Africa Cup of Nations news

Burkina Faso beats Ethiopia 4-0

January 25, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Alain Traore scored twice as Burkina Faso overcame the dismissal of goalkeeper Abdoulaye Soulama to see off Ethiopia 4-0 in Group C of the African Nations Cup on Friday.

The Lorient striker had already put the Stallions in front when Soulama was shown a straight red card for a deliberate handball.

However, they quickly recovered from the blow with Traore, Djakaridja Kone and Jonathan Pitroipa adding further goals to lift Burkina Faso to the top of the group standings.

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