Caf delegation complete Afcon inspection tour
A joint delegation from the Confederation of Africa Football, Caf and the Local organizing committee of the 2013 Afcon has visited the “5 host cities to select the appropriate facilities and determine cities’ readiness and preparations for the Orange AFCON 2013 in South Africa.”
Led by the first Vice President of Caf Hicham el Amrani, and the CEO of the LOC, Mr. Mvuzo Mbebe, the delegations visited the Soccer City (Johannesburg), Mbombela (Nelspruit), Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace (Rustenberg), Moses Mabhida (Durban), and Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth).
The visits and site selection , which ran from the 3 to 8 July, focused on facilities such as training grounds, team hotels, CAF officials accommodation and stadium facilities.
Opening and Closing, and Group matches have been decided as per the following:
Opening and Closing: Johannesburg
Group A: Durban
Group B: Port Elizabeth
Group C: Nelspruit
Group D: Rustenburg