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Pick your favorite African All-Star Football Team

Football fans can now select their favorite players for VOA’s first annual ‘African All-Star Football 2013’ team. Votes can be cast for the duration of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament in South Africa, from January 19th to February 10th.

The complete list of players is available online in English, French, and Hausa, where the athletes’ bios can be viewed. Votes are updated throughout the AFCON tournament. Text +1-202-670-1867 with the player’s name, or visit any of the thirteen VOA language services websites broadcasting to Africa.

Choose nominees from four categories: Goalkeeper, Striker, Midfielder and Defender. Among the nominees are star players such as Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast), John Mikel Obi (Nigeria), and Manucho (Angola), and many others.

VOA will post the results on Monday, February 11th, the day after the AFCON champion is crowned.