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The Athletic Football Podcast

Ian Wright, The Comoros & Why AFCON Matters


Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes are joined by The Athletic's Carl Anka and Jay Harris to discuss why AFCON matters, as the 33rd edition of the tournament kicked off in Cameroon...
The panel discuss this rite of passage for a diaspora of young football fans, how European attitudes towards the festival of football continue to evolve, de-bunk some of the typical misconceptions about African football and tell the sensational story of Comoros, aka, 'The Island of the Moon'.