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Burkina Faso 1-1 Ghana: Burkina Faso dominate and win the game on penalties

February 7, 2013
Burkina Faso 1-1 Ghana: Burkina Faso dominate and win the game on penalties

Burkina Faso upset the odds to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations final. Paul Put made various chances  to the side which beat Togo – in came Artistide Bancé upfront, and Prejuce Nakoulma on the right. With two holding midfielders, Charles Kabore became the number ten and Jonathan Pitroipa moved left James Appiah made one...
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Nigeria 4-1 Mali: a battle of attacking left-backs

February 7, 2013
Nigeria 4-1 Mali: a battle of attacking left-backs

Nigeria qualified for the final by controlling the game in midfield and attacking with more speed. Stephen Keshi named an unchanged side from the XI that triumphed over the Ivory Coast at the quarter-final stage. Mali coach Patrice Carteron left out Samba Sow and Samba Diakite, with Mahamane Traore coming into the side on the left, and Mohamed...
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Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast: Zambia win the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations on penalties

February 13, 2012
Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast: Zambia win the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations on penalties

Zambia completed an astonishing victory on penalties after a tight final.
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Ivory Coast 1-0 Mali: Yaya Toure plays higher and the Ivory Coast play better

February 8, 2012
Ivory Coast 1-0 Mali: Yaya Toure plays higher and the Ivory Coast play better

Gervinho’s solo goal sets up a final between the Ivory Coast and Zambia.
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Zambia 1-0 Ghana: Ghana fail to break down deep opposition and Zambia subs win it

February 8, 2012
Zambia 1-0 Ghana: Ghana fail to break down deep opposition and Zambia subs win it

Emmanuel Mayuka came off the bench to score an excellent goal, and Zambia are in the final.
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