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Mexico will try to prove once again that they have the mental ability required to win major tournaments. They have been presented with a relatively easy group.
Greece is going to come into the tournament with a team made up of entirely home grown players. Paraguay has only one player who plies his trade outside of the country in Antonio Sanabria of Barcelona. Whether Mali will be strong enough to present a challenge at all remains a big question in itself. Mexico is poised to take this group.
The question, as so often with Mexico, is whether El Tri... Read the rest of the article »
Africa’s biggest football festival is finally upon us. Have you thought about where to watch all the 32 AFCON 2013 matches live between January 19 and February 10?
UK viewers can tune in to British EuroSport / HD and ITV4 to follow their favourite English Premier League stars of African origins such as Chelsea’s Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel fight to carry the ultimate trophy to Nigeria.
Thanks to ESPN3 and Watch ESPN, soccer fans in the United States of America have been able to watch all matches thus far. The... Read the rest of the article »
ESPN3, ESPN 3D and Watch ESPN ready to air the AFCON 2013 final live; ESPN3 includes third-place final in its live listings; ESPN Deportes to provide Nigeria vs Burkina Faso final on delay
Miami Beach, Florida (February 8, 2013) – Three weeks of pure football made in Africa finally comes to a close this weekend. Live Soccer TV gives followers of ESPN’s network information on the live broadcast of the Third-place final, Mali vs Ghana, and the ultimate final, Nigeria vs Burkina Faso.
Tune in to ESPN3 this Saturday at 13:00 EST to watch beaten semi-finalists Mali and Ghana fight... Read the rest of the article »
Ghana and Mali will face off in the AFCON 2013 Third-place final on Saturday, a few days after suffering heart-breaking semi-final defeats against Burkina Faso and Nigeria respectively.
Bronze is not what these two contenders from Group B – especially Ghana – aimed to play for. Before traveling to Nelspruit to play Burkina Faso at the Mbombela Stadium in the semis, the high-flying Black Stars had vowed not to return to Port Elizabeth where they were based for their first four matches.
The mission was to go from Port Elizabeth, to Nelspruit... Read the rest of the article »
The semi-final stage at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations begins with Mali up against Nigeria at 15:00 GMT on Wednesday. One of these two teams will be the first to make the AFCON 2013 final.
Stories of unrest due to the current war in Mali have fully powered the country’s national football team to succeed in South Africa. The players, led by iconic captain Seydou Keita, carry the hopes of millions of fans back home who anxiously seek relief from their on-going sufferings marked by lack of freedom and a destroyed economic system. Clinching glory in football may not... Read the rest of the article »
While Mali hope to book a place in the AFCON 2013 quarter-finals, four-time champions Ghana aim to kick-start their campaign with victory number one.
History was made last Sunday as Mali became the first side to win a match at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. An 84th minute goal from national hero Seydou Keita settled things at the disappointment of Niger. What motivates the current Group B leaders is the war back home. The Malians will be confident of beating Ghana for the second time in 13 months.
The pressure on the Black... Read the rest of the article »
Group B favourites Ghana are poised to cruise into the Last 8 of the 2013 AFCON but CAN 2012 bronze medallists Mali, two-time champions Congo DR and underdogs Niger are eager to succeed as well.
It is believed that the Ghanaian national team has suffered from clashes of egos for too long and bad results always cause divisions within the FA, the squad, the media and the fans.
This time, suspense surrounds the camp of the Black Stars ahead of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Cup. This is because of the composition of Kwesi Appiah’s squad. The coach made a very bold... Read the rest of the article »
The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations has entered its very last stage. Ghana and Mali will fight for bronze on Saturday before Cote d’Ivoire and Zambia will vie for the golden trophy on Sunday.
The road to reach the Last 4 for the teams involved has been long. Mali will be content with a third-place finish considering the caliber of their opponents in each knock-out fixture.
Ousting Aubameyang’s Gabon on penalties against the odds was a remarkable achievement to do in the quarter-finals. Falling to Cote d’Ivoire on a 1-0 score line in the semi-finals was heartbreaking but not... Read the rest of the article »
Zambia vs Ghana and Mali vs Cote d’Ivoire are two fixtures you cannot miss this Wednesday. Lovers of the game are anticipating a Ghana vs Cote d’Ivoire 2012 AFCON final. Will it really come on?
A quick recap of what happened in the 2012 AFCON's Last 8
The lineup for the semi-final stage at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations is mouthwatering. Mali earned a spot in the semis after a dramatic penalty shootout saw them oust co-hosts Gabon in the quarter-finals.
