Africa Cup Of Nations

Super Eagles win 2013 Africa Cup of Nations


Nigeria defeated Burkina Faso 1-0 to become Africa Cup of Nations champions for just the third time in their history.

Super Eagles after first ACN crown since 1994

For the first time since 1994, the most populous country in Africa is in position to win the Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria is up against a tough test in Burkina Faso, who have reached their first...

Burkina Faso down Ghana 3-2 on penalties

Burkina Faso advanced to the Africa Cup of Nations final with a 3-2 win on penalties. Both sides had tons of chances throughout the 120 minutes of play to get the winner, but no one could break...

Nigeria demolish Mali 4-1, advance to final


A first-half goal flurry from the Super Eagles ensured their place in the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. They'll meet either Ghana or Burkina Faso on Sunday.

Remaining ACN sides all have a chance to win

Kicking off a huge day of international football, the Africa Cup of Nations will set their finalists ahead of Wednesday's World Cup qualifiers and high profile friendlies.

Nigeria stun disappointing Ivory Coast

Once again, the Ivory Coast have failed to live up to expectations in the Africa Cup of Nations. They didn't rise to the occasion on either end of the pitch, as Nigeria earned a well-deserved win...

Elephants face first serious test

Nigeria's failure to win their group in Africa Cup of Nations has put them up against the tournament favorites, Ivory Coast, in the quarterfinal. In the other match, Emmanuel Adebayor leads Togo...

Bafana Bafana out on penalties

Another Africa Cup of Nations, another disappointment for South Africa. The hosts are out of the tournament after falling to Mali on penalties.

Black Stars into ACN semifinal

While they weren't pretty, the Black Stars were effective on Saturday and have advanced past Cape Verde into the semifinal of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Togo draw Tunisia to advance to 1st quarterfinals


In a match marred by ludicrous refereeing, Togo managed to earn a draw and advance to the quarterfinals.

Super Eagles scrape through to the quarters


Nigeria needed a win against Ethiopia to ensure progression from Group C, and they got it late via a pair of Victor Moses penalties.

Black Stars crush Niger, finish top of Group B


Ghana needed a win to secure top spot in Group B, and they produced an impressive one as Niger were dispatched at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Mali advance with 1-1 draw against DR Congo


Although things looked dicey early on for Mali when the Leopards took a 1-0 lead, the Eagles did enough to grab the draw they needed to finish as runners-up in Group B

Algeria go out with a whimper


Togo earned a 2-0 win against Algeria in a match that was notable only for Sofiane Feghouli snapping the goalpost by running into the net.

Elephants cruise to easy win


The Ivory Coast made it two wins from two with a 3-0 win against Tunisia that should have been over long before Yaya Toure made it official with his 87th minute strike.

Niger, DRC treat us to snore-draw


Niger earned their first ever Cup of Nations points, but they sure weren't stylish about it.

Morocco scrape 1-1 draw against Cape Verde


Platini gave the Blue Sharks some hope of an upset with Cape Verde's first-ever Cup of Nations goal, but ultimately his side couldn't hold out and conceded a late equaliser to Youssef El Arabi.

Traore denies Super Eagles


An early goal from Emmanuel Emenike looked as though it would lead Nigeria a 1-0 win against Burkina Faso, but a last-second equaliser from Alain Traore earned a surprise 1-1 draw.

Ten-man Ethiopia hold defending champs to draw

Zambia were favourites to beat Ethiopia in the first match of Group C, but the Walya Antelopes were not to be denied, surviving a missed penalty and a red card to see out a 1-1 draw.

AfCON: Mali win; Ghana and DRC share spoils


After we suffered through a rather boring opening first day of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, Sunday rewarded us with some goals, a big comeback, and the first win of the tournament.

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