TECNO, the global innovative technology brand, made a historic announcement on Monday, cementing its official partnership with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as the exclusive smartphone sponsor for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d'Ivoire 2023.

This partnership signifies a significant milestone for both TECNO and CAF, marking the beginning of a thrilling new chapter.

Speaking about this significant development, Guo, TECNO's General Manager, shared his enthusiasm for the partnership.

"This collaboration represents a momentous step for TECNO as we join hands with one of the most prestigious sporting events on the continent. TECNO has always been deeply committed to Africa," Guo stated.

"We look forward to a dynamic partnership that not only showcases our brand's commitment but also underscores the value and appeal of African football to a wide range of global partners. Together with the African Football Family, we are confident that we will achieve great success and create lasting memories for football and TECNO fans around the world."

In response, Patrice Motsepe, President of CAF, warmly welcomed TECNO into the African Football Family and also expressed their happiness at the new partnership with TECNO.

"We are happy to welcome our new partners, TECNO, to the African Football Family as the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d'Ivoire 2023 partner. The AFCON is a global event attracting hundreds of millions of audiences," Motsepe stated.

"The partnership with TECNO is a significant one, as we diversify our base of commercial partners and show African football’s viability as an appealing and valuable product for a wide suite of global partners."

"TECNO has a strong business focus and footprint on the African continent, and we look forward to a powerful, impactful partnership with them," he added.

This groundbreaking collaboration was formally sealed during a momentous ceremony held in Singapore, witnessed by esteemed attendees, including TECNO General Manager, Jack Guo, and CAF General Secretary, Véron Mosengo-Omba.

Driven by its core value of "Stop At Nothing," TECNO is committed to bringing the latest and best technologies to forward-thinking people.

This aligns perfectly with TECNO's support for AFCON. AFCON is more than just a football tournament; it's a celebration of unity, passion, and always trying to do your best.

The eagerly anticipated TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d'Ivoire 2023, the most awaited sporting spectacle in Africa, is scheduled to commence on January 13, 2024, in Abidjan.

TECNO will bring the spirit of sports and great products to TECNO and football fans through a diverse range of brand experience activities, allowing them to physically and virtually immerse themselves in the excitement of the football match.