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Wooooooozah weekend, AFCON FEVER!

The buzz around the country, around Africa infact, The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). We are yet to see Bafana Bafana prove themselves on home soil. Highly criticized national team is yet to face another challenge. The team is set to put their boots to the test in the opening match on the 19th of January against Cape Verde Islands (never heard of them). We wish the men lots, plenty, infact ALL the luck they need. I still think Benny McCarthy would make a huge (not literally) difference in the team.

On a better note, prepare to have your mind scorched at the opening ceremony of the AFCON set to begin at 16h00 at the National Stadium in Soweto. Choreographer Somizi Mhlongo has been working hard on the dance sequences and is excited about ‘getting down’ African style.

Tickets are said to be selling at a slow rate. I, occasional soccer supporter tried to get a ticket on Computicket but failed. It seems like the purchasing process for the average person has really been converted to finding Pythagoras. We need something more like finding Nemo here Hellooooow. (Then they complain and say we don’t support our local team). Tickets are available at SuperSpars (really -___ they cant be serious).

The top four Countries to look out for (care to disagree if you may) include…. drum roll please…. drdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdr…. SSSSSouth Africa, Cape Verde, Tunisia and Ivory Coast (rooting for Drogba). Lets hope South Africa makes the cut, all the best for the boys or else another coach might just be fired *smh*

Put your clique where your mouth and name your favourite team and players for the tournament.

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