African Nations Cup: Team-by-team preview


The 2012 African Nations Cup, which is being co-hosted by Gabon and Equatorial Guine, begins tomorrow.

While some of Africa's biggest teams are absent due to their failure to qualify, including Cameroon, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa, the tournament still promises to showcase some of the world's best players.

Here, we assess the 16 teams in action, and analyse who will most likely be in the final in Libreville come February 12.

Click here or click 'VIEW GALLERY' to launch our team-by-team guide to the African Nations Cup.