Burkina Faso

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Feb 11th, 2013
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From a player stuck in the obscurity of the French second division to one from a collection of millionaires at Champions League winners Chelsea, Reuters’ selection of a ‘dream team’ for the African Nations Cup reflects the wide diversity of the players who competed at the finals in South Africa over ...
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Feb 10th, 2013
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Burkina Faso’s talisman Jonathan Pitroipa has been named best player of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. However, it was champions Nigeria who got the lion’s share tonight as Emmanuel Emenike won the Golden Boot after scoring four goals and Victor Moses scooped the Fair player Award. Coach...
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Feb 10th, 2013
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NIGERIA HAVE WON THE AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS!!! Nigeria returned to the top of African football on Sunday by beating Burkina Faso 1-0 in the Cup of Nations final for its first continental title in nearly two decades. Sunday Mba’s goal in the 40th minute delivered another triumph for coach Stephen...
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Feb 10th, 2013
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Latest: Nigeria 1-0 Burkina Faso Sunday Mba scores on 40 mins Final at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg NIGERIA HAVE WON THE AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS!!! 90 +4 Dagano steps up and rifles his free kick five yards over the bar! It may be all over! The Nigeria bench can sense they are on the brink of […]...
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Feb 10th, 2013
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Victor Moses is fit again to star in Sunday’s AFCON final, while Emmanuel Emenike could still play a part in the game, officials said. Nigeria spokesman Ben Alaiya on Sunday morning gave Moses the all clear after he recovered from a left ankle injury. “I can say 100% that Moses will play the final. H...
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Feb 10th, 2013
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Austin Eguavoen was the stand in captain during most of the matches of Tunisia ’94. That was the last time Nigeria won the Nations Cup, the only other time being in 1980 when Nigeria hosted and won. Christian Chukwu was captain and also an assistant to Westerhof when they won in Tunisia. “...
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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 […...