Super Eagles soar to the AFCON finals

Nigeria ended Mali’s aspirations of reaching the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations finals when they defeated the fellow West Africans 4-1 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Wednesday night. The Super Eagles were shrewd and ruthless on the night. In front of goals, they were clinical and opportuni

Pitroipa extra time goal sends Burkina Faso into last four

Burkina Faso’s fairy tale at Orange Africa Cup of Nations continues with The Stallions now set to play Ghana in the semi-final of Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2013 after dismissing Togo 1-0 in extra time during a pacey and competitive match at Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit Jonathan Pitroi

Super Eagles soar over Elephants to reach semis

Nigeria masterminded the biggest upset perhaps at the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 win over Cote d’Ivoire in Rustenburg on Sunday to reach the semi final. Local-based midfielder Sunday Mba was the hero of the Super Eagles scoring the winner on 77 minutes after his shot def

Heartbreak as South Africa bows out, Mali advances

There was heartbreak as hosts, South Africa were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations by Mali on penalties at the Moses Mabhida on Saturday night.This tournament had been a romance story for South Africa. Mali will proceed to the semi-finals of the tournament. Sou

Wakaso double takes Ghana through to semis

Substitute Mubarak Wakaso scored twice in the second half as Ghana beat Cape Verde 2-0 and book their place at the semi-final of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations. The Espanyol midfielder broke the deadlock from the spot on 53 minutes before sealing victory with the second goal in added-on

Le Togo pour la première fois en quart de finale

Khaled Mouelhi s’en voudra sans doute longtemps. Il avait le but de la victoire au bout des pieds quand l’arbitre siffla un penalty, très contesté par les Togolais qui prendront trois cartons jaunes coup sur coup. C’était le deuxième en faveur des Tunisi

La Côte d'Ivoire reste invaincue, Drogba se réveille

La Côte d'Ivoire, déjà qualifiée pour lesquarts de finale de la CAN-2013 et composée essentiellement de remplaçants, a arraché le match nul contre des Algériens éliminés (2-2), une rencontremarquée par la renaissance de Didi

Togo hold on to a draw and a quarter final place

Togo put on a resolute performance to earn a 1-1 draw against Tunisia and assure themselves of a quarter final match against Burkina Faso on Sunday 3rdFebruary at Mbombela stadium. The Sparrow Hawks one half of the entertaining and incident filled AFCON 2013 group D contest that was nail-biting to t

Algeria hold Cote d’Ivoire in four-goal thriller

Algeria bowed out of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-2 draw with Cote d’Ivoire in their ultimate Group D clash on Thursday in Rustenburg. All four goals came in the second half of the game that saw the Ivorians leave out some regular players including Yaya Toure, Gervinho, Didie

Burkina Faso hold out for a draw to knock out holders Zambia

Burkina Faso reached their second AFCON quarter final after securing the point they need in a 0-0 draw with defending champions, Zambia in a group C match played at Mbombela stadium. Stallions thus won the group with Nigeria finishing second while Zambia becomes the second defending champions after