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Nigeria favoured to win and end Burkina fairytale

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Nigeria are strongly fancied to be crowned African football kings for a third time on Sunday by bringing the fairytale run of Burkina Faso to an end. 

Midfielder John Obi Mikel (R) shares a joke with his Nigerian team-mates as they prepare for a training session at Soccer City in Soweto on February 9, 2013. Nigeria are strongly fancied to be crowned African football kings for a third time on Sunday by bringing the fairytale run of Burkina Faso to an end.

Man for man, the Super Eagles look stronger than the Stallions ahead of the title match at the 85,000-capacity Soccer Stadium in Soweto, a township on the south-west outskirts of Johannesburg.

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