Africa Nations Cup

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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On Sunday, February 10, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Nigeria’s national football (soccer) team, the Super Eagles, beat the Burkina Faso Stallions 1-0 to win the prestigious African Cup of Nations title. Back home in Nigeria, the Super Eagles’ victory came just hours after northern Nigeria once agai...
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Feb 14th, 2013
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The February edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking is dominated by the CAF Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. By claiming their third title, Nigeria (30th, up 22) have not only ended a 19-year drought since they last won the tournament, but have also climbed 22 places to 30th – their best r...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi He had a choice not to step into Nigeria again but he didn’t take that option. That is character. Having offered him a sanctuary and opportunity to develop his skill, England beckoned on him to play for her age-grade national teams, scoring 11 goals in the process. That is integri...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations ended Sunday with Nigeria taking the title and AFP reviews who said what during the three-week competition: You don’t want to know what was going through my mind in the last few minutes — Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi after a tense finish to a 1-0 final win over Burkina [...
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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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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
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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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
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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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
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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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...