3 Feb 2013

South Africa out of Africa Cup of Nations

12:40 pm on 3 February 2013

Hosts South Africa have been knocked out of the African Nations Cup football tournament after losing a penalty shootout 3-1 to Mali after their quarter-final ended in a 1-1 draw after extra time in Durban.

Mali will now face either Ivory Coast or Nigeria in the semi-finals.

In the other quarter-final Ghana beat Cape Verde 2-0 and will now play either Burkina Faso or Togo in the last four.