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This is our list of the top 10 sexiest Afcon players who will grace our soccer fields and TV screens. In no particular order, the players are:
South Africa: Lehlohonolo Majoro - The 26-year-old striker plays for Kaizer Chiefs.
Ghana: Adam Larsen - Born in Norway to a Norwegian mother and Ghanaian father. This Adonis is a goalkeeper for Norwegian side Strømsgodset.
Mali: Seydou Keita - The 33-year-old captains the Mali team and is a midfielder for Dalian Aerbin FC in the Chinese Super League.
Zambia: Christopher Katongo - At 30, Chris is at the top of his game as captain of the Chipolopolo and plays for Chinese Super League club Henan Construction FC as a striker.
Nigeria: Obi Mikel - Obi plays top-flight soccer in England for defending Uefa Champions League champions Chelsea. He is certainly going to turn heads at the tournament.
Ivory Coast: Yaya Touré - The reigning African Player of the Year, Touré is one of the brightest soccer stars on the continent, and he's easy on eye too ... a top contender!
Morocco: Oussama Assaidi - The baby-faced Dutch-Morrocan footballer plays for Liverpool in the English top flight. At 24 years he will be in the Moroccan team for years to come.
Ethiopia: Addis Hintsa - The 26-year-old is one of the better looking footballers in the team.
Cape Verde: Ryan Mendes. Mendes plays club football in France and the 23-year-old will start in tomorrow's match against South Africa.
Togo: Emmanuel Adebayor - He plays top flight soccer in England for Tottenham Hotspur. Adebayor is a firm favourite of male fans. He is a favourite of female fans too.