The Chan CEO, Mvuzo Mbebe, said that the excitement is building up and he also testified that only three cities will play host to the tournament.
The Democratic Republic of Congo were the first team to arrive for the tournament and they will be based in Polokwane where they will be battling against Gabon, Burundi and Mauritania in Group D.
In addition to Polokwane, the other cities that will play host to the tournament are Cape Town and Bloemfontein.
Meanwhile the hosts are yet to prepare for the tournament which gets underway in Cape Town on January 11. South Africa will face Mozambique in the opening match of the tournament at the Cape Town stadium.