Mali coach Patrice Carteron praised captain Seydou Keita for his role with the national team after they won bronze in the 2013 AFCON.
Take a look at our player breakdown of Mali and Ghana during their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations bronze medal clash on Saturday.
Mali earned their second successive AFCON bronze as they dispatched Ghana 3-1 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
Mali and Ghana will lock horns for a fourth time in two AFCON tournaments in the 2013 third-and-fourth-place play-off on Saturday.
Goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa compared Nigeria to Brazil after Mali were hammered 4-1 in the semi-final of the 2013 AFCON on Wednesday.
Nigeria hardly gave it their all as they whipped Mali 4-1 in their AFCON semi-final match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Wednesday.
Take a look at our player breakdown of Mali and Nigeria during their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash.
Mali coach Patrice Carteron confirmed that goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa will start in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Nigeria.
Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has two good reasons as to why he is backing Mali to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
Seydou Keita is proud that Mali's continued success at the Africa Cup of Nations can bring some comfort to his suffering country.
Nigeria will be looking to end their run of third-place finishes at AFCON when they take on Mali in the semi-finals on Wednesday.
Gordon Igesund expressed his pride in Bafana despite bowing out of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after losing to Mali on penalties.
Take a look at our player breakdown of South Africa and Mali during their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash.
Mali booked their place in the AFCON semi-finals thanks to a penalty shoot-out victory over South Africa after the 120 minutes ended 1-1.
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