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Keshi hails players after victory

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Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi hailed his players after they beat Burkina Faso 1-0 to win the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1994.

Ex-Super Eagles captain Keshi becomes only the second man to lift the title as a player and coach after Egyptian Mahmoud El Gohary, and the first black coach to win the trophy since 1992.

“I am so proud of what my players did in this tournament,” said Keshi.

“They played well and concentrated on the job. They have so much potential.” Read full story by clicking here.