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AFCON 2013

The 29th African Cup of Nations 2013

Nigeria's Sunday Mba celebrates after scoring on February 10, 2013 at Soccer City stadium.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP)

Nigeria defeat Burkina Faso to win Africa Cup

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 ...

Burkina Faso national football team's Belgian head coach Paul Put attends a training session in Soweto, February 9, 2013.  By Ben Stansall (AFP)

Put relishing Burkina's underdog status

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 ...

Mali's midfielder Seydou Keita celebrates after scoring a goal on February 9, 2013 in Port Elizabeth.  By Stephane de Sakutin (AFP)

Mali collect more Africa Cup bronze

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 ...

Nigeria's midfielder Victor Moses (L) during the African Cup of Nations match with Mali February 6, 2013 in Durban.  By Francisco Leong (AFP/File)

Moses starts, Emenike injured for Nigeria

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 ...

Nigeria's Sunday Mba celebrates after scoring on February 10, 2013 at Soccer City stadium.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP)

Sunday best ends Nigeria's 19-year Africa drought

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 ...

Mali's midfielder Seydou Keita celebrates after scoring a goal on February 9, 2013 in Port Elizabeth.  By Stephane de Sakutin (AFP)

Mali collect more Africa Cup bronze medals

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 ...

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa scores during the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Mali on February 6, 2013.  By Alexander Joe (AFP/File)

Mali meet Ghana hoping to repeat history

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 ...

Tunisia coach Sami Trabelsi resigns

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 ...

Burkina Faso's Pitroipa cleared to play in final

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 ...

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As Kumasi Jubilates Over Ghana Loss

Reports reaching DAILY GUIDE SPORTS 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 ...

Group A

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
ZA.png ZAF 3 1 2 0 4 2 5
CV.png CPV 3 1 2 0 3 1 5
MA.png MAR 3 0 3 0 3 0 3
AO.png AGO 3 0 1 2 1 -3 1

Group B

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
GH.png GHA 3 2 1 0 6 4 7
ML.png MLI 3 1 1 1 2 0 4
CD.png COD 3 0 3 0 3 0 3
NE.png NER 3 0 1 2 0 -4 1

Group C

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
BF.png BFA 3 1 2 0 5 4 5
NG.png NGA 3 1 2 0 4 2 5
ZM.png ZMB 3 0 3 0 2 0 3
ET.png ETH 3 0 1 2 1 -6 1

Group D

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
CI.png CIV 3 2 1 0 7 4 7
TG.png TGO 3 1 1 1 4 1 4
TN.png TUN 3 1 1 1 2 -2 4
DZ.png DZA 3 0 1 2 2 -3 1

Quarter finals (Knockout Matches)

2/2/2013 GH.pngGHA 2-0 CV.pngCPV
2/2/2013 ZA.pngZAF 1-1 ML.pngMLI
2/3/2013 CI.pngCIV 1-2 NG.pngNGA
2/3/2013 BF.pngBFA 1-0 TG.pngTGO

Semi-finals (Knockout Matches)

2/6/2013 ML.pngMLI 1-4 NG.pngNGA
2/6/2013 BF.pngBFA 1-1 GH.pngGHA

Third place (Knockout Matches)

2/9/2013 ML.pngMLI 3-1 GH.pngGHA

Final (Knockout Matches)

2/10/2013 NG.pngNGA 1-0 BF.pngBFA
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