23-man squads of AFCON Participants

All the 16 participating nations of the 2013 Orange Africa cup of nations have released their final lists of 23 players. The continental showpiece runs from January 19 to February 10 in South Africa.

Panoramic

Complete squads per group

Group A: South Africa, Cape Verde, Morocco, Angola

South Africa

Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Senzo Meyiwa (Orlando Pirates), Wayne Sandilands (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Defenders: Siboniso Gaxa (Kaizer Chiefs), Bongani Khumalo (PAOK Salonika), Tsepo Masilela (Kaizer Chiefs), Thabo Matlaba (Orlando Pirates), Anele Ngcongca (Racing Genk), Thabo Nthethe (Bloemfontein Celtic), Siyabonga Sangweni (Orlando Pirates)

Midfielders: Lerato Chabangu (Moroka Swallows), Kagisho Dikgacoi (Crystal Palace), Dean Furman (Oldham Athletic), Reneilwe Letsholonyane (Kaizer Chiefs), May Mahlangu (Helsingborg), Oupa Manyisa (Orlando Pirates), Thuso Phala (Platinum Stars), Thulani Serero (Ajax Amsterdam), Siphiwe Tshabalala (Kaizer Chiefs)

Forwards: Lehlohonolo Majoro (Kaizer Chiefs), Katlego Mphela (Mamelodi Sundowns), Tokelo Rantie (Malmo FF), Bernard Parker (Kaizer Chiefs).

Cape Verde

Goalkeepers: Vozinha (Progresso), Fredson Fock (Batuque), Rili (Mindelense).

Defenders:┬áJosimar lima (FC Dordrecht), Guy Ramos (RKC Waalwijk), Pecks (Gil Vicente), Geg├¬ (Mar├¡timo), Nivaldo (Acad├®mica), Carlitos (AEL Limassol), Nando (Ch├óteauroux), Fernando Varela (Vaslui).

Midfielders:┬áTony Varela (Sparta Rotterdam), David Silva (Olhanense), St├®nio (Feirense), Babanco (Olhanense), Marco Soares (Omonia Nicosie), Rony (FC Fola), Platini (Santa Clara).

Forwards:┬áRyan Mendes (Lille), Ramb├® (Belenenses), Nhuck Heldon (Maritimo), Ju├║lio Tavares (Dijon), Djaniny (Olhanense).

Morocco

Goalkeepers: Nadir Lamyaghri (Wydad Casablanca), Anas Zniti (Maghreb Fès), Khalid Askri (Raja Casablanca).

Defenders: Mehdi Benatia (Udinese, Italy), Ahmed Kantari (Stade Brestois, France), Abdelhamid El Kaoutari (Montpellier, France), Abderrahim Chakir (FAR de Rabat), Issam El Adoua (Vitória Guimarães, Portugal), Younes Belakhdar (FAR de Rabat), Zakarya Bergdich (RC Lens, France).

Midfielders:┬áAdil Hermach (Al Hilal, Saudi Arabia), Karim El Ahmadi (Aston Villa, England), Mehdi Nemli (Moghreb T├®touan), Kamel Chafni (Stade Brestois, France), Abdelaziz Barrada (Getafe, Spain), Younes Belhanda (Montpellier, France), Nordin Amrabat (Galatasaray, Turkey), Oussama Assa├»di (Liverpool, England), Youssef Kaddioui (FAR de Rabat), Chahir Belghazouani (Ajaccio, France).

Forwards: Abderrazak Hamdallah (OCS), Mounir El Hamdaoui (Fiorentina, Italy), Youssef El Arabi (Granada, Spain).

Angola

Goalkeepers: Lama (Petro Atletico), Landu (Recreativo de Libolo), Neblu (Primeiro de Agosto).

Defenders: Miguel (Petro Atletico), Batsos (Petro Atletico), Dany Massunguna (Primeiro de Agosto), Pirolito (Interclube), Frabricio (Interclube), Lunguinha (Kabuscorp), Marco Airosa (AEL Limassol, Chypre), Zuela (APOEL Nicosie, Chypre).

