Cup of Nations Finalists Announce Teams


Countries competing in the finals of the 2013 African Cup of Nations tournament, due to begin in South Africa in January, are announcing their squads.
  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Drogba and Yaya Toure to Lead the Elephants in South Africa

    Confederation of African Football, 29 December 2012

    Ivory Coast coach, Sabri Lamouchi, Thursday, December 27, published his list of 23 players for the Orange 2013 AFCON. Unlike most of his peers, Lamouchi submitted his final list ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Bafana Bafana Coach Announces Afcon 2013 Squad

    South African Football Association, 30 December 2012

    Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has gone mainly for experience when announcing his 23-man Africa Cup of Nations 2013 squad today, Sunday, 30 December 2012 at the Southern Sun ... read more »

  • Morocco:  Taraabt and Chamakh Absent From Morocco Squad

    Confederation of African Football, 29 December 2012

    The coach of Morocco, Rachid Taoussi has neither retained Adel Taraabt the in form player of Queens Park Rangers, nor Marouane Chamakh, facing tough times in Asernal, in the list ... read more »

  • Niger:  26 Players Retained for Niger

    Confederation of African Football, 29 December 2012

    The coach of Niger, Gernot Rohr, has made his selection before the country's last three friendly games ahead of the Orange 2013 AFCON. read more »

  • Burkina Faso:  Alain Traore's Selection Uncertain

    Confederation of African Football, 31 December 2012

    In view of the 2013 AFCON, the coach of the Stallions of Burkina Faso, Belgian born Paul Put, published on December 28, a list of 28 pre-selected players. read more »

  • Angola:  Angola, First to Arrive in South Africa

    Confederation of African Football, 29 December 2012

    Angola left Luanda on Wednesday, December 26 for South Africa in order to prepare the Orange 2013 AFCON. The Uruguayan coach, Gustavo Ferrin took with him 18 of the 27 preselected ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Axe Odemwingie, Martins for Nations Cup

    Confederation of African Football, 22 December 2012

    Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has left star strikers Peter Odemwingie and Obafemi Martins out of his squad for next year's Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. read more »

InFocus

African player of the year for 2012 Yaya Toure - seen, left, against Stoppila Sunzu of Zambia at the last Afcon finals - will join Cote d'Ivoire's team at the 2013 finals in South Africa.