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AFP – Cries of disappointment erupted in Bamako on Wednesday as Nigeria thrashed Mali, dashing hopes of a football win to lighten the mood of a nation entangled in a bitter war against religious extremists. “Ah, poor Mali!” moaned supporters glued to small television screens in a Bamako marketplace.
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