Mali vs. Nigeria: 6 Things We Learned from AFCON Semifinal

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Mali vs. Nigeria: 6 Things We Learned from AFCON Semifinal
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Nigeria players celebrate their AFCON semifinal win over Mali.

Nigeria made light work of their Africa Cup of Nations semifinal to progress to Sunday's final in Johannesburg.

A 4-1 victory over Mali ensured the Super Eagles reached their first AFCON Final since 2000 with goals from Elderson Echiejile, Ideye Brown, a Momo Sissoko own goal and Ahmed Musa.

Cheick Diarra scored a consolation for Mali, who fell at the semifinal stage for the second consecutive time.

But what did we learn from today's game in Durban? Read on to find out.

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