African teams in World Cup Qualifier playoffs

Minyahil Teshome completed his journey from villain to hero after firing Ethiopia into the play-offs for next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil. The 27-year-old struck a 61st-minute winner as Ethiopia came from a goal down against Central African Republic to win 2-1 and secure their place in Africa's 10-team play-off

Belhanda could miss AFCON 2013

Morocco head coach Rachid Taoussi is still in shock after MontpellierÔÇÖs Younes Belhanda injured himself during team training In South Africa. The Federation of Royal Moroccan Football has now announced that their player may not suit up for Afcon. The Moroccan body published that MontpellierÔÇÖs player tore a muscle in team training

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. Complete squads per group Group A: South Africa, Cape Verde, Morocco, Angola South Africa Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Senzo