February 13, 2012
Want a feel-good football story? Here’s one: Zambia, yes, Zambia beating the pre-tournament favorite Cote d’Ivoire for the African Cup of Nations title. The feel-good story of Zambia distracts from the fact that their opponents were loaded with first-tier European club-league talent and once again, choked — but as the write-up indicates, Zambia made no mistakes and this edition of Cote d’Ivoire was more about taking advantage of mistakes than creating chances of their own.

Want a feel-good football story? Here’s one: Zambia, yes, Zambia┬ábeating the pre-tournament favorite Cote d’Ivoire for the African Cup of Nations title. The feel-good story of Zambia distracts from the fact that their opponents were loaded with first-tier European club-league talent and once again, choked — but as the write-up indicates, Zambia made no mistakes and this edition of Cote d’Ivoire was more about taking advantage of mistakes than creating chances of their own.

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    Zambia beats favourite Cote d’Ivoire
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    Congrats Zambia, great story. No one expected this team to get this far nevermind win it against Cote D’Ivoire!
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