DR Congo has the oldest and youngest players. Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) goalie, Muteba Kidiaba Robert is the oldest player at the on going Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. Muteba who made his international debut in 2002 and has played his club football for AS Saint-Luc in 2002 before joining TP Mazembe, will be celebrate his 37th birthday on 1st Feb 2013.

Zambia’s Joseph Musonda who also plays for Golden Arrows football club, follows Muteba Kidiaba with 35 years of age. The duo Islanders of Fernando Maria Neves and Walder Alves Souto Amado, Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast: Galatasary), Asrat Megersa (Ethiopia: EEPCO), and Kossia Agassa (Togo: Reims) are the other following players with 34 years each.

In the same vein, DR Congo has the youngest players at the 39th edition of the African cup of Nations. Chancel Mbemba Mangulu  who plys his trading football for Anderlecht, Budge Manzia (both from DR C), Mèmè Placca Fessou (Togo: OC Agaza) and  Aly Yirango (Mali: Djoliba) are the youngest lads at the tourney.

The aging list of Players at AFCON is as follows:

32+ year old Players at AFCON 2013

36 – Muteba Kidiaba (Congo DR: TP Mazembe)

35  – Joseph Musonda (Zambia: Golden Arrows)

34 – Didier Drogba (Côte d’Ivoire: Shanghai Shenhua)

    – Kossia Agassa (Togo: Reims)

    – Nando (Cape Verde Islands: Châteauroux)

    – Ronny (Cape Verde Islands: Fola Esch)

33 – Abdoulaye Soulama (Burkina Faso: Asante Kotoko)

    – Boubacar Barry (Côte d’Ivoire: Lokoren)

    – Idrissa Laouali (Niger: ASFAN)

    – Seydou Keita (Mali: Dalian Aernin)

32 – Adama Coulibaly (Mali: Auxerre)

    – Alhassane Issoufou (Niger: Widad Fez)

    – Ali Rial (Algeria: JS Kabylie)

    – Daré Nibombé (Togo: Boussu Dour)

    – Didier Zokora (Côte d’Ivoire: Trabzonspor)

    – Fousseni Diawara (Mali: Ajaccio)

    – James Chamanga (Zambia: Lioaning Whowin)

    – Joseph Yobo (Nigeria: Fenerbahçe)

    – Lomana LuaLua (Congo DR: Karabükspor)

    – Moumouni Dagano (Burkina Faso: Al-Sailiya)

Teenager players at AFCON 2013

19 Years Olds

Alula Girma (Ethiopia: Saint George)

Amadou Moutari (Niger: Le Mans B)

Emmanuel Mbola (Zambia: Porto)

Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria: ADO Den Haag)

Mukuka Mulenga (Zambia: Power Dynamos)

Neblú (Angola: 1º de Agosto)

Pecks (Cape Verde Islands: Gil Vicente)

Pirolito (Angola: InterClube)

Richmond Boakye (Ghana: Sassuolo)

Salif Coulibaly (Mali: Djoliba)

18 Years Olds

Aly Yirango (Mali: Djoliba)

Budge Manzia (Congo DR: Shark XI)

Chancel Mbemba Mangulu (Congo DR: Anderlecht)

Mèmè Placca Fessou (Togo: OC Agaza)

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