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Teams start arriving in Angola for 2010 AFCON

Sports Teams start arriving in Angola for 2010 AFCON

Angola 2010 AFCON
Angola 2010 AFCON
Soccer fever has gripped the African continent, as participating teams in the 2010 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) have started to arrive at their respective host cities in Angola for the continental soccer showpiece.

The AFCON 2010 is scheduled to kick off on Sunday in the Angolan capital, Luanda, with host Angola, affectionately known as ” Palancas Negras “, taking on Mali at Luanda’s 50,000 capacity stadium.

The opening and the closing ceremonies of the AFCON will also be hosted at the Luanda stadium that is situated in Camama, 17 kilometres from the capital and 10 km from Luanda Sul on a new dual carriage way.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) reported on its web site Sunday that Burkina Faso was the first nation to reach its venue in Cabinda since 31 December.

The hosting side “Palancas Negras” left Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday, following a five-week training camp there.

The next team expected in Angola on Wednesday is Nigeria’s “Super Eagles”, flying from South Africa where they have been camping at the coastal town of Durban that will also be their host during the 2010 World Cup billed for later this year.

The flights carrying the national teams from Ghana and Algeria will land on Thursday respectively from South Africa and Marseilles in France, the continental soccer body web site said.

The last confirmed arrival on 11 January is that of Cameroun’s ‘Indomitable Lions’, coming from a training camp in Nairobi, Kenya.

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11 COMMENTS

  1. so.. Nigeria is arriving on Wednesday? I thought we were playing them? ha.. there is serious misinformation in African media

  2. # 5 bushe yaleteya amakula yesu? It realy s.a.c.k.s that a country from war is hosting something like this whilest zambia fails. And dont tell me becouse they have got oil blah blah blah

  3. Ba Zambia,very unpredictable one cant even know what 2 expect but lets just wait & see & keep da faith Go Zambia Go…

  4. Ba Zambia,very unpredictable one cant even know what 2 expect but lets just wait & see & keep da faith Go Zambia Go…

  5. the favourites: cote d’ivoire, ghana, egypt(for missing the wc) angola.
    watch out for algeria/tunisia. cameroun no chance for u this time

  6. You will see malawi is an predicted and can do miracle upset the mind of people. In Angola there is no small team.Football no play by names but 90 minutes. wait and see

  7. Wait and see In Angola the hand of God and miracle that David beat Goliat .Any team which has gone to Agola is not small . Football no names of players play there.Malawi is not the team just to ride. see see see see there in Agola not in the news

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