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Stallions Race Ahead Of Black Stars To Meet Nigeria In Afcon Final.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Burkina Faso are in the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-2 on penalties.

Super Eagles Swoop To Afcon Final.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

A day of destiny gently turned into a day of providence for the Super Eagles as they utterly outclassed Mali in the Afcon’s first semi-final. The Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban was the venue for a famous occasion in Nigeria’s …

Pitroipa Hits Extra-Time Winner.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Unfancied Burkina Faso will play an African Nations Cup semi-final outside their own country for the first time following an extra-time win over Togo in Nelspruit. Jonathan Pitroipa headed in the only goal of an otherwise tedious contest seconds before …

Super Eagles Soar Into Semis.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Full time! Nigeria are through to the semi-final!! Depite being underdogs before the match, The Super Eagles progress! Emanuel Emenike and Sunday Mba both scored to cancel out Cheikh Tiote’s heded equaliser. The Africa Cup of Nations favourites are out!

Host Nations Dreams End With Three Spot Kick Misses.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

South Africa started the game with midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane replacing striker Katlego Mphela, to protect the hosts defence which wasn’t as loose as it was against Morocco. The stronger midfield was also to counter a strong Mali midfield that included …

Wakaso’s Double Powers Black Stars To Afcon Semifinal Spot.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Two goals from substitute Mubarak Wakaso was enough to see Ghana sneak into the semifinal of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations via a 2-0 scoreline. The first goal was Ghana’s only effort at goal at the time and came …

Moussa Sissoko’s Brace Lifts Newcastle.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Moussa Sissoko paid of a sizeable part of his transfer fee with a superb double to hand Newcastle a precious 3-2 victory over European champion Chelsea on Saturday. Sissoko marked his home debut with a 68th-minute strike to level the …

City Held By Hoops, Toon Triumph At Villa.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Manchester City failed to move within two points of Manchester United as the league’s bottom club, Queens Park Rangers, did a defensive number on the champions to secure a 0-0 draw. Julio Cesar, after an unconvincing start, produced a number …

Soccer-Holders Zambia Dumped Out Of Nations Cup.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Burkina Faso put on a tenacious display to oust defending champions Zambia from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in a Group C match at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Tueday night as the match ended 0-0. The game …

Spot Kicks Save Nigeria’s Misfiring.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

The final Group C match between Ethiopia and Nigeria brought nothing but frustration in the goalscoring department for either team and it soon became evident why both nations had struggled to find the back of the net throughout the tournament. …