South Africa has been given the rights to host the 2013 African Nations Cup. As part of the preparations, the South African Football Association (SAFA) has established a Local Organising Committee (LOC) that will oversee a successful hosting of the African spectacle on the South African soccer pitches.

It is against this background that the Minister of Sport and Recreation SA, Mr Fikile Mbalula, SAFA President Mr. Kirsten

Nematendani and the LOC Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mvuzo Mbebe will address Members of the Media about the preparations under the following:

Date: 13 April 2012

Venue: Hilton Hotel, Sandton

Rivonia Road

Time: 12:00

Members of the Media are invited to the Briefing.

For more information please contact the following:

Paena Galane

SPOKESPERSON: Sport and Recreation SA