Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund's squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, kicking off in South Africa on 19 January, contained few surprises when he announced it on Sunday. Experience appears to be the name of the game.
African football stars and heads of state will promote the Roll Back Malaria Partnership's United Against Malaria campaign throughout the 2013 Africa Nations Cup tournament in South Africa.
The "group of death" for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations includes the two highest ranked teams in Africa, Cote d'Ivoire (16th in the world) and Algeria (24th). Tunisia (45th) has also been in good form this year, but Togo's challenge could be undone by football politics. Check out our quick team profiles.
The Rugby World Cup, Cricket World Cup, A1 Grand Prix, Indian Premier League, World Cups of Golf, Athletics, Swimming ... and the biggest of them all, the 2010 Fifa World Cup. When it comes to successfully hosting major international sporting events, South Africa's track record is second to none.