Afcon 2013 is over! And it is finished in beauty’s victory over Burkina Faso by Nigeria with a small goal of S.Mba (40th)
For the second consecutive year, Mali ranks third after having beaten Ghana. – 3 goals to 1.
It is noteworthy that the biggest losers are South Africa and the Maghreb teams – Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria, who have not passed the first round.
Other big losers, Zambia which was not very far in this competition to defend its title and Côte d’Ivoire, a big favorite was beaten in the quarterfinals by Nigeria – 2 goals to 1 -. A final ahead of schedule … A slap for Didier Drogba and his comrades.
Note the good performance of Togo, Cape Verde and Burkina Faso that have shown the good health of West African foot.
Jonathan Pitroipa did not win the African Cup of Nations, but the Burkinabe midfielder was nominated “best player of the tournament.”
Emmanuel Emenike, author of four goals with the Super Eagles, as well as the Ghanaian Wakaso Mubarak, won the top scorer.