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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Super Eagles of Nigeria Wins The AFCON 2013 Tournament


19 years since their last win, the Super Eagles of Nigeria finally won the much coveted African Cup of Nations trophy last night for the third time. A magnificent strike by Sunday Mba at the 40th minute gave the Super Eagles an edge which was maintained till the end of the 94 minute. The blow of the whistle signified a new era in Nigerian football as football fanatics nationally and internationally went completely buck wild. WE CONGRATULATE THE SUPER EAGLES OF NIGERIA ON THIS PHENOMENAL VICTORY!!!

Enjoy some captured pictures from the day! 🙂

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AFCON 2013 FINALS: THE EAGLES VS THE STALLIONS!!!


Afcon_2013Nigeria plays Burkina Faso in the finals of the African Cup of Nations which is the most prestigious football tournament in Africa (similar to UEFA European Football Championship). This tournament is a FIFA recognized tournament which is spearheaded by CAF (Confederation of African Football).AFCON was conceived in 1957 as a continental tournament and was first hosted in Khartoum, Sudan This year sees the likes of South Africa, Zambia, Ghana, Mali , Tunisia , Angola , Nigeria , Algeria , Burkina Faso , Morocco , Niger , Togo , Cape Verde, Congo and Ethiopia divided into 4 different groups A to D(for detailed group stages information,see our blog via http://wp.me/p1WMk8-rP). Today`s final is between Nigeria and Burkina Faso. Check out some known facts about these two teams below:
– The Nigerian Super eagles have won this prestigious tournament twice with the first won in 1980(also as the host),and the last won in 1994.
– Burkina Faso has never been in an African Cup of Nations final

– The last time Nigeria was in the finals was in 2000 when they were beaten by Cameroon in a penalty shoot out.
– If Nigeria wins tonight`s final against Burkina Faso, their coach Stephen Keshi will be the second(after Mahmoud El-Gohary of Egypt) African national coach to lift the trophy as a player and coach.
– Burkina Faso held Nigeria to a 1-1 draw during the group stages.
– Nigeria and Burkina Faso would be playing each other twice in one tournament

Who will be the final winner of this year`s African Cup of Nations 2013? Will it be Nigeria redeeming her football image on the world football stage or will it be Burkina Faso making a grand entrance like Zambia did last year?

THE COUNTDOWN TO THIS YEAR`S AFCON 2013 FINALS BEGINS NOW………………

African Cup of Nations 2013 South Africa – Fixtures,Updated Results, and Table



This year`s African Cup of Nations(AFCON 2013) is being held in South Africa. As part of our continued commitment towards providing you with entertainment information, we will regularly update fixtures, group tables, goals and any other relevant information regarding this tournament. Afcon_2013
***Please note that results, fixtures and group tables will be constantly updated throughout this tournament***
Enjoy 🙂

Saturday 19 January 2013

South Africa 0 v Cape Verde Islands 0
(National Stadium 18:00)

Angola 0 v Morocco 0

Sunday 20 January 2013

Ghana 2 v DR Congo 2
Agyemang-Badu 40′ Mputu 53′
Asamoah 50′ Mbokani 68′ (pen.)
(Nelson Mandela Bay 17:00)

Mali 1 v Niger 0
Keita 84′
(Nelson Mandela Bay 20:00)

Monday 21 January 2013

Zambia 1 v Ethiopia 1
Mbesuma 45+3′ Adane 65′
(Mbombela Stadium 17:00)

Nigeria 1 v Burkina Faso 1
Emenike 23′
(Mbombela Stadium 20:00)

Tuesday 22 January 2013

Ivory Coast 2 v Togo 1
Y. Touré 8′
Gervinho 88′ J. Ayité 45+2′
(Royal Bafokeng Stadium 17:00)

Tunisia 1 v Algeria 0
Msakni 90+1′
(Royal Bafokeng Stadium 20:00)

Wednesday 23 January 2013

South Africa 2 v Angola 0
Sangweni 30′
Majoro 62′
(Moses Mabhida Stadium 17:00)

Morocco 1 v Cape Verde Islands 1

(Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:00)

Thursday 24 January 2013

Ghana 1 v Mali 0
Mubarak 38′ (pen.)
(Nelson Mandela Bay 17:00)

