Visa has expanded its presence in football by agreeing a deal to provide payment services for ticketing at all venues during the 2019 and 2021 editions of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Visa will serve as the preferred payment option for tickets bought in-person and online for the tournaments. The company has also been named as the official partner of the player escort program, which gives over 1,100 children the chance to lead out the teams at AFCON matches.

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