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Sky and BBC land Africa Cup of Nations rights

Mohamed Salah of Egypt in action during Africa Cup of Nations (Photo by Ahmed Hasan/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

UK broadcast rights to next month’s Africa Cup of Nations have been sold to the BBC, the public-service broadcaster, and Sky, the pay-television broadcaster.

It was announced this morning that the deals brokered by the France-based Agon agency allow Sky to show all 52 matches from the tournament, which will take place in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6.

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