Nigeria will square off against the Africa Cup of Nations host, Ivory Coast, capping a tournament that’s been full of surprises. Among them: the rise of South Africa and their nail-biting match that kept football fans guessing until the final whistle. South Africa’s wins, and then semifinal loss to Nigeria, follow its “moral victory” on the world stage in its genocide case against Israel before the International Court of Justice. So how else did politics show up on the pitch?
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