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2-0-1, 2nd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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271dKweséESPN Reporter

Congo top Group D, Angola progress in second

Congo-Brazzaville top CHAN Group D after drawing 0-0 in Agadir with Angola, who also progress to the quarter finals to meet Nigeria.

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279dKweséESPN Reporter

Burkina Faso, Angola play out goalless draw

Angola and Burkina Faso played out a cagey 0-0 stalemate in Agadir as both sides began their African Nations Championship campaign with a point.

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376dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Jonathan Pitroipa training with Paris FC

The Ligue 2 side have confirmed that the Burkinabe winger is training with them as he looks to regain full fitness.

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397dNick Said, KweséESPN

Baxter hoping Khune brings the magic

Stuart Baxter has made a number of changes for South Africa's must-win World Cup qualifier against Burkina Faso, including the return of Itu Khune.

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398dAssociated Press

Burkina Faso challenge FIFA's replay order

The Burkina Faso Football Federation has challenged FIFA's ruling to replay a World Cup qualifying game because the referee was corrupt.

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415dESPN staff

10-man Senegal held by Burkina Faso

Senegal missed a big opportunity to move to the top of African World Cup qualifying Group D after playing to a goalless home draw with Burkina Faso.

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435dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Burkina peg Ghana back in CHAN qualifier

Ghana's Black Stars have boosted their chances of reaching the 2018 Championships of Africa Nations after securing a 2-2 draw away in Burkina Faso.

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463dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Bance to Al-Masry confirmed

The Burkina Faso hitman has left ASEC Mimosas after firing the domestic giants to the Ivorian title.

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491dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Bance fires ASEC Mimosas to Ivorian title

Ivorian giants ASEC Mimosas ended their seven-year wait for a domestic title on Saturday with the Burkina Faso star the centre of attention as usual.

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508dKweséESPN staff

Ghana down four in latest FIFA Rankings

Ghana have slipped a massive four places in the latest FIFA rankings, while there were positive gains for the likes of Nigeria and Cameroon.

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517dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Bertrand Traore - Call off the search

Can the Burkinabe forward use the Europa League final to demonstrate he has a role to play for Antonio Conte's Chelsea?

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600dColin Udoh

Watford's Success gets Nigeria recall

Success, 21, was first called up last year by Nigeria for the opening 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier, but withdrew from the squad with injury.

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625dPA Sport

Late free kick gives Burkina Faso 3rd place

A superb late free kick from Alain Traore secured Burkina Faso a 1-0 victory over Ghana in the African Nations Cup third-place playoff at Stade de Por

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628dNick Ames

El Hadary the hero for Egypt in semifinal

Burkina Faso won many fans with their thrilling play but Egypt's 44-year-old goalie was the hero as the Pharaohs booked a spot in the AFCON final.

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628dNick Ames

Can anyone stop Egypt at AFCON?

The African Nations Cup is down to the final four, but what can we expect from the matchups? Can anyone stop Egypt?

632dMark Gleeson

Bance delivers for Burkina Faso

Aristide Bance isn't the most consistent player in the African Nations Cup, but he delivered when Burkina Faso needed it most vs. Tunisia.