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.

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South Africa is hosting 2013 Afcon games.

Afcon Games: Côte d'Ivoire celebrates after scoring against Mali.

  • South Africa:   R461 Million Afcon Spending 'Cut to the Bone'

    SA 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

    SAFA, 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 »