Nick Reeves

It’s a wrap: Burkina, Nigeria face-off in Soweto

The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, which will go down as the year the underdog bit back, concludes on Sunday with Burkina Faso facing Nigeria.

Nigeria sweating over fitness of star players for final

Nigeria are sweating over the fitness of two of their best players, Emmanuel Emenike and Victor Moses, ahead of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final.

Afcon: Togo and Tunisia face off in a winner-takes-all encounter

He probably wasn't aware of it, but substitute Dove Wome's goal in the third minute of injury time in Togo's win over Algeria could prove priceless.

Afcon: Zambia goalkeeper salvages draw against Nigeria

Zambia goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, a noted penalty saving and taking specialist, scored from the spot to salvage a 1-1 draw against Nigeria.

Moses returns from injury to boost Nigeria at Afcon

Chelsea winger Victor Moses, who has missed Nigeria's opening game, is expected to enter the Africa Cup of Nations fray against Zambia.

Afcon: Burkina Faso’s Troare strikes late to hold Nigeria to a draw

Super sub Alain Traore bagged the equaliser deep in injury time to earn Burkina Faso a 1-1 draw against 10-man Nigeria.

Emotional Afcon final ahead for Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia

Côte d'Ivoire are out to finally do justice to their reputation when they take on Zambia in a compelling Africa Cup of Nations final.

Gervinho flair launches Ivorians into Afcon final

A contender for the goal of the competition from Arsenal forward Gervinho against Mali on Wednesday put Côte d'Ivoire into the Afcon final.

Mali and Ghana break through to Afcon semis

And then there were four -- Mali and Ghana have completed the semifinal line-up at the Africa Cup of Nations, after tense wins over Gabon and Tunisia.

Tunisia go to the top with Morocco win

Tunisia has taken the Maghreb derby honours, a 2-1 defeat of Morocco putting them alongside Gabon at the top of Group C in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Heavyweights set for Champions League kick-off

The opening shots of the 2010/11 Champions League campaign are fired this week, with tricky assignment lying in wait for holders Inter Milan.

World Cup D-Day for England

England take on Slovenia on Wednesday knowing they must raise their game or face crashing out of the World Cup at the group stages.

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