya