2013 Africa Cup of Nations BettingPublished January 17, 2013 by OCR Editor
African football's biggest tournament returns January 19 with plenty of sports betting options.
The African Cup of Nations (Orange CAN 2013) kicks off in South Africa on January 19 and continues through to February 10, providing plenty of sports betting opportunities for customers of William Hill's online sportsbook.
African Cup preview
The Confederation of African Football's biggest tournament is always full of surprises, and this time is no different, with seven-time champion Egypt already dropping out in the qualifying stage. But aside from that, most of the traditionally strong countries will be competing in 2013.
The 16 teams have been split into four groups of four. Following the group stage, the top two from each group will head to the knock-out stage, with the ultimate goal of making the final at Johannesburg's 94,700-capacity National Stadium on February 10.
William Hill betting odds
William Hill has a huge amount of betting options on the African Cup of football, including: Outright Markets on title and group; Match Results; Match Markets on 19 scenarios, including correct score and first goalscorer; Goal Markets on 19 scenarios, including race to X goals; plus More Scorer Markets, Time of Goal Markets, and Other Markets.
A couple of days out from the tournament, the title odds are as follows: Cote d'Ivoire, 7/4, Ghana, 6/1, South Africa, 7/1, Nigeria, 8/1, Zambia, 10/1, Morocco, 12/1, Algeria, Mali, Tunisia, 14/1, Angola, 40/1, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, 50/1, DR Congo, Togo, 66/1, Ethiopia, Niger, 150/1.
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