Will Mali's Keita be flying high or can Ghana garner a podium finish?
2013 African Cup of Nations: 3rd/4th Place Playoff - Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
MALI 3-1 GHANA (Full-time)
Mali: So Diakite, Diawara, Tamboura, A Coulibaly, S Coulibaly, O Coulibaly, K Traore, Keita, M Traore, Diabate, Samassa (S Diarra)
Ghana: Dauda, R Boateng, Awal, Vorsah, Boye (Mensah), Afful, Atsu (Adomah), Asante, Asamoah, Wakaso, Gyan (Clottey)
And so, after 64 goals and 30 games, we're at the climax of the 2013 African Cup of Nations. Well, almost. Before tomorrow's grandstand final—Nigeria versus Burkina Faso, in a matchup few would have foreseen—we have tonight's duel for third place: Mali versus Ghana.
Join me for the next few hours for what promises to be an entertaining battle between two passionate, pacey and prolific teams.