Nigeria 1, Burkina Faso 0

Nigeria wins African Cup of Nations

February 10, 2013
By news services
Nigeria captured its long-awaited third African Nations Cup title with a dominant 1-0 performance over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg.

Sunday Mba fired the Super Eagles ahead with a superb volley five minutes before the break after a period of pressure saw Burkina Faso, competing in its first final, succumb to Stephen Keshi's side.

Nigeria's win means Keshi becomes only the second man to win the cup as coach and player, following in the footsteps of Egyptian Mahmoud Al Gohari. ...

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