Soccer

Mbalula: Eyes will be on SA

2012-07-06 12:40
Fikile Mbalula (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula feels it is imperative South Africa deliver a successful Africa Cup of Nations next year.

The 2010 Soccer World Cup hosts were asked to stage the tournament after Libya withdrew as hosts due to political upheaval.

Mbalula said: "We've got the responsibility that we too as Africans can organise better events.

"This coming year in Jan 2013, African will grace South Africa. We welcome you to our country."

Mbalula was speaking at a final qualifying draw at Emperors Palace on Thursday, which pitted African heavyweights Ivory Coast against Senegal.

South Africa won the continental showpiece on home soil in 1996.

Full round of 30 draw results:

Mali v Botswana

Zimbabwe v Angola

Ghana v Malawi

Liberia v Nigeria

Zambia v Uganda

Cape Verde v Cameroon

Mozambique v Morocco

Sierra Leone v Tunisia

Guinea v Niger

Sudan v Ethiopia

Libya v Algeria

Ivory Coast v Senegal

Democratic Republic of Congo v Equatorial Guinea

Gabon v Togo

Central Africa v Burkina Faso

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