The striker joined Helsingborg from Moldovan club FC Sheriff in 2007 and scored 14 goals in 23 games to make him the joint top scorer in the Swedish Allsvenskan.
The Super Eagles have finished third in the last three tournaments and boast a strong English based contingent made up of Joseph Yobo, Aiyegbeni Yakubu (both Everton), Converse Men Shoes
A strong midfield pairing of Liverpool's Mohamed Sissoko and Real Madrid's Mahamadou Diarra will help keep things tight at the back, whilst Sevilla's Frederic Kanoute and Stoke Pink Converse High Tops Australia
Drogba is his country's captain and talisman and his form over the past two seasons means that he is once again expected to be one of the stars of the tournament.
His explosive pace and eye for goal make him one of Africa's most feared front men and he will be looking to fire Nigeria into the knock out stages.
One to watch: Frederic Kanoute.
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Midfielder Romvald Boco plays his football for League Two side Accrington Stanley, but 13 other members of their squad are on the books of various other clubs across Europe.
IVORY COASTChampions in 2002, the Ivory Coast also finished runners up to Egypt in 2006 and are expected to feature in the final shake up once again this time around.
The Chelsea striker won the Premeir League golden boot last season after netting 20 times in a largely unforgettable season for the Blues.
striker Mamady Sidibie will be hoping to provide the goals.
The Elephants will also be able to call on the services of other big names such as Barcelona's Yaya Toure and the dangerous Lens striker Arouna Kone.
MALIMali have failed to reach the finals since 2004, but on the last three occasions in which they have qualified for the tournament they have gone on to finish in a respectable fourth place.
One to watch: Razak Omotoyossi.
Sion), Romauld Boco (Accrington Stanley), Djiman Koukou (Soleil FC), Mouri Ogunbiyi (Etoile Sahel), Jonas Oketola (unattached), Stephane Sessegnon (Le Mans), Sosthne Soglo (Energie FC), Seidath Tchomogo (East Riffa) Abou Maiga (Creteil), Wassiou Oladipikpo (JS Kabylie), Razak Omotoyossi (Helsingborg), Abdoulaye Ouzrou (Al Jazeera), Oumar Tchomogo (Portimonense)
A strong squad features six English based players in Emmanuel Eboue, Kolo Toure (both Arsenal), Abdoulaye Meite (Bolton), Didier Zokora (Spurs), Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou (both Chelsea).
The former West Ham and Tottenham striker only made his international debut for Mali in 2004 after representing France, the country of his birth, at junior levels.
Danny Shittu (Watford), John Obi Mikel (Chelsea), Seyi Olofinjana (Wolves), John Utaka, Nwankwo Kanu (both Portsmouth) and Obafemi Martins (Newcastle).
Squad: Boubacar Barry (Lokeren), Tiasse Kone (Africa Sports), Stephan Loboue (SpVgg Greuther Furth), Arthur Boka (VfB Stuttgart), Constant Djakpa (Pandurii Targu Jiu), Emmanuel Converse Knee High Shoes Eboue (Arsenal), Steve Gohouri (Borussia Moenchengladbach), Abdoulaye Meite (Bolton Wanderers), Kolo Toure (Arsenal), Marc Zoro (Benfica), Emerse Fae (Reading), Christian Koffi Ndri (Le Mans), Siaka Tiene (St Etienne), Gneri Yaya Toure (Barcelona), Didier Zokora (Tottenham Hotspur), Aruna Dindane (Racing Lens), Didier Drogba (Chelsea), Salomon Kalou (Chelsea), Abdul Kader Keita (Olympique Lyon), Arouna Kone (Sevilla), Bakary Kone (Nice), Gervais Yao Kouassi (Le Mans), Boubacar Sanogo (Werder Bremen)
BENINBenin are making just their second African Cup of Nations appearance and failed to clear the first hurdle during their first taste of the tournament back in 2004. It appears unlikely that they will better that performance from four years ago this time around after being drawn in a tough group.
One to watch: Obafemi Martins.
Squad: Valere Amoussou (Mogas 90), Rachad Chitou (Wikki Tourists), Yoann Djidonou (Red Star) Abdul Adenon (ASEC Abidjan), Anicet Adjamossi (Creteil), Damien Chrystosome (Casale), Alain Gaspoz (FC Bagnes), Achille Rouga (Stade Rennes), Noel Seka (FC Fyn), Bio A Traor (Panthres Djougou) Jocelyn Ahoueya (FC Converse All White Low Tops
Martins joined Newcastle from Internazionale in the summer of 2006 and has been a considerable success during his short time on Tyneside.
He has also grabbed six in six games in this season's Uefa Cup putting him joint top of the goal scoring charts along with Henrik Larsson and Luca Toni.
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