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Mali, Ghana reach African Cup semis

Updated: February 5, 2012, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

LIBREVILLE, Gabon -- Mali beat co-host Gabon 5-4 in a penalty-kick shootout Sunday, and Ghana won 2-1 in extra time on a blunder by Tunisia's goalkeeper during quarterfinals at the African Cup of Nations.

With the last of the quarterfinals complete, the semifinal field is set: Mali vs. African Cup favorite Ivory Coast and Ghana vs. Zambia.

Gabon's hero from the group stage, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, missed his team's fourth penalty kick. Seydou Keita then scored the decisive penalty ...

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