Niger 0 v DR Congo 0
(Nelson Mandela Bay 20:00)

Friday 25 January 2013

Zambia 1 v Nigeria 1

Mweene 85′ (pen.) Emenike 57′
(Mbombela Stadium 17:00)

Burkina Faso 4 v Ethiopia 0
Al. Traoré 34′, 74′
D. Koné 79′
Pitroipa 90+5′
(Mbombela Stadium 20:00)

Saturday 26 January 2013

Ivory Coast 3 v Tunisia 0
Gervinho 21′
Toure 87′
Konan 90′
(Royal Bafokeng Stadium 17:00)

Algeria 0 v Togo 2
Adebayor 31′
Wome 90+3′
(Royal Bafokeng Stadium 20:00)

Sunday 27 January 2013

Morocco 2 v South Africa 2
El Adoua 10′ Mahlangu 71′
Hafidi 82′ !! Sangweni 86′
(Moses Mabhida Stadium 19:00)

Cape Verde Islands 2 v Angola 1
F. Varela 81′ Nando 33′
Heldon 90+1
(Nelson Mandela Bay 19:00)

Monday 28 January 2013
Niger 0 v Ghana 3
Gyan 6′
Atsu 23′
Boye 49′
(Nelson Mandela Bay 19:00)

DR Congo 1 v Mali 1
Mbokani 3′ (pen.) Mah. Samassa 15′

(Moses Mabhida Stadium 19:00)

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Burkina Faso 0 v Zambia 0
(Mbombela Stadium 19:00)

Ethiopia 0 v Nigeria 2
Moses 79′ (pen.), 90′ (pen.)
(Royal Bafokeng Stadium 19:00)

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Algeria 0 v Ivory Coast 2
Adebayor 31′
Wome 90+3′
(Royal Bafokeng Stadium 19:00)

Togo 1 v Tunisia 1
Gakpé 13′ Mouelhi 30′ (pen.)

(Mbombela Stadium 19:00)

Saturday 02 February 2013

Ghana 2 v Cape Verde 0
Wakoso 54′(pen), 90+5′
(Nelson Mandela Bay 17:00)

South Africa 1 v Mali 1(added extra time)
Rabtie 31′ Keita 58′
Penalties
Tshabalala 1 Diabate 1
Furman 0 Tamboura 0
Mahlangu 0 Traore 0
Majoro 0 Ma 1

(Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:30)

Sunday 03 February 2013

Ivory Coast 1 v Nigeria 2
Tiote 50′ Emenike 50′
Mba 78′
(Royal Bafokeng Stadium 17:00)

Burkina Faso 1 v Togo 0(added extra time)
Pitroipa 105′
(Mbombela Stadium 20:30)

Wednesday 06 February 2013
Mali 0 v Nigeria 4
Echejile 25
Ideye 30
Sissoko (o.g)44
Musa 60
(Moses Mabhida Stadium 17:00)

Burkina Faso 1 v Ghana 1
Bancé 60′ Mubarak 13′ (pen.)
Penalties
B. Koné Vorsah
H. Traoré
Paul Koulibaly Atsu
Bance Afful
Clottey
Agyemang-Badu

Mah. Samassa 21′
(Mbombela Stadium 20:30)

Saturday 09 February 2013
Mali 3 v Ghana 1
Mah. Samassa 21′ Asamoah 82′
Keita 8′
S. Diarra 90+4′
(Nelson Mandela Bay 20:00)

Sunday 10 February 2013
Nigeria v Burkina Faso
(National Stadium 20:00)

GROUP A
Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
South Africa 1 2 0 4 2 2 5
Cape Verde 1 2 0 3 2 1 5
Morocco 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
Angola 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1

GROUP B

Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
Ghana 2 1 0 6 2 4 7
Mali 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
Congo DR 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
Niger 0 1 2 0 4 -4 1

GROUP C
Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
Burkina Faso 1 2 0 5 1 4 5
Zambia 1 2 0 4 2 2 5
Nigeria 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
Ethiopia 0 1 2 1 7 -6 1

GROUP D
Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
Côte d’Ivoire 2 1 0 7 3 4 7
Togo 1 1 1 4 3 1 4
Tunisia 1 1 1 2 4 -2 4
Algeria 0 1 2 2 5 -3 1