South Africa Names Host Cities for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
May 7, 2012
South Africa on Friday named five host cities for the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for 19 January to 10 February, 2013.
The five cities are Johannesburg (Soccer City Stadium), Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay), Rustenburg (Royal Bafokeng), eThekwini (Moses Mabhida Stadium) and Mbombela (Mbombela Stadium).
South African Minister of Sports, Fikile Mbalula also disclosed that the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations will be held at the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.
Also, the Official Draw for the tournament will take place on 26 October, 2012.
South Africa has hosted the Africa Cup of Nations once in 1996, where they won the title on home soil.
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