The 29th African Cup of Nations 2013

Nigeria defeat Burkina Faso to win Africa Cup

Sunday, February 10, 2013
SOWETO, South Africa (AFP) - Nigeria ended a 19-year Africa Cup of Nations title drought Sunday with a 1-0 final victory over Burkina Faso at Soccer City thanks to a late first-half goal from Sunday M ...

Put relishing Burkina's underdog status

Sunday, February 10, 2013
SOWETO, South Africa (AFP) - Burkina Faso are lapping up the mantle of underdog bestowed upon them against Nigeria in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final. "We are facing the biggest football natio ... Read more

Mali collect more Africa Cup bronze

Sunday, February 10, 2013
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) - Mali finished third a second consecutive time at the Africa Cup of Nations by defeating Ghana 3-1 Saturday at rain-drenched Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Mahamado ... Read more

Moses starts, Emenike injured for Nigeria

Sunday, February 10, 2013
SOWETO, South Africa (AFP) - Nigeria's star winger Victor Moses starts Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso after overcoming an ankle injury, but leading scorer Emmanuel Emenike l ... Read more

Sunday best ends Nigeria's 19-year Africa drought

Sunday, February 10, 2013
SOWETO, South Africa (AFP) - Nigeria ended a 19-year Africa Cup of Nations title drought Sunday with a 1-0 final victory over Burkina Faso at Soccer City thanks to a late first-half goal from Sunday M ... Read more

Mali collect more Africa Cup bronze medals

Saturday, February 09, 2013
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) - Mali finished third a second consecutive time at the Africa Cup of Nations by defeating Ghana 3-1 Saturday at rain-drenched Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Mahamado ... Read more

Mali meet Ghana hoping to repeat history

Saturday, February 09, 2013
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Mali hope history is repeated when they face Ghana on Saturday for the bronze medal at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana defeated Mali 2-0 in the first round of the 2012 ch ... Read more

Tunisia coach Sami Trabelsi resigns

Friday, February 08, 2013
Tunisia coach Sami Trabelsi has quit following his team's failure to progress past the Africa Cup of Nations group stage. The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) said it had accepted a request from ... Read more

Burkina Faso's Pitroipa cleared to play in final

Friday, February 08, 2013
Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa has been cleared to play in the Africa Cup of Nations final against Nigeria on Sunday after his ban was rescinded. Referee Slim Jdidi admitted that he mistakenly is ... Read more

As Kumasi Jubilates Over Ghana Loss

Friday, February 08, 2013
Reports reaching [B][I]DAILY GUIDE SPORTS[/I][/B] indicate that the Garden City, Kumasi, erupted in celebrations on Wednesday night when the Stallions of Burkina Faso beat the Black Stars of Ghana in ... Read more

CAF Bans Referee: After Ghana/Burkina Semi Final

Friday, February 08, 2013
Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has been banned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after his controversial performance in Wednesday's African Nations Cup semifinal between Burkina Faso and Gha ... Read more

CAF Organising Committee meets on Pitroipa today

Friday, February 08, 2013
The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Hicham El Amrani and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Mvuzo Mbebe, responded to question ... Read more

CAF bans Tunisian referee

Friday, February 08, 2013
Port Elizabeth, Feb. 7, GNA - Confederation of African Football (CAF) has banned Tunisian referee, Slim Jedidi, following his controversial performance in Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final ... Read more

Ghana meets Mali for bronze

Friday, February 08, 2013
Black stars 2013 Port Elizabeth, Feb. 7, GNA - Bruised Black Stars will have another opportunity of restoring their pride when they lock horns with Mali in a third-place game at the Nelson Mandela Bay ... Read more
Group A
1 South Africa 3 1 2 0 5
2 Cape Verde 3 1 2 0 5
3 Morocco 3 0 3 0 3
4 Angola 3 0 1 2 1
Group B
1 Ghana 3 2 1 0 7
2 Mali 3 1 1 1 4
3 DR Congo 3 0 3 0 3
4 Niger 3 0 1 2 1
Group C
1 Burkina Faso 3 1 2 0 5
2 Nigeria 3 1 2 0 5
3 Zambia 3 0 3 0 3
4 Ethiopia 3 0 1 2 1
Group D
1 Ivory Coast 3 2 1 0 7
2 Togo 3 1 1 1 4
3 Tunisia 3 1 1 1 4
4 Algeria 3 0 1 2 1
Quarter finals
2/2/2013 Ghana 2 - 0 Cape Verde
2/2/2013 South Africa 1 - 1 Mali
2/3/2013 Ivory Coast 1 - 2 Nigeria
2/3/2013 Burkina Faso 1 - 0 Togo

Semi-finals
2/6/2013 Mali 1 - 4 Nigeria
2/6/2013 Burkina Faso 1 - 1 Ghana

Third place
2/9/2013 Mali 3 - 1 Ghana

Final
2/10/2013 Nigeria 1 - 0 Burkina Faso