Football: Nigeria lead Mali 3-0 at half-time

Former champions Nigeria led Mali 3-0 at half-time in an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final at Moses Mabhida Stadium Wednesday.

Unmarked Elderson Echiejile headed the Super Eagles in front on 25 minutes, Brown Ideye added a second five minutes later and an Emmanuel Emenike shot off a free kick was deflected into the net just before the break.