CAN final pits best attack against best defense

It’s the best defense in the tournament against the best attacking team in the final on Sunday.

Here’s a quick peek at some of the stats that have emerged so far.

Top scorers

4 goals: Mubarak Wakaso (Ghana), Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria)
3 goals: Alain Traore (Burkina Faso),
2 goals: Siyabonga Sangweni (South Africa), Jonathan Pitroipa (Burkina Faso), Gervinho, Yaya Toure (Côte d’Ivoire), Seydou Keita (Mali), Victor Moses, Dieumerci Mbokani (DR Congo)

Best attacking side

10 goals: Nigeria
9 goals: Ghana
8 goals: Côte d’Ivoire
7 goals: Burkina Faso
5 goals: South Africa
4 goals: Mali, Togo
3 goals: Cape Verde 

Best defending side

2 goals: Burkina Faso
3 goals: Ghana 
3 goals: South Africa, Cape Verde,
4 goals: Mali, Nigeria, Togo
5 goals: Côte d’Ivoire

Goal difference
+6: Ghana, Nigeria
+5: Burkina Faso
+3: Côte d’Ivoire
+2: South Africa
 0: Togo
-1: Cape Verde
-3: Mali

Yellow cards
17: Togo
14: Mali
13: Nigeria
12: Ghana
10: Cape Verde
8: Burkina Faso
7: South Africa
6: Côte d’Ivoire


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