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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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JOHN OBI MIKEL has warned his Nigeria team-mates not to believe they are favourites for African Nations Cup glory. The Super Eagles face outsiders Burkina Faso in today’s final. And Chelsea midfielder Mikel insisted: “We will be patient and keep playing the way we are playing. “We go into the final s...
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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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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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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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NOTE: IndepthAfrica unable to confirm this reports. Nigeria will challenge Burkina Faso on Sunday for the AfCON trophy. Nigeria and Chelsea FC skillful forward, Victor Moses, has been ruled out of the final match of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON 2013. Moses picked up an injury in the first half o...
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Feb 8th, 2013
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Burkina Faso’s Jonathan Pitroipa has been cleared to play in the Africa Cup of Nations final against Nigeria on Sunday after his ban was rescinded. Referee Slim Jdidi admitted that he mistakenly issued the winger with a second yellow card for simulation in the semi-final against Ghana. The Conf...
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Feb 8th, 2013
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Nigeria Vs Burkina Faso final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations – Contrary to media reports, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan will not attend Sunday’s final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations between Nigeria and Burkina Faso in Johannesburg, South Africa, according to the Nigeri...
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(Reuters) – Factbox on Nigeria, who play in Sunday’s African Nations Cup final against Burkina Faso at Soccer City: Previous appearances in African Nations Cup finals: 16 Previous best performance: Winners in 1980 and 1994; Runners-up in 1984, 1988, 1990 and 2000 FIFA world ranking Jan. 2...
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(Reuters) – Factbox on Burkina Faso, who play in Sunday’s African Nations Cup final against Nigeria at Soccer City: Previous appearances in African Nations Cup finals: 8 Previous best performance: Semi-finalist in 1998 FIFA world ranking Jan. 2013: 92 Coach: Belgian Paul Put was banned in...