2013 Africa Cup of Nations

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 1st, 2013
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Nigeria striker, Peter Odemwingie is not interested in returning to the Super Eagles ‘unless things get straightforward’ in the national team set up. The forward was controversially left out of the Nigeria squad that went on to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations title in South Africa and could yet re...
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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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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 8th, 2013
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles have received a cash windfall of $82,000.00 about (N130 million) from business mogul Aliko Dangote for reaching the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. Dangote, has an estimated net worth of $11.2 billion USD as of March 2012. Based in Nigeria, he is the ow...
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In Mali
Feb 6th, 2013
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BAMAKO — Cries of disappointment erupted in Bamako on Wednesday as Nigeria thrashed Mali, dashing hopes of a football win to lighten the mood of a nation entangled in a bitter war against religious extremists. “Ah, poor Mali!” moaned supporters glued to small television screens in a Bamak...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 5th, 2013
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Didier Drogba and Ivory Coast’s ‘golden generation’ headed off into the sunset having come up short yet again in their quest to be crowned kings of Africa. For Drogba, who turns 35 next month, this was the last opportunity to lift the Africa Cup of Nations, but all the hype and hope...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 28th, 2013
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Nigeria are expected to get their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign back on track with a win over Ethiopia in a final Group C tie today in Rustenburg. The Super Eagles have drawn their first two group games against Burkina Faso and champions Zambia and would now need to beat Ethiopia to rea...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 25th, 2013
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Zambia secure a late 1-1 draw with Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday Reuters, Friday....
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 25th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Zambia 1 – 1 Nigeria Champions Zambia saved themselves from defeat and possible elimination from the African Nations Cup when goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene scored an 85th minute penalty to give them a 1-1 draw with Nigeria at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday. Earlier Nigeria had be...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 25th, 2013
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Nigeria-Zambia Preview: Bruised egos of Eagles and Chipolopolo clash to soothe nerves. Two bruised egos in the form of Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the defending champions Zambia will clash on Friday at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, and the likelihood is that whoever loses the match may be on the ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Former Nigerian captain Sunday Oliseh believes the Super Eagles may have blown their chance of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in South Africa. Report by Supersport Nigeria drew 1-1 against Burkina Faso in their opening game in Group C with the Stallions ne...