The Confederation of African Football has, with immediate effect suspended Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi following his poor performance during the semi final tie between Ghana and Burkina Faso at the Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit. Jdidi awarded Ghana a debatable penalty in the 13th minute [...]
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Rank outsiders Burkina Faso will face Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations final after a 3-2 penalty shootout win over Ghana on Wednesday. Supersport reported that Ghana’s Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyeman Badu had his effort saved by Daouda Diakite after earlier misses by teammates [...]
Despite losing 2-1 to Nigeria on Sunday in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals, Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba hailed the Super Eagles for their inspiring outing at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium and said the team could win the tournament if they perform against [...]
Long before the first ball was kicked in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations quarter final match between the SuperEagles of Nigeria and the Elephants of Ivory Coast, many had written off the Eagles and given the tie to the Ivorians. At the sports [...]
Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final may be a gimme for Ghana on paper, but this last-four encounter is being played not on paper but on Nelspruit’s heavily-criticised sandy pitch and that, Burkina Faso reckon, puts them in the driving seat. Four-time champions Ghana, [...]