Yemi Alade To Perform At 2023 AFCON Opening Ceremony

Timileyin Abdulsalam By Timileyin Abdulsalam - Entertainment Reporter
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As the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) draws closer, Nigerian singer Yemi Alade has expressed her excitement at the opportunity to perform at the event.

In a tweet on her X account, Yemi Alade called it a ‘dream come true.’

She shared her aspiration to be part of football ceremonies since 2016 and highlighted the significance of prayer and manifesting one’s desires.

The Nigerian-born singer conveyed her honor in being selected for the AFCON performance, describing it as the realization of a long-standing dream.

Yemi Alade said, “I cannot emphasize enough the importance of prayer and speaking into existence what your heart desires. Seven years later, I’m performing at AFCON. It’s indeed an honor and a dream come true. It’s just the beginning! God bless my team.”

The opening match of the 34th AFCON is set to kick off tomorrow, January 13, in Ivory Coast, with the final scheduled to take place on February 11.

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