AFCON 2013 Result

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Feb 3rd, 2013
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Burkina Faso reached the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup for the first since 1998 when a header in extra time from Jonathan Pitroipa gave them a 1-0 win over fellow outsiders Togo on Sunday. Pitroipa pulled away from his marker at a corner in the last seconds of the first period of extra time ...
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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Mali reached the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after edging out hosts South Africa on penalties. Bafana Bafana missed three of their spot-kicks, with Lehlohonolo Majoro firing wide to give Mali victory. The hosts had taken the lead in the first half, with strike...
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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 28th, 2013
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Ghana eased through to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Niger to finish top of Group B. Captain Asamoah Gyan was instrumental throughout and he set the Black Stars on their way when he controlled Albert Adomah’s cross and the drove home. Gyan then turned provider as he...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 26th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Ivory Coast 3 – 0 Tunisia FULL-TIME- Ivory Coast 3-0 Tunisia Ivory Coast fully deserved their victory but the win was not as comfortable as the scoreline suggests. They needed two goals in the last three minutes to kill off Tunisia. The result means that Ivory Coast are now o...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 25th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Burkina Faso 4 – 0 Ethiopia Rank outsiders, Burkina Faso have jumped to the top of the Group C of the Africa Nations Cup after posting a ruthless 4-0 victory over Ethiopia in Nelspruit.  Burkina Faso keeper, Abdoulaye, Soulemana was sent off in the 60th minute for handling th...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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Ghana sits atop of Group B in the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Mali 1-0 in both teams’ second game of the group stage on Thursday. A penalty kick goal from Espanyol midfielder Mubarak Wakaso ensured the four-time African champions got their first win of the continental showpiece in South...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Ethiopia goalkeeper Bushura Tasew is banned by the CAF disciplinary committee. And Ethiopia have also been slapped a US$ 10,000 fine on top of the player suspension. CAF has fined Zambia after four of its players were yellow carded in the 1-1 draw against Ethiopia. The players on cards are Collins Mb...
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Jan 21st, 2013
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Ten-man Ethiopia battled hard to claim a hard fought draw against Zambia in an entertaining Group C opening match in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday. The east Africans had goalkeeper Jemal Tessaw sent off ten minutes before the break for a harsh tackle and suffered more misery by conceding a...