Afcon Week Begins in South Africa


South Africa kicked off the Africa Cup of Nations Week celebrations at Freedom Park in Pretoria with a prayer session for the successful hosting of the 2013 tournament.
  • South Africa:  AFCON Week to Kick Off Tomorrow

    SAnews.gov.za, 6 November 2012

    South Africa will kick off the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Week celebrations at Freedom Park in Pretoria on Wednesday with a prayer session for the successful hosting of the 2013 ... read more »

Photo: BuaNews

South African soccer fans.

  • South Africa:  Afcon 2013 - Discount Tickets On Offer

    SouthAfrica.info, 1 November 2012

    South African fans have been urged to take advantage of discounts on offer by buying their tickets for the 2013 African Cup of Nations before 20 December, as the organising ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Nation Set to Make AFCON a Brilliant African Showpiece

    SAnews.gov.za, 2 November 2012

    South Africa is determined to make the African continent proud by hosting a lively and brilliant 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), says Sports and Recreation Director-General ... read more »

  • South Africa/Zambia:  Bafana Vs Zambia for Mandela Challenge

    SouthAfrica.info, 2 November 2012

    Defending African Cup of Nations champions Zambia have been confirmed as Bafana Bafana's opposition for the annual Nelson Mandela Challenge, the South African Football Association ... read more »

  • South Africa/Zambia:  Bafana Vs Zambia in Mandela Challenge

    SouthAfrica.info, 2 November 2012

    Defending African Cup of Nations champions Zambia have been confirmed as Bafana Bafana's opposition for the annual Nelson Mandela Challenge, the South African Football Association ... read more »

  • South Africa/Zambia:  Mandela Challenge - Bafana Squad Named

    SouthAfrica.info, 6 November 2012

    Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has named a 24-man squad to take on Zambia in the annual Nelson Mandela Challenge taking place at Johannesburg's FNB Stadium on Wednesday, 14 ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Bafana to Face Norway in Cape Town

    SouthAfrica.info, 7 November 2012

    Norway has been lined up as a friendly opponent for Bafana Bafana, early in the new year, shortly before the African Cup of Nations kicks off on 19 January at the FNB Stadium in ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Bafana to Play Norway Ahead of Afcon

    SAnews.gov.za, 6 November 2012

    Bafana Bafana will play Norway in an international friendly at the Green Point Stadium in Cape Town on 8 January 2013. read more »