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26.01.2010 Cup of Nations

Ghana face rivals Nigeria in Nations Cup semis

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Ghana will face West African rivals Nigeria in Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash at the Estadio de 11 Novembro in Luanda.

The Super Eagles beat Zambia 4-5 on penalties last night in Lubango after a both sides failed to find the back of the net in a match that travelled to extra-time.

Ghana beat Nigeria at the last edition of the Nations Cup on home soil in the quarter-final but meet a Super Eagles side without any of their key players.

The Ghana-Nigeria rivalry is one of the most fiendish on the continent and Thursday's clash is expected to be full of thrills.

Nigeria are chasing a third Nations Cup trophy after winning the 1994 finals in Tunisia.

Ghana have been without a silverware since annexing the 1982 edition in Libya.

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