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Sunday will see plenty of action grace our screens from the 2015 AFCON front as two pairs of teams go mano a mano. Who among the hosts, Gabon, Burkina Faso and Congo will shine?
Equatorial Guinea vs Gabon
2015 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Equatorial Guinea are steadily developing a penchant for draws at the tournament, having already shared a point with their first two opponents, Congo and Burkina Faso respectively. Having made it to the tournament purely on the basis of being its hosts, two points from two games is not the worst progress for the Central African nation.
That... Read the rest of the article »
The next round of AFCON 2015 matches pits Burkina Faso against the tournament’s hosts and Congo against high-flying Gabon. It will be another exciting day in African football.
Burkina Faso vs. Eq. Guinea
Burkina Faso’s 3-0 win over Angola during their qualification campaign was simply magical. It was a result that without a doubt gives the team a lot of confidence going into this year’s tournament. If they can emulate their performance on the day in their match against Equatorial Guinea, there is all the chance that they could emerge victorious. As such... Read the rest of the article »
The four teams involved on the 17th will look to start their AFCON 2015 on a bright note. How will things go?
AFCON 2015 kicks off with two considerably unpredictable Group A ties. The first game, understandably, involves the hosts, who take on Congo. The second pits Gabon against Burkina Faso.
Equatorial Guinea vs Congo
It does not matter the unorthodox circumstances under which Equatorial Guinea secured their AFCON 2015 ticket, the hosts will put on a strong show in front of their home fans.... Read the rest of the article »
Who are the African youngsters that will breathe freshness into the AFCON this year? Read on!
Most of us are already quite familiar with the more established faces of African Football; the likes of three-in-a-row African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure, Mali talisman Seydou Keita, Senegalese sharpshooter Papiss Demba Cisse… the list is endless. But who are the young, emerging players that have been given the responsibility of flying their countries’ flags high? LiveSoccerTV.com... Read the rest of the article »
2013 finalists Burkina Faso have every reason to be optimistic ahead of this year's Africa Cup of Nations. Can they improve on their 2013 recipe?
The spirits among the football fans in the landlocked West African country are still high from their showing at the tournament in 2013 when the Stallions played in the finals against Nigeria. Burkina Faso have 9 appearances in the AFCON under their name, the first one being in 1978. In Africa, FIFA ranks Burkina Faso at #18, above Morroco and Angola but below Congo and Gabon. On the world stage, they... Read the rest of the article »
The fifth and final African set of tickets for the 2014 World Cup will be up for grabs in Blida. Watch Algeria vs Burkina Faso live online or on TV on November 19, 2013 and find out which side will triumph.
Preview: World Cup qualifying battle for the last African spot
Algeria ended a 24-year wait by qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The country is hoping to follow up on this achievement by making their fourth appearance at the tournament next summer.
History is against the Stallions of Burkina Faso who have never played at a World Cup. They will be up against Algeria’s... Read the rest of the article »
Africa’s biggest football festival is finally upon us. Have you thought about where to watch all the 32 AFCON 2013 matches live between January 19 and February 10?
UK viewers can tune in to British EuroSport / HD and ITV4 to follow their favourite English Premier League stars of African origins such as Chelsea’s Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel fight to carry the ultimate trophy to Nigeria.
Thanks to ESPN3 and Watch ESPN, soccer fans in the United States of America have been able to watch all matches thus far. The... Read the rest of the article »
Nigeria wanted old rivals Ghana to join them in Sunday’s 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final. However, the Super Eagles will have to spend a night with surprise finalists Burkina Faso in the last fiesta.
In their semi-final encounter against the Black Stars, the Stallions were victims of arguably the worst officiating ever seen at this tournament in South Africa. They had a good penalty call turned down before the referee awarded a dubious one for the Ghanaians to break the deadlock in the first half.
However, backed by confident coach Paul Put, Burkina Faso fought back... Read the rest of the article »
ESPN3, ESPN 3D and Watch ESPN ready to air the AFCON 2013 final live; ESPN3 includes third-place final in its live listings; ESPN Deportes to provide Nigeria vs Burkina Faso final on delay
Miami Beach, Florida (February 8, 2013) – Three weeks of pure football made in Africa finally comes to a close this weekend. Live Soccer TV gives followers of ESPN’s network information on the live broadcast of the Third-place final, Mali vs Ghana, and the ultimate final, Nigeria vs Burkina Faso.
