Afcon will be painted orange

GLOBAL sportswear brand Puma is out to paint the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Angola in January orange with their new playing equipment for the 12 teams they sponsor.

GLOBAL sportswear brand Puma is out to paint the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Angola in January orange with their new playing equipment for the 12 teams they sponsor.

The 12 teams are Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Egypt, Tunisia, Namibia, Morocco, Angola, Senegal and Togo.

The Desert Foxes of Algeria are the latest to join forces with Puma, though their contract will only come into effect from January 1.

Said Jochen Zeitz, the company's chairperson: "Africa has a great deal to offer the international football community; next year's major tournaments will provide the perfect stage and Puma is very proud to be a part of them."

The draw for the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Angola next month.

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