Midfielders:┬áManucho Dinis (Primeiro de Agosto), Manuel Costa (Avia├ºao), Geraldo (Coritiba, Brazil), Gilberto (AEL Limassol, Chypre), Djalma Campos (Kas─▒mpa┼ƒa, Turkey), Ded├® (AEL Limassol, Chypre).

Forwards: Mingo Bille (Primeiro de Agosto), Amaro (Primeiro de Agosto), Yano (Progreso de Sambizanga), Manucho (Valladolid, Spain), Mateus Galiano (Nacional Madère, Portugal), Guilherme Afonso (FC Vaduz, Liechtenstein).

Group B: Ghana, Niger, DR Congo and Mali

Ghana

Goalkeepers: Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset/ NOR), Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold), Daniel Adjei (Liberty Professionals)

Defenders:┬áJohn Paintsil (Hapo├½l Tel-Aviv/ISR), Harrison Afful (Esp├®rance Tunis/TUN), Richard Kissi Boateng (Berekum Chelsea), John Boye (Rennes/FRA), Jonathan Mensah (Evian TG/FRA), Isaac Vorsah (Red Bull Salzburg/AUT), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor/TUR), Mohammed Awal (Maritzburg United/RSA), Mubarak Wakaso (Espanyol Barcelone/ESP)

Midfielders: Christian Atsu (FC Porto/POR), Anthony Annan (Osasuna/Spain), Derek Boateng (Dnipro Dniepropetrovsk/UKR), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese/ITA), Solomon Asante (Berekum Chelsea), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus/ITA), Albert Adomah (Bristol City/ENG/D2), Mohammed Rabiu (Evian TG/FRA)

Forwards:┬áAsamoah Gyan (Al Ain/UAE), Emmanuel Clottey (Esp├®rance Tunis/TUN), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Sassuolo/ITA/D2)

Niger

Goalkeepers: Daouda Kassaly (Chippa United, SA), Saminou Rabo (Sahel SC), Moussa Alzouma (AS Garde Nationale).

Defenders:┬áMohammed Chicoto (AS Marsa, Tunisia), Koffi Dankowa (ES Zarzis, Tunisie), Mohamed Soumaila (Club Sportif Sfaxien), Mohamed Bachar (AS Douane), Kourouma Fatokouma (Chabab, Maroc), Luky James (AS Douane), Ismael Alassane┬á (Mangasport,Gabon), Kader Amadou (Olympic Niamey), Issiakou Koudiz├® (AS Garde Nationale)

Midfielders:┬áIdrissa Laouali (Mangasport, Gabon), Babacar Talatou (Ama Zulu, SA), Williams NÔÇÖGonou (LB 07, Sweden), Souleymane Sakou (Olympic Niamey), Amadou Mountari (Le Mans, France), Issoufou Boubacar, Lancina.

Forwards:┬áMoussa Maazou (Etoile du Sahel, Tunisia), Kamilou Daouda (JS Saoura, Algeria), Modibo Sidib├®, Issoufou Dant├® (Wydad F├¿s, Morocco).

DR Congo

Goalkeepers: Robert Kidiaba (TP Mazembe), Landu Bakala (FC MK), Parfait Mandanda (Charleroi, Belgium).

Dfenders: Issama Mpeko (V Club), Chancel Mbemba (Anderlecht, Belgium), C├®dric Mongongu (Evian TG, France), Jean Kasusula (TP Mazembe), Larrys Mabiala (Kardemir Karab├╝kspor, Turkey), Landry Mulemo (Courtrai, Belgium), Gabriel Zakuani (Peterborough United, England).

Midfielders:┬áYoussouf Mulumbu (West Bromwich Albion, England), C├®dric Makiadi (Fribourg, Germany), Kisombe Makuntima (DC Motema Pembe), Matumona Zola (RAEC Mons, Belgium), Tr├®sor Mputu (TP Mazembe), Alain Kaluyituka (Qatar), D├®o Kanda (TP Mazembe).

