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Africa: Fespaco 2017 to Focus On Training, Audio-Visuals
[East African] The 25th edition of the Pan-African Film and TV Festival of Ouagadougou (Fespaco) will be held from February 25-March 4, under the theme "Training, Cinema and Audio-Visual Trades."
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

International friendly: Burkina Faso will seek revenge
An ex-international midfielder, Waidi Akanni, says the Stallions of Burkina Faso would do everything possible to defeat the Super Eagles in their upcoming international friendly match on March 27. The former hinted this on Friday in Lagos that the Stallions would want to avenge their 2013 South (...)
[The Nation] 17/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Zambian Referee to officiate finals
As football fans prepare to watch the finals of the 2017 African Cup of Nations(AFCON) between Cameroon and Egypt slated for today(20:00) in Gabon, Referee Jenny Sikazwe would be on ground to officiate the epic final. Sikazwe a Zambian officiated the Cameroon’s match against Burkina Faso in the (...)
[The Nation] 05/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Boateng condemns Ghana’s fourth finish
.As Burkina Faso takes home Bronze medal Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng has taken a swipe at his country’s poor finish at the 2017 Africa Cup Nations by calling for ‘big changes’.The Black Stars were beaten 1-0 on Saturday by Burkina Faso in the ongoing AFCON holding in Gabon. Boateng,who prefers (...)
[The Nation] 05/02/2017

Ghana/Burkina Faso: Burkinabe Win Bronze as Black Stars Crash at #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso's 1-0 victory over Ghana in the third-place play-off match at the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon on Saturday exceeded expectations for the winners and heaped more misery on the vanquished.
[AllAfrica] 05/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso claims 3rd place after beating Ghana 1-0
Port-Gentil, Gabon (PANA) - Alain Traore scored a stunning free kick against Ghana in the 89th minute to enable Burkina Faso finish third on Saturday at the 2017 AFCON in Gabon.
[Panapress] 04/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Ghana seeks 2nd, 3rd-place honour on Saturday (Preview by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
Port-Gentil, Gabon (PANA) - The Black Stars of Ghana take to the field again on Saturday, seeking to salvage some "pride" at the ongoing 2017 AFCON in Gabon against Burkina Faso in the third-place match. Sports
[Panapress] 04/02/2017

Burkina Faso/Ghana: The Game Nobody Wants to Play #AFCON2017 #BRONZE
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso and Ghana clash in the game nobody wants to play as they battle for the bronze medal at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Port Gentil on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 03/02/2017

Egypt/Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso 'Better Than Us' - Pharoahs' Coach #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Egypt's evergreen goalkeeper Essam El Hadary proved the hero as The Pharaohs booked a place in the African Nations Cup finals with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over Burkina Faso in Libreville on Wednesday.
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

Egypt/Burkina Faso: El Hadary the Hero As Egypt Reach Final #AFCON2017
[Deutsche Welle] Egypt's evergreen captain saved back-to-back spotkicks to best Burkina Faso in their African Cup of Nations semifinal following a 1-1 draw. It was tough on Burkina Faso, who arguably deserved to win.
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

AFCON 2017: Egypt through to the finals
.As Cameroon meets Ghana today Egypt has defeated Burkina Faso on penalties which got them a ticket in the final of the African Nations Cup slated for Sunday, The Egyptian side won Burkina Faso in an extraordinary penalty shoot-out as their semifinal finished 1-1 after extra time. Mohamed Salah (...)
[The Nation] 02/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Egypt beat Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties to reach 2017 AFCON final
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Veteran Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El Hadary saved two spot kicks as the North African country beat Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties on Wednesday to reach the finals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Gabon. (...)
[Panapress] 01/02/2017

Burkina Faso/Egypt: Can Stallions Take Their First #AFCON2017 Cup?
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso continue their quest for a maiden African Nations Cup title when they take on seven-time winners Egypt in their semi-final in Libreville on Wednesday (19h00 GMT).
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2017

Africa: Will History Help #AFCON2017 Semifinalists?
[allAfrica] The semifinal line-up at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals is complete as Burkina Faso take on Egypt on Wednesday and Ghana tackle Cameroon a day later in what is sure to be two epic ties.ALLAFRICA looks at the semifinal records of the four remaining sides in Africa's showpiece (...)
[AllAfrica] 30/01/2017

Burkina Faso/Tunisia: Controversial Free Kick Sets Burkinabe on Road to Victory
[allAfrica] An elated Paulo Duarte says that it was Burkina Faso's ability to deal with the physical threat of Tunisia that ultimately saw them victorious in their African Nations Cup quarter-final in Libreville on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 29/01/2017

AFCON: Burkina Faso into semis, Tunisia crash out
The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia have exited the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in the quarterfinals after losing 2-0 to Burkina Faso on Saturday evening at the Stade d’Angondjé in Libreville. Two quick second half goals that were netted by super substitute Aristide Bance and Prejuce Nakoulma shot the (...)
[The Nation] 28/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso down Tunisia to reach semi-finals
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso reached the semi-finals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon on Saturday when they subdued Tunisia 2-0 in their quarter-final match played at the Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville. (...)
[Panapress] 28/01/2017

