Burkina Faso are in touching distance of becoming the newest west African nation to grace the FIFA World Cup™. FIFA.com talks to FIFA U-17 and U-20 World Cup veteran Saidou Panandetiguiri about their turnaround and shot at history.
Sita Sangare, President of Burkina Faso’s Football Federation, took time out from a visit to FIFA headquarters on Tuesday to speak to FIFA.com about his plans to improve the standing of his country’s national team.
Ghana defeated 10-man Burkina Faso 1-0 on Tuesday to add their names to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations Angola 2010 quarter-final cast list.
Côte d'Ivoire recorded an emphatic victory to move on to the verge of qualification, while Cameroon won in Gabon to reignite their chances.
Pride and team spirit are proving the cornerstones of a Burkina Faso side confident of qualifying for South Africa 2010, as FIFA.com discovered.
African qualifying Group E is full of possible surprises as near neighbours Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea and Burkina Faso join Malawi.