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A Magnificent Year for Lionel Messi

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 3:02 pm (UTC-4)
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It’s been a magnificent year for Lionel Messi, the Barcelona and Argentina star who is a favorite to win his fourth FIFA Ballon d’Or award on January 7, 2013, a trophy given annually to the world’s best football player. Messi scored both of Barcelona’s goals December 12 in a 2-0 road victory against Cordoba in […]

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Sixteen teams. 28 matches. Three weeks. One winner. Champion of Africa.
 

Follow all the action in the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 with Voice of America. Led by on-the-ground coverage by Abdushakur Aboud from Equatorial Guinea, VOA’s reporters, producers and bloggers will be watching and reporting—here and on-the-air—as the sides look for bragging rights to be called the best in Africa, and look toward World Cup 2018.
 

Sonny Side of Sports will return to this space after February 9.
 

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Schedule — All Times UTC

QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, 31 Jan.
Congo 2 - 4 Congo DR
Tunisia 1 - 2 Equatorial Guinea

Sunday, 1 Feb.
Ghana 3 - 0 Guinea
Ivory Coast 3 - 1 Algeria

SEMIFINALS

Wednesday, 4 Feb.
Cote D'Ivoire 3 – 1 DR Congo

Thursday, 5 Feb.
Ghana 3 - 0 Equatorial Guinea

THIRD PLACE

Saturday, 7 Feb.
DR Congo 0 - 0 Equatorial Guinea
(4-2 DR Congo on penalties)

FINALS

Sunday, 8 Feb.
Cote D’Ivoire 0 – 0 Ghana
(9-8 Cote D’Ivoire on penalties)

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