Found January 22, 2013 on Soccerlens:
Capturing the nature of the African Cup of Nations - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe African Cup of Nations has kicked off and even though Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, etc. are being touted as the usual favourites. But the nature of the competition is such that any of the participants can pull off a shock win. Zambia shocked the world when they won their first ACN title last year as they hurdled past the two of the favourites mentioned above. African Cup of Nations 2013 In an attempt to capture the nature of African Cup of Nations, Puma organised interviews with some of the star players from Africa. Moreover, they revealed the footages of the pre-tournament activities of the Ghana and Ivory Coast internationals. The Nature of African Cup of Nations Football stars from Ivory Coast and Ghana talk about the ACN, what makes it so unique and what football means to the people of Africa. Ivory Coast From Cote d’Ivoire: Yaya Toure (MF, Manchester City), Kolo Toure (DF, Manchester Ci...

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