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Jonathan Pitroipa

PREVIEW: Equatorial Guinea vs. Burkina Faso

January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today at the Estadio de Bata at 1600 GMT, the Stallions seek redemption against hosts Equatorial Guinea who were nothing but impressive in their opening game and will obviously have the twelfth-man advantage. Last edition’s runners-up Burkina...

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Djakaridja Kone talks AFCON with AFS

January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Burkina Faso midfield general Djakaridja Kone spoke to Africa Football Shop editor Ed Dove following the Stallions’ opening Cup of Nations defeat to Gabon in Bata. Paul Put’s side started the match well, but were...

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AFCON Day One: The Key Performers

January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Cup of Nations kicked off yesterday with two engrossing contests. In this Snapshot, Ude Ikenna picks out some of the key performers. There were two great displays of African football entertainment in Bata yesterday with...

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Le Roy furious with AFCON organisers

January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Claude Le Roy has once again criticised the organisers of the 2015 Cup of Nations following the Republic of Congo’s draw with Equatorial Guinea. Upon arriving in Central Africa, the experienced French boss made no...

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REPORT: Gabon 2 Burkina Faso 0

January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gabon rounded-off a fine opening day in the 2015 Cup of Nations with a 2-0 victory over Burkina Faso in Bata. The Panthers—fancied by many as potential AFCON Dark Horses—moved to the top of Group...

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PREVIEW: Gabon vs. Burkina Faso

January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Burkina Faso will look to build-on their commendable surprise run to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals with an impressive opening outing against their nemesis in qualification, Gabon. The Stallions will first be hoping to counter...

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AFCON Accommodation issues for Le Roy & Put

January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

No one expected the 2015 Cup of Nations hosted by Equatorial Guinea to run completely smoothly, but already, both Burkina Faso and the Republic of Congo have made complaints about their hotels. The Republic of...

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Jonathan Pitroipa

Burkina Faso Team Guide

January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Burkina Faso: Dark Stallions by Ed Dove Paul Put has been Burkina Faso manager since early 2012 and knows his players and their capabilities inside out. The exact approach he employs in Equatorial Guinea, however,...

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AFCON 2015: 50+ Must-Follow Twitter Accounts

January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Africa Football Shop team have compiled our list of must-follow Twitter accounts for the 2015 Cup of Nations. This list features journalists, editors and former coaches, as well as nation-specific fan sites and official federation accounts. These...

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Alain Traore: Burkina Faso’s Key Man

January 6, 2015 | 1 Comments

It will take a major effort for 2013 AFCON finalists Burkina Faso to make it to the last match of the tournament once again in  2015. While Group A features several key attackers, Alain Traore is...

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