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How to watch Africa Cup of Nations online in Australia

Loaded with international stars, the AFCON is must-watch viewing for football fans.

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After being postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, AFCON 2022 kicked off in January, with Australian football fans able to tune in live for all fixtures. Here's your Africa Cup of Nations TV guide.

Hosted by Cameroon, this edition of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament is action-packed. There will be plenty of excitement over who will be crowned the continent's king of football. With 24 teams in the mix, the stakes are high.

Algeria are the reigning champions. This is the 33rd edition of the tournament. Here's how you can live stream Africa Cup of Nations finals matches in Australia:

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When do the Africa Cup of Nations finals start?

The AFCON 2022 group stage is currently underway. The round of 16 will debut on 24 January (AEDT), the quarter-finals begin on 30 January and the semi-finals will take place on 3 and 4 February. Fans can tune in for the final on 7 February.

You can see the full schedule at the bottom of this article.

How to watch Africa Cup of Nations live

In Australia, the Africa Cup of Nations is broadcast live on beIN SPORTS. Matches will air on beIN SPORTS 1 and beIN SPORTS 2. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for how to watch, with pay TV and streaming platforms both enabling fans to tune in live. Here's a rundown of all the ways in which you can watch beIN SPORTS on TV or via the Internet.

Live stream Africa Cup of Nations with Kayo Sports

Kayo Sports lets you stream all the sports content you can handle, with match-ups available in HD both live and on demand. The platform gives you access to over 50 sports, including the beIN SPORTS channels. A Basic subscription costs $25/month and supports two concurrent streams. A Premium subscription is priced at $35/month and enables you to watch three streams at the same time.

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Besides a plethora of content, Kayo Sports comes with unique features. Kayo offers a 14-day free trial for new users. The platform is compatible with Macs/PCs, smartphones and tablets, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, PS4, PS5, selected smart TVs and Chromecast.

Live stream Africa Cup of Nations with Foxtel

If you're a Foxtel IQ subscriber, you can add on the Sport pack and then watch AFCON 2022 matches live on your TV or stream them on laptops and mobile devices with the Foxtel GO app. The app is free for all Foxtel pay TV users. The Foxtel Sports HD channel pack generally costs $74/month (includes Foxtel Plus).

Alternatively, you can stream the AFCON 2022 action with Foxtel Now. To gain access to the beIN SPORTS channels you will need the Sport pack, which costs $29/month. Keep in mind that this is a Premium package, so you also need to get the basic Essentials pack to be able to access it for $25/month. As a result, you can stream the Africa Cup of Nations with Foxtel Now for a minimum of $54/month.

Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial for new customers.

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Watch Africa Cup of Nations with Fetch TV

The three beIN SPORTS channels are also available with Fetch TV as a Special Interest pack. You can add them to Fetch for an extra $19.99/month. The total price of your subscription will depend on whether you buy a Fetch box outright or get it through a broadband provider.

Live stream Africa Cup of Nations with beIN SPORTS CONNECT

Finally, you can stream the Africa Cup of Nations with beIN SPORTS CONNECT, the streaming platform available to beIN fans who aren't really interested in other sports channels. A subscription costs $19.99/month, but a free two-week trial is available for new customers. You can also get an annual subscription for $179.99. You'll be able to start watching in minutes on your computer or mobile device.

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Africa Cup of Nations fixtures

Stage Teams Date Kick-off (AEDT) Venue Where to watch
Group B Senegal vs Zimbabwe 11 January 12:00 AM Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group B Guinea vs Malawi 11 January 3:00 AM Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group C Morocco vs Ghana 11 January 3:00 AM Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group C Comoros vs Gabon 11 January 6:00 AM Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group E Algeria vs Sierra Leone 12 January 12:00 AM Japoma Stadium, Douala Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group D Nigeria vs Egypt 12 January 3:00 AM Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group D Sudan vs Guinea-Bissau 12 January 6:00 AM Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group F Tunisia vs Mali 13 January 12:00 AM Limbe Stadium, Limbe Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group F Mauritania vs Gambia 13 January 3:00 AM Limbe Stadium, Limbe Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group E Equatorial Guinea vs Ivory Coast 13 January 6:00 AM Japoma Stadium, Douala Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group A Cameroon vs Ethiopia 14 January 3:00 AM Olembe Stadium, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group A Cape Verde vs Burkina Faso 14 January 6:00 AM Olembe Stadium, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group B Senegal vs Guinea 15 January 12:00 AM Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group B Malawi vs Zimbabwe 15 January 3:00 AM Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group C Morocco vs Comoros 15 January 3:00 AM Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group C Gabon vs Ghana 15 January 6:00 AM Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group D Nigeria vs Sudan 16 January 3:00 AM Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group D Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt 16 January 6:00 AM Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group F Gambia vs Mali 17 January 12:00 AM Limbe Stadium, Limbe Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group E Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone 17 January 3:00 AM Japoma Stadium, Douala Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group F Tunisia vs Mauritania 17 January 3:00 AM Limbe Stadium, Limbe Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group E Algeria vs Equatorial Guinea 17 January 6:00 AM Japoma Stadium, Douala Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group A Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia 18 January 3:00 AM Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group A Cape Verde vs Cameroon 18 January 3:00 AM Olembe Stadium, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group B Malawi vs Senegal 19 January 3:00 AM Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group B Zimbabwe vs Guinea 19 January 3:00 AM Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group C Gabon vs Morocco 19 January 6:00 AM Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group C Ghana vs Comoros 19 January 6:00 AM Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group D Egypt vs Sudan 20 January 6:00 AM Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group D Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria 20 January 6:00 AM Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group E Ivory Coast vs Algeria 21 January 3:00 AM Japoma Stadium, Douala Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group E Sierra Leone vs Equatorial Guinea 21 January 3:00 AM Limbe Stadium, Limbe Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group F Gambia vs Tunisia 21 January 6:00 AM Limbe Stadium, Limbe Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV
Group F Mali vs Mauritania 21 January 6:00 AM Japoma Stadium, Douala Kayo Sports, Foxtel, beIN Connect, Fetch TV

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