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By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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 […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 9th, 2013
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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 […...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 8th, 2013
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG – Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has been banned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after his controversial performance in Wednesday’s African Nations Cup semi-final between Burkina Faso and Ghana. “CAF was not happy with the standard of refereeing in the match...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2013
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South Africa (AP) — Nigeria closed in on its first title since 1994, advancing to Sunday’s final of the African Cup of Nations against a surprising Burkina Faso team looking to lift the trophy for the first time. Nigeria routed Mali 4-1 in Durban on Wednesday to reach the final for the first ti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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EXTRA TIME – Burkina Faso 1-1 Ghana And that’s it here at the Mbombela Stadium. Burkina Faso win the encounter on penalties and it’s nothing less than they deserve. Bance cancelled out Mubarak’s opener and for the first time in their history, Burkina Faso will take part in the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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Ghana go into their fourth consecutive Africa Cup of Nations semi-final with no injury worries ahead of their meeting with Burkina Faso. Midfielder Anthony Annan is fit again and in contention to start, with Richmond Yiadom Boakye also shaking off an injury. Burkina Faso midfielder Mohamed Koffi trai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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(AP) — Appiah says his players “are all professionals … they should be fine with it,” urging them to quickly adjust to the poor sandy surface in Nelspruit on which Burkina Faso has played its entire tournament. Ghana wasn’t allowed to train on the pitch Tuesday, meaning the te...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Ghana’s players may change their opinion about South Africa being their “second home” when they see the sandy, bumpy field they have to play on in the African Cup of Nations semifinals this week. Four-time African champion Ghana moves on from the...