Seydou Keita

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 9th, 2013
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Mali finished third in the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after beating Ghana in an entertaining third place play-off. Mahamadou Samassa put Mali ahead with a powerful header, before captain Seydou Keita doubled their lead, stabbing home from close range. Ghana midfielder Kwadwo As...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 6th, 2013
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BAMAKO — Cries of disappointment erupted in Bamako on Wednesday as Nigeria thrashed Mali, dashing hopes of a football win to lighten the mood of a nation entangled in a bitter war against religious extremists. “Ah, poor Mali!” moaned supporters glued to small television screens in a Bamak...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 2nd, 2013
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Mali reached the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after edging out hosts South Africa on penalties. Bafana Bafana missed three of their spot-kicks, with Lehlohonolo Majoro firing wide to give Mali victory. The hosts had taken the lead in the first half, with strike...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 28th, 2013
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Mali came from behind against DR Congo to earn a point and progress to the Africa Cup of Nations last eight. Leopards playmaker Dieumerci Mbokani opened the scoring from the penalty spot after just three minutes. Mali levelled 11 minutes later as Mahamadou Samassa tapped home from Adama Tamboura̵...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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Ghana sits atop of Group B in the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Mali 1-0 in both teams’ second game of the group stage on Thursday. A penalty kick goal from Espanyol midfielder Mubarak Wakaso ensured the four-time African champions got their first win of the continental showpiece in South...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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Niger are still looking for their first Africa Cup of Nations point, after losing all four of their games to date. The Mena will take encouragement from holding Mali for 84 minutes in their Group B opener, before conceding Seydou Keita’s late winner. DR Congo coach Claude LeRoy complained that ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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Lessons have been learned from Ghana’s first game at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the Black Stars go into the decisive fixture in Group B against Mali. After a 2-2 draw against DR Congo on Sunday, Ghana’s campaign at the continental finals desperately needs a win to keep their chance...
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 IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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AFCON 2013: Mali v Niger Preview Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban Date: Sunday 20 January Kick-off: 18:00 GMT Mali have no injury worries as they begin their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against local rivals Niger. The Eagles, captained by ex-Barcelona star Seydou Keita, are aiming to bett...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 1st, 2012
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Barcelona are being linked with a surprise move for Alex Song as reports claim the Catalans have identified the Arsenal midfielder as the ideal replacement for Seydou Keita. Barca allowed Keita to leave the club for Chinese side Dalian Aerbin after four years at the club, and they are determined to s...