Tune in to ESPN3 this Saturday at 13:00 EST to watch beaten semi-finalists Mali and Ghana fight... Read the rest of the article »
After ousting Cape Verde and Togo respectively, Ghana and Burkina Faso are one match away from reaching the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final. Which side will break under pressure at this point?
The Black Stars play as if they have understood and mastered one major guideline: it is not how well you perform that counts but how good you are at finding your way out.
In their quarter-finals, for example, only two of their eight shots were on target; they converted these two strikes to win the match 2-0. Confidence is high in Ghana’s camp thanks to the influence of... Read the rest of the article »
For the first time since their 2010 World Cup fixture against South Korea, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will engage in a major tournament match. They will take on Burkina Faso in their AFCON 2013 opener.
Nigerian fans will not accept a slow start from their team even if it has been almost three years since the Super Eagles last appeared on a big stage. Stephen Keshi’s side are under intense pressure to deliver in South Africa but they possess great momentum.
The controversial exclusion of playmaker Peter Odemwingie for this tournament will be re-evaluated and judged... Read the rest of the article »
Champions Zambia and ambitious Nigeria dream big, Burkina Faso must fight for pride and the Black Lions of Ethiopia are back after 31 years in the wilderness. This is Group C.
For many, the Chipolopolo’s triumph at the 2012 AFCON was purely a matter of luck. However, coach Herve Renard will be out to prove that his side deserved the cup. Defending the title will not be easy but putting on a good show is a must for the reigning African champions.
The Zambians enter the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa on the wrong foot having failed to... Read the rest of the article »
You won’t get enough of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations until it ends on February 12. In the meantime, get ready for more action as Matchday 2 begins on Thursday, January 25, 2012.
Followers of the competition got served with 8 great matches on Matchday 1. Equatorial Guinea opened the show in great fashion. They recorded a vital 1-0 victory against Libya thanks to a late goal from Balboa.
Zambia sealed the wonderful night with a 2-1 triumph over Senegal. The Chipolopolo will have the chance to step closer to qualification at the Estadio de Bata.
Libya vs Zambia... Read the rest of the article »
The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations’ Group B is formed by Ivory Coast, Sudan, Burkina Faso and Angola.
Ivory Coast vs Angola
With Sudan and Burkina Faso not having much to offer, this is the only match-up one can await with impatience. While Ivory Coast have proved that they can be very deadly in attack, Angola can also pride themselves with their unique way of protecting their goal line. It will be Group B’s last game, and with both countries presented with good opportunities... Read the rest of the article »
Burkina Faso is the third destination in our preview of the 2012 AFCON’s 16 participating nations.
They are called “The Stallions” (Les Etalons in French) and they are best known for their turbulent past in the history of African football. The players of Burkina Faso’s national team presently work with manager Paulo Duarte under the control of the Fédération Burkinabé de Foot-Ball. The Stallions are among the world’s 100 best nations. They are precisely... Read the rest of the article »
Burkina Faso and Ghana will tie up 3-team table Group B with a clash at the Estadio 11 de Novembro. The game is scheduled to start at 16:00 GMT on Tuesday, January 19th.
Burkina Faso vs Ghana - 2010 Africa Cup of Nations Match Preview
There will actually be a lot to play for when both teams meet.
La Cote d’Ivoire qualified last week after beating Ghana 3-1 in a must win game for the Elephants.
The pressure is now on the Black Stars to get the result that will send them into the last 8 whereas Burkina Faso will try and hold on to their mathematical... Read the rest of the article »
After the opening match of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations between the tournament’s hosts Angola, three matches will follow on Monday, January 11th.
In the first match of the day, Group A’s Malawi and Algeria will lock horns before Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso open Group B – the tournament’s group of death.
Ghana and Togo will close the day with an encounter at 18:30 GMT at the Estadio Chimandela in Cabinda.
Malawi vs Algeria 2010 Africa Cup of Nations Match Preview
In the second game in Group A, Malawi... Read the rest of the article »
Live Soccer TV continues its coverage on the countries participating in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Angola, and today, we visit Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso – the country, the football
Burkina Faso, also referred to as just Burkina, is a West African country surrounded by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and the Ivory Coast.
The country, formally known as the Republic of Upper Volta, has a size of 274,000 km², and it is the home of over 15,757,000 people.
Burkina Faso’s national football team, Les Etalons... Read the rest of the article »