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Finalists of Africa Cup of Nations 2013 leave their mark


GENEVA, Switzerland, February 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The February edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking is dominated by the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. By claiming their third title, Nigeria (30th, up 22) have not only ended a 19-year drought since they last won the tournament, but have also climbed 22 places to 30th – their best ranking since August 2010 – while beaten finalists Burkina Faso (55th, up 37) have moved up a massive 37 places to 55th. Hosts South Africa (60th, up 25) have also enjoyed a significant leap of 25 places. Although former Africa Cup of Nations winners Côte d’Ivoire (12th, up 2) bowed out at the quarter-final stage, last year’s runners-up have achieved their best-ever world ranking. However, the Elephants have not made it into the top ten, where Spain (1st, unchanged) continue to reign supreme ahead of Germany (2nd, unchanged) and Argentina (3rd, unchanged). England (4th, up 2) complete the top four after their home win over Brazil. read more

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WIN tickets to Orange AFCON, SOUTH AFRICA, 2013 and much, much more

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The African Union and the Confederation of African Football to Promote Peace and Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the OAU during the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa

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Cape Verde to make CAF Africa Cup of Nations debut: Development projects key to success

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Equatorial Guinea Gives US$30 Million To FAO For Food Aid In Africa

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Equatorial Guinea Airline Inaugurates Service To Europe

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Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue Promises A Change In Labor Relations

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Equatorial Guinea Sets Sights On Improving Professional Capacity And Upgrading Facilities In Health Sector

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Equatorial Guinea Holds Business Forum With Ukraine

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Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer / Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary

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