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Feb 9th, 2013
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The Stallions are set to make history while the Super Eagles are hoping to win the Nations Cup trophy for a third time The route to qualification for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations tournament was different for both sides. While the Super Eagles walloped Liberia 6-1, the Stallions needed a stoppage ti...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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Mali finished third in the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after beating Ghana in an entertaining third place play-off. Mahamadou Samassa put Mali ahead with a powerful header, before captain Seydou Keita doubled their lead, stabbing home from close range. Ghana midfielder Kwadwo As...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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Africa Cup of Nations Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth Date: Saturday 9 February Kick-off: 18:00 GMT  Ghana and Mali meet for the fourth time in the last two Africa Cup of Nations – having being drawn in the same group and ending up in the third place play-off at both tournamen...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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Burkina Faso will make history on Sunday by appearing in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the first time. They face Nigeria who, while not favourites for the tournament at the start are now hotly tipped to win, even though the teams drew 1-1 in the first group match. You might not know a […...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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S’Busiso Mseleku History will be made no matter who wins the 29th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday. A number of talking points are also bound to occur in the final just as it has happened right through this tournament, more especially in the knockout stages. HISTORY A Nigerian w...
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Feb 8th, 2013
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By Segun Odegbami Who will win Afcon 2013? This was the same question I asked when I started my series on Afcon 2013. After three weeks of incredible football drama I know better than to predict. My crystal ball has gotten the critical end of Afcon 2013 wrong. I ‘apologise’ to South Africans for rais...
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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Ghana ended Cape Verde Islands’s fairytale run in the African Nations Cup with a 2-0 quarter-final victory on Saturday. Mubarak Wakaso struck twice in the second half, once from the penalty spot, as Ghana clinched a semi-final meeting with Burkina Faso or Togo. Ghana were fortunate to break the...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Debutants Cape Verde qualified for the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after coming from behind to beat 2-1 in Port Elizabeth. The Angolans took the lead on 33 minutes through an own goal from Cape Verde defender Neves. The Blue Sharks equalised with nine minutes left, after defender Fernando...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has officially written to the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over the refereeing in Friday’s game against Zambia at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. Nigeria complained about the officiating during their opening game against Burkina Faso on...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Cape Verde go into their final group game unbeaten, having defied pre-tournament predictions with two draws. The debutants impressed against South Africa and Morocco and will again look to Ryan Mendes and Platini for inspiration. Angola need a win, as they sit bottom of Group A after a 2-0 defeat to ...