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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 …

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. …

Galatasaray Announce Drogba Signing.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

The Chelsea legend has long been linked with a return to Europe after leaving Stamford Bridge for China in the summer, and, despite rumours of interest from Italy, the Turkish champions have won the race for his signature. “Big clubs …

Mali Reach The Africa Cup Of Nations Quarter-Finals After A 1-1 Draw With DR Congo

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Mahamadou Samassa’s early leveller ensured Mali progressed to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations at the expense of the Democratic Republic of Congo after a 1-1 draw in Durban. Knowing nothing short of a win today would see …