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Football | Afcon

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Afcon matchday 2: live blog



Welcome to our coverage of matchday 2 of Afcon 2013.

We will combine live updates, comments and your tweets in this blog around the group matches.

The matches are available via live streaming and will also be televised live on SuperSport. For all the broadcast details, click here.

The Black Stars have won this competition four times but their last triumph was back in 1982, when they defeated hosts Libya on penalties. South African psychic and spiritual healer Jamil Ahmad has picked Ghana as "the cream of the crop.

Ghana will fancy their chances against a DR Congo side that has just experienced another bonus-related upheaval.

Niger will hope their fortunes change as they aim to end a losing streak in the competition when they face Mali. Mali, on the other hand, have proved they should not be ignored after they went as far as the semifinals last year.

Which team will end the day celebrating a points boost to their Afcon challenge? Follow the action right here and use #SSFootball to leave your comments through Twitter. We'll pull the best of them into our coverage below.

Ghana v Congo DR- Text Commentary

Mali v Niger- Text Commentary

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