African Nations Cup news

Pitroipa cleared for ANC final

February 8, 2013
By ESPN staff
Burkina Faso striker Jonathan Pitroipa has been cleared to play in the African Nations Cup final after his appeal to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was successful.

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Pitroipa, 26, was sent off after receiving a second yellow card for simulation in the semi-final against Ghana when he tumbled in the box, but referee Slim Jdidi has since been suspended for his performance in the game.

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