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African Cup of Nations-Stephen Keshi’s Mali in dramatic comeback

Mali midfielder Seydou Keita is amazed by his team dramatic come back in todays African Cup of Nations opening match agaisnt the Angolans to draw level at 4-4

Mali was trailing 4-0 with eleven minutes to end of match  but made a  a remarkable comeback against Angola

Barcelona midfielder Keita, who surprisingly started on the bench before entering the fray 35 minutes in, said

”There was a lot of pressure on us. I condeded a penalty and they kept scoring.”I just couldn’t imagine we could fight back like that. We wanted to win but of course we are happy to get a point in the end. We were bad in the first half, mentally we weren’t really at the races.

”It didn’t look like we would get anything but luckily we managed to get a point and we are happy. It’s good for us mentally, our confidence, but we have to be careful to not make too many mistakes. There is a lot to correct before the next match.”