Mamadou Samassa

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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Mali goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa is set to return to the starting XI for Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Nigeria after suspension. His replacement, Soumalia Diakite, will drop to the bench, despite saving two penalties in the quarter-final shoot-out win against hosts South A...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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Penalty- AFCON 2013: Bafana 2 -4 Mali   That’s it! Mali go through and South Africa go out! Composed penalties from Mali pay dividends, as they netted all three of their spot-kicks!   That’s it SOUTH AFRICA MISS AGAIN! MALI ARE THROUGH, WINNING 3-1 ON PENALTIES!   GOAL! Traore steps up, a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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South Africa and Mali meet in the last eight in a re-run of the quarter-final tie in the Eagles’ back yard in 2002 – when the Malians emerged victorious. Gordon Igesund’s side hope to have striker Lehlohonolo Majoro back from injury, as they aim to reverse that result on home soil. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 30th, 2013
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Johannesburg – Mali coach Patrice Carteron has played down the physical advantage his team will hold over South Africa when the two countries meet in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals later this week. The physique of west African players has always been seen as a major obstacle for the s...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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Seydou Keita exploited a goalkeeping error as Mali narrowly beat minnows Niger 1-0 in a poor African Cup of Nations Group B clash in Port Elizabeth. Former Barcelona midfielder Keita, who had been the standout player in a scrappy match, was on hand to fire home after keeper Kassaly Daouda spilled the...
By benim
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Feb 8th, 2011
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Didier Drogba made a successful return to international football on Tuesday as the Ivory Coast beat Mali 1-0 in a friendly in France. The striker, who took a break after last year’s World Cup finals, lined up for the first time under the charge of Sven Goran Eriksson’s successor as coach,...