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Burkina, Nigeria close Cup of upsets in Soweto

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The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, which will go down as the year the underdog bit back, concludes here Sunday with 'no hopers' Burkina Faso facing Nigeria in a tantalising final at Soccer City. 

Burkina Faso's national football team forward Aristide Bance at Soccer City in Soweto on February 9, 2013. The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, which will go down as the year the underdog bit back, concludes Sunday with 'no hopers' Burkina Faso facing Nigeria in the final.

The 2013 title was originally intended for Ivory Coast, the top-ranked team on the continent.

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