Burkina Faso News

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Algeria say 12 deaths linked to WCQ rejoicing

Associated Press | November, 20 2013

ALGIERS, Algeria -- Algerian authorities say 12 people have died and 240 were injured during celebrations for Algeria's 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country's team to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. A government statement on Wed...

Chelsea starlet Traore tipped for the top

Mark Lomas | November, 19 2013

Chelsea midfielder Bertrand Traore has a bright future ahead of him for club and country, according to Burkina Faso boss Paul Put. • Lomas: Put's shot at redemption• Oscar almost joined Real Madrid• Worrall: Time for Blues to sign ...

Alain Traore 'unlikely' to make Burkina XI

Mark Lomas | November, 18 2013

Burkina Faso coach Paul Put has told ESPN he is "unlikely" to hand returning striker Alain Traore a start in the World Cup playoff second-leg against Algeria, but hinted there could be a place for Moumouni Dagano in his XI. • Lomas...

WCQ CAF: Ivory Coast cruise, Algeria lose

ESPN staff | October, 12 2013

Ivory Coast took a healthy advantage into the next game with Senegal after winning the first leg of their African World Cup playoff on Saturday 3-1. Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba opened the scoring in the fifth minute by neatly converting ...

WCQ Africa: Ivory Coast drawn against Senegal Video

ESPN staff | September, 16 2013

Ivory Coast and Senegal have been drawn together in the African zone World Cup qualifying playoffs. Sabri Lamouchi's Ivory Coast, ranked as the top African nation by FIFA by some distance, will host the first leg but the return will be held at a neu...

FIFA reject complaint from Congo

Associated Press | September, 13 2013

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo -- FIFA has rejected a complaint by the Republic of Congo's football federation over the eligibility of a Niger player in World Cup qualifying. The Congolese Football Federation says it formally complained over M...

WCQ CAF: Nigeria go through

September, 7 2013

Nigeria progressed to the African play-offs for next summer's World Cup finals on the back of a 2-0 win over Malawi. - Johnson: Race to Brazil Needing to avoid defeat to move into the final stage of qualifying, the Super Eagles made no mista...

Referee Jdidi apologises for AFCON semi-final

ESPN staff | February, 20 2013

Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has apologised for his "substandard conduct" during the African Nations Cup semi-final between Ghana and Burkina Faso.

AFCON winner Moses 'proud to be Nigerian'

ESPN staff | February, 10 2013

Victor Moses dedicated Nigeria's African Nations Cup triumph to all of his compatriots following the Super Eagles' 1-0 win over Burkina Faso in Sunday's final.

Match-winner Mba toasts dream come true

ESPN staff | February, 10 2013

Nigeria match-winner Sunday Mba described his side's 1-0 African Nations Cup final win over Burkina Faso as "a dream come true.''

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