Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Afcon 2013 final: Nigeria v Burkina Faso

Nigeria ease into final of AFCON 2013

Nigeria and Burkina Faso opened their Afcon 2013 campaign against each other in a 1-1 Group C encounter and they will bring the curtain down on the tournament when they contest the final on Sunday.

Nigeria will be trying to win the tournament for a third time after victories at AFCON 1980 and 1994.

                        Burkina Faso makes history

Burkina Faso booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the first time in their history, edging past four-time champions Ghana.

"We haven't done anything yet, as it would be like going to Rome and not seeing the Pope. We are in the final, but we need the victory." - Nigeria's Victor Moses

"Nigeria are the favourites in terms of experience and consistency, but we are in there." - Burkina Faso coach Paul Put .


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