Forwards:┬áPatou Kabangu (TP Mazembe), Luvumbu Nzinga (Rojolu), Dieumerci Mbokani (Anderlecht, Belgium), Tr├®sor Lomana Lualua (Kardemir Karab├╝kspor, Turkey), Manzia Budje (Shark XI), Yves Diba (Najran SC, Saufi Arabia)

Mali

Goalkeepers:┬áSoumbeyla Diakit├® (Stade Malien), Mamadou Samassa (Guingamp/ FRA), Ali Yirango (Djoliba AC)

Defenders: Adama Coulibaly (Auxerre/ FRA), Idrissa Coulibaly (Al Lekihwiya/ QAT), Ousmane Coulibaly (Brest/ FRA), Salif Coulibaly (Djoliba), Fousseni Diawara (AC Ajaccio/ FRA), Mahamadou Ndiaye (Vitoria Guimaraes/ POR), Adama Tamboura (Randers/ NOR), Molla Wague (Caen/ FRA)

Midfielders: Sambou Diakite (Queens Park Rangers/ ENG), Seydou Keita (Dalian Aerbin/ CHN), Mohamed Sissoko (Paris-SG/ FRA), Samba Sow (Lens/ FRA), Kalilou Traore (Sochaux/ FRA), Mahamane Traore (Nice/ FRA), Sambou Yatabare (Bastia/ FRA)

Forwards: Cheick Diabate (Bordeaux/ FRA), Cheick Fanta-Mady Diarra (Rennes/ FRA), Sigamary Diarra (AC Ajaccio/ FRA), Modibo Maiga (West Ham/ ANG), Mamadou Samassa (Chievo Verone/ ITA)

Group C: Zambia, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia

Zambia

Goalkeepers: Kennedy Mweene (Free State Stars, AFS), Joshua Titima (Power Dynamos, ZAM), Danny Munyao (Red Arrows, ZAM)

Defenders: Stophira Sunzu (TP Mazembe, RDCongo), Joseph Musunda (Golden Arrows, AFS), Nathan Sinkala (TP Mazembe, RD Congo), Hijani Himoonde (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Emmanuel Mbola (FC Porto, POR), Davies Nkausu (SuperSport United, SA), Francis Kasonde (TP Mazembe, DR Congo)

Midfielders:┬áIsaac Chansa (Hinan Jianye, CHN), William Njovu (Hapoel BeÔÇÖer Sheva, ISR), Chisamba Lungu (Ural Sverdlosk Oblast, RUS), Rainford Kalaba (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Mukaka Mulenga (Power Dynamos, ZAM), Jonas Sakuwaha (Al ÔÇôMerreikh Omdurman, SDN), Noah Chivuta (Free State Stars, SA)

Forwards: Christopher Katongo (Henan Jianye, CHN), Collins Mbesuma (Orlando Pirates, SA), James Chamanga (Dalian Shide, CHN), Jacob Mulenga (FC Utrecht, P-B), Emmanuel Mayuka (FC Southampton, ANG)

Nigeria

Goalkeepers:┬áVincent Enyeama (Maccabi Tel Aviv), Austin Ejide (Hapoel BeÔÇÖer Sheba), Chigozie Agbim (Enugu Rangers).

Defenders: Elderson Echiejile (FC Braga), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod FC), Joseph Yobo (Fenerbahce), Efe Ambrose (Celtic), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kenneth Omeruo (ADO Den Haag), Godfrey Oboabona (Sunshine Stars).

Midfielders: Mikel Obi (Chelsea), Nosa Igiebor (Real Betis), Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio), Raheem Lawal (Adana Demirspor), Obiora Nwankwo (Calcio Padova), Fegor Ogude (Valerenga), Gabriel Reuben (Kano Pillars).

