AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT after Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the third time in their history on Sunday with a deserved 1-0 win over Burkina Faso in the final at Soccer City stadium in Soweto.
Nigeria forward Sunday Mba (left) is challenged by Burkina Faso midfielder Djakaridja Kone during the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final on February 10, 2013 at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. A first-half goal from Mba saw Nigeria to a third Africa Cup of Nations title as they beat Burkina Faso 1-0.
Sunday Mba's opportunist strike five minutes before half-time ended up separating the sides, but Stephen Keshi's team should have won by two or three had it not been for some wasteful second-half finishing.
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