Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula says Bafana Bafana has great players who will do the country proud.
Former Bafana midfielder Zane Moosa says the national team needs to give it their all in the Afcon.
President Jacob Zuma said the whole nation should rally behind Bafana Bafana during the Afcon tournament.
CAF is confident of exceeding the record 6.6 billion television viewers who watched last year's Afcon.
Togo's football association president said he had made the final selection of players for the Afcon squad.
The LOC for the 2013 Afcon is expected to unveil its transport strategy for the tournament on Monday.