A Very Short History of the African Cup of Nations

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Wed Jan 16 2013, 11:44:59

The big kick-off is nearly upon us. Just 11 months after that extraordinary Zambian triumph in Libreville, starting Saturday we have another month of football ahead as Africa's top teams (and South Africa, there as hosts) fight it out to be Champions of Africa. We'll be covering the tournament more intensively this time around, in [...]

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