Forwards: Ahmed Musa w(CSKA Moscou), Emmanuel Emenike (Spartak Moscow), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Ikechukwu Uche (Villarreal), Ejike Uzoenyi, Sunday Mba (Enugu Rangers).

Burkina Faso

Goalkeepers:┬áAbdoulaye Soulama (Asante Kotoko, Ghana), Daouda Diakit├® (Lierse, Belgium), Moussa Germain Sanou (Saint-Etienne, France).

Defenders:┬áBakary Kon├® (Lyon, France), Paul K├®ba Koulibaly (Dinamo Bucarest,), Mady Panand├®tiguiri (Antwerp, Belgium), Mohamed Koffi (Petrojet, Egypt), Henri Traor├® (AshantiGold, Ghana).
Midfielders:┬áCharles Kabor├® (Marseille, France), Djakaridja Kon├® (Evian TG, France), Florent Rouamba (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldavie), Jonathan Pitroipa (Rennes, France), Abdou Razack Traor├® (Lechia Gdansk, Poland), Wilfried Sanou (Kyoto Sanga, Japan), Ali Rabo (El Shorta, Egypt), Alain Traor├® (Lorient, France), Issouf Ouattara (Chernomorets Burgas, Bulgaria), Salif Dianda (Ternana Calcio, Italy).

Forwards:┬áMoumouni Dagano (Al-Sailiya, Qatar), Aristide Banc├® (Augsburg, Germany), Wilfried Dah (Al-Dhaid Sharjah, United Arab Emirates), Pierre Koulibaly (Al-Dhaid Sharjah, United Arab Emirates), Pr├®juce Nakoulma (Gornik Zabrze, Poland).

Ethiopia

Goalkeepers: Jemal Tassew (Coffee FC), Sisay Bancha (Dedebit), Zerihun Tadelle (Saint George)

Defenders: Degu Debebe (Saint George), Biyadglign Eliase (Saint George), Abebaw Butako (Saint George), Alula Girma (Saint George), Seyum Tesfaye (Dedebit), Birhanu Bogale (Dedebit), Aynalem Hailu (Dedebit)

Midfielders: Asrat Megersa (EEPCO), Addis Hintsa (Dedebit), Yared Zinabu (Saint George), Shimelese Bekele (Saint George), Behailu Asefa (Dedebit), Minyahel Teshome (Dedebit), Dawit Estifanose (Coffee FC), Yussuf Saleh (Syrianska/SUE)

Forwards: Saladin Seid (Wadi Degla/EGY), Adane Girma (Saint George), Umed Ukuri (Saint George), Getaneh Kebede (Dedebit), Fuad Ibrahim (Minnesota Stars/USA)

Group D: Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Algeria and Togo

Tunisia

Goalkeepers:┬áAymen Mathlouthi (Etoile du Sahel, Tunisia), Moez Ben Cherifia (Esp├®rance de Tunis, Tunisia), Farouk Ben Mustapha (Club Athl├®tique Bizertin, Tunisia)

Defenders:┬áAymen Abdennour (Toulouse, France), Anis Boussaidi (Tavria Simferopol, Ukraine), Khalil Chammam (Esp├®rance de Tunis, Tunisia), Chamseddine Dhaouadi (Etoile du Sahel, Tunisia), Walid Hichri (Esp├®rance de Tunis, Tunisia), Bilel Ifa (Club Africain,Tunisia), Fateh Gharbi (Club Sportif Sfaxien,Tunisia)

Midfielders:┬áHaten Baratli (Club Africain,Tunisia), Wissem Ben Yahia (Mersin, Turkey), Wahbi Khazri (Bastia, France), Majdi Traoui (Esp├®rance de Tunis, Tunisia), Khaled Mouelhi (Esp├®rance de Tunis, Tunisia), Oussama Darragi (FC Sion, Suisse), Zouheir Dhaouadi

