AFCON 2013: Mali Denies Ghana Bronze, Again

09 Feb 2013

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Mahamadou Samassa put Mali in front


Mali finished third in the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after beating Ghana in an entertaining third place play-off.

Mahamadou Samassa put Mali ahead with a powerful header, before captain Seydou Keita doubled their lead, stabbing home from close range, reports the BBC.

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah pulled one back with his shot from distance beating keeper Soumbeyla Diakite.

Substitute Sigamary Diarra sealed Mali's victory in injury time.

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