Nigeria waited until the last minute of stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw with Kenya in African FIFA World Cup™ qualifying, while Côte d'Ivoire beat Gambia 3-0 and Burkina Faso won 4-0 against Niger.
After a memorable 2013 so far, finishing as surprise runners-up in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2013, Burkina Faso are now looking to make up for a bad start in Brazil 2014 qualifying, star winger Jonathan Pitroipa told FIFA.com.
Nigeria concluded a thrilling tournament by edging Burkina Faso to win a third continental crown and book passage to the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. FIFA.com reviews all the action from a fascinating 23 days in South Africa.
Burkina Faso coach Paul Put and player of the tournament Jonathan Pitroipa say the Stallions can take pride in their CAF Africa Cup of Nations performance after reaching their maiden continental final.
With Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi chasing history as the Super Eagles seek to end a two-decade CAF Africa Cup of Nations drought, Burkina Faso are lurking as dangerous dark horses. FIFA.com previews the continental decider.
Shock finalists at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations after knocking out Ghana in the last four, Burkina Faso coach Paul Put believes the Stallions can pull off another upset in the weekend's final against Nigeria.