Wednesday, October 24, 2012

2013 Nations Cup: Nigeria to play Zambia, Ethiopia, Bukina Faso

(Oct 29, 2012,  Vanguard, Nigeria)--Nigeria is to play Zambia , Ethiopia and  Bukina Faso, in 2013 Cup of Nations to be held in South Africa.

Group A: South Africa, Angola, Morocco, Cape Verde

Group B: Ghana, Mali, Niger, DR Congo

Group C: Zambia, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia

Group D: Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Algeria, Togo

Tournament kicks off on January 19 with two Group A fixtures and finishes on Feb 10 with the final. In a draw held in Durban, Wednesday, Nigeria made Group C with the three other countries. Nigeria has twice won the Nations Cup- 1980 and 1994.

Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2012 Nations Cup under the tutelage of Samson Siasia, before his  former team mate and skipper, Stephen Keshi was given the job.
Source: Vanguard, Nigeria 

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