Afcon 2015 – All You Need To Know


The 30th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will kick off on Saturday, with organizers, players and fans hoping the tournament can thrive in the face of adversity.

It was only in December that Equatorial Guinea took over as hosts from Morocco, whose plea to postpone the finals over fears about the spread of Ebola was rejected by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

With concerns over the short time for Equatorial Guinea to prepare, worries about potentially poor attendances at matches in remote parts of the country and doubts about the infrastructure and facilities, football itself has taken a back seat in the build-up to the 16-team, 17 January to 8 February event.

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