• Finalists of Africa Cup of Nations 2013 leave their mark

    GENEVA, Switzerland, February 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The February edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking is dominated by the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. By claiming their third title, Nigeria (30th, up 22)...

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    Sunday inspires Nigeria to AFCON glory

    The 19-year wait is over. On Sunday night, the Super Eagles of Nigeria were crowned as the champions of Africa in front of a capacity crowd at the National Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Nigeria beat Burkina...

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    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...

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    Burkina Faso beat Ghana to reach first ever AFCON final

    Burkina Faso reached their first ever final after beating Ghana 3-2 on penalties in a pulsating semi-final match played Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit had ended in 1-1 . It was a gutsy performance by Burkina Faso who...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Ghana goes 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...

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    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...

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  • AU, CAF Mark 50th Anniversary of the OAU at the Africa Cup of Nations

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The African Union (AU) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) jointly marked the 50th anniversary of the OAU, the predecessor of the AU, during the opening...

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    Africa Cup of Nations 2013: LC2-AFNEX gets exclusive TV, Radio rights

    PARIS, France, December 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The television and radio rights of Africa Cup of Nations (ORANGE AFCON South Africa 2013), taking place from January 19 to February 10, 2013 are owned by the...

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