AFCON 2013: Mali 1 – 4 Nigeria Live Blog!

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
Nigeria soccer team

Nigeria soccer team

In Summary

  • Latest: Mali 1-4 Nigeria
  • Nigeria were 3-0 up at half-time
  • Burkina Faso v Ghana (1830)


As the dust settles after the quarter-finals, the landscape looks strangely unfamiliar. The favourites, Ivory Coast, have gone; the hosts, South Africa, have gone; and Egypt, who dominated the tournament in the last half of the first decade of this century, didn’t even qualify. So the Africa Cup of Nations will go either to one of the traditional powers of African football, Ghana or Nigeria, both of whom nurse the pain of years without a title, or to a first time-winner, Mali or Burkina Faso.

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