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Feb 22nd, 2013
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released seeding teams for the draw of the 2015 African nations Cup championship to be hosted by Morocco. The full draw will be released on March 10 in Rabat during a CAF’s general assembly and the qualification procedures. The qualification will return...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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Ahmed Musa has told MTNFootball.com Ethiopia posed a much tougher challenge for the Eagles than Cote d’Ivoire at the recent AFCON. The CSKA Moscow star also admitted he was not at his best in South Africa, but has promised a better outing at the FIFA Confederations Cup in June as well as the 2014 Wor...
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Feb 16th, 2013
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Cheta Nwanze for Africa is a Country, Brilliant goal by Sunday Mba ends 13 years of pain for Nigeria. Nigeria’s forward Sunday Mba celebrates after scoring the game’s only goal against Burkina Faso. Photograph: ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images Make una no vex, I’m running on less than...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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The Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi, has won the Africa Cup of Nations and overcome the country’s political hurdles – so far. Stephen Keshi is carried aloft as Nigeria celebrate beating Burkina Faso in the Africa Cup of Nations final in Johannesburg. Photograph: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images Back...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
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...
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Feb 12th, 2013
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By Keith Somerville Africa inherited its borders – they were not created by those who live within them, are divided by them or who cannot easily trade across them.  The many straight lines on the map (or even the wiggly ones that follow rivers or other features) are one of the banes of the continent....
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
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 [...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 10th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan has called on all Nigerians to imbibe the positive lessons of the Super Eagles’ inspiring victory at the African Cup of Nations 2013 stating that “the fulfilment of the country’s immense potentials for greatness will be more speedily attained if more Nigerians resolve to e...
By IndepthAfrica
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...