Nigeria Keshi-n as Burkina Faso KaBORE

Posted: 02/11/2013 in Football, News, Uncategorized

Sandals For Goalposts

1980, 1994, 2013. After 19 years, the Africa Cup of Nations is back in the hands of one of the continent’s giants. Since their last victory, the Super Eagles have endured four semi-final defeats and the shootout loss in 2000. So often amongst the favourites, so many disappointments. In 2011, they sunk to their lowest ebb – failure to qualify for the 2012 tournament altogether. But since then, Stephen Keshi has worked hard with this group of youngsters and today it paid off – a deserving victory. For once, there had been low expectations – for once, they delivered when it mattered.

A moment of magic lights up Soccer City

The only change amongst the two teams was enforced – top scorer Emmanuel Emenike had reportedly shaken off a post-semi final injury niggle but was not risked, meaning Ikechukwu Uche started as the loan front man, with Brown Ideye and…

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