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Stallions Race Ahead Of Black Stars To Meet Nigeria In Afcon Final.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

Moussa Sissoko’s Brace Lifts Newcastle.

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Moussa Sissoko paid of a sizeable part of his transfer fee with a superb double to hand Newcastle a precious 3-2 victory over European champion Chelsea on Saturday. Sissoko marked his home debut with a 68th-minute strike to level the …

City Held By Hoops, Toon Triumph At Villa.

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Manchester City failed to move within two points of Manchester United as the league’s bottom club, Queens Park Rangers, did a defensive number on the champions to secure a 0-0 draw. Julio Cesar, after an unconvincing start, produced a number …

Soccer-Holders Zambia Dumped Out Of Nations Cup.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

Nigeria Go Into Their Final Group Game Chasing Their First Win.

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PROBABLE LINEUPS   NIGERIA Enyeama Omeruo, Oboabona, Ambrose, Elderson Igiebor, Mikel, Ogude Musa, Emenike, Brown ETHIOPIA Tadele Hailu Reda,Debebe, Tesfaye, Bogale Zinabura, Beyene, Adis, Bekele Saladin, Assefa   The Super Eagles stand in second place in Group C with two points, …

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

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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 …

Ghana Cruise Into Knockout Stages.

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Ghana sealed top spot in African Nations Cup Group B and a quarter-final meeting with Cape Verde by outclassing Niger in Port Elizabeth. The World Cup quarter-finalists were simply too strong for opponents who finished bottom of the pool and …

Late Goal Takes Hosts South Africa Through.

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Hosts South Africa came perilously close to going out of the African Nations Cup on Sunday before a late equaliser earned a 2-2 draw with Morocco and a place in the quarter-finals. Defender Siyabonga Sangweni levelled four minutes from time …

Underdogs Cape Verde Fightback To Reach Quarters

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Massive underdogs Cape Verde Islands scored two late goals to snatch a dramatic 2-1 win over Angola and qualify for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday. A header from Gege after …

Fernando Torres Saves Chelsea From FA Cup Humiliation

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Fernando Torres rescued Chelsea and Rafael Benitez from FA Cup humiliation as the holders denied Brentford arguably the biggest scalp of all in this season of shocks in a 2-2 draw. Torres broke his latest miserable run in front of …

Keshi & Yobo look to take inspiration from 1994 final victory over Zambia

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PROBABLE LINEUPS   NIGERIA Enyeama Omeruo, Oboabona, Yobo, Elderson Igiebor, Mikel, Ogude Musa, Uche, Moses ZAMBIA Mweene Kasonde, Sunzu, Himoonde, Musonda Lungu, Chansa, Kalaba, Katongo Mbesuma, Mayuka   The last time Stephen Keshi came up against Zambia in a competitive …

Stallions of Burkina Faso claim a point from ten-man Super Eagles with last gasp strike

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Nigeria lost out in the last second of the game against Burkina Faso to claim a point. Alain Traore scored in the 93rd minute to claim a share of the spoils and cancel the first half goal scored by Emmanuel …

5 New Apple Products Coming This Year

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How will Apple follow up a 2012 lineup that included two new tablets, a new notebook and a new phone? Analysts Gene Munster and Douglas Clinton of Piper Jaffray took a stab at predicting what used to be unpredictable: Apple’s …