Holders Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after being held to a 2-2 draw by South Africa.
Mali enjoyed a second successive third-place play-off win over Ghana as they triumphed 3-1 at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Preview ahead of Mali v Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria booked a place in the Africa Cup of Nations final after brushing aside Mali with a 4-1 win in Durban.
Seydou Keita has dismissed the claim Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi will have the inside track on Mali in their ANC semi.
Mali reached the African Nations Cup semi-finals after beating South Africa 3-1 in a penalty shootout on Saturday.
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