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2013 Africa Cup of Nations Team Profiles

Sixteen teams will be aiming to become continental champions at the end of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon trophy and official ball
The 2013 Afcon takes place from 19 January to February 10, and it is to be held in the 2010 World Cup host nation, South Africa.

History will be written on February 10 at Soccer City in Johannesburg, as the 29th Africa Cup of Nations comes to a climax and a winner is crowned.

Goal.com introduces you to the 16 teams that will be taking part in this highly-anticipated competition. Here we profile the teams that will be vying for the Afcon title.

2013 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS TEAM PROFILES

GROUP A
  South Africa
  Angola
  Morocco
  Cape Verde
GROUP B
  Ghana
Mali
  Niger
  DR Congo
GROUP C
  Zambia
  Nigeria
  Burkina Faso
  Ethiopia
GROUP D
  Cote d'Ivoire
  Tunisia
  Algeria
  Togo




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