Cote d’Ivoire also kicked out co-hosts Equatorial Guinea. The Elephants’ victory was straightforward, though: two... Read the rest of the article »
Watch out for more thrills in Gabon-Equatorial Guinea this weekend. See where to watch the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final matches live.
Zambia vs Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire vs Equatorial Guinea, Gabon vs Mali and Ghana vs Tunisia complete the quarter-final phase’s fixtures list. The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations doesn’t need the weight of continental giants Nigeria, Egypt and Cameroon to be fantastic!
So-called minnows like co-hosts Equatorial Guinea have performed against the odds to give the tournament a special electrifying... Read the rest of the article »
You won’t get enough of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations until it ends on February 12. In the meantime, get ready for more action as Matchday 2 begins on Thursday, January 25, 2012.
Followers of the competition got served with 8 great matches on Matchday 1. Equatorial Guinea opened the show in great fashion. They recorded a vital 1-0 victory against Libya thanks to a late goal from Balboa.
Zambia sealed the wonderful night with a 2-1 triumph over Senegal. The Chipolopolo will have the chance to step closer to qualification at the Estadio de Bata.
Libya vs Zambia... Read the rest of the article »
The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations’ Group D contains Ghana, Botswana, Mali and Guinea.
Ghana vs Botswana
With their attainments in the last few years, Ghana’s young side have proved that they are not a side to underestimate. It will be interesting to see them battling Botswana, who are just making their first appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. But that surely does not mean that they are simply minnows. An impressive qualification run... Read the rest of the article »
We go to Mali to find out why the country’s national team deserves to be feared at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.
They are called the Eagles (les Aigles in French). They are led by the experience of ex-Olympic Lyonnais and Real Madrid star Mahamadou Diarra and their coach is former Toulouse, PSG and Gabon manager Alain Giresse. The Eagles are 67th in the world and 15th in Africa. What should the Malians expect of their 2012 Africa Cup of Nations campaign?
Mali and the 1972 memory
Mali’s first... Read the rest of the article »
Our trip around the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations’ participating countries continues. Guinea is the next destination on the list.
They are 18th in Africa and 80th overall according to the FIFA Rankings, they are not considered as one of the continent’s main forces and they don’t even have World Cup memories to boast about. However, the National Elephants have a bigger Nations Cup history than many may recall. In this recap, we bring to mind the various highlights and lowlights of the Guinean national team—controlled... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico Madrid defender Ujfalusi has received harsh criticism from the public following his dreadful tackle on Lionel Messi. The picture tells it all...
However, club President Enrique Cerezo has appealed for a better treatment of the guilty defender. Although it appears to be terrible on the picture, Atletico Madrid’s president Enrique Cerezo has insisted that guilty defender Tomas Ujfalusi didn’t injure Lionel Messi with intent.
As he tried to calm things down, Cerezo explained while speaking to Spanish media Marca:
“It was a... Read the rest of the article »
The last day of the group stages opens on Monday, January 18th. Both of Group A’s games will be staged at the same time.
Angola and Algeria will clash at the Estadio 11 de Novembro in Luanda whereas Mali and Malawi will lock horns at the Estadio Chimandela in Cabinda.
In Group A, nothing is settled yet. Angola top the table with 4 points followed by Malawi and Algeria who both have 3 points.
Mali are the most vulnerable with a single point and a negative goal difference but they still have the mathematical... Read the rest of the article »
Match-day 2 of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola starts on Thursday, January 14th. It will see the four teams in Group A battling it out as qualification into the quarter-finals edges closer.
The Estadio 11 de Novembro will in Luanda will host Mali and Algeria at 16:00 GMT before welcoming Angola and Malawi at 18:30.
Mali vs Algeria – 2010 Africa Cup of Nations Match Preview
This clash will undoubtedly receive much attention due to the mental battles that will definitely be involved in the encounter.
On match-day one of the campaign, Mali unbelievably... Read the rest of the article »
The 2010 Africa Cup of Nations will finally kick off this Sunday. The tournament’s hosts Angola will welcome Mali in Luanda for a crunch opener.
Angola – time to back up and shine
Like every host nation’s dream, Angola’s wish will be to kick start the competition with three points in their bag at the end of proceedings.
However, how likely are they to defeat the Malians and therefore clinch a victory on Sunday?
Quick recent statistics and comparisons
Since coach Manuel Jose’s appointment back... Read the rest of the article »
As Live Soccer TV’s in-dept look at each of the 16 nations that will participate in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations continues, Mali is our next destination…
Mali – The country, the football
Landlocked in the middle of other territories such as Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal, and Mauritinia, Mali counts as one of the largest countries on the African continent.
It is actually ranked seventh with a size of around 1,240,000 km² populated by an estimated 13,000,000 habitants.
The former French... Read the rest of the article »