South Africa Budgets Millions to Host 2013 Afcon
The country has budgeted U.S$53.3 million for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations tournament which is set to be begin early next year.
Vanguard, 24 November 2012
Since after the crash of Apartheid in South Africa and the country first hosted an international event in 1996, the African Cup of Nations, the country has continued to strive in... read more »
South Africa is hosting 2013 Afcon games.
Nigeria/South Africa: South Africa Assures of Successful Afcon Tournament
Leadership, 15 November 2012
Despite budget limitations and tight schedule, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) 2013 is confident South Africa will pull off a successful... read more »
South Africa: Nation Set to Host Successful Afcon 2013 Tournament
SAnews.gov.za, 13 November 2012
Despite budget limitations and a tight schedule, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) 2013 is confident South Africa will pull off a successful... read more »
Afcon Games: Côte d'Ivoire celebrates after scoring against Mali.
South Africa: R461 Million Afcon Spending 'Cut to the Bone'
SouthAfrica.info, 26 October 2012
The National Treasury has allocated an extra R461.1-million for South Africa's hosting of the 2013 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) football tournament, but no money will go towards... read more »
South Africa: Safa Is on Firm Financial Foundations
South African Football Association, 18 August 2012
The South African Football Association (SAFA) is on firm financial foundations to deliver upon its mandate. This is according to SAFA CEO Dr Robin Petersen, who was speaking at the... read more »
Ghana/South Africa: South Africa Worries Over Filling Nations Cup Venues
Ghanaian Chronicle, 27 June 2012
Judging by the poor turnouts for South Africa's last two home matches it is clear that the hosts of next year's Africa Cup of Nations have a massive job on their hands to fill up... read more »
South Africa: Afcon Preparations Well Underway
BuaNews, 3 June 2012
Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says preparations for hosting the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) next year are proceeding well and are under control.read more »