Mali African Cup Soccer

Malians gather around an outdoor television set to watch the semifinal round of the Africa Cup of Nations, in Bamako, Mali, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Mali’s players had dedicated the game to the city of Timbuktu, recently liberated by French and African forces after almost a year of occupation by Islamic extremists. Mali lost 4-1 to Nigeria to be eliminated from the tournament. (AP Photo/Thomas Martinez)