Burkina Faso/Tunisia: Stallions Hoping to Spring Surprise on Tunisia #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso will meet Tunisia in their 2017 African Nations Cup quarter-final in Libreville on Saturday with renewed hope that they can spring a surprise at this year's tournament.
[AllAfrica] 27/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Fixtures for quarter finals
28 January 2017 Burkina Faso 17:00 Tunisia Referees: TBD | Stadium: Stade de l’Amitié Sino – LIBREVILLE , Libreville (GAB) Senegal 20:00 Cameroon Referees: TBD | Stadium: Franceville , Franceville (GAB) 29 January 2017 RD Congo 17:00 Ghana Referees: TBD | Stadium: Stade Oyem , Oyem (...)
[The Nation] 26/01/2017

Vivo and Orange announce a new partnership
– PARIS, France, January 24, 2017/ – Shell customers will be able to pay for their fuel using Orange Money Pan-African partnership covers nine countries (Botswana, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Senegal and Tunisia) where both companies… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 24/01/2017

Burkina Faso/Guinea Bissau: #AFCON2017 Burkina Faso Powers Through to Quarterfinals
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso were certainly not expected to top their 2017 African Nations Cup Group A amid heavy competition from hosts Gabon and fancied Cameroon, but have proven they could be a tough nut to crack as they seek to repeat their heroics of four years (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso Coach praises team for earning quarter-final berth
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso Coach Paulo Duarte is happy with his players after their 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau on Sunday in Franceville earned ‘Les Etalons’ a place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2017 AFCON, their first since (...)
[Panapress] 23/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso, Cameroon advance to quarter-finals
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso and Cameroon on Sunday qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2017 AFCON taking place in Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 22/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso, Cameroon reach quarter-finals
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso and Cameroon on Sunday qualified for the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon after the final group A matches. Sports
[Panapress] 22/01/2017

Gabon/Cameroon: Gabon Face Moment of Truth Against Cameroon
[RFI] Gabon go into their final Group A game against Cameroon on Sunday needing all three points to guarantee progress to the last eight. The hosts have so far only managed two 1-1 draws against Guinea-Bissau and Burkina Faso. The faithful at the Stade de l'Amitié have made their displeasure (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/01/2017

Burkina Faso/Guinea Bissau: Burkinabe Chase Place in Afcon Quarterfinals
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso are chasing the victory they know will give them a place in the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Nations Cup when they face minnows Guinea-Bissau in their final Group A clash in Franceville on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 21/01/2017

AFCON: Gabon faces elimination after Burkina draw
Hosts Gabon was on the brink of elimination from the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after a second successive draw on Wednesday left them needing a result from their last game against Cameroon. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored again for Gabon but his first-half penalty only equalised against (...)
[The Nation] 19/01/2017

Gabon/Burkina Faso: Gabon Coach Hopeful of Reaching Next Round Despite Draw
[allAfrica] Gabon coach Jose Antonio Camacho has called for calm after his side played to a second successive 1-1 draw at the African Nations Cup finals on Wednesday night, putting their hopes of claiming the trophy on home soil in (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/01/2017

Aubameyang’s strike fails to earn Gabon victory
Host Gabon failed in their bid to pull the first win Wednesday and settled for another draw against Stallions of Burkinaffaso in Libreville. Gabon and Burkina Faso remain first and second respectively on the Group A log with two points each following their draw at the Stade de I’Amitie. The (...)
[The Nation] 18/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso hold Gabon 1-1 in second Group A match
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso held hosts Gabon to a 1-1 draw in their second Group A match played on Wednesday in Libreville at the ongoing 2017 AFCON in Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 18/01/2017

Gabon/Burkina Faso: AFCON Hosts Face Top-Class Burkinabe Side
[allAfrica] The reaction of fans and the media in Gabon to their side's opening 1-1 draw with Guinea-Bissau at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals has been one of despair, but fortunes can change quickly and coach Jose Antonio Camacho will expect a reaction from his players in their second (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/01/2017

Africa: Five Lessons From Day One at Afcon
[RFI] Home fans' expectations were dashed by a draw on the opening day of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) in Libreville. And there was a tie between Cameroon and Burkina Faso, too.
[AllAfrica] 15/01/2017

Burkina Faso bounce back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon
LIBREVILLE (Reuters) – Burkina Faso scored a late equaliser through centre back Issoufou Dayo to earn a fortuitous 1-1 draw with Cameroon in Group A at the African Nations Cup on Saturday. Dayo touched home [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 15/01/2017

Cameroon/Burkina Faso: Indomitable Lions Fail to Net the Ball - Again
[allAfrica] If Cameroon are to lift a first African Nations Cup title since 2002 they need to find a greater cutting edge in front of goal.
[AllAfrica] 15/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso, Cameroon draw 1-1 in second Group A match
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso and Cameroon drew 1-1 in the second Group A match on the opening day of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon, leaving the group wide open after the first match between hosts Gabon and Guinea Bissau also ended with the same scoreline. (...)
[Panapress] 14/01/2017

AFCON 2017: Gabon v Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso v Cameroon in opening matches
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Host nation Gabon will take on Guinea-Bissau on Saturday at the Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville in a Group A opener to usher in the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, Africa's biennial international men's football championship, organized by the Confederation of (...)
[Panapress] 14/01/2017

Cameroon/Burkina Faso: Indomitable Lions Face Tough Start to Afcon 2017 Campaign
[allAfrica] Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina Faso at the at Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville on Saturday (19h00 (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/01/2017

Burkina Faso: Burkinabe Jean-Baptiste Natama, among winners of the Mandela Pan-Africanism Prize 2016
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – The former chief of staff of the African Union Commission chair, Jean-Baptiste Natama, is one of the winners of the Mandela Pan-Africanism Prize 2016, media sources reported Wednesday in Ouagadougou. (...)
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