African Football

Nigeria beat Malawi to reach playoffs for 2014 World Cup

Baba Yara Sports Stadium

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday beat the Flames of Malawi in their World Cup qualifier encounter at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar. The match started with Malawi playing the Nigerians to an even first 44 minutes until Emmanuel Emenike scored to break the deadlock just before the halftime whistle was blown by the ref

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2013 Africa Cup of Nations: Profile of Team Mali

The Mali national football team nicknamed The Eagles, reached the Africa Cup of Nations final in 1972 where they lost 3–2 to Congo. The eagles failed to qualify for the finals again until Tunisia 1994 when they reached the semi-finals, an achievement matched thrice since, 2002, 2004 and 2012

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