African Nations Cup roundup

Seydou Keita's late goal sinks Niger

January 20, 2013
By Press Association
Mali secured the first victory in this year's African Nations Cup with an uninspiring 1-0 win over Niger in Port Elizabeth.

Both of Saturday's games finished goalless and Ghana and DR Congo drew 2-2 earlier Sunday, but Mali finally overcame stubborn resistance from Niger to go top of Group B on three points.

Seydou Keita was the hero for Mali, steering home the winner in the 84th minute after seeing an earlier shot come back off the post.

Chances were at a premium ...

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