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Nigeria win African Cup of Nations 2013

February 10, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured, International, National teams

 

 

Stephen Keshi, Nigeria coach

“Winning this tournament is for my nation. When I came on board over a year and a half ago, I wanted to make Nigerians happy.
“I hope more African coaches will be given more responsibility to lead their countries. There is a lot of potential in this team but we need to be patient. I’m so, so proud of what we have achieved in this team.
“I’m an optimist, I never think negative. We came here to win the captain – I told my captain that we coming here to win this trophy and he didn’t believe me. Today we have won. The first title in 19 years is great.
Joseph Yobo, Nigeria captain
“I would like to thank the All Mighty, this is a dream come true. I have been in six Africa Cup of Nations and this is my last tournament. I’m obviously very happy and proud to be in this team.”

Paul Put, Burkina Faso coach
“Nobody was expecting us to go this far, I think it was the way we were playing, it was wonderful
“There is still a long way to go for Burkina Faso but the future is bright. We might think we have arrived but we have a long way to go.”

 http://www.afcon2013online.com/

 

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