Monday, January 21, 2013

Burkina Faso Earns A Draw In Encounter With Nigeria

Efe Ambrose was sent out in the 73rd minute for bad tackle on Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Mbombela Sports Stadium in Nelspruit. With final minutes into injury time  on a Nigeria lone goal lead, Burkina Faso desperately broke Nigeria's defense and, came Alain Traore (pictured celebrating equalizing goal) giving his country a point. In the other double-header at Nelspruit Mbombela Stadium, Ethiopia held defending champions Zambia to a 1-1 draw. Nigeria plays Zambia on Friday while Burkina Faso slugs it out with Ethiopia. Image: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters
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