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Football: Hick-ups to Africa Cup, but organisers "satisfied"

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The pitch for the Africa Cup of Nations opening and closing games is not ready, tickets are selling slowly and marketing is barely visible, yet organisers are "satisfied" with preparations. 

Picture of the official match ball (Katlego) of the Africa Cup of Nations 2013 (CAN) ©AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE

"We are comfortable with plans that have been put into place, in terms of details, in terms of operational execution," said Afcon local organising committee CEO Mvuzo Mbebe, briefing media on Johannesburg's preparedness for the continental tournament.

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