Africa Cup of Nations will be played in five Venues in South Africa namely, Soccer City opening and closing ceremony, Moses Mabhida, Mbombela Stadium, Nelson Mandela Bay, Royal Bafokeng Stadium and the public enjoy 32 matches, 24 group stages, 8 knock out matches and 17 match days.
“The battle lines are drawn and excitement is abuzz not only in SOUTH AFRICA but in the rest of the continent. Since the qualification of the 16 teams, we have been inundated with calls from across the spectrum of the football fraternity, including the general public and the media. The level of interest that has been shown by local and international media, for both the draw and the tournament, is an indication that this could be the most anticipated event at the kick of the year 2013.
Our commitment and focus now is to deliver an Africa Cup of Nations that is seamless, of high quality and that reaches if not surpass the standard that South Africans and the continent have become accustomed when events of this nature are held in this country. We promise to give you at tournament that will rise Africa to its feet: this is “The Beat of Africa’s Feet, said LOC Chief Executive Officer Mvuzo Mbebe