Africa Cup of Nations: The Top 5 Contenders

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Africa Cup of Nations: The Top 5 Contenders
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The 29th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations gets under way at South Africa's Soccer City stadium on Saturday.

The 2013 iteration of the CAF tournament—which has been moved forward a year to prevent it clashing with World Cup years—will not feature traditional African powerhouses like Egypt, Cameroon or Senegal. But it will feature reigning champions Zambia, Didier Drogba's Ivory Coast... and plenty of vuvuzelas.

Here are the most likely contenders for the Nations Cup trophy, and the key players to watch out for...

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