ARTICLES RELATING TO AFCON 2013

Tunisia snatch late win

2013-01-22 22:34

Tunisia's Youssef Msakni scored a last-minute winner to snatch victory over neighbours Algeria in their Africa Cup of Nations clash.

Mbebe: AFCON LOC ready

2013-01-18 22:00

The Africa Cup of Nations local organising committee has reiterated its stance that it is ready to host the tournament.

AFCON blame game continues

2013-01-13 18:45

With a week to go before the Africa Nations Cup kicks off, the blame game is continuing as organisers point fingers at each other.

Bafana lacking up front - Tovey

2013-01-09 22:18

Former national captain Neil Tovey says Bafana Bafana need to show more movement up front if they are to break down defences.

Spurs confirm Adebayor plans

2013-01-09 18:47

Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor will play for Togo at the Africa Cup of Nations, his club confirmed.

Igesund to keep cards to chest

2013-01-07 20:44

Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says his side facing Norway won't exactly resemble the one he has in mind to start AFCON 2013.

Igesund building team spirit

2013-01-03 22:09

For Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund the next few weeks are are all about building team spirit and getting his squad to gel as a unit.

Igesund: Dream Bafana squad!

2012-12-30 15:48
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Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund believes he has a "dream team" after he announced his squad for the African Nations Cup.

AFCON scam warning for public

2012-12-20 20:17

South Africans should be wary of scams linked to the upcoming AFCON soccer tournament, the trade and industry department says.

Eritrea out of Afcon qualifying

2012-12-05 22:18

Ethiopia's football federation says it has been informed that opponents Eritrea withdrew from their Afcon qualifying game.

No approval yet for RHCP Jhb gig - reports

2012-11-23 14:39

The Red Hot Chili Peppers performance in Jhb next year is reportedly "hanging in the balance" as the Confederation of African Football has not yet provided approval for the show at the FNB Stadium.

Massive SABC schedule disruption in 2013

2012-11-22 08:10

Many primetime shows and soapies are scheduled for massive channel and timeslot changes on SABC in the new year to accommodate the broadcasting of Afcon 2013.

AFCON 'not only about Bafana'

2012-11-19 22:00

Mvuzo Mbebe, head of the Local Organising Committee for AFCON 2013, says the event should not just be about Bafana Bafana.

AFCON refs to be 'quarantined'

2012-11-13 16:49

Referees will operate under strict conditions during next year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament, local organisers say.

CAF happy with AFCON sales

2012-10-25 21:18

The Confederation of African Football is happy with tickets sales thus far for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

Bafana v Cape Verde in opener

2012-10-24 22:17

Bafana Bafana have been drawn alongside Angola, Morocco and Cape Verde in Group A for next year's African Cup of Nations.

Senegal kicked out of AFCON

2012-10-16 16:14

Senegal have been disqualifed from AFCON 2013 after crowd trouble forced their qualifier with Ivory Coast to be abandoned.

Crisis ahead of AFCON draw?

2012-10-07 08:25

A possible funding crisis looms ahead of the draw for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, according to a report.

Igesund: AFCON the big picture

2012-09-10 20:06

On the eve of a second friendly match in four days, Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says the focus is on the African Nations Cup.

SA's R400m AFCON poser

2012-08-19 18:01

A report indicates that SA will have to pull off an act of Herculean proportion to stage a successful Africa Cup of Nations.

SA to name AFCON committee

2012-06-20 20:05

President Jacob Zuma is to name a local organising committee for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as soon as he returns to the country.

Date for AFCON draw named

2012-04-12 16:21

The Confederation of African Football has announced October 26 as the date for the African Nations Cup finals draw.

SAFA ponders AFCON venues

2012-03-26 15:48

South Africa could use seven stadiums for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, the most ever in the event's history.

 
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AFCON Opening Ceremony

2013-01-21 08:02

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Lotto boost for AFCON

2013-01-17 15:23

The National Lotteries Board has provided R13.5m towards the volunteers who will help out at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Home support worries Igesund

2013-01-10 20:44

Bafana coach Gordon Igesund believes his team does not have the full backing of South Africans as they prepare for AFCON 2013.

SA ready for AFCON - Mbalula

2013-01-09 18:59

South Africa is set and raring to go for the start of the Africa Cup of Nations, Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says.

Bafana disappoint in warm-up

2013-01-08 22:32
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Bafana Bafana have disappointed by losing their African Cup of Nations warm-up match to Norway at the Cape Town Stadium.

Furman joins Bafana in CT

2013-01-06 17:12

England-based Dean Furman has arrived in Cape Town to join his Bafana team-mates ahead of their clash against Norway.

AFCON, SABC sign R65m deal

2013-01-03 15:34

The African Cup of Nations local organising committee and the SABC have announced the conclusion of a R65m broadcast deal.

Benni likely to miss AFCON

2012-12-23 17:04

Orland Pirates striker Benni McCarthy’s chances of playing for Bafana Bafana in the African Nations Cup appear to be slim.

Parker concern for Bafana

2012-12-16 12:54

Bafana striker Bernard Parker's participation in the Africa Cup of Nations could be in jeopardy after he picked up a "nasty injury".

Takuma to become SA's mascot

2012-11-27 19:15

The sports ministry says Takuma, the mascot for AFCON 2013, will live on in other sporting codes in future.

SA quells AFCON pitch worries

2012-11-22 21:09

LOC CEO Mvuzo Mbebe has quelled fears that the pitch at FNB Stadium won't be up to scratch during the African Nations Cup.

Cities to spend big on AFCON

2012-11-21 19:02

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says in excess R132m will be spent by all the host cities of next year's African Cup of Nations.

No AFCON favourites - Baloyi

2012-11-14 20:54

No team should be considered favourites for next year's Africa Cup of Nations, says former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Brian Baloyi.

Worries for AFCON organisers

2012-10-31 22:11

Less money from the government and problems with ticket sales have left organisers for next year's AFCON with significant challenges.

R460m boost for soccer

2012-10-25 15:31

South Africa's Treasury has allocated close to half a billion rand for next year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

Senegal ask for leniency

2012-10-17 17:14

Senegal have urged CAF not to impose a heavy punishment on them after they were booted out of the 2013 African Nations Cup.

North West fully backs AFCON

2012-10-10 16:03

The North West province has pledged its support to next year's Africa Cup of Nations soccer matches at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Igesund: SA can conquer Africa

2012-09-19 20:20

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund believes that, with enough national support from the fans, they can go on to win AFCON 2013.

CAF applauds Afcon progress

2012-09-01 13:05

SA's preparations for next year's Africa Cup of Nations have been approved by the Confederation of African Football.

LOC, CAF to discuss sponsors

2012-06-22 18:06

The 2013 AFCON local organising committee is set to meet with the Confederation of African Football to discuss sponsorship.

Joburg may snub AFCON

2012-04-12 22:19

Johannesburg has become the latest major South African city to balk at being a host for next year's African Cup of Nations.

AFCON preparations in chaos

2012-04-08 15:12

Preparations for SA's hosting of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations are in chaos, with only one city so far signing the Host City Agreement.

Ex-SABC boss gets AFCON job

2012-03-07 20:06

Former SABC boss Mvuzo Mbebe is the new 2013 Africa Cup of Nations local organising committee chief executive.

 
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