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AFCON 2012 Final: Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast; Zambia win 8-7 on pens

AFCON 2012 Final: Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast; Zambia win 8-7 on pens

Feb. 13 | Zambia delighted in winning their first Africa Cup of Nations title by beating tournament favourites Ivory Coast on penalties. After 14 kicks were converted, Kolo Toure and Gervinho failed to find the target for the Elephants as Zambia’s Rainford...

AFCON SF: Mali 0 Ivory Coast 1

AFCON SF: Mali 0 Ivory Coast 1

Feb. 9 | Ivory Coast will meet Zambia in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final after beating Mali 1-0 in Libreville. Gervinho settled a tight game on the stroke of half-time as he ran unimpeded from the halfway line to curl home the match-winner from close...

AFCON SF: Zambia 1 Ghana 0

AFCON SF: Zambia 1 Ghana 0

Feb. 8 | Emmanuel Mayuka came off the bench to score a late goal as Zambia shocked Ghana to earn a place in the Africa Cup of Nations final. The substitute collected a pass and steered a shot into the bottom corner 12 minutes from the end after Asamoah Gyan missed...

AFCON QF: Ghana 2 Tunisia 1

AFCON QF: Ghana 2 Tunisia 1

Feb. 6 | Ghana qualified for the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after edging past Tunisia 2-1, following extra-time. Black Stars captain John Mensah put his side ahead after nine minutes, before Sabeur Khalifa equalised for Tunisia just before half-time. The...

AFCON QF: Gabon 1 Mali 1 (Mali win 5-4 on pens)

AFCON QF: Gabon 1 Mali 1 (Mali win 5-4 on pens)

Feb. 6 | Mali edged through to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals after beating co-hosts Gabon 5-4 on penalties. The game had finished 1-1 after Mali’s Tidiane Diabate cancelled out Eric Mouloungui’s opener with five minutes left on the clock. Neither...

AFCON QF: Ivory Coast 3 Equatorial Guinea 0

AFCON QF: Ivory Coast 3 Equatorial Guinea 0

Feb. 6 | Ivory Coast powered past co-hosts Equatorial Guinea as the Africa Cup of Nations favourites won their quarter-final 3-0 in Malabo. Elephants captain Didier Drogba was a central figure in the game, seeing a first-half penalty saved by Danilo. Drogba celebrated...

AFCON QF: Zambia 3 Sudan 0

AFCON QF: Zambia 3 Sudan 0

Feb. 6 | Zambia became the first team to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals when beating a disappointing Sudan 3-0 in Bata. Stoppila Sunzu opened the scoring early on when heading home a free-kick. The game turned in the Zambians’...

Match Report: Ghana 1 Guinea 1

Match Report: Ghana 1 Guinea 1

Feb. 2 | Ghana sealed their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a 1-1 draw against Guinea in Franceville. Emmanuel Agyemang Badu put the Black Stars ahead, smashing a fierce volley in from the edge of the area. Abdoul Razzagui Camara equalised...

Match Report: Botswana 1 Mali 2

Match Report: Botswana 1 Mali 2

Feb. 2 | Mali reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after beating Botswana 2-1 in Libreville. Botswana took the lead through Mogakolodi Ngele’s powerful finish past Mali goalkeeper Oumar Sissoko. Garra Dembele then pounced on a rebound to equalise...

Match Report:  Ivory Coast 2 Angola 0

Match Report: Ivory Coast 2 Angola 0

Jan. 31 | Ivory Coast ensured they finished Group B with a perfect record as they beat a disjointed Angola 2-0 in Malabo. The Angolans’ first group defeat means they miss the quarter-finals after Sudan beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in Bata. Angola gifted an Ivorian...