• Libreville, Gabon. Volunteer first-aiders are ready to take action at matches and other Cup-related events.
    • Libreville, Gabon. Volunteer first-aiders are ready to take action at matches and other Cup-related events.
      © ICRC
  • Gabonese Red Cross first-aider warming up for the Cup.
    • Gabonese Red Cross first-aider warming up for the Cup.
      © ICRC
  • Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The Equatorial Guinea Red Cross is providing the Cup organizers with 80 first-aiders to cover the events in Mababo and Bata.
  • Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. Equatorial Guinea Red Cross volunteers practising resuscitation techniques.
  • Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. In a simulation, a patient's neck is immobilized before she is taken to hospital.
  • Children play football on a beach in Kribi, Cameroon.

    The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations officially began on 21 January.


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