Forwards: Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (Club Sportif Sfaxien,Tunisia), Saber Khelifa (Evian, France), Youssef Msakni (Lakhouya, Qatar), Hamdi Harbaoui (Lokeren, Belgium), Chadi Hammami (Al Koweït, Kowait), Issam Jemaa (Al Koweït, Kowait)

Ivory Coast

Goalkeepers:┬áBoubacar Copa Barry (Lokeren, Belgium), Daniel Yeboah (Dijon, France), Badra Ali Sangar├® (lÔÇÖIvoire Acad├®mie)
Defenders:┬áSouleymane Bamba (Leicester City, England), Arthur Boka (VfB Stuttgart, Germany), Emmanuel Ebou├® (Galatasaray, Turkey), Igor Lolo (FC Kuban Krasnodar, Russia), Siaka Ti├®n├® (PSG, France), Kolo Tour├® (Manchester City, England), Ismael Traor├® (Brest, France)
Midfielders:┬áAbdul Razak (Manchester City, England), Romaric (Real Saragosse, Spain), Max-Alain Gradel (Saint-Etienne, France), Cheik Tiot├® (Newcastle, England), Yaya Tour├® (Manchester City, England), Didier Ya Konan (Hanovre 96, Germany), Didier Zokora (Trabzonspor, Turkey)
Forwards:┬áDidier Drogba (Shanghai Shenhua, China), Salomon Kalou (Lille, France), Arouna Kon├® (Wigan, England), Lacina Traor├® (Anzhi Makhachkala, Russia), Wilfried Bony (Vitesse Arnhem, Holland), Gervinho (Arsenal, England)

Algeria

Goalkeepers:┬áRais Mbolhi (Krylia Sovetov/RUS), C├®dric Si Mohammed (JEM B├®jaia), Azzeddine Doukha (USM Harrach).

Defenders: Essaïd Belkalem (JS Kabylie), Carl Medjani (AC Ajaccio/FRA), Rafik Halliche (Academica/POR), Ali Rial (JS Kabylie), Mehdi Mostefa (AC Ajaccio/FRA), Liassine Cadamuro (Real Sociedad/SP), Djamel Mesbah (AC Milan/ITA), Faouzi Ghoulam (Saint Etienne/FRA).

Midfielders: Adlène Guedioura (Nothingham Forest/ANG), Medhi Lacen (Getafe/SP), Khaled Lemmouchia (Club Africain/TUN), Saad Tedjar (USM Alger), Hameur Bouazza (Racing Santander/SP), Ryad Boudebouz (Sochaux/FRA), Foued Kadir (Valenciennes/FRA), Sofiane Feghouli (Valence/SP)

Forwards:┬áHilal Soudani (Guimares/POR), Islam Slimani (CR Belouizdad), Mohamed Amine Aoudia (ES S├®tif), Yacine Bezzaz (CS Constantine)

Togo

Goalkeepers: Baba Tchagouni (Dijon, France), Mawugbe Atsou (Marantha FC), Agassa Kossi (Reims).
Defenders:┬áAbdoul-Gafar Mamah (Dacia FC, Moldavie), Dar├® Nibomb├® (Boussou Dur Borinage, Belgium), Djene Dakonam (Cotonsport, Cameroon), Donou Kokou (Marantha FC), Sadat Ouro-Akoriko (Free State Stars, SA), Senah Mango (Olympique Marseille, France), Serge Akakpo (┬Äilina, Slovaquie), Vincent Bossou (Navibank Saigon, Vietnam).
Midfielders:┬áDov├® Wome (Free State Stars, SA), Kodjo Am├®t├®p├® (Marantha FC), Komlan Amewou (N├«mes, France), Moustapha Salifou, Prince Segbefia (Auxerre, France), Sapol Mani (CA Batna, Algeria), Jacques-Alaixys Romao (FC Lorient)
Forwards:┬áFessou Placa (Agaza), Kalen Damessi (Lille, France), Serge Gakp├® (Nantes, France), Thomas Dossevi (Chonburi FC, Tha├»land), Emmanuel Adebayor (Tottenham Hottspurs)